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Cover in SIMS – Online learning

Cover 7 is integrated in and reads information from P7 and T6. It allows the user to manage and understand how to set up, customise and implement Cover to manage all aspects of classroom staff and room unavailability. Explore the dynamic links of the module to other areas of SIMS. Review the classroom staff absence and cover statistics. Analyse the impact of absent classroom staff on students. We've listened to our customer feedback, and are delighted to be able to offer this course as Tutor led Training to complement the ScoLearn course, please contact Scomis for more information.

Any time, any place, any pace
£99 for non-customers, no charge for Scomis customers
Course type
Self-directed digital learning

For any courses on the Digital Learning Site – ScoLearn, you do not need to make a booking, you just need to create an account to get started.

In some cases, your account may need approval, and this could take up to 48 hours, so please bear with us.
Once your account has been approved and you are logged into the site, you can enrol onto any of the courses by clicking on the tile:
“Self-Directed Digital Learning Courses”
If you have problems accessing the training please contact Scomis in the usual way via the Self Service Portal or call 01392 385300

All cover arrangements will automatically show on the welcome screen of the teacher as they log into SIMS – alongside their timetable. Daily coverslips and printouts can be produced for staff and statistical cover reports produced.


  • global settings available to customise the module
  • links with records in SIMS Personnel
  • declare teaching staff absence and arranging cover
  • manage supply staff cover
  • manage room closures and re-rooming
  • publish cover arrangements
  • produce cover statistics and student impact summaries.