Course Maintenance - Dates bar

Use the Dates bar to record:

  • key dates for the course
  • the length of the course
  • the number of months used for OSHC calculations.


 Opening the Dates bar

To open the Dates bar:

  1. Select Curriculum > Course Maintenance from the SynWeb main menu.
    The Set Course Search Criteria window is displayed.
  2. Search for the course. See Searching for courses.
  3. Click the Dates bar.

    : You can click anywhere on the bar to open it.

    The Dates bar of the Course Maintenance window is expanded.

Course Maintenance - Dates bar key fields and buttons




Start Date

Starting date of the course.

End Date

Ending date of the course.

Alternate Finish Date

Alternative ending date of the course.

Enrolment Open Date

Date that students can begin to enrol in the course.

Enrolment Closed Date

Date that students can no longer enrol in the course.

Duration Weeks

Length of the course in weeks.

Valediction Date

Date that students are farewelled.

OSHC Months

Number of months used for OSHC calculations.
OSHC is required for overseas students for the duration of their enrolment as a condition of their visa in Australia. OSHC:

  • helps pay for any medical or hospital care students need while studying in Australia
  • contributes towards the cost of prescription medicines
  • contributes towards an ambulance in an emergency
  • does not cover dental, optical and physiotherapy.

  • OSHC is arranged by your organisation for the overseas student. Students must register with one of the authorised insurance companies.

Dates area buttons



Allow editing of the fields in the Dates area. Click to save changes.

Common buttons



Navigate between the selected courses.

Launch the Create New Course window to add a new course to the database. Enter the details for the course and click .

Display the Course Maintenance Search Criteria window.

You can update the search criteria and search for new courses. See Searching for courses.

Customise how the bars are displayed. See Customising navigation bars in the Introduction manual.

Create a new task relating to the current course. See Managing tasks in the Introduction manual.