Marketing

Feature onCourse Arlo
Marketing
SMS functionality
Survey and Feedback integration
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Memberships
Promotions
Contact Relationships
Mailing Lists
Waiting Lists
Corporate Sales
Product Sales
Customised communictions
Email Alerts
Mail Merge

Website

Feature onCourse Arlo
Website
Website CMS
Online Payments
Choice of website templates
Automatic update from student management software

Tutors

Feature onCourse Arlo
Tutor portal
Assessment submission/ validation
Cloud Assess Integration
View schedule online
Confirm availability online
Mark attendance online
Mark results online
Access training materials online

Employer portal

Feature onCourse Arlo
Employer portal
Employers see student schedule
Employers see student outcomes
Online payment system

Students

Feature onCourse Arlo
Student portal
Assessment submission/ validation

Memberships

Feature onCourse Arlo
Memberships can be purchased online
Member discounts for online enrolments
Online membership renewals

Financial

Feature onCourse Arlo
Accounting Integration
Budgeting
Debtors Reporting
Discounting
MYOB, XERO, QuickBooks integration
Flexi Currency
Gift Vouchers
Invoicing
Payment Plans
Payroll

Staff

Feature onCourse Arlo
Employee Directory
HR Tools
Staff Payroll
Staff training
Task Management
Bulk Assign
Course Templates
Document Management
Version control
Related Find
LMS

RTO Compliance

Feature onCourse Arlo
Compliance in all states
AVETMISS Compliant
Reporting - general
Reporting - Customise
Reporting - formats XML, csv, pdf, Excel, inDesign and any other format you want CSV, PDF
RTO Management
USI Capable
ASQA 2015 Standards Compliance
Certificate Issuing and Automation
Online Attendance and Outcome Marking
CRICOS
VET Fee-Help

Timetables

Feature onCourse Arlo
Calendars
Rooms
Sites
Max Class sizes

Automation

Feature onCourse Arlo
Automatic email confirmations and invoices on enrolment
Automated Payment reminder for outstanding payment
Automatically add new enrolments to existing surveys
Vouchers created and sent electronically
Automated Reminders of class details to students
Automated Membership renewal notices

Costs

Feature onCourse Arlo
Pricing min cost $99 per user per month, plus onboarding costs of $165-$450 per user, plus set up $99 and $69 per month for SSL on your domain
Free Version
[Unlimited users]

Hosting Options

Feature onCourse Arlo
Cloud Hosting
Local Hosting OSX, Windows, Linux, BSD None

Support

Feature onCourse Arlo
Phone/ Online Support
Support from Business analysts
Funding and AVETMISS Lodgement support
Free masterclasses
Comprehensive online manual

Arlo Pros

  • Online Marking
  • Can integrate enrolment
  • Course and Classses integration to website
  • Good Marking features
  • Booking and timetable features

Arlo Cons

  • Annual billing only
  • Phone support is only available to Enterprise subscribers
  • Not a stand alone content management, would require CMS integration
  • Not a stand alone payment solution, you cannot set up an account or completely manage your credit card payments through Arlo
  • $0.95 fee changes on ‘free’ classes (enrolments for $0 value)
  • Costs to set up pages on your existing site, Basic $1,200 AUD andAdvanced $2,400 AUD
  • Costs to set up pages in your existing Word Press Site Basic $1,200 AUD Advanced $2,400 AUD
  • Does not have integrationd domain hosting, you will have to get a host ($50-$130 per month)
  • You will need an individual account with the payment provider
  • Flat rate on enrolments means lower fee classes cost you more of your profit
  • A number of essential features, like Lead management, Email marketing and Document Management are limited to higher subscription levels
  • Limited marking - to pass or fail only
  • Events Management software adapted for training, no studnet focused features and not automation of Training specific tasks, such as enrolment confimrations
  • No Compliance support

onCourse Advantages

  • Monthly billing available
  • No additional set up costs for integrated pages on your existing site
  • Integrated payments
  • Free website hosting
  • No charges for ‘free’ classes
  • Advanced financial features
  • Student Portal
  • Employer Portal

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Last updated June 2016