Feature onCourse Wise.NET
SMS functionality
Survey and Feedback integration
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Contact Relationships
Waiting Lists
Corporate Sales
Product Sales
Customised communications
Email Alerts
Mail Merge


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


Feature onCourse Wise.NET
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 Wise.NET
Employer portal
Employers see student schedule
Employers see student outcomes
Online payment system


Feature onCourse Wise.NET
Student portal
Assessment submission/ validation


Feature onCourse Wise.NET
Memberships can be purchased online
Member discounts for online enrolments
Online membership renewals


Feature onCourse Wise.NET
Accounting Integration
Debtors Reporting
MYOB, XERO, QuickBooks integration
Flexi Currency
Gift Vouchers
Payment Plans


Feature onCourse Wise.NET
Employee Directory
HR Tools
Staff Payroll
Staff training
Task Management
Bulk Assign
Course Templates
Document Management
Version control
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RTO Compliance

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


Feature onCourse Wise.NET
Max Class sizes


Feature onCourse Wise.NET
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


Feature onCourse Wise.NET
Free Version
[Unlimited users]

Hosting Options

Feature onCourse Wise.NET
Cloud Hosting
Local Hosting OSX, Windows, Linux, BSD None


Feature onCourse Wise.NET
Phone/ Online Support
Support from business analysts
Funding and AVETMISS Lodgement support
Free masterclasses
Comprehensive online manual

Wise.NET Pros

  • Online attendance marking
  • Invoicing
  • Document management
  • Task management
  • Student and Tutor portals
  • Online assessment submission

Wise.NET Cons

  • Annual billing only
  • Minimal financial features
  • Potential for charges for data migrations
  • A number of essential features, like Class and Venue Scheduling, Messaging and Attendance are limited to higher subscription levels
  • Online enrolment not available at starter levels
  • Tutor and Studnet portals not available at lower subscription levels
  • Limited user access in trainer portals
  • High monthly costs for online enrolment ($195/mth)
  • VET Studnet loans feature an add on charge ($450/mth)
  • Integrations are charged as additional monthly fee for each integration (SugarCRM $300/mth, API $500/mth)
  • Per user subscriptions encourages shared logins to save costs but decreased effectiveness of user audit trail
  • High cost for CRM access (min cost $300/mth plus CRM fees)
  • High cost of add ons and number of features considered add ons can increase the monthly cost substantially
  • No debtors reporting
  • No website integration
  • No version control
  • Some features, like SMS functionalityy, require additional software

onCourse Advantages

  • Monthly billing available
  • No onboarding costs or data migration costs for new clients
  • Absolute website integration for courses and classes
  • Advanced financial features
  • Full customisation of reports from all subscription levels
  • Unlimited user access for trainer portal
  • Reports and Messaging features available to all subscriptions levels
  • Optimised version control
  • Messaging, SMS and email, available for all subscription levels
  • No additional cost for CRM, included in all subscription levels
  • No fees for using our integrations with other products

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Last updated June 2016