View a Short Video Demo of Using the LMS

 Click on the video icon above. Please turn sound on for the demo

Logging in

Enter your username and password in the log-in field in the right-hand corner. If you have lost your username and password, please contact your NICRO social worker.

Your Profile

You can change your email address, password and add / correct your ID number under the "My Profile", which is on the right-hand side of the screen. 

Lost Password / Username

Follow the lost password / username process if you forget either one. There are relevant links to recover your password and / or username under the log in fields at the top right-hand corner of the screen. 


Downloading the App

You can download the JoomlaLMS mobile app for Apple and Android.


Course Instructions

To complete this course, you need to do the following:

  1. Follow the learning path on the course home page
  2. The learning path includes modules, quizzes and assignments
  3. You can open the entire learning path by double-clicking on the text "Contents"
  4. Complete each step of the learning path in the set order
  5. You can go back and revisit earlier content in the learning path, should you choose to
  6. When you have completed everything in the learning path and passed all your quizzes, you will be recorded as ‘compliant`
  7. Your social worker will export your data for your court report

Watching the Videos

The videos are timed to 10 seconds per screen.  Please pause the video if you need more time to take notes. You must take notes for each module so that you can refer to your notes for the quizzes and assignments.

Taking the Quizzes

You will take short quizzes to demonstrate your progress so far. You will see each question one at a time.

You may refer to your notes when taking the quiz.

At the end of the quiz, you will see a REVIEW button. 

Clicking on this button will show you which of your answers was correct.

You may retake the quiz an unlimited amount of times.

To retake the quiz, open the learning path(click on the “Contents” Button) and click on the quiz module.

The passing score requirements for the quiz is 100%

Writing Your Assignment

The purpose of the assignments is for you to demonstrate that you are (1) reflecting on what you have learnt so far in this course and (2) applying what you have learnt to your own life. 

Type your assignment in a word processing document such as MS Word or Google Docs.

Paste your assignment text into the text box using CTRL + V.

Saving Assignments

There is no temporary save function for assignments.

This means you cannot work on your assignment online over time.

Assignment Attachments

Beyond Boundaries Programme Only: assignment attachments are permitted.

All other programmes: The assignments will not accept attachments. Please do not attach your assignment text as an attachment inside the text box. Your text will be lost. Copy and paste your assignment. 

Feedback on Assignments

Your assignment will be marked, and either accepted, or returned to you for further work.

Tracking your Assignments

Track the status of your assignments in the left-hand menu > Assignments. Here you will see returned and outstanding assignments.

Other Notes

Please note that the default due date for each assignment is set for the year 2050. We have set the due date so far in advance because clients are joining the courses at different times.

Course Completion Status

Please ensure you click all the way to the end of the learning path until you see the message  "You have now completed the ____programme." Otherwise the system will not register you as "course complete".  The system also takes a few minutes to synch changes.

If you have completed your learning path, have seen the above message displayed and still are not listed as 'course complete", please inform your social worker so we can investigate.

When You Complete the Course

When you successfully complete the course, you will receive a PDF certificate for download. Please ensure you download your certificate  as your access to the course will be removed within 30 days after completion. When this happens, your course data and certificate are erased from the system. 

Need Help?

Contact your NICRO social worker if you:

  • Need guidance and support
  • Have specific questions about the learning content of your course
  • Can't remember your course completion due date

NICRO Offices

  • Bloemfontein:051 435 5193
  • Durban:031 309 8333/6/9
  • East London:043 722 4123/4374
  • Empangeni:035 772 5125
  • Germiston:011 873 6976/7
  • Nelspruit:013 755 3540/3745
  • Pietermaritzburg:033 345 4425
  • Polokwane:015 297 7538
  • Port Elizabeth:041 582 2555
  • Pretoria:012 326 8115/6
  • Soweto:011 986 1027/20
  • Vaal:016 422 2233 / 016 421 2450
  • Western Cape:021 422 1690