Totara Learn

An open LMS for workforce and extended enterprise learning.

About Totara Learn

Totara Learn is an open, adaptable and flexible Learning Management System, which provides organisations a powerful platform to author and deliver online, offline, virtual and blended learning to their learners, staff and extended enterprise.

Including a number of in-built authoring tools such as a powerful quiz builder, forums and chat, and support for externally authored elearning content and files, trainers can create interactive and adaptive learning journeys for learners.

With a range of automation and personalized tools, users can enjoy a tailored experience, ensuring they see the courses, programs and certifications best suited to their learning needs, and administrators can easily automate support for sites from 500 to over 250,000 users.

Trainers and administrators are offered a range of tools to offer proactive learning support and track and manage mandatory learning and compliance management, including automated reminders and scheduled reporting.

Totara Learn includes a simple to use report builder for creating ad hoc site wide reports, featuring custom columns, search and filtering, graphical reporting and automated content filtering for each viewer.

Enhanced multitenancy support provides organisations an extended enterprise solution. With either a shared or separate site, tenants can be offered a tailored user experience and learning catalogue, and administrators can share support, with tenant admin roles.

Pricing starting from:

N/A

  • Free Trial
  • Subscription
  • Open Source

Key benefits of Totara Learn

  • Author blended learning programs combining instructor-led, self-paced learning and social learning.

  • Plan and track learning progress with approval workflows, notifications, compliance reports and certifications.

  • Use the seminar management tool to organize virtual or face-to-face training including scheduling, notifications and attendance tracking.

  • Manage all your employees' learning, tasks, learning requests, competencies, profiles and progress from a centralized dashboard.

  • Build multiple skill and competency-based learning frameworks to auto-populate learning plans.

  • Create custom reports and share timely and accurate data with various groups.

  • Customize the learning experience for employees and your extended enterprise using our enhanced multitenancy functionality.

  • Support multiple timezones and localize with over 30 editable language packs

  • Devices

    Business size

    S M L

    Markets

    United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, China and 5 others, India, Japan, Germany, Brazil, Mexico

    Supported Languages

    Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish and 16 others, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai

    Pricing starting from:

    N/A

    • Free Trial
    • Subscription
    • Open Source

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    Features

    Total features of Totara Learn: 76

    • AICC Compliance
    • API
    • Access Control
    • Active Directory Integration
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Activity Tracking
    • Ad hoc Reporting
    • Administrative Reporting
    • Alerts / Escalation
    • Anti Spam
    • Anti Virus
    • Appraisal History
    • Approval Process Control
    • Assessment Management
    • Asset Management
    • Asynchronous Learning
    • Attendance Management
    • Attendance Tracking
    • Audit Trail
    • Authentication
    • Automatic Backup
    • Automatic Notifications
    • Availability Management
    • Avatars
    • Backup Management
    • Blended Learning
    • Booking Management
    • Calendar Management
    • Calendar Sync with Google
    • Catalog Management
    • Certificate Management
    • Certification Management
    • Certification Tracking
    • Chat
    • Chat Transcript
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Collaborative Workspace
    • Compliance Management
    • Configuration Management
    • Content Management
    • Course Authoring
    • Custom Development
    • Custom Fields
    • Custom Landing Pages
    • Customizable Branding
    • Customizable Categories
    • Customizable Reporting
    • Dashboard Creation
    • Data Import/Export
    • Employee Management
    • Employee Portal
    • Employee Profile
    • Employee Self Service
    • Feedback Collection
    • File Management
    • Individual Development Plans
    • Job Management
    • Learning Management
    • Multi-Company
    • Multi-Country
    • Multi-Language
    • Multi-Location
    • Online Forums
    • Progress Reports
    • Real Time Reporting
    • Reminders
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Rules-Based Workflow
    • SCORM Compliance
    • Scheduled Reporting
    • Self-Learning
    • Status Reporting
    • Summary Reports
    • Synchronous Learning
    • Third Party Integration
    • User Management

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4,3 /5
    (40)
    Value for Money
    4,5/5
    Features
    4,3/5
    Ease of Use
    4,1/5
    Customer Support
    4,5/5

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    Josefina V.
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    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Excellent tool for education and online training

    Reviewed on 2018/04/25

    Pros

    I have tried this platform and I think it is very complete, since it allows you to educate other people individually and train both employees and clients, very good

    Cons

    Despite being very good, its interface is not competitive with other platforms, they have to develop a better interface because this platform has potential

    Christian O.
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    • Industry: E-Learning
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Feature rich and open source vs Complex handling

    Reviewed on 2016/11/15

    As a consultant for Totara LMS I would totally recommend Totara to other customers.
    In...

    As a consultant for Totara LMS I would totally recommend Totara to other customers.
    In short...

    The Downside:
    - Very complex to learn for people who do not have any technical understanding
    - Usability very low because of too complex site-structure and permission management
    - Design very simple and overloaded with blocks, nobody knows what they are for in the first place
    - Documentation partially very poor, especially when it comes down to programming and adding advanced features
    - Many useful features are still lacking some important settings for establishing real logical learning workflows

    The Upside:
    + Very rich of standard features that make it easy to establish simple learning workflows
    + Open Source let the system be flexible by adding your own plugins and adjusting the system core to your needs
    + Great support in fixing bugs and advancing the system with new features (Evergreen)
    + Continuous Development

    All in all I would say it still needs some improvement, although I know that some requests are not as easy to programm as it might seem in the beginning.
    It is still a great tool, that can though still be adjusted to whatever someone likes it to be. If you have on the one side people who see the potential of TotaraLMS and have a great idea of how it can be used and on the other side people who can develop within that system, you can accomplish great things and have tremendous success by offering that tool to customers.

    Pros

    Open Source
    Great standard features
    Many possibilities of how it can be used

    Cons

    Poor Documenation (on the technical side)
    Missing important settings in detail (advanced use of features)
    Design not very user friendly (blocks overload)

    Verified Reviewer
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    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    Our company implemented Totara through a third party reseller. We migrated from Moodle.

    Reviewed on 2018/07/13

    Pros

    It is hosted off-site so we don't need to rely on our small Systems team. This is really the true value to me as an LMS administrator as previously it was impossible to upgrade our Moodle versions. Navigating to the courses is very simple. The look and feel is decent. So far it's been pretty stable.

    Cons

    I would like to see more features that are not already available in the free Moodle LMS system. I would like to see the Reporting features better implemented. I would also like to see support for plug-ins that are currently supported in free Moodle, particularly H5P.

    Enrrique P.
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    • Industry: Telecommunications
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Perfect application for corporate training and learning.

    Reviewed on 2018/04/23

    Have an application focused on business learning, with tools focused on the corporate area to...

    Have an application focused on business learning, with tools focused on the corporate area to prepare quality professionals who know the business and its function in the company is optimal.

    Pros

    Totara is one of the most complete learning applications for the business world, noting the great detail that it is free, extremely complete where you can manage face-to-face and non-face-to-face training, evaluate the performance of workers, create reports on the progress of each employee to evaluate their evolution, strengths and devilities and all with a very comfortable interface and all this for a fraction of the cost of a private application, as it is focused on the corporate area its functionalities are focused on the development of complete professionals, to teach them the rules of business and strengthen your company, use it!!!!

    Cons

    Being free may not have the service and attention problems of a proprietary software, this is why you need the support of software specialists for problems that may arise, or solve any inconvenience of the stability of the program.

    Pablo P.
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    • Industry: E-Learning
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Aura Gold Partner

    Reviewed on 2016/11/01

    Through the last 5 years, Totara leads us won opportunities that we might lost in case of not...

    Through the last 5 years, Totara leads us won opportunities that we might lost in case of not having an enterprise LMS like Totara. It has helped us as companie to incorporate our full e-learning solutions (consulting, content authoring tool and LMS) at important companies. It represents between the 5 or 10% of our incomes and it gives also to Totara trough the last 4 years more than $40,000 USD anual revenues.
    Eventhough we feel the growing of the tool (Totara) or their features expansion has been limited during the last 4 years.
    Example: It doesn't integrate x.Api compliance (with a LRS Module), and we do not see intelligence guideness trhough the training experiencie taked from the training sessions of the user.
    We do not have so much reference about how to explote gamification through it (and what kind of tools are they innovating related with this model)
    Why do not integrate an authoring tool with the LMS like Shift, so you just not focus on the user that take courses, and let the creators, build content.
    Doesn't offer options for the smaller companies because the ntermediate price between 500K and 3K has a huge difference, that always is letting us a big issue on how to deal wiht those price diffeerences.

    Pros

    Incorportate Coporative elements

    Cons

    The improvements or features grow slowly.

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    Totara Learn offers the following pricing plans:

    • Pricing model: Subscription, Open Source
    • Free Trial: Not Available

    Please the Totara website for a list of worldwide resellers.

    Totara Learn offers the following features:

    • 360 feedback
    • Audience-specific customization
    • Blended learning tools
    • Certifications and recertification paths
    • Compliance reports
    • Employee learning plans
    • Face-to-face seminar manager
    • Goal setting
    • HR System integration
    • Learner focused catalogs
    • Mobile responsive
    • Motivational badges
    • Multiple language options
    • Notification templates
    • Organisational and Positional hierarchies
    • Performance appraisals
    • Report builder
    • Skills & competencies tracking
    • Team management tools

    Totara Learn has the following typical customers:

    Small Business, Large Enterprises, Public Administrations, Non Profit, Freelancers, Mid Size Business

    Totara Learn supports the following languages:

    Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai

    We do not have any information about what devices Totara Learn supports

    Totara Learn integrates with the following applications:

    Alfresco Process Services, Dropbox Business, Google Analytics, Google Docs, Kaltura, PayPal, WizIQ, WizIQ Virtual Classroom, Yammer, Zoola Analytics

    Totara Learn offers the following support options:

    FAQs, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Forum, Video Tutorials

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