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Once you have registered to add your courses to the national learning opportunities database (NLOD), you need to download the free PROMT software.

Click on the link and follow the instructions below.

To install PROMT version 5:

  • Ensure you are logged on with admin rights for your PC. If you do not have admin rights, please contact a member of your own IT support team.
  • Click on the download link
  • Select the 'Save' option
  • Save the file to your desktop
  • Double click on the icon to begin the installation process

Alternatively, select the 'Run' option when clicking on the link below to install the software directly. Please be aware that the speed of this task will depend on your internet connection.

Once you have installed PROMT, you will need a log in to access PROMT. If you do not yet have a PROMT login, please contact info.services@sds.co.uk or 0141 285 6100 to speak to someone in the Information Services team.

Once you've logged in you will be able to upload your course information to NLOD.

Download PROMT

Download PROMT here (.msi, 7,361KB)

You can download the PROMT user guide. It offers guidance on every aspect of using the software including uploading a new course, editing and publishing, managing course dates, and shortcuts that can save you time.