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Timetable Manager - Detectors and Tools

Course overview

Use in-depth tools to analyse and manage your timetables in Timetable Manager. Learn how to deal with issues and warnings, spot clashes and missing periods, use tools to find free rooms and staff, and swifty deal with timetable re-allocations using iSAMS' Useful Timetable Tools.


Staff who manage the timetable such as Academic Leads or Timetablers, who have full access to the Timetable Manager.


24 minutes.


You'll need to know your way around iSAMS, and be confident editing timetables in Timetable Manager. We recommend you complete the following courses before this one:


Although accessible on all devices, this course works best on a desktop or laptop PC. A headset or speakers are recommended. 

Course contents

Get the Most Out of Timetable Manager

  • Get the Most Out of Timetable Manager
  • Ensure Timetabled Sets Match Teaching Manager

Issues and Warnings

  • Timetable Issues and Warnings


  • Clash Detector
  • Missing Detector

Locate Free Objects and Periods

  • Locate Free Objects and Periods

Useful Timetable Tools

  • Re-Allocate a Set to a New Teacher
  • Re-Allocate a Teacher's Timetable
  • Synchronise the Timetable

What's included?

  • 4 videos
  • Interactive graphics
  • Real school examples
  • Animations

Spot Issues, Clashes and Missing Periods

Locate Free Objects & Periods

Run the Useful Timetable Tools

Meet the instructor

Duncan McCorkindale

E-Learning Content Developer
Duncan joined iSAMS in 2019, with a strong and varied background in Learning and Development. He has since helped hundreds of our schools make a success of their move to iSAMS, and is passionate about helping everyone get the most out of their system.

Outside of work, Duncan enjoys playing music and exploring the waters and forests of the Wye Valley.