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Add a SCORM activity

A SCORM activity (or package) is a collection of online training material that is put together to an agreed standard for learning objects. The SCORM activity module enables SCORM and AICC packages to be uploaded as a zip file into your Moodle-space.

SCORM activities comprise of a number of "assets" such as HTML page, images, audio file, and quiz questions. Content is usually spread over several pages, with navigation between the pages. If the SCORM package contains questions, then the students' grades will be recorded in the Moodle Gradebook.

SCORM activities can be used to:

  • Present multimedia content and animation
  • As an assessment tool

Adding a SCORM Activity

  1. With editing turned on, click Add an activity or resource in the section where you want to add the SCORM package.
  2. Select SCORM package and click 'Add'

Scorm package activity

  1. Enter a Name for the SCORM package


  1. Enter any instruction for students in the Description box (optional).
  2. Click on the 'Add' button add butonunder the Package section.
  3. Select you SCORM Zip file and click 'Open'.
  4. Click Upload this file

Upload file

  1. Under the 'Attempt management' section
  • Select the number of attempts you want to give your students to complete the SCORM activity
  • And select how you would like those attempts to be graded.

Attempts graded

  1. Click Grade to set up the maximum number of points available in the SCORM package

max points

  1. Have a look through the other available setting that may be applicable to your activity
  2. Click 'Save and return to course' or 'Save and Display'


The information on this page relates to Moodle v3.4 and was last updated August 2018.


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