Classes, Courses, Events, Personal Lessons: what is the difference between them?

In a Bookeo Classes and courses account, you can set up classes with a weekly schedule, courses, events and personal lessons/appointments.

In this article:


What is a class in Bookeo?

A class is a casual class with a weekly schedule, starting at fixed times. Customers make a booking for 1 class at a time.

For example:

  • a class for beginners, held at 9AM and 2PM every day, for a maximum of 12 students

  • a class for beginners, held at 9AM on Monday every second week, for a maximum of 12 students

  • an intensive 2-day class, held each weekend, for a maximum of 12 students


Click here for a step by step tutorial on how to set up a class.


What is a course in Bookeo?

A course is a series of classes, for example a term course composed by 12 classes. Customers make one booking and automatically register for the course, that is for the 12 classes.

For example, a painting course of 12 classes, held Tuesday and Friday at 6 pm, for a maximum of 12 students. The course is held every quarter, and starts on March 1st.

Click here for a step by step tutorial on how to set up a course.


What is an event in Bookeo?

An event is something held as a one-off occasion, ex. a seminar, a end-of-year retreat etc. It is held on only a few dates per year. It is not a normal class, held more or less regularly. It is something you want to highlight as a special occasion.

Click here for a step by step tutorial on how to set up an event.


What is a personal lesson/appointment in Bookeo?

A personal lesson is a lesson where customers can choose the start time among a restricted availability set by you, for example if personal lessons are available on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 6pm, and customers can decide to start the lesson at 11am, can be set up in Bookeo as a "Personal Lesson".

You can set up multiple types of personal lessons, for example:

  • 60 min. personal lesson

  • 90 min personal lesson

  • 60 min. French personal lesson

  • 60 min Spanish personal lesson


You can specify which teacher can offer each personal lesson.

Click here for a step by step tutorial on how to set up a
personal lesson.