Here is a guide to show how to join your class.  Please be sure you have set up a Google account (Gmail email address). If you need help to set up the account please contact us at adultlearningquery@cardiff.gov.uk

By joining our online classes you are agreeing to comply with the following terms and conditions:

  • You will not record the lessons on any device while the class is in progress
  • You will not share any links sent by the tutor to the learner with anyone else, even other class members.
  • You agree to sessions being recorded by the tutor. For Learning for Work courses, this is for accreditation purposes. The tutor will let you know when sessions are being recorded.
  • For Learning for Work accredited courses you agree to completing all activities and assignments given to you by your tutor. You will also need to download Google Classrooms, Google Meet and Google Docs

If you are not happy to comply with these terms, please let us know and we will withdraw you from the course and provide a refund.

Join a class as a student

To use Classroom, you sign in on your computer or mobile device and join classes. After you join a class, you can get work from your teacher and communicate with your classmates.

You can join a class with:

  • A class link—your teacher sends you the link.
  • A class code—your teacher sends or tells you the class code.
  • An email invite—your teacher sends you the invite.

After you join a class on one device, you’re enrolled in that class for all devices.

Computer, Android / iPhone & iPad

Join with a class link

  1. Click the class link your teacher shared.
  2. Select the account you use for Classroom.
    Note: If you need to switch accounts, click Switch accounts before you try to join
  3. Click Join

Join with a class code

Your teacher can tell you the class code. After you get the code, follow these steps:

  1. Go to classroom.google.com.
  2. Make sure to sign in with the correct account. If you’re already signed in and need to switch accounts, in the top-right corner, click your profile picture select or add your account.
  3. At the top, click Join class
  4. Enter the class code from your teacher and click Join

Note: Class codes are 6-7 characters, and use letters and numbers. Codes can’t have spaces or special symbols.

Join with an email invite

Your teacher might send you an email invite. You can join the class from the email or in Classroom.

Accept the invite in Classroom

  1. Go to classroom.google.com.
  2. Make sure to sign in with the correct account. If you’re already signed in and need to switch accounts, in the top-right corner, click your profile picture select or add your account.
  3. On the class card, click Join

Accept the invite in your email

  1. Open the email program you use for Classroom.
  2. In the email invite, click Join.
  3. (Optional) If you see Class not found, click the Down arrow and sign in with the account you use for Classroom.
  4. Click Join.
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