BrainCert Vs Podia

BrainCert: A Podia Rival Offering Boundless Possibilities - Unleash Your Full Potential Without Constraints or Hidden Costs

Upgrade your learning offerings with BrainCert's comprehensive set of tools, encompassing captivating assessments, interactive virtual classrooms, and immersive gamified learning experiences, all designed to elevate your courses and empower learners like never before.

Why BrainCert Over Podia

Robust Features

BrainCert offers an extensive arsenal of features, including the ability to craft courses, monetize course sales, conduct live classes, and administer exams. Podia offers fewer features for live courses and assessments but focuses more on creating and selling courses.


Virtual Classroom

BrainCert provides a seamlessly integrated virtual classroom, equipped with a diverse range of tools for hosting interactive webinars and live sessions. In contrast, Podia lacks these essential features, limiting your ability to connect and engage with your audience in real-time.

Exam & Assessment Tools

BrainCert boasts an extensive array of assessment tools, including advanced scoring algorithms, question analysis, flexible delivery settings, diverse question types, and customizable rules. Employ these flexible features for online proctored exams, quizzes, and surveys.


Compare BrainCert and Podia

BrainCert vs Podia
Starting price for paid plans
$39/month (billed annually)
$33/month (billed annually)
Transaction fees
8% on the free plan, no transaction fees on paid plans
Unlimited Products
5 products
Unlimited Customers
Online Community
Online Courses
Integrated Assessments
Virtual classroom Recording
Integrated Virtual Classroom
Shippable Products
Audit Trail
Email Marketing
Site Builder & Landing Pages
Yes (static builder and no ability to edit CSS and HTML)
Unified shopping cart
Centralized content library
Yes, Manage all your content from a single universal content library and organize them into different folders.
No (Content is specific to each course. No support for centralized content library to reuse same content in multiple courses)
Record live sessions
Learning path
Email Notifications & Triggers
Yes, BrainCert offers several triggers for learners, courses, tests, live classes, payments etc to automate sending emails based on events.
Limited notifications
Discounts & Coupons
Global discounts
SCORM & HTML5 support
Bulk User Import
Custom Registration Fields


BrainCert delivers a state-of-the-art course platform, empowering you to create immersive and interactive learning experiences. Our platform boasts advanced features such as live classes, gamification and assessments, enabling you to craft engaging courses that cater to diverse learning styles. On the other hand, Podia is notably more limited in terms of features and functionality, constraining your potential to deliver truly dynamic and enriching educational content.

Blended courses
Advanced Zoom Integration
Course Bundle
Embeddable Tests
Completion Rules
Reset course progress


BrainCert excels in offering a robust selection of advanced assessment features, setting it apart from Podia's more limited capabilities. Alongside standard question formats such as multiple-choice, true/false, and short answer questions, BrainCert raises the bar by incorporating more complex question types, including essays, scenarios, and drag-and-drop exercises, as well as an advanced adaptive scoring algorithm. This unparalleled versatility empowers you to design varied and engaging assessments that appeal to different learning styles, showcasing BrainCert's superior commitment to a comprehensive educational experience.

Sell Tests & Assessment
3 Scoring Algorithms (Adaptive, Standard & Partial-Credit)
Advanced Question Types
Test completion certificates
Manual & Automatic Scoring
Open & Close Ended Questions
Bulk import question
Shareable tests
Proctored Exams

Reports & Analytics

While both BrainCert and Podia provide reporting and analysis tools to help course creators monitor their students' progress and performance, BrainCert offers a more comprehensive and advanced suite of features. With BrainCert, you can track individual student progress, access in-depth reports on overall course performance, and identify trends and patterns in student performance with ease. This enhanced level of insight and analysis sets BrainCert apart from Podia, empowering educators to make data-driven decisions and deliver a more effective and personalized learning experience.

User progress
Course Insights
Test Insights
Class Attendance
Custom Reports
Coupon Analytics
Email Analytics
Data Export


BrainCert elevates e-commerce capabilities, providing diverse monetization options for course creators. Unlike Podia, BrainCert enables selling courses, tests, assessments, shippable products, and live classes via its integrated virtual classroom. The Unified Shopping Cart simplifies checkout, letting learners purchase digital and physical products seamlessly, while redeeming gamification points and applying discount coupons. These advanced features position BrainCert as the top choice for content monetization and delivering an outstanding learner experience.

Sell Courses
Sell Bundles
Sell Tests & Assessments
Sell Live Classes
Bypass payment gateway

Security & Compliance

BrainCert sets itself apart by holding both SOC2 Type 2 and ISO 27001 certifications, which Podia lacks. These certifications demonstrate BrainCert's unwavering commitment to data security, privacy, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and overall security posture. You can trust BrainCert to protect your valuable information with the highest standards in the industry.

SOC2 Type 2 Certified
ISO 27001 compliant
HIPAA Compliant
GDPR Compliant

BrainCert Virtual Classroom

Podia lacks an integrated virtual classroom, a feature that comes standard with the BrainCert platform. BrainCert's virtual classroom boasts a wide array of capabilities, including multiple whiteboards, audio/video conferencing, simultaneous screen sharing, document viewer, chat, and a 16:9 aspect ratio that adapts to the dimensions of the user's device. This ensures an optimal learning experience across various screen sizes.

Worldwide datacenter locations
WARP technology
Custom branding & theme
Interactive whiteboards
LaTeX equation editor
Download chat logs
Connectivity test tool
Multiple classroom layouts
Polls & surveys
Teacher tools

BrainCert: The Superior Choice for Your Online Learning Needs

Choose BrainCert for a more comprehensive, secure, and customizable online learning solution that exceeds the capabilities of Podia.

   BrainCert outshines Podia by offering a more extensive range of features tailored to the needs of various users, from individual instructors, entrepreneurs, and coaches to SMBs and mid-size enterprises. BrainCert caters to a diverse array of industries and use cases, ensuring that our platform is versatile and adaptable.

   In addition to its comprehensive feature set, BrainCert holds SOC2 Type 2 and ISO 27001 certifications, which Podia lacks. This means you can trust BrainCert to safeguard your data security, privacy, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and overall security posture. Our adherence to stringent security standards is verified annually by AICPA-approved independent auditors.

   While Podia only offers a partial white-label solution, BrainCert provides a fully customizable experience, including your own branded domain from the outset. This allows you to create a cohesive and professional online presence.

   Podia also falls short in terms of robust assessments, SCORM and xAPI/LRS support. In contrast, BrainCert natively supports SCORM 1.2 and 2004 4th Edition content packages, along with a wide array of tracking and reporting tools that make monitoring learners' progress and identifying areas for improvement a breeze.


Role-based Content

BrainCert boasts a role-based and user-friendly interface, simplifying the course management and delivery process for creators. This customized approach provides tailored dashboards and content, addressing the unique needs of each user role, and ensuring a smooth and effective experience.

Increase User Engagement & Retention - BrainCert Unified Training Platform

Advanced Assessment Tools

BrainCert's exceptional assessment platform distinguishes itself by incorporating advanced question types, including essays, scenarios, and drag-and-drop exercises, providing a comprehensive and immersive testing experience for learners. Furthermore, the platform employs a cutting-edge adaptive scoring algorithm, ensuring an accurate and unbiased assessment of learners' performance and comprehension.

Leader Board Learner Progress - BrainCert Gamified LMS

Live tutoring and webinars

BrainCert prioritizes education, featuring an advanced Virtual Classroom that empowers course creators to deliver their content in real-time through live tutoring and webinars. This interactive environment is equipped with numerous tools and functionalities to enhance the learning experience and drive learner engagement.

Leader Board Learner Progress - BrainCert Gamified LMS


What They Say About Us

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My overall experience was awesome! It really helped me! PROS Easy navigation. Smooth UI. I really liked how I could see my progress.

An amazing platform!
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This tool is amazing

This tool is amazing. Your entire online academy can be managed from BrainCert without having to use any other tool. It is easy to learn and has lots of features. Also, you don’t need any technical knowledge to start, so you can focus entirely on managing your courses.

Lakshya Choudhary
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BrainCert surpasses expectations - would give more than 5 stars

The development team at BrainCert is truly outstanding. They are committed to the success of my organization's education and training programs.

Andrea G.
Health Educator
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