Method: courses.courseWorkMaterials.create

Creates a course work material.

This method returns the following error codes:

  • PERMISSION_DENIED if the requesting user is not permitted to access the requested course, create course work material in the requested course, share a Drive attachment, or for access errors.
  • INVALID_ARGUMENT if the request is malformed or if more than 20
  • materials are provided.
  • NOT_FOUND if the requested course does not exist.
  • FAILED_PRECONDITION for the following request error:
    • AttachmentNotVisible

HTTP request


The URL uses gRPC Transcoding syntax.

Path parameters



Identifier of the course. This identifier can be either the Classroom-assigned identifier or an alias.

Request body

The request body contains an instance of CourseWorkMaterial.

Response body

If successful, the response body contains a newly created instance of CourseWorkMaterial.

Authorization scopes

Requires the following OAuth scope:


For more information, see the Authorization guide.