Training Courses

Adobe Captivate 9 : Advanced

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Two Day Course

Now Available As Online Training!


Adobe Captivate 9 is used worldwide to create engaging, interactive eLearning applications, online training videos and software demonstrations.

This two-day Adobe authorised Advanced Captivate course will give you an in-depth understanding of Captivate's features and allow you to create more complex and impressive eLearning.

During the course, you will build on your existing knowledge and look at interactive and non-interactive objects, Captivate's audio and video functionality, how to create quizzes and tracking user actions as well as how to use themes and intelligent workflow solutions.

Our public courses are taught on Captivate 9, however, if you are interested in learning Captivate 2017 or Captivate 2019 this is something we can arrange, please give us a call on 0207 407 8880 and we can advise.

This course is designed for those who have attended our Introduction to Captivate 8 or 9 course or for people who have a similar working knowledge. However, if you are less experienced we can run a private course for you and tailor it to your existing knowledge level.

Public Course Dates & Pricing

Public Courses

Small class sizes so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

Private Courses

One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

From £499 + VAT per day

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Course Outline

  • Day One

    Working with the Interface
    • Modifying the Captivate Workspace
    • Saving and resetting your Workspace

    Using Captivate's Themes and Workflows
    • Overview of Themes and their functionality
    • Saving and sharing Themes
    • Setting up a Template and Custom Themes
    • Working with the Object Style Manager

    • Adding slide notes and using text to voice
    • Changing slide properties
    • Adding permanent and placeholder objects to Master Slides

    Mastering Objects in Captivate
    • Editing object information using the • Advanced Interaction panel
    • Editing object order in the timeline
    • Hiding and showing objects

    Non-interactive Objects
    • Complex Interactions with Advanced Actions
    • Working with Smart Shapes
    • Working with object states

    Interactive Objects
    • Mastering text entry boxes
    • Creating branched presentations with button actions
    • In-depth button actions
    • Adding multiple actions using one button
    • Adding Rollover Slidelets
    • Adding and editing useful advanced Interactions
    • Mastering the Drag-and-Drop Interaction Wizard

    Questions and Answers
  • Day 2

    Advanced Audio and Video Use in Captivate
    • Preparing your video files for Captivate
    • Successfully editing slide synchronised video

    Recording Projects
    • Setting recording preferences
    • Using the Manual recording type
    • Recording a software simulation using manual controls
    • Mastering Text Entry boxes

    Working with Video Demo Mode
    • Choosing the right settings for your Video Demo
    • Editing your Video Demo using the Split, Pan & Zoom and Trim tools
    • Publishing your Demo for web and YouTube

    Advanced Quiz Functionality
    • Adding Pretest questions to your quiz
    • Editing Pretest Actions to branch your project
    • Working with Question Pools to create randomised quizzes
    • Tracking user interactions

    Publishing Projects
    • Previewing your project accurately
    • Editing your Publish Settings
    • Editing the Advanced Options for SWF/HTML5 output
    • Exporting SCORM compliant HTML5 documents
    • Troubleshooting common problems

    Questions and Answers
Experience + Flexibility

We know training inside out. We can advise you on all the options to make sure you get the best possible course.

Tell us you need to cancel more than 7 days before your course and there's no charge. Great for your peace of mind.

Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

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Our Clients

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When you attend a course we ask you to tell us how it went. We use your feedback to help us improve our courses.

We publish all our customer satisfaction stats live on our site (good or bad) because we want everyone to know just how highly you rate us every day, every week and every year.

We know that choosing the best course can be difficult, maybe the thoughts of the 20572 other clients we've asked will give you the inspiration to join us too.

The most recent comments from attendees of our courses are shown below. We reckon they will give you a pretty good indication of how they think we perform.

  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed20572
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
  Overall Centre Score9.7 / 10
  Overall Experience9.7 / 10
  % Who Would Recommend Us99.7%

  Recent Feedback

"I really enjoyed the course, and I will be taking away a lot more than I had expected before starting the course. Rob made the learning super simple and super enjoyable. I would recommend this course to anyone interested in learning Captivate"

"Great atmosphere in the training centre and a great trainer!"

"Really clear instruction, fun and useful. Just the right pace, not too slow or too fast. Lovely environment as well. Thank you."

"Fantastic facilities and an excellent trainer. I learnt a great deal over the two days. Absolutely everything was relevant and I will be putting it into practice tomorrow. Thank you."

"Very well tailored to our individual needs and excellent subject and industry knowledge and experience."

"Running the course despite having only 1 delegate and therefore providing me with great 1:1 support for two days. Great food and friendly staff. "

"The friendly, laid back environment, approachable staff, good music and food."

"Rob was great - very friendly and flexible in allowing us to explore topics as they occurred, but keeping an eye on making sure we covered the full agenda. V in depth knowledge of the software and great real life examples. Thanks!"

"The flexible nature of the course was perfect, Rob was great at explaining the concepts of what we were doing and giving real examples of how we would (or has) used captivate. The resources website and supporting docs are great to have."

"Environment was excellent, good location and very enjoyable training"

"Great course. Rob is a great trainer. "

"For letting the course go ahead with only me attending - normally training companies would cancel a course if they didn't get enough delegates."

"everything loved it thanks guys. Extremely well paced and suitably tailored to personal needs. "

"Very Knowledgable trainer! Good facilities, with like-minded people. Very enjoyable course."