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Adobe Captivate 9 : Introduction

  93 reviews

Two Day Course


Adobe Captivate 9 is the version of this popular and powerful tool for creating interactive eLearning applications, online training videos and software demonstrations.

This practical Adobe authorised two-day course covers how to record your actions in any software application and design and build engaging eLearning content.

Adobe Captivate 9 enables you to rapidly produce a wide range of Flash and HTML5 based eLearning content. You can easily create branched soft-skills courses, application simulations and quizzes incorporate YouTube video and live web pages. The final output can be published to the web, video or an LMS.

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.

You need no previous experience to attend this course.

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.

    A great, cost efficient way to learn, discounts are also available for group bookings.


    Discount Info
  • 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

    Free Consultation

Course Outline

  • Day One

    • What does Captivate do?
    • The Captivate workflow and eLearning essentials

    Building a Basic Presentation
    • Setting up a project
    • Choosing a resolution
    • Adding slides
    • Setting up your Object Style Manager
    • Adding and editing Master Slides
    • Previewing your project
    • Inserting an image
    • Using the Properties Panel
    • Adding basic navigation buttons
    • Adding and editing text
    • Copying, pasting and duplicating slides
    • Importing PowerPoint slides

    Building a Branched Presentation
    • Navigation with buttons
    • Adding Characters and Interactions
    • Adding pre-recorded video and audio
    • Saving object styles
    • Working with basic object states

    Animating with the Timeline
    • Understanding the Timeline and slide timing
    • Adding and editing pauses using buttons
    • Adding Highlight Boxes

    Audio Recordings
    • Preparing to record audio
    • Adding audio to slides and objects
    • Splitting audio over multiple slides

    Using Templates
    • Creating a template
    • Using the Object Style Manager
    • What are Themes?
    • Importing preferences, styles, libraries and question slides
  • Day Two

    Screen Recording and Software Simulation
    • Understanding different kinds of screen recording and software simulations
    • Creating a full motion recording
    • Adding Demonstration, Training and Assessment simulations
    • What can and can't be simulated in Captivate
    • Setting up your recording preferences
    • Simulations using click boxes
    • Simulations using text entry boxes

    Creating Quizzes
    • Setting your quiz preferences
    • Connecting to your LMS
    • Adding questions slides
    • Using the Quiz panel
    • Editing and formatting quiz slides
    • Adding and editing question pools
    • The Drag and Drop interaction wizard
    • Customising your interactions
    • Integrating quizzes and software simulations

    Adding Videos and Interactions
    • Inserting Learning Interactions
    • Incorporating YouTube videos
    • Incorporating live web pages

    Publishing a Project
    • Previewing your project in an LMS
    • Publishing to Adobe Flash for an LMS
    • Publishing to HTML5 for non-flash devices
    • Publishing for download and optical media
    • Publishing for video
    • Avoiding common problems with publishing and distributing

    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 5 working 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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We know that choosing the best course can be difficult, maybe the thoughts of the 17679 other clients we've asked will give you the inspiration to join us too.

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  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed17679
  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 Experience9.6 / 10
  % Who Would Recommend Us99.7%

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"Loved every minute. Emma is a great, engaging & knowledgable. The environment and space is friendly yet professional. Food and refreshments are very generous and lushous; no expense spared - makes me as a participant feel valued. Learnt so much, can't wait to return to work and put it into action! Really impressed with Media Training; thank you - I will be recommending to others :)"

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"Great knowledge "

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"I enjoyed the pace, the hands-on approach and will look to do the advanced course once I have more practical experience."

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"Everything about the 2 days was excellent, Adam was very approachable, helpful, knowledgeable and explained things in a simple and clear manner. The environment was also excellent the temperature was just right which help to keep me focused - Thank you "

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"Excellent facilities, training etc"

"Rob demystified Captivate - thank you. Great atmosphere and learning environment. Well done! "

"The environment is very relaxed "

"Robs style was easy to follow, stress free and interactive. Good job!! Thanks"

"Overall, office setting is cool for a boring academic like myself. I like the factory set up and healthy lunch options. various types of milk and beverages. Lovely and cool authentic people and culture. Keep it up...will get colleagues to come to your courses. Rob is an excellent facilitator. Great personality and knowledgeable;e all round."

"Being flexible and answering my many questions that I ask. I learned a whole new programme in 2 days which is great. Also everyone who works here are very friendly from entry to exit. "

"Creating an welcoming and enjoyable environment "

"Deliver comprehensiveness training in short time frame"

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"Excellent tutoring"

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"Easy to understand, the right pace. leaving time to go over anything and ask questions."

"Small classes, good equipment and nice learning environment "

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"Facilities were stunning and the vibe of the centre was gorgrous!"

"Great course, and very well presented at a comfortable pace, Thank you "