Adobe Captivate Training - Fast Track Silver

Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Duration: 4 days

Cost (ex VAT)

Company: £795

Self-funding: £675

Online: £635

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Overview of the course
Captivate Fast Track – Silver is a combination of the Beginner and Intermediate courses. It is the best way to learn this powerful e-Learning and simulation application. Upon completion, you will be able to create your own content and work on challenging projects with ease. Our experts will teach you countless tips and tricks to help you speed up your workflow and create engaging presentations. 

We are committed to providing you with the best possible Adobe Captivate training experience. That’s why we have a number of options to make the whole training process more manageable and put your mind at ease. Simply put, we want ensure that you actually learn Captivate inside out. All you need to do is to focus on the learning part, rather than worrying about the small details. We take care of those. Here’s how:

Post-Course Support with Free Training Videos
After attending a classroom, private or online Captivate training course with Docklands Media, you will have free access to our extensive online training video library for seven days. At the end of this period, you can continue to watch the training videos at your own pace by becoming a member for a small monthly fee. All of our online training videos are produced by our instructors in partnership with

Attend in Person or Online
You can choose to attend your Captivate training course either in person, or as an online student. If you would like to attend in person, you would physically be in the classroom where the training takes place. The training sessions are held at our centrally located Canary Wharf training studios in London. If you wish to attend the training from your home or office, you would be connected to the same classroom over the internet and follow the exact same class as you would do in person. You would be able to see and hear your instructors as well as their monitors and ask any questions, like you would if you were physically there. 

Money-Back Guarantee
If you are not truly satisfied with your Adobe Captivate training course, neither are we. Let us know on the first day of the course and we will go the extra mile to make things right. If you are still not happy, we will refund 100% of your money.

Funding your Captivate Course
We understand that it may not always be very easy to pay for your Adobe Captivate training upfront. That’s why we offer a payment plan, which allows you to spread the payment of your training over 6 months with no interest or 12 months with only 10% interest.

24-Month Free Class Retake
Once you complete your Captivate course, you can come back and attend the same training session(s) that you’ve completed to within 24 months. This is especially useful when a new version of Captivate is released, and you would like to retrain on the most up-to-date version of the software. Otherwise, you can just come and resit the same course to refresh your skills. 

Lifetime Support
After your Captivate training, you will have access to our email and telephone support for a lifetime. You can contact us for any technical questions related to what you’ve learned on your Captivate course. We aim to get back to you with an answer within one business day.

Tailored Training
If you are working on a specific project, or would like to learn a certain aspect of Captivate, we can arrange a Tailored Training course for you. Our highly skilled advisors sit together with our Adobe Certified Captivate instructors to create a custom course outline for you, based on your needs. We then can prepare the course, which can be run at our training studios in London or online, as well as your own premises both in the U.K. and abroad. We’ve trained individuals and companies from more than 25 countries worldwide. 

This course is for…
Those who are new to the world of e-Learning, have little or no knowledge of Adobe Captivate and want to explore the possibilities of this powerful software. 

You do not need any prior knowledge of the software, in order to attend this course. However, you should have a basic understanding of your computer’s operating system – such as launching an application, creating folders, saving files and copying them onto a different drive.

About the application
Adobe Captivate is an industry standard tool used by both individual teachers, lecturers, service providers and large corporations in order to create engaging, interactive e-Learning content. This software lets the user create high-quality simulations, publish quizzes, collect data and eye-catching interactive presentations with the ability to output to HTML. 

  • Touring the interface
  • Panels and tools
  • Project settings
  • Preferences
Building Presentations
  • Creating a basic presentation
  • Conventions
  • Master pages
  • Adding content to pages
Working with Shapes
  • Basic drawing tools
  • Shape properties
  • Object styles
Previewing Presentations
  • Different types of previews
  • Advantages and disadvantages of built-in preview options
  • Making a movie from the presentation
Working with Animations
  • Inserting an existing animation
  • Understanding SWF files
  • Using the gallery
Working with the Timeline
  • Understanding the concept of the timeline
  • Timeline properties
  • Layers in the timeline
  • Changing parameters of the timeline
Using Widgets
  • Understanding how widgets work 
  • Finding the right widget
  • Widget properties
Working with Power Point
  • Round-tripping
  • Inserting Power Point slides into Captivate
  • Editing the original slides
  • Creating/breaking the link between the master file
Working with Effects
  • Adding transitions
  • Exploring other effects
  • Effect properties
  • Animating with effects
Adding Interactivity
  • Working with buttons
  • Button actions
  • Changing button styles
  • Rollover captions
  • Rollover images
  • Rollover slidelets
Working with Templates
  • Creating new templates
  • Editing templates
  • Sharing libraries
Audio and Video
  • Adding audio to slides
  • Working with video
  • Compression issues and considerations
  • Using Adobe Media Encoder to encode videos
Working with Simulations
  • Creating basic simulations
  • Different recording types
  • Creating demo, training and assessment videos
  • Editing the recordings
  • Setting up a quiz
  • Types of questions
  • Quiz properties
  • Different publish settings
  • Reporting the quiz results
  • Re-scaling the project for different platforms
  • Publishing to HTML
Multiple-feedback Quizzes
  • Branching out the answers to add better interaction
  • Using feedback captions
  • Controlling the user input
Question Pools
  • Creating and using question pools
  • Editing the existing pools 
  • Random question slides
  • Sharing question pools between projects
Working with Variables
  • Understanding variables
  • Advantages of variables
  • Different types
  • Basic variable set-ups
  • Understanding the different issues
  • Working with the appropriate tools and styles
Advanced/Conditional Actions
  • Making the buttons perform different actions
  • Executing advanced actions
  • Understanding the basics of conditional actions
  • Common problems and work-arounds
Advanced Software Simulations
  • Recording a software simulation
  • Editing the simulation 
  • Best practices to save time
Integration with Other Adobe Applications
  • Using Flash
  • Using Photoshop
  • Using the Media Encoder

Group Bookings

If you make a booking for three or more people to the same course, you can claim an additional 15% discount for each student from the original price of this course.

Education and Non-profit Organisations

If you are working for a non-profit organisation or an educational establishment, you can claim an additional 15% discount on all our courses.

Training Credits

Our Training Credits Scheme is the most cost-effective way to train your entire team. With this scheme, you buy training days up front and use them over one year. To see full details, visit our Training Credits Page.

Early Bird

If you book this course at least three months in advance, you can claim 15% discount from the original price.

Students and Freelancers

We know how difficult it can be to try and self-fund a course – that’s why we introduced a 15% discount to all university students and those who work as freelancers.

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