Adobe Captivate Training - Fast Track Silver
Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Duration: 4 days
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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.
DOCKLANDS MEDIA PROMISE
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 digidemy.com
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.
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.
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.
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
- Creating a basic presentation
- Master pages
- Adding content to pages
- Basic drawing tools
- Shape properties
- Object styles
- Different types of previews
- Advantages and disadvantages of built-in preview options
- Making a movie from the presentation
- Inserting an existing animation
- Understanding SWF files
- Using the gallery
- Understanding the concept of the timeline
- Timeline properties
- Layers in the timeline
- Changing parameters of the timeline
- Understanding how widgets work
- Finding the right widget
- Widget properties
- Inserting Power Point slides into Captivate
- Editing the original slides
- Creating/breaking the link between the master file
- Adding transitions
- Exploring other effects
- Effect properties
- Animating with effects
- Working with buttons
- Button actions
- Changing button styles
- Rollover captions
- Rollover images
- Rollover slidelets
- Creating new templates
- Editing templates
- Sharing libraries
- Adding audio to slides
- Working with video
- Compression issues and considerations
- Using Adobe Media Encoder to encode videos
- 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
- Branching out the answers to add better interaction
- Using feedback captions
- Controlling the user input
- Creating and using question pools
- Editing the existing pools
- Random question slides
- Sharing question pools between projects
- Understanding variables
- Advantages of variables
- Different types
- Basic variable set-ups
- Understanding the different issues
- Working with the appropriate tools and styles
- Making the buttons perform different actions
- Executing advanced actions
- Understanding the basics of conditional actions
- Common problems and work-arounds
- Recording a software simulation
- Editing the simulation
- Best practices to save time
- Using Flash
- Using Photoshop
- Using the Media Encoder
The Captivate Fast Track Silver course is a combination of two different levels: Beginner (2 days) and Intermediate (2 days). You can pick a start date for each course from the list below:
- 13 January 2020
- 16 March 2020
- 28 April 2020
- 06 July 2020
- 01 September 2020
- 12 October 2020
- 21 December 2020
- 15 January 2020
- 18 March 2020
- 30 April 2020
- 08 July 2020
- 03 September 2020
- 14 October 2020
- 23 December 2020
If you are not able to attend the course on these dates, please get in touch with us to arrange a Tailored Training session that suits your schedule, including evenings and weekends.
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.
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.
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.
Use the form below to make an enquiry about this course or to make a booking. One of our consultants will respond to your enquiry immediately during usual business hours.