About this course

Course type Premium
Course code TTFAC
Duration 2 Days
Which course for you?

Participants will cover everything they need to get started with developing their own content. Very hands-on, these workshops enable delegates to practise their new skills and learn how to get the best from their selected authoring tool. This course covers Adobe Captivate 8, if you require Articulate Storyline please click here.

If the L&D team has not yet selected the tool it intends to use, attendance on both workshops will enable an informed decision to be made

This course introduces Adobe Captivate 8 and provides delegates with everything they need to get started with developing their own e-Learning content. This course is very practical and delegates will develop an example e-Learning module from start to finish.

This gives the opportunity to experience all the development stages; from setting up a template, adding content through to finally publishing.

Benefits to the Delegate

  • Hands-on practice creating projects
  • Learn the key features and best practice use of the tools
  • Develop technical skills using one of the most popular e-Learning tools on the market

Benefits to the Organisation

  • A competent and qualified L&D Consultant who can deliver effective solutions to support organisational goals
  • Save costs by developing e-Learning content in-house rather than outsourcing
  • Try it before you buy a licence to check it meets your needs
  • Create a variety of content: scenarios,IT simulations, ‘how to’ guides etc

Prerequisites and audience

As this is an introductory level course, no previous experience of working with Adobe Captivate 8 is required.Being comfortable working in a Windows PC environment with an application, such as PowerPoint, would be advantageous. There is no requirement for coding or programming experience.

Delegates will learn how to

Delegates develop a working Captivate project using the practice content provided to meet the set criteria.

Competencies delegates will develop

1. Creating a new project

  • Setting up the interface design with company branding
  • Selecting navigation controls
  • Working with themes and templates
  • Discuss responsive design

2. Adding content

  • Inserting text captions and speechbubbles
  • Adding images, characters and using the library
  • Using branching for scenarios
  • Recording voiceovers
  • Embedding videos
  • Inserting hyperlinks
  • Working with rollovers and slidelets

3. Working with timeline and animation

  • Adding effects onto objects
  • Working with the timeline
  • Adding text animation
  • Inserting buttons and clickboxes

4. Creating quizzes and assessments

  • Inserting question slides
  • Adding feedback and a scores page

5. Recording IT simulations

  • Recording IT simulations using the five different modes

6. Publishing projects

  • Creating a table of contents
  • Setting preferences for tracking and reporting with an LMS
  • Publishing to different formats
Premium Course

2 Days

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 01753 898320 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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