2 Day(s)


Adobe Captivate 5 enables anyone to rapidly create powerful and engaging simulations, scenario-based training and assessments without programming or multimedia skills

Based on the industry-leading Adobe Flash platform, Adobe Captivate 5 automatically generates interactive, Flash Player compatible content for easy online distribution and access. Using Adobe Captivate software's simple point-and-click user interface and automated features, learning professionals, educators, and business and enterprise users can easily record onscreen actions, add eLearning interactions, create complex branching scenarios with feedback options, and include rich media


Our Adobe Captivate 5 training course is aimed at beginners or those with a basic knowledge of Captivate, who want to create software demonstrations or interactive simulations. On completion of this introductory course, delegates will have a good working knowledge of the software and the basics for the creation of interactive learning material

Skills Gained

  • How to quickly and easily design and build an effective learning project
  • Understand how best to add interactive content and sound
  • Learn how to customise the look of your project

Course Specifics

Course Outline

Introducing Captivate

  • Previewing a Captivate project
  • Exploring Captivate and its working environment

Recording a Demonstration

  • Describing the workflow process
  • Recording an application demonstration
  • Previewing and saving a demonstration
  • Best practices for recording projects
  • Recording a custom-sized project

Editing a Demonstration

  • Inserting slides
  • Labeling slides
  • Using the Filmstrip
  • Working with text captions
  • Inserting new text captions
  • Changing caption properties
  • Working with mouse pointer paths
  • Changing mouse properties
  • Changing highlight box properties

Working with Objects in the Timeline

  • Exploring the major components of the Timeline
  • Previewing a slide using the playhead
  • Changing the slide timing
  • Changing object display times and lengths
  • Changing the order of object layers

Working with Images and Sound

  • Inserting, resizing images and aligning images
  • Setting image properties
  • Stacking and merging objects and images

Publishing Your Project

  • Checking the spelling of your project
  • Setting movie properties and preferences
  • Resizing your project
  • Analysing bandwidth
  • Publishing your project

Adding Audio

  • Planning your script
  • Describing audio features
  • Recording audio while creating a new project
  • Calibrating your microphone
  • Adding audio to an existing project
  • Importing audio files
  • Editing audio files
  • Importing background audio

Recording a Simulation

  • Recording an assessment
  • simulation project
  • Customizing recording options
  • Inserting click boxes
  • Importing PowerPoint slides
  • Inserting buttons
  • Inserting text entry boxes

Adding Animation

  • Introducing roll-over captions and images
  • Inserting animations

Adding Question Slides

  • Planning for questions
  • Inserting a true/false question slide
  • Editing a question slide
  • Inserting other types of question slide
  • Setting reporting options and
  • tracking interactions

Sending Results to a Learning Management System

  • Defining e-learning benefits
  • Introducing Learning
  • Management Systems
  • Setting e-learning output options

Updating Your Projects

  • Recording additional slides
  • Importing slides from one project to another

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

Upcoming Dates

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