Advanced Adobe Captivate

Duration: 2 Days


Captivate offers the possibility of creating complex interactive courseware to levels that are only introduced at a basic level in the Introduction to Captivate course. This course extends your understanding of Captivate so you are able to generate much more flexible and responsive learning materials. There is also an emphasis in the course on providing tips for an efficient and effective workflow, whatever your personal circumstances. The course is taught using practical examples and a hands-on experiential approach.


Delegates should be familiar with the basic features of Captivate as outlined in the Introduction to Captivate course outline.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

Workflow best practices

  • Review of Master Slides and Object Styles
  • Setting up templates – when to use them
  • Sharing libraries
  • Editing text captions in a single Word document
  • Dealing with linked PowerPoint presentations
  • Making best use of Slide Notes
  • Using the Branching panel

Advanced Use of Audio and Video

  • Review of audio setup including editing
  • Review of different video setups including multi-slide video
  • Adding video to a Table of Contents
  • Using the Audio Management and Video Management dialog boxes

Advanced Interaction

  • Triggering visibility on or off and starting animation effects
  • Using system variables
  • Using user variables
  • Using Advanced Actions to create more complex interactivity in your project
  • Writing multiple action scripts
  • Writing more complex conditional scripts
  • Using the Advanced Interaction panel

Advanced Quiz features

  • Creating question pools
  • Moving questions between pools and importing question pools
  • Using the Question pool manager
  • Generating random question slides
  • Using the Quiz Results Analyser
  • Review of the Quiz Preferences

Handling projects

  • Best practices for sizing projects
  • Managing larger projects
  • Setting up navigation to jump between projects
  • Grouping slides
  • Using the Aggregator


  • Review of setting up an accessible project
  • Adding accessibility text
  • Adding closed captions using slide notes
  • Defining accessibility when publishing

Course Dates

London CentralLondon GreenwichBristol

London Central

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London Greenwich

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All our courses run in London and Bristol, or can be tailored to requirements at your own offices. For alternative dates, please email or call us on 0208 269 4260
All prices are per person and are subject to VAT
15% discount for groups of four delegates.
10% discount for groups of three delegates.
(This offer applies for delegates on the same public scheduled course on the same date.)

Exams and Certification

The knowledge gained on this course is a valuable contribution towards passing the Adobe® Captivate ACE Exam, allowing a successful candidate to become an Adobe Certfied Expert in Captivate.

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