Skip to main content
Get a Quote
Course Enquiry
Contact Us

Adobe Captivate Beginner to Intermediate Course Details

In this short course you will learn how to use all the main features of Captivate, and create your own e-learning material and quizzes.


Course developers. Assessors. Instructors. Facilitators.


Basic Computer literacy. Experience with using web based tools an advantage.


2 days


$900.00 If you are currently resident in South Africa you will need to pay VAT at 14%.

PC Hire:

$70   *Bring a PC

Note: information may change without notice.

About Adobe Captivate Beginner to Intermediate

Adobe Captivate is the industry leading electronic learning (e-learning) development tool. Captivate can create interactive software simulations, demonstrations and randomized assessments in flash format. This can be converted to an .avi movie or Microsoft PowerPoint presentations .

Course Outline

  • Introducing Captivate
    • Start Adobe Captivate and Set General Preferences
    • Open and Close Existing Projects
    • View Project Information and Open Slides
    • Preview a Project
    • Zoom Closer to a Slide
    • View the library and Timeline
  • Recording
    • Step Through a Script
    • Set the Recording Type and Options
    • Record a Project Manually
    • Record a Demonstration
    • Record an Assessment Simulation
    • Record a Training Assessment
    • Record a Custom Project
    • Record a Project in Different Languages
    • Record a Project in Multiple Modes at One Time
  • Text Captions and The Timeline
    • Duplicate a Slide and Hide the Mouse
    • Insert, Resize and Move Text Captions
    • Change Text Caption Properties
    • Change an Object's Slide Position and Size
  • View the Timeline
    • Change a Slide's Display Time
    • Change Timeline View Settings
    • Use the Timeline to Set Text Caption Display Times
    • Show/Hide Timeline Objects
    • Use Options to Control Object Timing
    • Set Mouse Properties
    • Check Spelling
    • Align Slide Objects
  • Images
    • Insert and Delete Slides
    • Insert an Image
    • Set Image Size and Slide Position
    • Use the library
    • Manage Unused Images
    • Create an Image Transparency
    • Create an Image Watermark
    • Replace an Image
    • Set Image Timing Options and Transition Effects
    • Work With Image Stacks
    • Add a Visual Mouse Click and Click Sound
  • Pointer Paths, Buttons and Highlight Boxes
    • Change the Pointer Path
    • Change the Pointer Type
    • Edit a Slide and Object Display Times
    • Insert a Text Button
    • Set a Button's Options
    • Insert an Image Button
    • Insert and Format a Highlight Box
  • Converting Demonstrations into Simulations
    • Hide the Mouse
    • Replace Phrases
    • Insert a Click Box
    • Set Click Box Options
    • Change a Slide's Display Time
    • Set a Text Caption Transition
    • Insert a Text Entry Box
    • Create a Slide Group
    • Work with a Slide Group
    • Skins and Templates
    • Apply a BMP Playbar
    • Apply a Skin
    • Edit and Save a Skin
    • Delete a Skin
    • Add a Loading Screen
    • Create a Project Template
    • Create a New Project From a TemplateRecord Additional Slides
    • Edit a Template
  • Compliant Movies, Bandwidth and Publishing
    • Enable 508 Compliance
    • Add Accessibility Text
    • Add Closed Captions
    • link to a Web Site
    • Set Project Information
    • Check Bandwidth
    • Publish a Flash (SWF)
    • Publish Word Handouts
    • Export Captions
    • Perform a "Round Trip" From Word
  • Creating Quizzes
    • Set Quiz Preferences
    • Insert a Question Slide
    • Add an Image to a Question Slide
    • Reuse a Slide Background
    • Format the Question Title
    • Use the Slide Grid
    • Format the Progress Indicator
    • Create and Rename Question Pools
    • Add Questions to Question Pools
    • Insert Random Question Slides
  • MenuBuilder
    • Publish a Standalone Project
    • Create a MenuBuilder Project
    • Add Text Items to a Menu
    • Format Styles
    • Edit Text Items
    • Export a MenuBuilder Project
  • Learning Management Systems
    • Set Reporting Options
    • Create a Manifest File
    • Adjust Slide Object Interaction
    • Publish a Content Package
    • Create an LMS Account
    • Create an LMS Lesson
    • Create an LMS Course
    • Create an LMS Curriculum
    • Test an E-Learning Course

Delivery Method

Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead - near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Contact hours are between 9am to 4pm.

Scheduled Dates

To apply for a booking, click on the relevant "Book Now" button below.
Note: places are only fully secured once payment has been made.

Start Date Duration  
Mon 9 Apr 2018 2 days Book Now
Wed 25 Jul 2018 2 days Book Now
Mon 30 Jul 2018 2 days Book Now
Mon 29 Oct 2018 2 days Book Now