Introduction to Adobe Captivate Training - The Essentials

Course 2941

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Language: English
  • Level: Foundation

This Introduction to Adobe Captivate training is a three-day course to teach the core Adobe Captivate skills needed to create interactive eLearning and mLearning content. First, you will learn how to create a soft-skills lesson from scratch by following step-by-step instructions. In addition, you’ll learn to record and produce software demonstrations and interactive training simulations. This Captivate course will take you through three e-learning projects: a demonstration, a simulation and a SCORM-compliant quiz.

This three-day Introduction to Captivate is always followed in the same week by the 2-day intermediate Captivate Course - Beyond the Essentials.

Essential Adobe Captivate Course Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Essential Adobe Captivate Course Information

In this Adobe Captivate Course, you will:

  • How to create a soft-skills lesson from scratch
  • Record and produce software demonstrations, and interactive training simulations


You should have:

  • Practical working knowledge of Mac OS X or Windows
  • Basic Web knowledge

Essential Adobe Captivate Course Outline

  • Lesson 1: Exploring Captivate
  • Lesson 2: New Project & Soft Skills eLearning
  • Lesson 3: Recording Demos and Sims
  • Lesson 4: Captions, Styles and Timing
  • Lesson 5: Images and Smart Shapes
  • Lesson 6: Pointers, Paths, Boxes, and Buttons
  • Lesson 7: Rollovers and Zooms
  • Lesson 8: Audio
  • Lesson 9: Video, Animation and Effects
  • Lesson 10: Adding Interactivity
  • Lesson 11: Working With PowerPoint
  • Lesson 12: Introduction to Question Slides
  • Lesson 13: Finishing Touches

Note: The curricula above comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. The instructor may, at his/her discretion, adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class.

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Essential Adobe Captivate Course FAQs

Adobe Captivate is an authoring tool used for creating eLearning content. Some examples are software demonstrations, simulations, branched scenarios, and randomized quizzes in Small Web Formats and HTML5 formats.

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms, so we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available online, in person, or as Private Team Training.

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