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Captivate 2017 Essentials Course

(4.87 out of 5) 49 Student Reviews

About the course

During this 2-day Captivate 2017 Essentials course, participants will learn the skills needed to create interactive eLearning content. With step-by-step learning, you will be able to create elearning lessons from scratch. When you finish the course, you'll know how to control the mouse pointer and add such standard objects as text captions, images, and highlight boxes. You'll be able to record, import and edit audio, and further enhance the learner experience by adding interactivity via click boxes, buttons, text entry boxes and import PowerPoint into Captivate.

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for Adobe Captivate 2017 users who want to create interactive, engaging training simulations and scenario-based training with tutorials and quizzes, or capture and communicate knowledge visually.


There are no pre-requisites for attending this course; however participants are expected to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system.

Course Details

  • $990 incl GST
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Max. Class Size: 10
  • Avg. Class Size: 5
  • Study Mode: Classroom Online Live
  • Level: Beginner
  • Times: 9.00am to 5.00pm approx
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  • Sydney Class Dates

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    Level 11, 32 Walker Street, North Sydney , NSW 2060

    20 - 21 Jan 21 Wed - Thu Classroom
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    30 Sep - 01 Oct 21 Thu - Fri Classroom
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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    27 - 28 Jan 21 Wed - Thu Classroom
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    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    18 - 19 Mar 21 Thu - Fri Classroom
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    Level 4, 54 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra , ACT 2601

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    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

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    Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth , WA 6000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Exploring Captivate 2017

  • Explore a Finished Captivate Project
  • Zoom and Magnify
  • Navigating a Project
  • Explore and Reset the Workspace
  • Previewing the Entire Project

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Unit 2: New Project in Captivate 2017

  • Creating a Blank Project
  • Adding Images to Placeholders
  • Insert and Format a Text Button
  • Disable Click Sounds

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Unit 3: Recording Screen Actions

  • Preparing to Record
  • Rehearsing a Script
  • Reviewing Recording Settings
  • Reviewing Recording Modes
  • Record Using Multiple Modes
  • Record a Custom Simulation
  • Record a Demonstration that pans
  • Manually Recording the Screen

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Unit 4: Using Captions, Styles and Timing

  • Inserting and Editing Text Captions
  • Modifying Text Caption Properties
  • Editing the Default Caption Style
  • Changing a Callout Type Used by a Text Caption
  • Controlling Slide Timing
  • Controlling Slide Object Timing
  • Check Spelling
  • Aligning Slide Objects

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Unit 5: Working with Images and Smart Shapes

  • Inserting, Resizing, and Restoring an Image
  • Transforming an Image
  • Using the Library
  • Managing Unused Project Assets
  • Cropping and Renaming an Image
  • Removing a Background Color
  • Inserting Characters
  • Inserting Assets
  • Inserting a Cloud Callout
  • Creating an Image Mask
  • Deleting a Slide Background
  • Working with Photoshop Layers
  • Creating an Image Slideshow

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Unit 6: Using Pointers, Paths, Boxes, and Buttons

  • Controlling Mouse Effects
  • Editing a Mouse Path
  • Cloning an Object Style
  • Inserting a Highlight Box
  • Inserting an Image Button
  • Control Appear After Timing

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Unit 7: Working with Rollovers and Zooms

  • Inserting a Rollover Caption
  • Inserting a Rollover Image
  • Inserting a Rollover Slidelet
  • Inserting a Zoom Area

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Unit 8: Working with Audio

  • Importing Audio onto a Slide Object
  • Importing Background Audio
  • Adding a Slide Note
  • Calibrating a Microphone
  • Recording Slide Audio
  • Importing Audio onto a Slide
  • Editing an Audio File
  • Inserting Silence
  • Converting Text-to-Speech

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Unit 9: Working with Video, Animation and Effects

  • Inserting a Flash Video
  • Setting Flash Video Properties
  • Adding Animation to a Slide
  • Inserting Text Animation
  • Applying an Effect to a Slide Object
  • Applying a Free Fall Effect to an Object
  • Editing Effect Timings

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Unit 10: Adding Interactivity

  • Hiding the Mouse
  • Replacing Phrases
  • Inserting a Click Box
  • Inserting a Text Entry Box

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Unit 11: Working with PowerPoint

  • Importing PowerPoint slides
  • Applying Changes to All Items
  • Editing a Presentation
  • Synchronise with Source
  • Rescaling a Project

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Unit 12: Introduction to Question Slides

  • Edit Quizzing Object Styles
  • Setting the Quiz Preferences
  • Inserting Question Slides
  • Editing Question Slides
  • Inserting a Knowledge Check

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Unit 13: Adding Finishing Touches

  • Creating a Link to a Web Site
  • Applying a Skin
  • Editing, Saving and Deleting a Skin
  • Creating a Table-Of-Content
  • Checking Publish Settings and Adding a Loading Screen
  • Publishing a SWF and PDF
  • Running the HTML5 Tracker
  • Publishing as HTML5
  • Exporting Captions to Microsoft Word
  • Performing a “Round Trip"

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Course Reviews

(4.80 out of 5) Raelene S [ 10 March, 2020 ]
The fact that John was able to customise the course for us. Also, that he was able to give us a lot of tips and tricks (especially in regards to setting up our projects)
(5.00 out of 5) Rachel P [ 10 March, 2020 ]
Training course was fantastic, covered everything that we need to create our own training courses. Very valuable and I would definitely recommend this to any one who is creating their own packages.
(3.80 out of 5) Lara C [ 15 January, 2020 ]
It was great to get some wholistic information about instructional design process as well as the course content. I think the course was taught well... as a beginner I need a lot of practice. There was a lot of content and I hope my notes will be able to trigger memory. If not can use instructional videos as recommended by John. Thank you John for the course!
(5.00 out of 5) Hannah R [ 15 January, 2020 ]
The course was very engaging. John is a great teacher, and provided all of the information in a clear and concise manor. Highly recommend!

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