+353 1 279 0020 and +353 86 2471404sales@olas.ie Olas: Professional, Direct, Clever & Helpful

Adobe Captivate



The aim of the course is to introduce the concepts of good design when developing e-learning material and to provide an introduction to the capabilities of Adobe Captivate for rapid development of online training material.

Two Day Course Price: €925 per person

Click here to view the upcoming Virtual Live Training 1.5 hour session schedule.

To book onto a Virtual Live Training 1.5 hour session, or series of sessions, please click here.


  • Dates available on request, please call for details – 2 Days


This course is designed for people who would like to create their own e-learning material. No programming knowledge or multimedia skills are necessary.


  • None


To introduce the learner to concepts of good design when developing e-learning material with Adobe Captivate.

Course Outline
Click here to download course oultline

The Design Process
The importance of the Design Process
Design Fundamentals
Concept and Introduction Slides

Explore the Captivate Interface
The Captivate Work Area
Slides in Captivate
Views in Captivate
Project Preferences
Managing the Library

Recording a Software Demonstration (‘Show Me’)
What is a Project?
What is a Software Demonstration?
Types of Demonstrations
Creating a new Project
How to record a Demonstration

Modifying a Demonstration
Concept of objects
Adding and Modifying Text Captions
Adding and Amending Highlight Boxes
Amending Mouse Properties

Inserting Images, Videos and Animation into Project
Adding and Amending Images
Factors to consider when using images
Adding and Amending Animations
Adding and Amending Videos
Factors to consider when using video

Updating a Project
Recording Additional Slides
Importing PowerPoint Slides

Summary and Review of Day 1

Recording a Software Simulation (‘Let Me’)
What is a Software Simulation?
How it differs from a Demonstration
How to record a Simulation
Converting a ‘Let Me’ Simulation into a ‘Hybrid’ Simulation
Adding click boxes
Adding text entry boxes
Adding rollover captions

Recording Audio
Recording Audio
Synching Audio
Editing Audio
Importing and editing Audio files

Using Quizzes in Captivate
Overview on Quizzes
Types of Questions
How to insert Quiz Slides
Randomised Quizzing and Question Pools

Introduction to additional interactivity
The concept of Scenario Branching
Instructional Feedback
Interactive Elements

Publishing a Project
Previewing a Project
Skin Editor
Output Options
Options for Tracking Scores

Styles and Master Slides
Creating text caption styles
Using the Object Style Manager
Creating and using Master Slides

Course Summary and Review

Contact Us

Drop us a line, include your contact details and we will get back to you as soon as possible.