Articulate storyline training
Articulate Storyline training

2 days
In centre:
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Live online:
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Key details

Key details

Articulate Storyline training teaching everything required to build professional-standard, interactive e-learning content.

The tool-of-choice for many instructional designers, Articulate Storyline provides everything you need to develop high-quality e-learning content.

Articulate Storyline training provides a thorough grounding for beginners, teaching all key techniques. Sessions include:

  • Understanding e-learning and planning an Articulate Storyline project.
  • Creating a project, inserting scenes and slides, adding images, animation, and characters.
  • Using all of the different assets and elements, including narration, audio and video.
  • Review questions and quizzes.
  • Publishing your project for the web and mobile distribution to an LMS.

This course is ideal for anyone whose role involves developing online training content using Articulate Storyline.

Articulate Storyline training is arranged on-request, i.e. one-to-one training or a ‘closed course’ for your group. Your training can be tailored to take into account any existing knowledge you have, and the work you’re going to be doing.

In-class or online

This course is available in-class at eight centres or live online.

Expert trainer

Articulate Storyline courses are hosted by e-learning guru Mark Waterfield, a long-established consultant and trainer with expert knowledge of the most popular applications for e-learning development.

Training guide and certificate

Course delegates receive:

  • Comprehensive training materials for Articulate Storyline, to refer to throughout the course, and to use as a refresher afterwards.
  • An e-certificate confirming successful completion of an Articulate Storyline training course. Click here to see an example of the certificate you receive.

After course support

Following Articulate Storyline training, delegates are entitled to 30 days’ email support from their Articulate Storyline trainer to help with any post-course issues. For further details, see Support.


No prior Articulate Storyline knowledge is necessary.

Articulate Storyline version

Training can be based on Articulate Storyline v3 or 360.


General information

General information

Course times

Standard course times are 9.30am–4.30pm.

As we’d be hosting this as a ‘closed course’ for you/your group, there’s usually flexibility to change these times to suit you, e.g. start or end 30 minutes earlier or later.


Payment for Articulate Storyline training can be made by:

  • Bank transfer. Please call 01527 834783 for our bank details.
  • Card. All major credit and debit cards accepted. Payment can be made securely online or over the phone. Card payments are processed by Stripe. Armada doesn’t record or store your card details.

Purchase orders

We accept purchase orders from UK-registered companies and public sector organisations.


See Accommodation local to our training centres.

Cancellations and postponements

If an on-request Articulate Storyline course booking is cancelled giving less than 20 working days’ notice, a cancellation fee is payable. View cancellation terms.

If an on-request Articulate Storyline course booking is postponed giving less than 20 working days’ notice, a postponement fee is payable. View postponement terms.

Terms and conditions

Training course bookings are subject to our terms and conditions.


Expert trainer

Expert trainer

Mark Waterfield

Mark Waterfield Autodesk Certified Instructor

Mark works as a professional e-Learning developer. He is a recognised expert in all aspects of e-Learning, including hosting and LMS development.

Mark has used Adobe Captivate since it’s inception, and is an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) in the application. He also uses Articulate Storyline extensively in his professional work.

Prior to focusing on e-Learning, Mark worked in website development and Flash programming. He is an expert user of Adobe Animate, which he uses to create animations to incorporate into his e-learning tutorials, bringing them to life.

Away from e-Learning, Mark works in the music industry as a programmer, writer, producer and performer. He recently co-wrote a song featured in the Oscar nominated movie ‘Volver’, starring Penelope Cruz.

Course content

Course content

Introduction to Articulate Storyline

  • What is Articulate Storyline and Articulate 360?
  • Articulate Storyline secrets
  • e-Learning templates
  • Approaching Articulate Storyline course design
  • Articulate Storyline and PowerPoint design blend
  • Understanding Articulate Storyline flow

Planning an Articulate Storyline project

Slide properties

  • Slide titles
  • Course level structure
  • Branch and lock slides
  • Slide view / hiding
  • Slide navigation
  • Articulate Storyline properties


  • Character sets
  • Animating a character
  • Facial expressions with characters
  • Posture with characters
  • Working with states and triggers


  • Inserting audio files
  • Recording narration
  • Timing animation
  • Audio editor
  • Editing audio in Articulate Storyline
  • Adding closed captions


  • Record using webcam
  • Record using external camera
  • Recording hints and tips
  • Working with mp4 video
  • Editing video in Articulate Storyline
  • Skinning effects
  • Recording Screencast videos

Drawing tools

  • Drawing toolbar
  • Add shapes
  • Edit shapes
  • Fill colours, gradients, transparencies, textures

Web objects

  • Embedding objects
  • Size and display
  • Working with objects linking and attachments


  • Logos
  • Zoom regions
  • Interactive markers

Articulate Storyline and PowerPoint

  • Working with PowerPoint
  • Combining both applications
  • PowerPoint graphics handling
  • PowerPoint hyperlinks
  • Working with branching
  • Advanced animation techniques
  • Motion paths
  • Rollover animations


  • Working with controls
  • Player control
  • Colour schemes
  • Text Label and colour effects


  • Quizzing options
  • Word quiz, choice, sequential
  • Building quizzes
  • Organising and tailoring feedback message
  • Scoring and Reporting
  • Publishing quizzes and surveys
  • Slide view and freeforms
  • Video quiz
  • Animations with questions
  • Quiz branchng
  • Quiz templates


  • LMS publishing
  • Web publishing
  • Rise 360


Live online training

Live online training

Online training lets you participate in a live Articulate Storyline course from your place of work or home.

We do everything possible to make your online training experience as close as possible to actually being in the classroom. You can:

  • See and hear our trainer, and the other delegates participating in the course…
    Live online training - see your trainer and the other course delegates
  • Watch our trainer demonstrate techniques in Articulate Storyline.
  • Interact by speaking, using chat, or raising your ‘virtual hand’ if you need assistance.
  • Share your screen with our trainer, and allow them to take control to explain something.

Like our in-class courses, online Articulate Storyline courses…

  • Are presented by expert instructors.
  • Give you plenty of opportunity to carry out assisted, practical exercises using Articulate Storyline.
  • Offer 30 days’ email support from your trainer.

All you need is an Internet-connected computer with…

  • Articulate Storyline installed.
  • A webcam and audio capability. If your computer running Articulate Storyline doesn’t have these, you can use a second device, such as another computer or tablet. See Hardware recommendations for live online training for further details.

If there’s anything you’re not sure about we’ll do our best to help you. We won’t, however, be able to assist with your Articulate Storyline installation.

We provide everything else…

  • Links to download the files, resources, etc. you’ll use in your course.
  • A training guide. For most courses, you can choose from a printed copy that we post to you, or a PDF.

In the week before your course, we’ll send you an email containing everything you need to prepare for and participate in the training. Then, a couple of days before your course, we’ll give you a courtesy call to make sure you have everything in place and answer any questions you may have.

Please note that we are not able to record scheduled online courses for privacy reasons.

When you attend live online training, you’re participating in a real course, hosted by a real trainer, in real time


“Course was very useful for me, I felt the course pace was a good pace and I was able to fully understand everything covered and ask questions as we went along ”

Joseph R

“Greta was a great presenter and the whole session flew in, all of her demonstrations were helpful and very easy to follow.”

Caitlin O

“I thought Greta was a fantastic trainer. Extremely knowledgeable in her subject matter but also beyond those boundaries. Very interesting to have a conversation with in quieter moments and definitely no awkward silences”

John S

“Greta is very good at what she does, so engaging and full of knowledge. She paces the learner according to their skills and needs and you leave feeling confident and inspired. It was a wonderful 2 days. ”

Tassmia J

“Greta is awesome - had a great few days with her and learned loads”

Kath A

“Huge thanks to Greta. Passionate, humorous and knowledgeable.”

Paul D