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Certified Training Taught by MAD Certified Instructors

Maximize your return on investment with on-site and web-based training, taught by our MAD Certified Flare Experts.


Advance your product know-how and get the technical communication skills you need to thrive.

  • Get up to speed quickly with instructor-led training
  • Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced courses for all skill levels
  • Flexible schedules so you can find a course right for you
  • Showcase your expertise and enhance your marketability
I love how Flare empowered me as a technical writer. Then I got a job on a team that used painfully inadequate tools and processes. Using Flare wasn’t an option. After a year and a half, I was just able to start using Flare again about a week ago. I felt like my hands had been untied!

Kathryn Grant

Instructor-led Certified Training Courses

Using a combination of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on practice to introduce the major features and functionality of MadCap Flare, our instructor-led certified training courses will teach you the skills you need to thrive.

MadCap Flare Introductory Training

1-day Web-based Training

Course Value: $599
NOW BUNDLED FREE WITH YOUR MADCAP FLARE PURCHASE!

Audience

This course was designed for new Flare users. There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Overview

This course uses a combination of feature overviews and demonstrations to introduce the core features of Flare. By the end of the course, you will have the skills you need to get started on your first Flare project.

During this hands-on course, a Certified Flare Instructor will cover introductory topics, including:

  • Getting started with Flare
  • Importing HTML, Word, and FrameMaker® documents
  • Adding and linking content
  • Designing content
  • Single sourcing content
  • Sending topics for review using MadCap Contributor and MadCap Central
  • Publishing single source content to multiple outputs

Course Value: $599

Introducing Free Introductory Training with License Purchase*
Now bundled free with your MadCap Flare purchase, get started immediately with a certified training course. Courses are offered monthly, and registering for the course is easy. Contact your sales representative for
more details.

*Please note, the Introductory training course must be completed within 30 days of purchase. Certain restrictions apply and cannot be combined with any other offer.

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MadCap Flare Intermediate Training

2-day On-site or 3-day Web-based Training

Course Fee: $999

Audience

This course was designed for new and intermediate level Flare users. It also includes extensive tips, advanced techniques, and challenge exercises for experienced users.

Course Overview

This course uses a combination of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on practice exercises to explore the major features of Flare. By the end of the course, you will have the skills you need to develop online and print targets such as help systems, knowledge bases, policies and procedures, and user guides.

During this hands-on course, a Certified Flare Instructor will cover:

  • Creating and configuring TOCs, glossaries, indexes, and the full-text search
  • Linking to topics, websites, and PDFs
  • Adding drop-down, expanding, and toggler links
  • Designing content using stylesheets and table stylesheets
  • Designing targets using master pages, skins, and page layouts
  • Single sourcing using condition tags
  • Reusing content using variables and snippets
  • Sharing files between projects
  • Setting up, building, and publishing print and online targets
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MadCap Flare Advanced Training

3-day Web-based Training

Course Fee: $999

Audience

This course was designed for experienced Flare users. Prerequisites include the Introductory and Intermediate course, or students with at least 3 years of experience working with Flare.

Course Overview

This course uses a combination of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on practice to introduce the advanced design and single sourcing features in Flare. By the end of the course, you will have the skills you need to design cutting-edge online targets efficiently using MadCap’s single sourcing features.

During this hands-on course, a Certified Flare Instructor will cover:

  • Responsive design best practices
  • "Reset" style definitions
  • CSS mediums
  • The Foundation grid
  • Advanced pseudo elements, pseudo classes, and selectors
  • Multiple master pages for home pages and other topics
  • Responsive layouts
  • Home page "card" design and layout
  • Advanced topic design and layout
  • Font Awesome icons
  • Google Fonts
  • Responsive tables
  • Responsive images
  • calc() and CSS variables
  • Language-specific style definitions
  • Single sourcing designs for print targets
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Additional Training Opportunities

On-Site Training

Looking for a training opportunity, delivered straight from your own offices? On-site training gives you a flexible, cost-effective option to engage and learn directly from trained instructors. Customized to fit your needs, training can be modified to fit your timeframe, class size, and participants’ skill level.

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ADDITIONAL TRAINING REQUESTS

Do you have a special training request? Or would you like to schedule a web-based training course to accommodate your time zone? Contact us with any specific requests to get the training you need for you and your team.

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MadCamp

Our MadCamp on-site training course is ideal for both new and intermediate users looking to learn more about the powerful features of MadCap Flare. The four-day course covers a wide range of topics, including topic-based authoring, single-source publishing and formatting content with cascading
style sheets (CSS).

The next MadCamp is scheduled for
October 2-5, 2018 in La Jolla, CA

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