Develop your skills with TechSmith Camtasia and Snagit

What's Included

checkmarkTechSmith Certifications in Camtasia and Snagit are premium learning experiences that develop your skills with screencasting and visual communication. Each certification program is maintained to reflect the functionality and content of the most current version of Camtasia or Snagit unless otherwise stated.

In both courses, you’ll check your knowledge along the way and earn a TechSmith issued certificate that can be added to your LinkedIn profile, or printed to brag about the expertise you've earned.

Accessing the Certification Courses

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The Camtasia and Snagit Certification programs are exclusively available to those who have a TechSmith Maintenance Agreement for the software they have purchased. If you do not currently have a license for Camtasia or Snagit with an active maintenance agreement, please contact our sales team.

 Camtasia Certification

  • 25+ videos demonstrating the ins and outs of screencast creation and editing with Camtasia, with more coming soon.
  • Learn the process of creating screencasts with Camtasia
  • Walk through a project and learn tips and tricks for efficient and effective video creation
  • Includes downloadable project files to provide practice opportunities

If you have purchased a Camtasia Maintenance Agreement, the Camtasia Certification course will be available below.

 Snagit Certification

  • 20+ videos of Snagit how-tos and example workflows
  • Learn how visual communication helps you “show what you know”
  • Walk through the basics of screen capture and image editing with Snagit
  • Learn to customize Snagit, speed-up workflows, and maintain consistency across departments and teams
  • Task-specific tracks help you learn the particular workflows you need to get your work done faster

If you have purchased a Snagit Maintenance Agreement, the Snagit Certification Course will be available below.

Other Resources

If you are looking for more ways to learn, we have several expert training resources to help anyone create digital media.

  • Learn more about the basics of video creation and visual communication, check out TechSmith Academy
  • To learn more about how to use Camtasia specifically, check out our free series of product tutorials
  • Or check out the TechSmith blog to learn about tips, trends, and strategies to help you share your knowledge through visuals and videos.
1. Preparing to Create Screencasts
1. Preparing to Create Screencasts
Learn a few preparatory steps to help you make sure your screencast will be effective and achieve its intended goal.
FREE
1 hr 21 min
2. Recording Audio and Narration
2. Recording Audio and Narration
Learn the basics and best practices to record good quality narration with Camtasia.
FREE
0 hr 56 min
6. Animating and Moving Elements
6. Animating and Moving Elements
Learn how to zoom in on your screen and add animation effects to various elements of your screencast.
FREE
1 hr 23 min
7. Audio Editing
7. Audio Editing
Learn the basics of audio editing in Camtasia, and how to get the most from its audio properties.
FREE
0 hr 20 min
5. Visual Effects
5. Visual Effects
Learn how to add visual effects and elements to your videos, including adjusting scale, opacity, rotation, adding annotations, and much more.
FREE
1 hr 30 min
9. Effects, Quizzes, and Interactivity
9. Effects, Quizzes, and Interactivity
Learn how to add several other effects, like transitions and cursor effects. In addition, learn how to add interactivity to your screencasts with quizzes and interactive hotspots, and more.
FREE
1 hr 20 min
Camtasia Certification (Test Only)
Camtasia Certification (Test Only)
Already know Camtasia and screencasting? You can take the test, and jump right to the certification. If you pass the exam, you do NOT have to take the courses.
FREE
Receive My Certification
Receive My Certification
Once you have taken and passed all of the quizzes, click Get Started to receive your certificate.
FREE
Camtasia Certification: Orientation & About the Author
Camtasia Certification: Orientation & About the Author
Learn more about the Camtasia Certification program and how it works, meet the author, and view some FAQs about the certification.
 
0 hr 4 min
10. Producing and Hosting Your Video
10. Producing and Hosting Your Video
Learn how to render your video for sharing, and about several different publishing options available in Camtasia.
FREE
1 hr 48 min
3. Recording Your Screencast
3. Recording Your Screencast
Learn how to set-up and record exactly what you need, including capturing content and the screen of your mobile device.
FREE
2 hr 16 min
8. Captioning Your Videos
8. Captioning Your Videos
Learn how to add captions to your screencasts for viewer accessibility and convenience.
FREE
0 hr 43 min
4. Editing Screencasts
4. Editing Screencasts
Learn how to edit your screencast in Camtasia, including cutting, trimming, and manipulating content in the timeline and on the canvas.
FREE
3 hr 30 min
Course Orientation & About the Author
Course Orientation & About the Author
Learn more about the Snagit Certification program, how the course works, and meet the author.
FREE
2 min
Part 1 - Snagit Fundamentals
Part 1 - Snagit Fundamentals
Learn the components of Snagit, how to capture screenshots and record your screen, save and share your work and key customization workflows and features.
FREE
48 min
Part 2 - Applied Workflows
Part 2 - Applied Workflows
In Part 2, you will learn four workflows that apply what you learned in Part 1.
FREE
13 min
Part 3 - Techniques for Technical Documentation
Part 3 - Techniques for Technical Documentation
Learn how Snagit can be used to create and maintain content for technical resources like help guides, knowledge bases, and other user support materials.
FREE
16 min
Part 3 - Techniques for Creating Training Materials
Part 3 - Techniques for Creating Training Materials
Learn workflows that help you create training pieces like a job aid, a how-to video from a set of images, or use Snagit to capture and collect SME (Subject Matter Expert) knowledge.
FREE
14 min
Part 3 - Techniques for Creating Marketing Materials
Part 3 - Techniques for Creating Marketing Materials
Make quick edits to repurpose an image or graphic. Create a video from images to share campaign results. Create a GIF from a section of video to tease new features or offerings.
FREE
13 min
Part 3 - Techniques for Feedback and Organizational Communication
Part 3 - Techniques for Feedback and Organizational Communication
Snagit is a critical tool for organizational communication. In this track, learn how Snagit is ideal for creating resources to cut down on common questions, providing actionable feedback in a video made from screenshots, and how quickly you can mockup your ideas for a design or graphic.
FREE
14 min
Course Satisfaction Survey
Course Satisfaction Survey
Whether you complete the entire course or none at all, we want your feedback so we can improve what we offer!
FREE
Camtasia Certification Satisfaction Survey
Camtasia Certification Satisfaction Survey
Whether you complete the entire course or none at all, we want your feedback so we can improve what we offer!
FREE
Camtasia 2020: Preparing to Screencast
Camtasia 2020: Preparing to Screencast
Learn helpful steps to ensure your screencasts achieve their intended goal, including advice on writing scripts and creating storyboards. Part of the Explorer Certification Path
FREE
0 hr 36 min
Receive My Camtasia 2020 Explorer Certification
Receive My Camtasia 2020 Explorer Certification
Once you've completed all of the Camtasia 2020 Explorer Certification and passed all of the associated quizzes, click Get Started to receive your certificate.
FREE
Camtasia 2020 Explorer Certification (Test Only)
Camtasia 2020 Explorer Certification (Test Only)
Already know Camtasia and screencasting? You can take the test, and jump right to the certification. If you pass the exam, you do NOT have to take the courses.
FREE
Camtasia 2020: Recording Your Screencast
Camtasia 2020: Recording Your Screencast
Learn the steps and processes for recording your screencasts, including becoming familiar with the TechSmith Camtasia 2020 Recorder for Windows and Mac.
FREE
0 hr 29 min
Camtasia 2020: Capturing PowerPoint
Camtasia 2020: Capturing PowerPoint
Camtasia makes recording PowerPoint presentations easy. This course will focus on recording your presentation with the PowerPoint Add-In. It will also cover how to import your PPT presentation, including automatically adding notes and markers.
FREE
0 hr 7 min
Camtasia 2020: Basic Editing
Camtasia 2020: Basic Editing
Learn the basics of editing your screencast in Camtasia. This course will introduce you to the Camtasia Editor interface and controls, help you learn how to add media to your project, how to move and arrange media clips, and introduce the editing tools and some editing techniques.
FREE
1 hr 11 min
Camtasia 2020: Visual Elements
Camtasia 2020: Visual Elements
Screencasts are a great way to show what you know by recording your screen, but sometimes it is helpful to enhance what you are showing by adding visual elements. In this course learn how to enhance your screen with annotations, zooming and panning, using text, and adding in other visuals to your video.
FREE
0 hr 42 min
Camtasia 2020: Narrations and Captions
Camtasia 2020: Narrations and Captions
Learn how to use the Voice Narration tool to add audio to your screencast after recording. Also learn how to add and sync captions to your videos.
FREE
0 hr 31 min
Camtasia 2020: Basic Effects and Interactions
Camtasia 2020: Basic Effects and Interactions
When creating screencasts, sometimes you'll want to enhance them with some basic effects. In this course you'll learn about using transitions to enhance your video. You'll also learn the basics of adding Markers to create a Table of Contents to help your viewers navigate your video.
FREE
0 hr 14 min
Camtasia 2020: Producing and Sharing
Camtasia 2020: Producing and Sharing
Before you can share your video, you need to render your video to a shareable format. During this course, you'll learn the steps for producing your video. You'll also learn how to share your video.
FREE
0 hr 20 min
Camtasia 2020 Explorer Certification Satisfaction Survey
Camtasia 2020 Explorer Certification Satisfaction Survey
We would like to hear from you about your experience with the Camtasia Certification, whether you have completed all of your courses or not.
FREE
Snagit, Asset Library, and Video Review
Snagit, Asset Library, and Video Review
Learn about several tools, Snagit, TechSmith Assets, and TechSmith Video Review, to help you make better and more engaging screencasts with Camtasia. (Free to View)
 
0 hr 33 min
Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Have questions about TechSmith Certification? This section will look at a few commonly asked questions.
 
Certification Community
Certification Community
Join our Slack Channel to get answers to questions about the certification and talk with other certification members.
FREE