Carousel Academy

Online Training Curriculum.
‍Delivered to you in easy to consume, bite-sized chunks.

Carousel Academy shows you how to do things in the software, not just documentation or features. 



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user training courses

The User Training Course Pack is appropriate for content-creation users. Each pack provides one user with unlimited access to the USER level courses for 60 days.
  • CSL101 Carousel 101 - Getting Started (45 min.)
  • This course is the prerequisite to all other courses in the Carousel training.  Topics covered include terminology, logging in to the system, navigating between zones, and an overview of content creation and media uploading.
  • CSL110 Advanced Template Bulletins (30 min.)
  • This course will go over all tools and options available in template creation for bulletins and full screen alerts. It includes creating background bulletins for zones with seamless backgrounds.
  • CSL120 Advanced Dynamic Bulletins (50 min.)
  • This course gives step-by-step instructions for creating every available type of dynamic bulletin in Carousel.  Dynamic bulletins include clocks, calendars, Twitter, RSS feeds, live video and more.
  • CSL130 Action Menu Training (20 min.)
  • This course will show you all of the functions and options available with the action menu, an important tool for completing many tasks.  Action menus are located in the bulletin, alert, template, and media manage areas of Carousel.
  • CSL140 Advanced Media and Bulletin Uploading (20 min.)
  • In this course, you will learn how to better use audio, video, backgrounds and pictures in Carousel bulletins, as well as techniques for uploading bulletins.  Also included are tips for uploading multiple media items at once and creating bulletins with outside publishing software.

admin training courses

The Admin Training Course Pack is appropriate for system administrators. Each pack provides one user with unlimited access to the ADMIN level courses for 60 days.
  • CSL200 Channel And Zone (25 min.)
  • This course will cover zone and channel creation for users who would like to build their own channels. Users will learn about creating different zone types, organizing them into channels, managing channel settings, and uploading seamless backgrounds.
  • CSL210 Player Training (15 min.)
  • This course will teach administrators how to manage their players in the player dashboard and set channel schedules in Carousel.
  • CSL220 FrontDoor Training (45 min.)
  • This course will go over the process of creating users and assigning roles, detailed explanations of access rights and domains for users, and strategies for setting up user accounts for your system.  It will also cover the server settings located in FrontDoor.
  • CSL230 System Settings (20 min.)
  • This course will explain all settings available in the system settings area on the configure screen in Carousel. Settings include authentication, CAP configuration, notifications, zone tags, and more.
  • CSL240 - Additional Features (20 min.)
  • This course is designed to give you more information and training on specialized functions of Carousel.  Topics include importing and exporting channels, organizing large systems, and creating video walls. This course continues to grow over time, as more Carousel users submit ideas for training content.

Carousel Academy Technical Training

The Carousel Academy Technical Training is designed for system administrators and installers. Each pack provides one user with unlimited access to the 400-level courses for 60 days.
  • 410 - Carousel Components (16 min.)
  • This course goes over the important components that make up a Carousel signage system, including SQL, Carousel Service/Rendering Service/Rabbit MQ, and IIS.
  • 420 - Technical "How To" Videos (28 min.)
  • This course shows users how to complete the most important technical tasks for Carousel.  These include installing Carousel software, updating software, migrating systems, backing up a Carousel system, and specialized Carousel configurations.
  • 430 - Installing Players (9 min.)
  • This course takes you step-by-step through the process of installing Windows, BrightSign, and AppleTV players.

Carousel Academy User and Admin Courses Bundle

The User and Admin Course bundle provides one user with access to all of Carousel Training Academy's USER and ADMIN level courses. Each bundle provides one user with unlimited access to the courses for 60 days.

Additional Training

The academy is an ever expanding platform, with new courses being developed and released all the time.  These advanced courses help Carousel users, administrators, and technical staff better understand and more skillfully use their Carousel systems.

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Carousel Academy curriculum is for Carousel 7.

Please contact us for training and upgrade options if you have an older version of Carousel.