Adobe Acrobat Intermediate

Create basic PDF forms, distribute them and compile the results effectively.

This session is a must for Academics, Researchers, and Professional staff who need to use interactive PDF forms on websites or via email, for the creation, distribution and collation of returned data using editable forms, particularly through exporting the collated results for use with other data analysis software. The Commenting and Markup features are also covered to use Acrobat as a drafting tool.

Key content

  • Create a basic form, including adding and formatting form fields, check boxes, radio buttons and combo boxes
  • Distribution of forms
  • Collect data from returned forms in a CSV file for export to Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Word for further analysis
  • Create a reset button to reset the form and create a submit button to submit a form electronically
  • Use the drafting functions of Commenting & Markups, Sticky Notes


  • Create basic PDF forms, distribute them and compile the results effectively
  • Data Collection for further analysis
  • Use the Commenting and Markups functions in the document drafting process


Adobe Acrobat Introduction

Suitable for

This is an advanced level workshop which is suitable for those who have completed the prerequisite or who are competent with the topics covered in that workshop. Before registering for this workshop, it is your responsibility to ensure that you are competent with the topics covered in the prerequisite workshop.


Margaret Marsh

Evolve Capabilities

Scholarship / Professional Development

Leadership Framework dimension

Enabling People


PC and Mac computers are available on a first come, first served basis. Adobe Acrobat CC 2015 is used.


Free for University of Auckland staff/UniServices staff.
Free for University of Auckland postgraduate students.
$125+GST for others.

Dates, times and venues for 2017

Session dates for July onwards will be posted here in early June.

January - March 2017

There are currently no scheduled sessions for this period.

April - June 2017

There are currently no scheduled sessions for this period.

To enrol (University of Auckland Staff Only)

You can enrol through Career Tools.

  1. Visit Career Tools.
  2. Enter the course title e.g. Word Intermediate in the search box in the top right hand corner.  
  3. Click on the title of the course you would like to attend from the list.
  4. Find the session you would like to attend in the list at the bottom and click on Request to register.

If you do not have access to Career Tools, please contact the Staff Service Centre at 86000 or email Staff Service Centre

If you can no longer attend this session, please withdraw immediately using Career Tools by clicking Withdraw under My Actions against the respective session or go to Learn > View Your Training Record and select Withdraw from the drop-down menu to the right of the respective session. No shows and late cancellations may incur a fee. Please see our Cancellation Policy for details.

To enrol (all others)

Please refer to the enrolment instructions on the How to enrol page.