As a Claris Platinum Partner and Claris Partner-Trainer, Direct Impact Solutions offers a comprehensive training program to help you master the Claris FileMaker platform.
Our Certified FileMaker® Trainers have the experience and skills to deliver quality training courses. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to take a training session from a FileMaker expert.
FileMaker Training Classes
Our predefined learning paths are offered in virtual classrooms.
Private FileMaker Training
Enjoy private coaching sessions tailored to your needs.
Prepare for the FileMaker Certification exam.
Choose your predefined learning path
FileMaker Training for Users
This course is designed for users who want to improve their knowledge of FileMaker for data entry and searches. This course does not cover database design or programming.
Participants will learn how to search a FileMaker database efficiently and how to manipulate records in fields and tables in an optimal way.
There are no prerequisites for this course. However, participants should be familiar with basic operations such as opening the FileMaker Pro application, opening a file (.fmp12) and navigating records and fields.
Download the Complete User’s Level Curriculum (PDF)
Next FileMaker Training for Users
March 10-11, 2022
FileMaker Training for Beginner Developers
This course is designed for participants who already know the Claris FileMaker software from a user’s point of view for data entry and searches but have not yet explored programming.
With our training session for beginners, you will learn how it’s possible to create a Claris FileMaker solution in just a few hours. Learn how to turn your Excel spreadsheets into Claris FileMaker applications that are networked and accessible on your mobile devices. You will learn to establish a relationship between two tables, how to design modern layouts that enhance the user experience.
Participants who attend this training session must know how to:
- Create, delete and modify tables and records
- Create, delete and modify find requests
- Create, delete and modify layouts
Download the Complete Beginner’s Level Curriculum (PDF)
Next FileMaker Training for Beginner Developers
March 24-25, 2022
Intermediate FileMaker Training
This course is for participants who are already familiar with Claris FileMaker’s basic programming tools, but wish to explore the platform’s capabilities.
With our intermediate level training session, you will learn how to organize tables and links in an optimal way and how to automate the users’ tasks by means of scripts. Also, learn how to use calculations, variables, and script settings to develop an ergonomic and elegant user interface.
Participants who attend this training session must know how to:
- Import and export data
- Create and manage layouts
- Add and move objects in layout
- Configure single action buttons
- Create a link between two tables
Download the Complete Intermediate’s Level Curriculum (PDF)
Next FileMaker Training for Intermediate Developers
January 13-14, 20-21, 2022
Advanced FileMaker Training
This course is intended for participants who are already comfortable with programming with FileMaker software, but who wish to reach a more advanced level.
Participants will learn advanced techniques for data modeling, handling multiple script parameters, and using custom functions. They will also learn how to use advanced calculations and script triggers to enhance the user experience.
Participants who enroll in the advanced class should know how to:
- Establish and configure relationships between multiple tables
- Design and use calculation formulas
- Build scripts to automate routines
- Use layout objects and object formatting to enhance the user experience
- Create and configure account and privileges
Download the Complete Advanced Level Curriculum (PDF)
Next FileMaker Training for Advanced Developers
February 10-11, 2022
Do you wish for another date?
If the proposed dates are not to your convenience, you may register on our waiting list and you will have priority as soon as our next training session dates are available.
About our predefined learning paths
Number of participants
A minimum of six (6) participants are required to confirm a class. The class must be confirmed no later than 10 working days prior to the scheduled date. In the event that the minimum required participation rate is not reached, the class will be canceled and registration postponed to a later date.
In general, the training sessions take place from 1:00pm to 4:00pm Eastern Time (ET) – 10:00am to 1:00pm Pacific Time (PT), except in certain cases.
All of our training sessions are offered remotely in a virtual classroom. We offer a complete training environment with a copy of Claris FileMaker Pro software for all participants and a FileMaker Server. We provide each participant with a Windows “Remote Desktop” connection configured to connect to the work environment and access the training material.
FileMaker Certification Learning Path
This program is intended for FileMaker developers who wish to take the official certification exam offered by Claris International Inc.
Participants who register for the FileMaker Certification Learning Path program receive:
- A 3-hour training session dedicated to the preparation for the certification exam (in a small group of 3 participants max.)
- A 3-hour time bank for individual coaching with one of our FileMaker-certified trainers
- A not-for-resale (NFR) educational copy of the latest version of FileMaker Pro
- Exclusive access to Direct Impact Solutions’ certification exam preparation materials
- A promotional code for 50% off our FileMaker training classes
This program assumes a certain level of knowledge and interest in Claris certification. This program may not be beneficial to beginners or intermediate developers of Claris FileMaker Pro. Based on these prerequisites, Direct Impact reserves the right to refuse an applicant’s entry.
Terms and Conditions
Download the outline for the FileMaker Certification Learning Path (PDF)
Next FileMaker Certification Learning Path
May 12, 2022
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