Introduction to Confluence

Use Confluence to Create, Organize, and Discuss Work within a Team Environment; Integrate with Jira and More


Introductory and Beyond

2 Days

Course Overview

Introduction to Confluence is a lab-intensive, hands-on training course that teaches attendees how to use Confluence to create, organize, and discuss work within a team environment. Students learn how manage pages, create spaces for collaboration, integrate JIRA, and much more.

Course Objectives

This course is approximately 50% hands-on, combining expert lecture, real-world demonstrations and group discussions with machine-based practical labs and exercises.  

Working in a hands-on learning environment led by our expert practitioner, students will learn to:

  • Create, edit, and manage pages
  • Work with macros, gadgets, blueprints, and templates
  • Learn collaboration and administration techniques
  • Integrate JIRA
  • Create public, private, and team spaces

Need different skills or topics?  If your team requires different topics or tools, additional skills or custom approach, this course may be further adjusted to accommodate.  We offer additional Jira, Agile, DevOps, container, and other related topics that may be blended with this course for a track that best suits your needs. 

Course Prerequisites

All students should have taken the Introduction to JIRA for Administrators course or have equivalent experience.

Please see the Related Courses tab for specific Pre-Requisite courses, Related Courses that offer similar skills or topics, and next-step Learning Path recommendations.

Course Agenda

Please note that this list of topics is based on our standard course offering, evolved from typical industry uses and trends. We’ll work with you to tune this course and level of coverage to target the skills you need most.


  • History
  • Navigation
  • Space Directory
  • Shortcuts
  • Pages VS Blogs


  • Creating Pages
  • Editing Pages
  • File Directory
  • Advanced Editing (Markup, Undefined links, etc.)
  • Copying and Moving Pages
  • Deleting Pages
  • Tasks
  • Macros/Gadgets
  • Macro overview and use
  • Using JIRA Gadgets
  • Editing Existing Macros


  • Working with Blueprints
  • Creating/Using Templates


  • Sharing Links
  • Commenting
  • Mentioning
  • "Liking" Content
  • "Watching" Content

JIRA Integration

  • Linking your JIRA and Confluence Instances
  • Linking Issues and Filters
  • Auto Links


  • Page vs Space vs System Admin
  • Notifications
  • Watchers
  • Linking to Other Applications
  • Workbox Notifications
  • Look and Feel

Creating Spaces

  • Public Space
  • Private Space
  • Team Space
  • Technical Documentation
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Blog

Course Materials

Student Materials: Each participant will receive a Student Guide with course notes, code samples, software tutorials, step-by-step written lab instructions, diagrams and related reference materials and resource links. Students will also receive the project files (or code, if applicable) and solutions required for the hands-on work.

Hands-On Setup Made Simple! Our dedicated tech team will work with you to ensure our ‘easy-access’ cloud-based course environment is accessible, fully-tested and verified as ready to go well in advance of the course start date, ensuring a smooth start to class and effective learning experience for all participants. Please inquire for details and options.

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