InDesign Introduction Course

 InDesign Introduction Course

This InDesign Introduction course introduces the InDesign interface, tool box and panels.  The InDesign course introduces the principles of DTP layout working during the course on flyers, posters, stationary, booklets.  In addition to learning DTP layout other areas of graphic design are also included.  Find out about typography, colour models and general design tips and tricks. 

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 All InDesign Introduction courses are customisable, elements from the InDesign Introduction course can be combined with the InDesign Advanced course or with other Adobe Training courses such as Photoshop Introduction course or Illustrator Introduction course.


InDesign Introduction Courses in Birmingham, Sheffield, Cambridge, Midlands, Manchester, Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Oxford, Milton Keynes, Rugby, Liverpool, Stoke on Trent, Northampton, Lincoln, Boston, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Reading


InDesign Introduction Course Overview

Getting started
Creating and saving a document
New document setup
Tools / panels
Document navigation


Smart layout

Grids (including baseline grid for individual text frames)
Rulers (zero point)


Text Basics

Text frames
Formatting Text frames
Text frame properties
Text frame – multi column setup


Type Handling & Manipulation
Placing text
Character styles / Paragraph styles
Typography and layouts

Tab Handling

Tab palette
Tab characters
Editing tabs
Adding leaders


Colour models
New colours


Placing images
Editing images / graphic frames
Image formats
Graphic frames


Combining Type and Imagery
Text and graphics


Print output
Export (print) to .PDF

Prices for Adobe InDesign Introduction course - onsite per day

(All prices INCLUSIVE of VAT


Standard rate for one person is £300.00 inc VAT

A second person £50.00 inc VAT

Any additional persons £40.00 inc VAT

We are Midlands based so depending on your location in the UK travel expenses may be incurred.


The above price includes 6 months post course support.  We like to build rapport with our clients so any Adobe Indesign Introduction course post support would be held directly with the Indesign trainer who delivered the course/s.  It also includes any and all course materials plus access to our online training tips, tricks & tutorials.

We run InDesign Training Courses across the Midlands including Birmingham


  • Captivate Course

    All geeked out today!

    Trained on Captivate Training Resource software and LOVED IT!

    Great session with Greta 

    Emma Wallace, Learndirect
  • InDesign Bespoke Training

    An excellent and enjoyable days training on Adobe In Design CS5 with Greta - who was more than happy to tailor the day specifically to my needs, as the sole user within a very small organisation with other roles to fulfil.  Greta has boundless knowledge and enthusiasm for the package and above all lots of patience!  I would highly recommend her.

    Jane Hagreen
    Fundraising Manager

    Coping with Cancer, Leicester
  • Adobe InDesign Advanced / Bespoke Course


    BRILLIANT!  Incredibly indepth training in a relaxed manner.  Greta is personable yet very professional and really helps the information to sink in.


    Best Training Course EVER!  We will be back!


    Thank you - we will miss you now!

    Libby Fielding - Marketing Executive


    The InDesign Training was fantastic Greta showed us so many ways of using the software effectively, this course is so useful.  I can't recommend her highly enough.


    Ellie Thomas - Marketing Manager

    MTC - Manufacturing Technology Centre, Anstey Business Park, Coventry


    Adobe InDesign Advanced Bespoke Course
  • Photoshop & Photoshop Elements Course

    Relaxed, enjoyable & friendly this course was very helpful.  It was great to use our own images and great to do the course onsite.

    Helen Allison

    Marketing Manager

    Black Sheep Brewery


    Fun and highly informative day, a really good hands on approach.  I really enjoyed it and leant loads.  Informative and lovely learning environment I would definitely highly recommend.

    Louise Guy

    Black Sheep Brewery

    Photoshop & Photoshop Elements Course
  • Thank you so much, just loved Greta's informal style.

    Annette Web

    IT Trainer
    York St.Johns University

    InDesign CS6 Introduction Course
  •  Hi Greta,

    Just a many thanks for the work you did for me when I had a problem with my computer.. after talking to you on the telephone you arranged a visit to my home and you spent the day teaching me how to really " get to grips" with the software.. I learnt more in those few hours.. than I have by spending hundreds of hours trying to fathom out the programme !! amazing !! and your knowledge IS incredible no wonder you work for so many PLC's ..and the great thing is you are happy to bring that knowledge to an individual ..Thank You So Much ..

    Ian Timothy, Stage Hypnotist & Entertainer
  • Photoshop Training

    Greta was fantastic, highly engaging. We have had Photoshop training before but she blew it out of the water.

    E-commerce/Marketing Dept - Doc Martens
  • InDesign & Photoshop Course - 2 Days Tailored

    As soon as she (Greta) arrived and smiled I knew it was going to be an awesome day – it was! She spun us on our heads

    Simon, JH Trading
  • Greta was so flexible with my questions about all the software and any problems. A lovely day – Thank you.

    Elisabeth Palmer, Devison Housing
  • Greta, I just wanted to say a big THANKYOU for yesterday. It was informative, encouraging and fun. I feel I have made a huge step forward…………….. 

    Tina Collins, Designer, Derby
  • We all really enjoyed the course and learnt lots of new things that will make our jobs much easier in the future. Greta is a great teacher and made this course interesting and fun!

    Helene Gilmore, Deva Designs Ltd
  • Super, would recommend Greta, Fab Tutor

    Heidi Smithson, The Original Factory Shop
  • Really excellent, just what I wanted, thanks Grets

    Rachel Allcock, Chesire Peaks & Plains
  • A very good course tailor made to our needs.  Everything was covered in depth and revisited if necessary.  A very very good course.

    Sam Johnson

    Marketing Manager

    Her friendly, open and personable approach made learning new skills a breeze.  Extremely helpful.


    Procurement Team

    OHS Ltd, Leeds
  • I found Greta to be very helpful and knowledgeable.  She was easy to approach and made the course fun.  The course content was just right and I felt at ease asking her questions. 

    Rachel Albrighton, PA

    Roxhill Developments Ltd, Rugby
  • Photoshop & InDesign Introduction Workshop

    Thanks Greta today has been so useful for Vic and I, I’m super excited about creating my own beautiful artwork. You have been patient with my questions today.  As a complete novice it’s been great that you’ve been flexible in your approach to today’s workshop and the day developed to answer all our questions.


    Great value and a friendly personal approach to training kept us interested all day.

    Sarah Cross

    Managing Director

    Uber-UK, Manchester
  • Photoshop Elements 7

    The Photoshop Elements 7 training covered everything needed, Greta was really patient and happy to answer and walk through any questions / tasks. 

    Thank you

    Emma Cleary, Lilylolo Cosmetics
  • Great training session with a real achievement at the end of the day.

    James Baxter

    Marketing Manager

    Leeds College of Music

    InDesign Course