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  • Adobe InDesign Course - Introduction

    Adobe InDesign Training Course


    Adobe InDesign Training onsite in the Midlands or live onlineThis Adobe InDesign Training Course runs either as an online InDesign Training event or held onsite at your premises. On the course you will learn to create & design a range of spreads and layouts for magazines, booklets, flyers, infographics and social media.


    This is an introduction to InDesign Course so ideal for anyone new to the software or looking to build on basic skills and as with any of our training courses can be designed around you. 


    We are happy to create tailored InDesign Training around you by mixing and matching content from our existing overviews or combine two or more courses for a more overall approach.



    On the course you will learn the tools, features and techniques used by the professionals to create visually compelling professional documents. You will learn how to create, edit and produce professional layouts and spreads on this course using grids, type styling, image placement and graphic manipulation to publish documents for print, web or social media.


    Who is this Adobe InDesign Course for?


    Creative Cloud Courses online & onsite 24 /7 online trainingThis is an Introduction to InDesign Course so ideal for those with little to no experience with the software. It is perfect for company group training events, individuals or anyone looking for a more private approach to InDesign tuition.


    Over the years this InDesign Training has been delivered to a wide range of companies and individuals including schools, universities, marketeers, designers, bid writers, publishers, educators, content creators. 


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    How does online Adobe Training work?


    Adobe InDesign Training Course for Beginners

    All of our virtual InDesign training runs with a live instructor who you can interact with throughout your course via video, chat and sharing screens in real time. All our digital design courses are available online. 


    Do you run Adobe Training Courses at the weekends?

    Our Online Courses are available on any time zone so we can offer 24 hour availability and over the weekend. 


    We run our online training sessions via the most popular video conferencing software including Zoom, Teams, Google and WebEx. It’s your choice which one you prefer.


    We are happy to record your training session for you to refer back to after the training. 


    Added Bonus about Online Training Courses

    Onsite Training Courses for Adobe, Microsoft and SerifAn added bonus of our online courses is there’s no travel involved meaning less stress on the planet so environmentally it makes great sense.


    No fighting traffic or public transport just get up, have tea /coffee and something to eat, turn on the computer and we’ll be there ready to deliver your course.


    And by the way we don’t care if you’re wearing your Jim-Jams or last nights lop-sided party hat.


    All our digital design courses are available online. If you have any questions about any of our Online Adobe Training courses please do not hesitate to get in touch for an informal chat.


    Online InDesign Training Courses


    What will you learn on this InDesign Introduction Training Course?


    This Introduction to InDesign Course is very flexible. Content can be added or removed and you are more than welcome to bring your own files /work with you. You will learn how to edit existing documents and create new ones from scratch using printers marks and grids for precise layout.


    During the course you will find out about the InDesign interface, Properties Panel, Window Menu and Tools bar and how to use these to design a variety of spreads and layouts.


    As you near the end of the training you will learn how to create interactive PDF’s and print documents and best practice for publishing in both formats.


    The full InDesign Introduction Course overview is below but in short you will learn how to: 


    • Edit & Update existing documents
    • New Document Set-Up
    • Workspace, Window Menu & Tools 
    • Colour, Swatches & Pantones
    • Grids, Guides for Layout
    • Format, Layout and Design Documents
    • PDF Interactive Panel
    • Properties Panel, Adjust Layout, Content Aware Fit,
    • Publish to various outputs including InDesign, PDF and Export


    How do onsite InDesign Courses work?


    Onsite Photoshop Training Course for beginnersThe trainer comes directly out to your premises to host the course.


    The training is focused entirely on your and your company requirements

    No offsite expenses involved for you or your team saving travel & overnight stays

    Cheaper than traditional training

    The approach is focused specifically on you and your specific needs this is not a generic one size fits all course. 

    Prior to the training we arrange an online meeting to discuss your aims, content preferences and levels of delegate /s knowledge

    InDesign course is tailored to suit you or your team

    Flexible dates & times to suit you


    Don’t have a good day.

    Have a great one


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    Where do you travel to deliver these courses?


    Our Introduction to InDesign Training Courses are available UK wide including the Midlands,   Leicestershire, Nottingham, Rugby, Warwickshire, Liverpool, York, Leeds, Sheffield, Oxford, Cheltenham, Chester


    Adobe InDesign Course - Introduction - Overviews

    Starting with InDesign

    Workspace & Window Menu

    Properties Panel

    Working with Panels

    Control Panel (Optional)

    Document Navigation


    InDesign Document Setup

    New Document

    Document Setup

    Printers Marks

    (Bleed, Slug etc)


    Pages Panel

    Working with Pages

    Adjust Layout

    Changing Page Attributes

    Master Pages & None Pages

    Understanding Spreads


    InDesign Colour & Swatches

    Colour Panel

    Matching Colour

    Spot /Process /Pantones

    Creating & Editing Swatches

    Working with Tints

    Creating & Editing Gradients

    Fill & Stroke Colours


    InDesign Objects

    Text Frames

    Graphics Frames

    Working with Frames

    Corner Options

    Adjusting Shapes


    InDesign Text

    Placing Text

    Working with Text

    Text Flow

    Text Frame Options

    Text Columns


    InDesign Styles

    Character Styles

    Paragraph Styles

    Applying Styles

    Editing Styles


    InDesign & Graphics

    Working with Graphics

    Links Panel

    Exporting Graphics

    InDesign Fitting Options


    InDesign & Layout

    Grid Layouts

    Working with Grids

    Row & Column Guides

    Working with Guides

    Baseline Grid

    InDesign & Effects

    Effects Panel

    Adding /Editing Effects

    Opacity Slider


    InDesign Type Design

    Leading, Tracking & Kerning


    Hypenation & Auto-Hyphenation


    InDesign & PDF

    Exporting to PDF

    PDF Presets

    Creating an Interactive PDF

    Interactive Panel


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