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  • Adobe InDesign CC Introduction Training Course

    Adobe InDesign Course

    This Adobe InDesign CC Course will give you the skills to create, design and output your own documents for either print or digital output. It will also show you how to edit and re-purpose existing documents.


    The InDesign Course also teaches you to create and layout documents using grids, guides and design techniques to produce professional consistent looking text and imagery. Colour and typography are also a big part of the course and all these elements combined will give you the skill to produce & publish highly communicative, branded and attractive professional documents.



    Adobe InDesign CC Course
    who is it for?

    Adobe InDesign CC Course held onsite and online (with live Instructor)

    The course is ideal for large team roll outs, company training groups or individuals looking to get a firm grip on the software and document design. Over the last few years this InDesign Course has been tailored for a wide variety of industries including marketing, construction, design, administration, publishing and education. As with the other Adobe Courses this InDesign CC Training can be tailored exactly around you. 


    InDesign Introduction Training
    what you will learn?

    You will learn how to create various spreads and layouts including newsletters, banners, flyers, marketing materials in InDesign by applying practical hands on learning. The courses are totally flexible and you can work on your own projects, with your own graphics and files during the day. 


    There is a full InDesign Introduction overview below but in short you will learn how to:


    • Create New Documents (bleed, slug, margins & columns)
    • Edit & Repurpose Existing Documents
    • Work with InDesign’s Colour Tools including Swatches, Colour Panel, Colour Sampler & Colour Themes
    • Work with Typography, Fonts & Styles
    • Use Grids, Guides & Baseline Grid
    • Understand the tools, features and techniques used to create highly effective and communicative layouts and spreads
    • Format, Layout and Design Documents
    • Publish to various outputs including InDesign, PDF and Export


    Onsite InDesign Courses

    Onsite  training can be arranged for large team roll outs, 121 sessions, company groups /workshops. There are a number of benefits to onsite courses but the main ones are:  

    • The training is focused entirely on your and your company requirements

    • No traveling involved for you or your team saving travel & expenses

    • 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 you chat with me about 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


    Online Adobe InDesign Training Course

    InDesign Introduction TrainingThis course is also available as an Online InDesign Course with live instructor led training that can be delivered as a one to one session or to a group of people. Because it is virtual online training it can be delivered literally at any time of the day at your convenience. 

    You will have live contact with the instructor throughout your training and be able to share both your screen and see their’s in real time.


    All the courses featured on the website are available as online training.

    Find out more about Online Training


    Laptop Hire

    Short of a laptop or 6?  If so, then I can supply laptops and projector hire and take care of all aspects of your Photoshop training course – again, please don’t hesitate to get in touch for an informal chat about your needs.

    Being based in the  Midlands is a perfect location to travel UK wide including all major cities and their surrounding areas,  Leicestershire, Nottingham, Rugby, Warwickshire, Liverpool, York, Leeds, Sheffield, Oxford, Cheltenham, Chester, Crewe

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    Adobe InDesign CC 2018 Introduction Course






    Greta Powell InDesign Training

    Adobe InDesign CC Introduction Training Course - Overviews

    Getting started

    Creating and saving a document
    New document setup

    (Bleed, slug, margins, columns)

    Tools Menu, Panels, Control Bar

    Arrange & Tile



    Smart layout



    (including baseline grid for individual text frames)


    (understanding the zero point)


    Text Basics

    Text frames

    Formatting Text frames

    Text frame properties

    Text frame – multi column setup



    Creating New Pages

    Deleting, reordering pages

    Understanding Shuffle options

    Type Handling & Manipulation

    Placing text

    Character styles / Paragraph styles

    Typography and layouts


    Tab Handling

    Tab palette

    Tab characters

    Editing tabs

    Adding leaders



    Colour models, RGB, CMYK & Pantones

    Create New colour

    Edit existing colour

    Accurate colour for print


    CC Libraries

    Creating a Library

    Editing a Library

    Sharing Libraries

    Library Text Assets


    Placing images

    Editing images / graphic frames

    Image formats

    Graphic frames


    Paragraph Shading & Borders

    Creating Paragraph Borders

    Paragraph Borders Options

    Paragraph Shading

    Paragraph Shading Options


    Combining Type and Imagery

    Text and graphics

    Text wrapping

    Text wrap options

    Clipping paths


    Print output



    Export (print) to .PDF


    Onsite per day


    • Standard rate for one person: £275.00 All Inc per day
    • Subsequent persons: £75.00 All Inc per day
    • *Laptop Hire £25.00 per computer per day
      *T&C’s apply to laptop hire
    • Depending on location Travel Expenses may be involved


    This onsite Introduction to Adobe InDesign 2018 training course is held across the UK including the Midlands, Derby, London, Northampton, Cheshire, Blackpool, Lincoln, Oxford, Worcester and all other locations country wide. Please get in touch to discuss availability and dates around your location.

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