• Adobe InDesign 2018 Introduction Training Course

    InDesign 2018 Training

     

    An onsite InDesign Introduction Course, version CC 2018 that gives you the skills needed to create, design and output your own documents from scratch. It will show you the tools and techniques professional designers use daily to produce attractive and consistent layouts and spreads from scratch through to publication.

     

    During the InDesign course you will learn how to create and layout documents using grids, work with paragraph styles for consistent text and manipulate image placement. You will also find out how to work with colour and typography to created highly communicative, branded and attractive professional documents. The course is ideal for large team roll outs, company training groups or individuals looking to get a firm grip on the software and the document publishing process.

     

    Because this is onsite training it can be tailored specifically to your industry including marketing, construction, design, administration, publishing and so forth with layouts relevant to your daily work flow. For example reports, financial reports, brochures, short or long tender documents, POS materials, marketing documents, brochures and so forth. 

     

    “InDesign Training for Marketing Materials

    Thank you very much for coming to see us and for the fantastic training.
    We have learned a lot. It was both enjoyable and extremely useful to us.

    Research & Development Consultant

    Gleeds Corporate Services Ltd”

     

    Full InDesign Introduction overview below but in short you will learn how to:

     

    • Edit & Update existing documents
    • Create New Documents (including bleed, slug, margins & columns)
    • Work with colour, typography and use grids and guides to publish accurate and consistent looking documents
    • Understand the tools, features and techniques used to create highly effective and communicative layouts and spreads
    • Learn to edit and work with existing documents
    • Format, Layout and Design Documents
    • Publish to various outputs including InDesign, PDF and Export

     

    Onsite InDesign Course

    Onsite InDesign 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

     

    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 Midlands based means that I travel extensively across the UK and including all major cities, Leicester, Nottingham, Liverpool, York, Leeds, Sheffield, Oxford, Cheltenham, Chester, Crewe

     

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    Greta

    Adobe InDesign 2018 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

    Workspaces

     

    Smart layout

    Guides

    Grids

    (including baseline grid for individual text frames)

    Rulers

    (understanding the zero point)

     

    Text Basics

    Text frames

    Formatting Text frames

    Text frame properties

    Text frame – multi column setup

     

    Pages

    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

    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

    Imagery

    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

    Preview

    Preflight

    Export (print) to .PDF

    Pricing

    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, 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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