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  • InDesign Introduction Training Course 2018

    InDesign 2018 Training


    This InDesign Training Course is ideal for 121’s, company groups or larger team roll-outs and anybody looking to get up to speed with InDesign’s interface and tools. It’s aim is to get you designing and producing your own spreads and layouts from scratch. This is a trainer led course combining demonstration, scenario discussions and exercises on the computer. During the InDesign course you will learn the tools, features and techniques used in professional design every day to create a range of documents by the end of the course.


    Relative to your industry (construction, marketing, sales, design, publishing etc) these InDesign Courses can be tailored to your content including flyers, reports, financial reports, tenders, brochures, training materials, POS documents, stationery, banners etc. During the course you will look at how type, images and colour are used to produce and publish highly communicative and professional looking spreads for output.


    • 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, create & format new documents from scratch
    • Publish to various outputs including InDesign, PDF and Export


    Onsite InDesign Course

    This is an onsite InDesign training delivered as 121 sessions, company groups and large team roll outs. Onsite training has many benefits, the main one being that you benefit from a personal but professional approach to your InDesign Training.  


    • 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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    InDesign Introduction Training Course 2018 - 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 is an onsite Introduction to InDesign CC 2018 training course which can be held on your premises or home at times and dates to suit you. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch to organise a no obligation chat with me about your InDesign training needs. Held onsite there is little restriction as to where the Adobe Training can be held including all major cities and their surrounding counties.

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