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  • InDesign Intro Course

    InDesign Training Courses

    Although this is an Introduction to InDesign Training Course there are a number of other options available including: InDesign Intermediate and InDesign Advanced courses plus, of course tailored InDesign Training. As with the other Creative Cloud courses the training is delivered UK wide including the Midlands, all major cities and their surrounding areas. The InDesign training can be run using the set course content shown below or tailored to your specific criteria and is ideal for those looking for a more targeted approach to their Creative Cloud training. It is perfect for individuals looking to build their skill-sets, larger team roll-outs or closed company courses.


    On this InDesign Course you will create, modify and layout documents using grids and guides, include paragraph styles and learn how to work with images and text wrap to create professional, attractive documents that give you a firm understanding of the InDesign document process.


    InDesign Training Courses-
    Who are they suitable for?

    These courses have been delivered to various companies but over recent months marketing, construction, design, administration, publishing who have benefited by working with their own examples, files and documents to get a more thorough understanding of the process. You do not need any prior experience in InDesign but will need to familiar with either a MAC or Windows.


    Introduction to InDesign Training Courses –
    what will you learn?

    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 Training Courses –
    what are the benefits for you?

    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.


    Including all the Midlands towns such as Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Sheffield, Yorkshire, Lincoln I am also poised to travel further afield UK-Wide including London, Oxford, Cambridge, Peterborough, Bedford, Dunstable.


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    InDesign Training Courses - Introduction to InDesign Training Course UK wide onsite

    InDesign Intro Course - Overviews

    Getting started

    • Creating and saving a documen
    • (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
    • Text Flow



    • Creating New Pages
    • Master Page Setup
    • Page Numbering
    • 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

    • Preview
    • Preflight
    • 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 InDesign Training Courses are held across the UK including the Midlands, Derby, London, Northampton, London, Oxford, Cambridge, Peterborough, Bedford, Dunstable.and all other locations country wide. Please get in touch to discuss availability and dates around your location.

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