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    Adobe InDesign Introduction Training


    Adobe InDesign Training CoursesThis InDesign Introduction Training course teaches you the tools and techniques to create, design and publish professional and attractive spreads and layouts for both digital and print output. 


    It’s available both as an online InDesign Course held virtually with a live instructor or hosted onsite at your premises.


    It’s ideal for anyone wanting to update /edit existing documents /templates or create new documents from scratch.


    Who is this InDesign Introduction Training Course for?


    This is perfect for complete beginners to InDesign or those with limited knowledge looking to refresh their existing skills. It is perfect for anyone who needs to upgrade their skills for a new position or to learn it for education or business.


    It’s currently very popular with small business owners, the construction industry, designers and most other industries. Over the years the course has been delivered to a wide range of delegates including marketeers, designers, content creators, educators, publishing, administration, construction, finance to name a few.


    What do you learn on this InDesign Introduction Training Course?


    InDesign Introduction Training - Learn InDesign to create, design & publish stunning documentsSet up new documents from scratch using professional print settings such as slug & bleed, set document size etc depending on its destination ie. digital or print. The course is very hands on and during your training course you will work with different types of text, placing & flowing text and how to set up styles for type consistency throughout a document /or series of documents. You will also work with things such as Master Pages & Grids to give your spreads exact positioning, page numbering and layouts in the documents.


    During the InDesign Course you will find out how to purpose documents for both print, web and social media and understand the different file formats and processes for output. The course also covers various design techniques and shows you how to make publications look both professional and elegant.


    So with this in mind we work with images, shades, colours and typefaces to add sheen to your designs.


    InDesign & PDF

    The course dips into InDesign’s interactive side and shows you how to repurpose content /create new content to publish an interactive InDesign documents containing links, video and bookmarks.


    The full InDesign Course content can be viewed at the bottom of the screen but in short you will learn to:


    • Work with the InDesign Interface, Tools, Panels & Window Menu
    • Edit & Update Existing Inherited Documents
    • Create New Documents for Digital & Print Output
    • Work with Type (threaded & placed)
    • Create, Edit Character & Paragraph Styles
    • Add & Edit Bulleted /Numbered Lists
    • Work with Links Panel
    • Work with Colour, Swatches & Gradients
    • Work with CC Libraries
    • Publish for Print
    • Export to PDF (Interactive & Print)


    How do online InDesign Introduction Training Courses work?


    Graphic Design Training Courses in the Midlands covering InDesign, Photoshop & IllustratorOur Online InDesign Training Courses are delivered virtually to you at a time and date to suit your diary. 


    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 InDesign Training Courses at the weekends?

    Our Online InDesign 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


    How do onsite InDesign Training Courses work?


    This InDesign training is also hosted on your premises for either individuals or small company groups.  You benefit from this more personal approach to InDesign training as:


    • The training is focused entirely on your and your company requirements
    • No traveling involved for you or your team
    • 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 organise a meeting to discuss the course and then tailor it to suit you /your team.
    • Flexible dates and times to suit you


    Thank you for visiting. Don’t have a good day, have a great one.

    Greta Powell Training Ltd








    We travel extensively across the UK to deliver Onsite InDesign Training Courses. This includes all cities & their surrounding areas such as Derby, Leicester, Nottingham, Liverpool, York, Leeds, Sheffield, Oxford, Cheltenham, Chester, Crewe


    Please get in touch to discuss InDesign Training in your area.

    InDesign Introduction Course - Overviews

    Getting Started

    Creating and saving a document

    New document setup

    Tools / panels

    Document navigation

    Print /Web /Mobile Options


    Editing Existing Documents

    Open Existing Documents

    Work through & Edit Existing Documents

    Update Documents

    Replace Missing Fonts

    Replace Missing Images

    Update Running Headers etc


    Working with Smart Layouts


    Baseline Grid /Document Grid

    Rulers (zero point)

    Columns & Rows


    Working with Text Frames

    Text Frames

    Formatting Text frames

    Text Frame Options

    Text Frame /Columns /Baseline Grid

    InDesign & AI Tools

    Using ChatGPT & Jasper with InDesign

    Prompts & Knowledge Based

    AI Generated Images & Templates

    InDesign Style Packs


    Type Handling & Manipulation

    Placing & Threading Text

    Adding /Updating Character styles / Paragraph styles

    Typography and Professional Layouts

    Type Families & Pairing


    Bulleted & Numbered Lists

    Add Bullets

    Bullets & Hanging Indents

    Adjusting Horizontal /Vertical Spacing

    Changing Bullet Styles

    Creating Character Styles for Bullets


    Interactive PDF’s in InDesign

    Interactive Panel

    Adding Hyperlinks & Bookmarks


    Animations & Timings

    Publish Online


    Colour Working

    Colour models, RGB, CMYK, Spot & Pantones

    Colour Management

    Edit Existing Colours

    Accurate Colour for Print

    Working with Images

    Placing images

    Editing Images /Image Frames

    Image Formats

    Graphic Manipulation

    Working with Photoshop


    Links Panel

    Working with Links

    Replacing Missing Links

    Updating Links


    Combining Type and Imagery

    Text and Images

    Text Wrap

    Text Wrap Options

    Text Outsets

    Clipping paths


    Print & Exporting Files



    Export (print) to .PDF

    PDF Print Options

    PDF Interactive Options

    Export Menu

    We are Midlands based so depending on your location in the UK travel expenses may be incurred. We travel extensively around the UK and this Adobe InDesign Training Course can be held in most areas including Yorkshire, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Derbyshire, Worcestershire, The Cotswolds, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire.  Please get in touch for an informal chat regarding dates and locations

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