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  • Adobe InDesign Training Course

    Adobe InDesign Training – Leicester & Leicestershire

    This Adobe InDesign Training Course shows you how to use the workspace, tools, panels and work with InDesign’s techniques and features to create various spreads and layouts. You work with text and graphics to create professional documents based on the principles of good design and understand the combination role of grids, guides, typography and graphics to produce well laid out documentation. This InDesign Training is held in Leicester and Leicestershire and all surrounding towns and counties across the Midlands


    It is held onsite and is perfect for 121 sessions, small company groups or larger team roll-outs. It’s suitable for designers, administrators, marketeers, educators or anyone looking to create, edit and publish professional documents for print and web.  The objective of this InDesign training is to give you the ability and control to design and publish professional and consistent looking publications and is ideal those with no knowledge of the software or anyone seeking to update their current skills.


    What will you learn on your InDesign Course?

    The Introduction InDesign Training Course covers some of the following features. The full course overview can be viewed at the bottom of the page or from the Courses menu above.


    • Create New Documents & Edit Existing Ones
    • Work with Type
    • Placing & Manipulating Images
    • Smart Layouts
    • Text Wrapping
    • Colour
    • Strokes & Fills
    • Print & PDF


    InDesign Training Course Outcomes

    Being tailored training the outcomes are rather broad as most of the InDesign content is designed around each client but as a guideline by the end of the day you would be expected to be able to create, edit and output documents.


    • Marketing Materials
    • Flyers, Posters, Branded Materials
    • Manuals, Brochures and Magazines
    • Interactive Publications & Presentations
    • Tenders, Annual Reports, Financial Reports
    • POS Materials
    • Print Management & Output


    Popular Adobe Indesign Training Courses

    • Adobe Interactive Training
    • Adobe InDesign Intermediate Training 
    • Adobe InDesign Advanced Training
    • InDesign CC 2018 Intermediate Training Course
    • InDesign CC 2018 Advanced Training Course
    • InDesign CC 2018 Interactive Training Course


    All the InDesign Training is run on Adobe CC 2018 but can also be delivered on InDesign CS5, InDesign CS6, InDesign CC, InDesign CC 2015, InDesign 2017. Please mention at time of booking which version you prefer.


    InDesign Course – how does onsite training work?

    I come directly out to you to deliver the training on your premises, either home or office for either individuals, small company groups and larger scale projects at times and dates that work for you and your staff. 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:  


    • realistic and reduced costs (I have no overheads such as marketing, sales team etc)
    • no traveling involved for you or your team saving travel & expenses
    • The approach is focused specifically on you and your specific needs this is not a generic one size fits all course. 
    • if required laptops can be rented and setup for the training with the software version of your choice
    • mutually agreed dates and times


    Laptop Hire

    Short of a laptop or 6?  If so, then I can supply laptops with 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.


    As well as delivering onsite InDesign Training in Notttingham I travel extensively across the UK so please get in touch to discuss availability and dates in your area.


    • The first person/individual: £275.00 all inclusive per day
    • Second/subsequent delegates: £75.00 each all inclusive per day
    • *Laptop Hire: £25.00 per day
      *T&C’s apply
    • Projector Hire: £35.00 per day

    Depending on location travel expenses may be incurred


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    Onsite InDesign training is delivered across Leicester and Leicestershire including Hinckley, Melton Mowbray, Market Harborough, Loughborough, Lutterworth


    Please contact me regarding availability and dates in your area



    InDesign Training held in Leicester


    An example of room set up for an InDesign & Photoshop training course held in Leicester. The company supplied the room and screen whilst we supplied the laptops.


    InDesign Training Course Leicestershire




    Onsite InDesign Training Leicestershire


    A typical room set up from one of the InDesign Courses held in the last few months. All the client needed to do was provide the room and then everything else was organised here at Greta Powell.



    InDesign Training Course onsite in Leicestershire


    Client briefs on the Blog



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    InDesign Introduction Course Overview

    Getting started

    • Creating and saving a document
    • New document setup
    • Tools / panels
    • Document navigation

    Type Handling & Manipulation

    • Placing text
    • Character styles / Paragraph styles
    • Typography and layouts
    • Text Flow
      (Placed & Threaded)


    • Placing images
    • Editing images / graphic frames
    • Image formats
    • Graphic frames

    Smart layout

    • Guides
    • Grids (including baseline grid for individual text frames)
    • Rulers (zero point)
    • Smart Guides

    Tab Handling

    • Tab palette
    • Tab characters
    • Editing tabs
    • Adding leaders

    Combining Type and Imagery

    • Text and graphics
    • Text wrapping
    • Text wrap options
    • Clipping paths

    Text Basics

    • Text frames
    • Formatting Text frames
    • Text frame properties
    • Text frame – multi column setup


    • Colour models, RGB, CMYK & Pantones
    • Create New colour
    • Edit existing colour
    • Accurate colour for print

    Digital /PDF Output

    • Interactive Panel
    • Transitions
    • Hyperlinks
    • Navigation
    • Output to PDF

    Objects & Layout

    • Object Shapes
    • Align /Distribute
    • Pathfinder
    • Transform
    • Accurate Rotation

    Stroke Panel

    • Stroke Weight
    • Stroke Options
    • Stroke Arrows
    • Stoke Path Options

    Print output

    • Preview
    • Preflight Panel
    • Package
      • Export (print) to .PDF

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