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    InDesign and Photoshop Courses


    InDesign and Photoshop Training Courses - Introduction to InDesign and Photoshop CourseOur InDesign and Photoshop Courses are hosted either onsite on your premises or as online virtual Adobe Training Course sessions with a live instructor. 


    Our combo training courses are one of our most popular options and this one runs over two days covering the InDesign Beginners and Photoshop Beginners course. Both of these can be run as tailored Adobe training courses with their content and structure built around you.


    Contact us to discuss your tailored Adobe course.


    Are you looking for ‘InDesign and Photoshop Course near me’ training???


    An Adobe Training Course hosted onsite at your premises is about as close to ‘near you’ as it gets we think and we visit our clients wherever they’re located. We cover most of the UK including Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Bedfordshire, Yorkshire, Oxfordshire, Herefordshire and the majority of the rest of the shires as well.


    If you don’t need an ‘InDesign and Photoshop Course near me’ type of course then we’re more than happy to deliver this as an online training session. All of our virtual online Adobe courses run with a live instructor.


    What will I learn on this InDesign & Photoshop Course?


    Graphic Design Training Courses in the Midlands covering InDesign, Photoshop & IllustratorIf you want to learn how to create and design high impact professional design for professional output then this course is ideal. You’ll learn how to work with images for use in both print and web by creating, retouching and editing photographs to a professional level on the first day. We look at how to create banners, social media posts using multiple images and the text and the practicalities involved in exporting these correctly. 


    The second day looks at InDesign where you’ll create and design professional publications containing rich graphics for both print and digital output. This course is very hands on and you learn by working with a wide variety of different spreads and layouts which could include flyers, brochures, newsletters, tri-fold leaflets, infographics, banners, social media ad’s and more.


    Who is this Adobe Course for?


    Learn the basics of InDesignsOver the years it’s been delivered as a one to one session and also to a wide range of companies both public and private sector, large and small. It’s been particularly useful for small businesses looking to bring their design needs in-house for their print and design.


    We’ve delivered this to designers, design studios, content creators, construction sector, marketing, education, administrators, Web Developers and anyone working in Document Production.


    This is an Introduction to InDesign & Photoshop Course so it’s ideal for anyone new to the software or looking to update their existing skills.


    You can view the course content at the bottom of the page or get in touch with us to discuss designing your own tailored Adobe Training Course.


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    How do Online Adobe Training Courses work?


    Virtual Online InDesign Courses with live trainers - Onsite at your premises.Our online InDesign and Photoshop Training sessions also run with a live instructor. You will have direct access to your trainer at all times via video, chat & screen sharing.


    We run this online training via all the most popular video conferencing software including Zoom, Teams, Google and WebEx whichever you prefer.


    We are happy to record your training session for you to refer back to after the training.


    All our digital design courses are available online. 


    Added Bonus’s of Online Creative Cloud Courses


    An added bonus of Online Creative Cloud Training Courses is that because there’s no travel involved there’s less stress on the planet and environmentally a good step. It’s also great for those working from home days wherever you are, the UK or even the US for that matter.


    If you have any questions about our Online Adobe Training please do not hesitate to pick up the phone or drop us an email. 


    This training is available both onsite at your premises as an Online InDesign Course held with a live instructor and can be delivered as one to one session or a closed company group of people.


    Online InDesign Training has great flexibility in that it can be delivered virtually at any time of day, night, evening or weekends at times and dates to suit.


    Get in touch to find out more about Online Creative Cloud Training


    What do you learn on the Photoshop Course?


    Adobe Creative Cloud Training Courses -The course starts with the very basics and covers the tools and features used in Photoshop. During the day you will learn to create, enhance and retouch new and existing images, work with layers and produce accurate colour proofing. As well as looking at Adobe’s none-destructive workflow we also take a look at some of the AI features including Generative Fill and Neural Filters.


    The images you create on the first day of your Adobe Training Course will be carried over to the next day and used in one or more of your InDesign layouts. 


    On the course you’ll learn how to work with Adobe’s none-destructive workflow by working with Adjustment Layers, Smart Objects etc. By the end of the Photoshop Training day you will have created and designed images for both print and digital including social media graphics and web images.


    What do you learn on the InDesign Course?


    Adobe InDesign Training onsite in the Midlands or live onlineAs with the Photoshop Course the day two InDesign Training starts with the basic tools, features and techniques. You’ll learn to create, design and publish a wide variety of layouts for both print and digital output.


    Adobe InDesign has very similar features to other desktop publishing software and you’ll look at working with both text and images to produce documents including flyers, magazines, interactive PDF’s and more.  Because this is a combination course we incorporate the images and assets created on the Photoshop Course into InDesign.


    The typical type of things we create in InDesign are posters, flyers,  manuals, marketing and promotional literature which usually include images created on day one Photoshop Course.


    Day one is spent in Photoshop whilst day two is spent in InDesign.


    During your InDesign Course you also look at creating print & interactive PDF’s and work with rich media assets, buttons and links.


    You will produce a wide variety of materials on the course and can bring your own ideas and files to the training.


    Prior to the training we arrange either a voice call or video meeting to discuss exactly what content you would like covering on your course.


    What are the benefits of onsite Adobe Training Courses?


    If you’re looking for a private design course covering InDesign & Photoshop this training is ideal. It’s delivered onsite at your premises across the UK as a private company course or as a 121 session for individuals.


    These are very beneficial training courses as they really are all about you and your company and very importantly they go at your pace so are perfect for companies and small businesses who want complete creative control over their course.


    If you feel this might be the Adobe Course for you why not get in touch for an informal chat about how it can be tailored for your company.


    • 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 we organise a chat between you and your trainer to organise your course

    • The InDesign & Photoshop combo course can be tailored to suit you or your team

    • Flexible dates & times to suit you


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    Greta Powell Training Ltd






    Adobe InDesign & Photoshop Training - Overviews

    InDesign and Photoshop Courses


    Photoshop Precise Position

    Grids /Guides /Rulers

    Raster /Vector


    Photoshop Practicalities

    Image Resize /Resolution

    Artwork Sizing

    Transform /Free Transform Tool

    Crop Tool /Crop Options

    Image Modes


    Photoshop Layers

    Understanding Layers

    Layer Panel

    Creating /Editing /Shuffling Layers

    Merging /Flattening Layers


    Photoshop Adjustment Layers

    Working with Adjustment Layers

    None Destructive Workflows

    Editing Adjustment Layers

    Hue & Saturation /Curves /Histogram
    Levels /Black & White


    Photoshop SmartObjects

    What are SmartObjects?

    None Destructive Transformations

    Linking & Unlinking SmartObjects

    None Destructive Filters

    Edit & Update One /Multiple Objects


    Photoshop & Colour

    Working with Colour

    Accurate Colour

    Panels RGB /CMYK /LAB

    Spot & Process Colours



    Photoshop Type Tool

    Character /Paragraph Text

    Creating & Editing Text

    Warping Text

    Text Mask Tool

    Photoshop AI Tools

    Generative Fill Tool

    Generative Expand Tool

    Contextual Tool Bar

    Generative Properties

    Generative Expand (Crop Tool)

    Expand /Fill

    Text to Image

    Parametric Filters

    Remove Tool



    Selection Tools

    Adding /Removing Selections

    Select Subject /Select & Mask

    Colour Wand

    Working with Colour Tolerance


    Photoshop Masks

    Create a Mask

    Adding & Removing to Masks

    Viewing Selections

    Saving /Loading Selections


    Photoshop Brushes

    Using Brushes

    Changing Brush Tip & Brush Size

    Brushes & Opacity


    Photoshop Retouching Tools

    Healing Brush

    Clone Stamp Tool

    Content Aware Tool

    Patch & Spot Healing


    Photoshop Social Media

    Multiple Artboards

    Create Social Media Images

    Twitter /Linkedin /Pinterest


    Photoshop Print & Export

    Export /Export As

    Export to Web



    InDesign – Getting Started

    Create & Save a Document

    New Document Setup 

    Print /Web /Mobile Options

    Columns /Margins /Bleed & Slug


    InDesign Tools & Features

    Navigating InDesign

    Toolbox /Menus /Panels


    InDesign Frames

    Text Frames

    Formatting Text Frames

    Text Frame Properties

    Inputting Text


    InDesign Type Handling

    Placing Text

    Working with Placeholder Text

    Character & Paragraph Styles

    Type in Layouts

    Establishing a Type Face


    InDesign & Colour

    Colour Models

    RGB /CMYK /Pantones

    Colour for Print Documents

    Creating & Editing Colour

    Accurate Colour for Print

    Creating Gradients & Tints

    Colour Management


    InDesign Image Frames

    Images into Frames

    Editing Image & Frame

    Image Formats

    Image Frames & Pathfinder Panel

    Placing Images outside Image Frames


    InDesign Text Wrapping

    Text & Graphics

    Wrapping Text around Graphics

    Text Wrap Options

    Text Offsets


    InDesign Print Output

    Preflight InDesign Document

    Preflight Panel

    Packaging InDesign File

    Export as PDF /PDF Interactive

    Onsite Training Locations

    All of our Adobe Training Courses are run UK wide. We cover all major cities including Derby, Coventry, Cheltenham, London, York, Liverpool, The Wirral, Bradford, Oxford, Sheffield, Lincoln, Stoke, Blackpool.


    Please contact us for location and availability

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