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  • InDesign Training - Introduction Course

    InDesign Training

    InDesign Training, Kenilworth, Warwickshire provides the skills needed to edit current documents and create, design and publish new documents. This is an Introduction to InDesign Course delivered at your premises for team roll outs, small company groups and 121 individual sessions.


    InDesign Introduction Training
    who is is for?

    It is perfect for absolute beginners or those with rusty skills looking for a refresher course. This is very much a hands on course on which you will learn to create, layout and output various communicative, branded and professional documents. It includes learning to work with brand guidelines, type, colour and imagery for visual continuity and a consistent look.  As its an onsite InDesign training it can be tailored to your industry and is popular with marketeers, advertisers, designers, construction, administration, publishers, artworkers and tender writers. 


    InDesign Training can be run in all versions of the software including InDesign CS5, InDesign CS6, InDesign CC, InDesign CC 2015, InDesign CC 2017, InDesign CC 2018, InDesign CC 2019 on either MAC or PC


    InDesign Introduction Training
    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
    • Create basic Interactive documents
    • Publish to various outputs including InDesign, PDF and Export


    During your InDesign Course some of the layouts you might create are brochures, marketing materials, banners, reports, tenders, POS materials and so forth. However as this training can be tailored you will be able to work on layouts of your choice.


    InDesign Course Info

    This InDesign Course content takes between one and two days depending on the amount of people sitting on the training.


    For one person a day usually suffices but for small groups of between 4 and 6 people two days is more realistic.   


    Onsite InDesign Training
    what are the benefits to you?

    Mainly that you save a considerable amount of money because you keep everyone in-house. 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


    Onsite InDesign Training in Kenilworth, Warwickshire
    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.


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    InDesign Training in Kenilworth, Warwickshire

    InDesign Training - Introduction Course - Overviews

    InDesign Getting started

    • Creating and saving a document
      New document setup
    • (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


    InDesign Pages Panel

    • Creating New Pages
    • Deleting, reordering pages
    • Understanding Shuffle options

    Type Handling

    • Placing Type
    • Character & Paragraph Styles
    • Type & Layout


    InDesign Interactive Panel

    • Interactive Documents
    • Interactive Presentations
    • Buttons & Hyperlinks
    • Rich Media
    • Exporting Interactives



    • Colour Models
      (CMYK, RGB, Pantones)
    • Creating & Editing Colour
    • Accurate Colour for Print


    InDesign CC Libraries

    • Creating CC Libraries
    • Editing CC Libraries
    • Organising CC Libraries
    • Library Permissions
    • Working with 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

    Being Midlands based gives access across the UK including all major cities and surrounding areas. As well as Kenilworth, InDesign Training is held across Warwickshire including Coventry, Leamington Spa, Warwick,  in the Midlands,  Leicestershire, Nottingham, Liverpool, York, Leeds, Sheffield, Oxford, Cheltenham, Chester, Crewe



    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 onsite Introduction to Adobe InDesign training course is held across the UK including the Midlands, Derby, London, Northampton, Cheshire, Blackpool, Lincoln, Oxford, Worcester and all other locations country wide. Please get in touch to discuss availability and dates around your location.

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