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  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign Training

    Introduction to Adobe InDesign Training


    Adobe InDesign Training onsite in the Midlands or live onlineThis Introduction to Adobe InDesign Training Course runs either as an online InDesign Training event or held onsite at your premises. On the course you will learn to create & design a range of spreads and layouts for magazines, booklets, flyers, infographics and social media.


    This is an introduction to InDesign Course so ideal for anyone new to the software or looking to build on basic skills and as with any of our training courses can be designed around you. 


    You can mix and matching content from our existing overviews or combine two or more courses for a more overall approach.



    On the course you will learn the tools, features and techniques used by the professionals to create visually compelling professional documents. You will learn how to create, edit and produce professional layouts and spreads on this course using grids, type styling, image placement and graphic manipulation to publish documents for print, web or social media.


    Online Adobe InDesign Course

    Adobe InDesign Training Course for Beginners

    Our online  Adobe InDesign Courses run virtually with a live instructor giving you direct contact with them throughout the training via video, chat & screen share.


    We run this online training via all 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.


    All our digital design courses are available online. 


    Added Bonus’s of Online Creative Cloud Courses


    An added bonus of Online InDesign Courses is that because no travel is 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 don’t hesitate and get in touch. We’re always happy to organise a Zoom /Teams meeting for an informal chat.


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    Adobe InDesign Course
    who is it for?

    Creative Cloud Courses online & onsite 24 /7 online trainingThis is an Introduction to InDesign Course so ideal for those with little to no experience with the software. It is perfect for company group training events, individuals or anyone looking for a more private approach to InDesign tuition.


    Over the years this InDesign Training has been delivered to a wide range of companies and individuals including schools, universities, marketeers, designers, bid writers, publishers, educators, content creators. 


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    InDesign Introduction Training
    what you will learn?

    This Introduction to InDesign Course is very flexible. Content can be added or removed and you are more than welcome to bring your own files /work with you. You will learn how to edit existing documents and create new ones from scratch using printers marks and grids for precise layout.


    During the course you will find out about the InDesign interface, Properties Panel, Window Menu and Tools bar and how to use these to design a variety of spreads and layouts.


    As you near the end of the training you will learn how to create interactive PDF’s and print documents and best practice for publishing in both formats.


    The full InDesign Introduction Course overview is below but in short you will learn how to: 


    • Edit & Update existing documents
    • New Document Set-Up
    • Workspace, Window Menu & Tools 
    • Colour, Swatches & Pantones
    • Grids, Guides for Layout
    • Format, Layout and Design Documents
    • PDF Interactive Panel
    • Properties Panel, Adjust Layout, Content Aware Fit,
    • Publish to various outputs including InDesign, PDF and Export


    Onsite InDesign Training

    Onsite Photoshop Training Course for beginnersThere 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


    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 your trainer about your aims, content preferences and levels of delegate /s knowledge


    Flexible dates & times to suit you


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    Adobe InDesign CC 2018 Introduction Course






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    InDesign Training Locations

    Our Introduction to InDesign Training Courses are available UK wide including the Midlands,   Leicestershire, Nottingham, Rugby, Warwickshire, Liverpool, York, Leeds, Sheffield, Oxford, Cheltenham, Chester, Crewe

    Please get in touch to discuss availability in your area.

    Introduction to Adobe InDesign Training - Overviews

    Getting Started with InDesign

    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


    Smart layout


    Baseline Grid /Document Grid

    Rulers (zero point)

    Columns & Rows


    Working with Text

    Text frames

    Formatting Text frames

    Text Frame Options

    Text Frame /Columns /Baseline Grid

    Type Handling & Manipulation

    Placing & Threading Text

    Adding /Updating Character styles / Paragraph styles

    Typography and Professional Layouts

    Type Families & Pairing


    Bulleted & Numbered Lists

    Add Default Bullets

    Bullets & Hanging Indents

    Adjusting Horizontal /Vertical Spacing

    Changing Bullet Styles

    Creating Character Styles for Bullets


    Interactive InDesign

    Interactive Panel

    Adding Hyperlinks & Bookmarks


    Animations & Timings

    Publish Online


    Adobe InDesign & Colour

    Colour models, RGB, CMYK, Spot & Pantones

    Colour Management

    Edit Existing Colours

    Accurate Colour for Print

    InDesign & Images

    Placing images

    Editing images / graphic frames

    Image formats

    Graphic frames

    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 & Export Options



    Export (print) to .PDF

    PDF Print Options

    PDF Interactive Options

    Export Menu

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