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  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign

    Onsite InDesign Training Yorkshire


    Onsite InDesign Training Yorkshire includes York, Leeds, Harrogate, Rotherham, Huddersfield, Whitby and Bradford is available as an Introduction to InDesign Course delivered on your premises or as Online InDesign Training It is ideal for one to one sessions, company groups or large team roll-outs and perfect for anyone looking for a private professional InDesign training event. 


    Onsite Adobe InDesign Training Course in Yorkshire including Sheffield, Leeds, Harrogate, Whitby, HuddersfieldOn this Introduction to InDesign course you will learn the tools and features used in InDesign to create a variety of different spreads and layouts. 


    You will start by learning how to set up a document correctly for both print /web & mobile using document setup including columns and printers marks (Print).


    The InDesign Training then moves forward by showing you how to build a document adding frames, text and artwork to create professional documents based on the principles of good design. You will find out how to work with text, make it thread (flow) through one or more frames, create styles for accurate and consistent type and add artwork (Vector and Raster). 


    Find out how to work with colour in InDesign – to create consistent colour throughout your projects using colours /swatches and the CC Library.


    During the InDesign Course you work with and understand the role that grids, guides and baseline grids play in the design process and how they all combine to produce professional documents destined for print, digital and social media.


    InDesign Training
    who is it for?

    Adobe InDesign Training Onsite in Yorkshire Whitby York Harrogate Bradford Huddersfield also online InDesign Courses are availableTo be honest the answer to that is as broad as it is wide.


    Over the years we have trained designers, content creators, marketeers, construction, educators, bid writers and clients from public & private sector businesses.


    This Intro course has been designed for anyone wanting to hit the ground running by creating, editing and publishing professional looking documents for print and web. It’s also ideal for anyone looking to build on basic skills and work with more advanced features such as digital output. 


    Online InDesign Training

    The course is also available as Online InDesign Training run virtually with a live instructor. We’re finding that Online Training is offering the most flexibility as it can be run virtually 24/7 and at times to suit  you just as the rest of our Online Adobe Training Courses do. 


    Online InDesign Training is also available in short bite-size sessions (2 hours /4 hours /half days) or if preferred courses can be split into two sessions over different days. We also offer weekend and night time courses for clients outside the UK time zone. So please get in touch to discuss our ‘out of hours’ training courses.


    Find out more about the Online InDesign Training


    Onsite InDesign Training

    Our Onsite InDesign Training Courses are delivered on your premises either at your office or home. They are perfect for one to one sessions, small company groups and larger scale projects. All our Adobe Training Courses have flexible times and dates that work around you and your staff. Please get in touch to discuss these. 


    There are a number of benefits to Onsite InDesign Training in Yorkshire but the main ones are:


    • realistic and reduced costings
    • no travelling involved for you or your team saving travel, hotel expenses etc
    • the approach is focused specifically for you and your team
    • you have direct contact with your trainer from time of booking
    • mutually agreed times and dates
    • if required laptops are available for hire and arrive setup with the software version of your choice


    Adobe InDesign Training
    what will you learn?

    The Introduction to InDesign Training Courses covers some of the following features. There is a full InDesign Course overview at the bottom of the page or via the Courses menu above. This is a flexible course to which content can be added or removed to create your bespoke training.


    • Create New Documents & Edit Existing Ones
    • Work with Type
    • Placing & Manipulating Artwork
    • Smart Layouts
    • Text Wrap Options
    • Colour /Swatches /RGB /CMYK & Pantones
    • Frames /Stokes & Fills
    • Create Print & Interactive PDF’s
    • Print & Export & Print Production
    • Colour Management
    • Packaging & Preflight Panel Processes
    • Export Interactive PDF’s


    Onsite InDesign Training Sheffield and Online InDesign Training Course for beginnersAlthough this is an Introduction to InDesign Course the content itself is very broad and can be tailored individually to each client.


    We know that our clients all have different requirements from the software and our question to you is ‘What do want from your InDesign course? and then you tell us exactly what you need from your course.


    So what would you expect to gain from your training? We’ve delivered courses to so many clients over the years teaching them how to create, edit and output a wide variety of documents. As a guide these are some of the things you would expect to produce during your training.


    On this InDesign Course you would expect to create and design some of the following:


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


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    Greta Powell Training Ltd





    InDesign Training Course Yorkshire – where else do we travel to?

    The Onsite InDesign Training Courses in Yorkshire include Harrogate, Rotherham, Huddersfield, Whitby and Bradford. We cover the whole of the UK including the Midlands, Peterborough, Northampton, Birmingham, Coventry, Liverpool, Worcester, Hereford, London, Lincoln, Blackpool, Leicester and Nottingham.


    Please get in touch to find out about availability in your area.

    Introduction to Adobe InDesign - Overviews

    What is InDesign?

    Why choose InDesign

    What you will learn on the course.

    The InDesign Workspace

    The InDesign Menus & Panels

    Properties /Control Bar



    Meeting InDesign

    Create & Save a New Document

    Editing & Adapting Existing Documents

    New Document Setup

    Print /Web /Mobile

    Facing Pages

    Printers Marks

    (Bleed, Slug & Margins)

    InDesign Document Presets


    InDesign Frames

    What are Frames?

    Create new Frames

    Moving /aligning /sizing & positioning

    Frame Corners


    InDesign Objects

    InDesign Objects

    Text & Graphic Frames

    Adjusting Shapes

    Create Unique Shaped Frames

    Adjusting Shapes


    InDesign’s Pages Panel

    Working with the Panel

    Adding /Deleting /Moving Pages

    Adjusting Page Properties

    Master Pages & None Pages

    Understanding Spreads

    InDesign Interactive Documents

    Re-purpose Documents as Interactive PDF’s

    Create Hyperlinks

    Create Bookmarks

    Apply Security 

    Export to PDF as Print

    Export to PDF as Interactive


    InDesign Colour & Swatches

    The Colour Panel

    Matching Colours in InDesign

    Spot /Process /Pantone

    Creating /Editing Swatches

    Work with Tints

    Create /Edit Gradients

    Add /Adjust Fill /Stroke Colours


    InDesign & Images

    Working with Images

    Understanding Images /File Formats

    Acquiring Images

    Image Banks /Adobe Stock

    Round Tripping with Image Editing Software


    InDesign Graphic Frames

    Working with Graphic Frames

    Using the Links Panel

    Embedded /Linked Images

    Moving Frame & Content Graphics

    Placing Images

    Selection & Direct Selection Arrows


    InDesign & Text Wrap

    Wrapping Text around Images

    Text Wrap Options

    Fitting Options

    Text Offset

    InDesign & Effects Panel

    Blend Modes

    Opacity Slider

    Adding & Editing Effects

    (drop shadow /inner glow etc)


    InDesign & Text

    Placing & Importing Text

    Importing Text from Microsoft Word

    Using Character & Paragraph Attributes

    Working With Type Design

    ie. Tracking, Alignment, Kerning, Hyphenation


    InDesign Paragraph & Character Styles

    Creating Type Styles

    Applying Styles

    Editing Styles

    Adding Styles to CC Libraries

    Inserting Bullets & Numbers


    InDesign Styles

    Adding Nested Styles

    Object Styles

    Style Properties

    Importing Styles


    InDesign CC Libraries

    Creating a Library

    Adding /Editing & Maintaining CC Libraries

    Sharing Libraries


    InDesign Preflight & Print

    Preparing for the Printers


    Preflight Panel

    Packaging for Print

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