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  • QuickStart InDesign Training Course

    QuickStart InDesign Training Course


    QuickStart InDesign TrainingIf you are looking to produce in-house professional looking documents in a short space of time then this QuickStart InDesign Training Course is ideal.


    It starts at the very beginning explaining about layout and document set up then moves into adding text, images and structuring documents.


    Our QuickStart InDesign Courses run over one day and are designed to give you the skills needed to work in InDesign both for print and digital output. 


    It’s available both as an onsite InDesign Course hosted on your premises or as a virtual online InDesign training session held with a live instructor. It’s part of our Quickstart Creative Cloud Training which also include Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Premiere Pro and Lightroom training courses.


    Who is this QuickStart InDesign Training for?


    Virtual online InDesign Intermediate Training also available onsite.This is perfect for anyone completely new to the software and looking to grasp the fundamentals quickly and easily. It is particularly popular with small business users who are looking to produce marketing and business documents in-house without the need for an external designer.


    Over the years this course has been delivered to educators, designers, publishers, authors, students and many more.


    By the end of the InDesign course you will be able to create, edit and publish flyers, small magazines, marketing materials and social media posts.


    How do online Adobe InDesign Courses work?


    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.


    Because online training provides great flexibility we’re able to run our courses on 24 /7 basis including weekends and over night depending on your time-zone.


    Find out more about our QuickStart InDesign Training


    What will you learn on this InDesign Course?


    Graphic Design TrainingYou will learn how to create a range of documentation including flyers, social media posts and infographics for business and personal use.


    During the course you will learn all the fundamentals involved in desktop publishing including how to create a document from scratch, understand print ‘jargon’ and work with different types of pages such as normal and parent pages.


    As the day progresses you will learn how to put together short newsletters and brochures and to export them out as both InDesign documents or PDF’s. We cover both static, print PDF’s and also the basics of interactive documents.


    We usually arrange a meeting prior to the training to discuss course content and to exchange any files needed for the course.


    Content can be added or removed and you are more than welcome to bring your own files with you. 


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


      • New Document Set-Up /Bleed /Slug etc
      • 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


    How does onsite InDesign Training work?


    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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    QuickStart InDesign Training Course - Overviews

    Getting Started with InDesign

    Creating and saving a document

    New document setup

    Tools / panels

    Document navigation

    Print /Web /Mobile Setup


    InDesign & Smart Layout


    Rulers (zero point)

    Columns & Rows


    Working with Text & Text Frames

    Text Frames

    Formatting Text Frames

    Text Frame Options

    Text Frame & Columns


    Links Panel

    Working with & Understanding Image Links

    Replacing Missing Links

    Updating Links

    Type Handling & Manipulation

    Placing Text

    Adding /Updating Character styles / Paragraph styles

    Typography and Professional Layouts

    Type Families & Pairing


    InDesign & Images

    Placing images

    Graphic Frames /Images

    Image Formats

    Sizing /Shaping /Rotating Graphic Frames

    InDesign & Photoshop


    Adobe InDesign & Colour

    Colour models, RGB, CMYK, Spot & Pantones

    Create New /Edit Existing Colours

    Working with Gradients

    Working with Colour Themes

    Accurate Colour for Print


    Combining Type and Imagery

    Text and Images

    Wrapping Text around Images

    Text Wrap Options

    Text Outsets

    Clipping Paths

    Select Subject


    InDesign & PDF

    Exporting to PDF

    PDF Presents

    InDesign Interactive Panel

    Adding Hyperlinks & Bookmarks


    Animations & Timings

    Publish Online


    Print & Export Options



    Export (print) to .PDF

    PDF Print Options

    PDF Interactive Options

    Export Menu


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