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InDesign Basics | InDesign Basics Training

  • Learn the essentials for Adobe InDesign
  • GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICE IN THE INDUSTRY
  • Includes pre-course material, manuals, and certificates
  • Be able to create brochures and newsletters with Adobe InDesign
  • Courses delivered by world class Adobe instructors
  • Create different types of frames effectively

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Essential Skills for Adobe InDesign 03/03/2017 Birmingham
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Overview

Introduction

Adobe InDesign is a powerful content designing software used by designers, publishers, editors, producers, etc. 

During this course, you will learn step-by-step core concept functions, text layout techniques, how to create graphics and essential skills required for working in Adobe InDesign. 

It is used to create brochures, e-books, billboards, pamphlets, books, catalogues, magazines covers, newsletters, cards, PDF’s, booklets and other high-quality professional documents and publications. 

It can be used along with other creative suite software products e.g. Illustrator, Photoshop and even Dreamweaver and Flash.

Prerequisites

  • You must have basic knowledge and understanding of using Adobe products
  • Prior experience with Adobe InDesign is not necessary, but some experience in graphic designing would be helpful
  • Basic computer skills - creating/deleting files and folders etc. are required

Who Should Attend?

  • Those with no experience in using InDesign, Printing, and Desktop Publishing and wish to learn the essentials
  • Those who want to learn the core concepts of InDesign for creating publications, business cards, advertisements, applications and exporting it to interactive media such as HTML and Flash.
  • Marketing professionals, magazine designers, book publishers, graphic designers.

What Will You Learn

  • How to use various tools, text and page layout, graphic designing, typography, working with text frames, creating and publishing InDesign professional documents
  • Work with graphics, managing colours, creating, editing text, navigation in the software, working with master pages, applying effects and styles, multimedia elements, printing, and publication
  • Integrate and manipulate images from MS Word and MS Excel
  • Create different types of frames and using colour panels
  • Create high-quality professional documents easily and publish using effective printing material
  • Create proposals and marketing materials that will help your organisation to progress

Course Structure

Essential Skills for Adobe InDesign is a one day course that covers the following topics: Introduction to InDesign, creating documents, working with images, typography, and printing.

The instructor has real world experience and will teach in a fully interactive environment.

Course Content

Introduction to InDesign

  • Basic programme functions
  • Tools and Panels
  • Understanding workspace
  • Navigation in InDesign
  • Creating Libraries

Working with Images

  • RGB, CYMK formats
  • Colour gradients
  • Line and fill colours
  • Creating, Inserting and editing images
  • Anchor text in images
  • Tools and techniques
  • Quality and size
  • Styling and applying effects to photos
  • Listing contents
  • Pen tool

Documents in Adobe InDesign

  • Creating documents, brochures, advertisements and newsletters
  • Multiple page documents
  • Master pages
  • Creating and inserting pages
  • Navigation and numbering
  • Headers and footers
  • Creating figures and objects
  • Tools in InDesign
  • Selection and drawing tools
  • Grouping and rotating objects

Typography and Colouring

  • Inserting text and editing
  • Changing fonts
  • Frames
  • Sequencing and fetching text from other platforms
  • Text formatting and wrapping
  • Styling and changing properties 
  • Finding and replacing
  • Using special symbols

Working with Graphics

  • Bitmap and Vector graphics
  • Placing and managing links in graphics
  • Working with tables
  • Enhancing designs

Documents in Other Formats

  • Exporting a PDF for printing

 

FAQs
  • Course Availability

    The spaces remaining on all courses across the website reflect the availability of the maximum printed course materials and equipment available in stock for any given event. If the spaces remaining do not appear, then there is comfortably enough lead time to provision course materials and equipment upon booking.

  • What time shall I arrive at the venue?

    Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.

  • What are the prerequisites?

    You must have basic knowledge and understanding of using Adobe products Prior experience with Adobe InDesign is not necessary, but some experience in graphic designing would be helpful Basic computer skills - creating/deleting files and folders etc. are required

  • Who should attend this course?

    Those with no experience in using InDesign, Printing, and Desktop Publishing and wish to learn the essentials Those who want to learn the core concepts of InDesign for creating publications, business cards, advertisements, applications and exporting it to interactive media such as HTML and Flash. Marketing professionals, magazine designers, book publishers, graphic designers.

  • Do you offer support for the course?

    We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.

  • What is included in the course?

    Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments

  • What is the duration of this course?

    This course is [ 1 ] day(s)

  • How long until I receive the course confirmation details?

    Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts

What's Included?
  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments
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