Adobe Indesign Introduction

This course is for people with minimal experience using InDesign who would like to learn how to create printed published documents. Secure your spot in our course in Brisbane  by booking online today.

2 days course
4.54  (220 reviews)
What you will learn:
  • Set up new document attributes
  • Create text frames and format text with character and paragraph commands
  • Place text and images onto the page
  • Work with colour, applying fill and stroke attributes to objects
  • Create, manipulate and arrange basic shapes
  • Prepare publications for press
What you'll get:
Workbook
Post course support
Capped class sizes
eCertificate
What you will learn:
  • Set up new document attributes
  • Create text frames and format text with character and paragraph commands
  • Place text and images onto the page
  • Work with colour, applying fill and stroke attributes to objects
  • Create, manipulate and arrange basic shapes
  • Prepare publications for press
What you'll get:
Courseware and Handouts
Live Recorded Session copy
Capped Class Size
eCertificate
Post Course Support
Course prerequisites

Participants will need to be familiar with Windows or Mac OS and have an understanding of page layout programs.

In-Person Training

Participants are not required to bring their own laptops as our dedicated computer training labs are equipped with the programs and files you will need access to on your training day.

Online Training

Participants are required to have a working computer with a microphone and speaker installed.  No software needs to be installed before the training session however, we require an up-to-date web browser. For the best experience, we recommend downloading the latest Google Chrome browser.

It is also recommended that you have a second screen attached to your computer.  This will allow you to watch the online training session and complete the course activities at the same time.

Topics covered in this training course
  • Opening a publication
  • Navigating the interface
  • The toolbox and tools
  • Panels and workspaces
  • Zooming in/out
  • Moving between pages
  • Editing text
  • Finding and changing text
  • Using the story editor
  • Previewing your publication
  • Printing your publication
  • Changing font type and size
  • Changing leading
  • Aligning text
  • Turn off/on hyphenation
  • Working with bullets
  • Manipulate tracking and kerning
  • Eyedropper tool to copy attributes
  • Creating text frames
  • Placing text
  • Placing text and linking to Word
  • Threading text frames
  • Deleting a text frame
  • Columns within a text frame
  • Alignment in a text frame
  • Resolving overset text
  • Place an image
  • Fitting an image to a frame
  • Resizing frame and contents
  • Content grabber
  • Adding borders/stroke
  • Rotating the frame/contents
  • Deleting an image
  • Linking and embedding images
  • Working with broken links
  • Wrapping text around images
  • Clipping paths
  • Drawing shapes
  • Send to back
  • Bring to front
  • Aligning and distributing elements
  • Align to key object
  • Understanding CMYK, RGB, Pantone
  • Using default colours
  • Adding a colour swatch
  • Adobe CC libraries
  • create a swatch library
  • Selecting colours with the eyedropper
  • Applying gradients and tints
  • Setting up tabs
  • Aligning tabs
  • Setting indents
  • Creating a table
  • Formatting a table
  • Importing a table from Excel
  • Create and apply paragraph styles
  • Create and apply character styles
  • Editing styles
  • Find and change formatting
  • Loading styles from other documents
  • Create and apply object styles
  • Inserting and deleting pages
  • Working with master pages
  • Page numbering
  • Creating multiple master pages
  • Create a template
  • Turn an existing publication into a template
  • Loading a template
  • Find fonts
  • Create a package
  • Create a PDF
  • Printer marks in PDF
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from 220 reviews
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“Jane is a great facilitator.”
Aldina, Aug 2020
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“All elements were explained well and additional questions were answered.”
Yvonne, Aug 2020
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“I found the pace of the course perfect. No rushing and making you feel incompetent. Great presenter.”
Kim, Aug 2020
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“I really enjoyed Janes teaching a lot, I learned so much! All positive!”
Marieangeli, Aug 2020