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Adobe InDesign CS6 Introduction 2 Days - Manchester

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Learn the fundamentals of InDesign as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the leading desktop-publishing program. We will show you how to create and export attractive, simple documents. This is the perfect starting point for anyone interested in digital publishing.

After we give you a complete tour of the InDesign environment, we will show you how to combine text and graphics to produce output that is ready to use straight away. We will help you add consistency through the use of paragraph and character styles. You will grasp how quick and easy it is to create documents for the web and for print, including how to produce professional PDF files.

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Price: £450.00 ex VAT
Version: Adobe InDesign CS6
Level: Introduction to Intermediate
Duration: 2 Days (10am-5pm)
Location: Central Manchester
Computer: Windows & Mac
Next Dates: 04 Sep - 05 Sep
Full list of next Dates here

InDesign Introduction 2 Days Overview

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This 2-day Introduction course helps you learn about the tools and features available in Adobe InDesign CS6. We will help you understand how this industry-leading program takes desktop publishing and design to a new level, and combines production power and creative freedom with tight integration with Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat software. You will learn to create attractive, simple documents and prepare them for the web and for print. We will guide you in learning the work area, working with text and graphics, creating simple vector-based graphics, and the basics of design. You will also learn how to apply consistency to your text through the use of paragraph and character styles.

Creative professionals appreciate the freedom and productivity gains made possible through the use of Adobe InDesign. We will show you how to improve your workflow by harnessing InDesign's integration with other popular Adobe programs.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Navigate the InDesign environment
  • Design documents and save them as Acrobat PDF files
  • Add effects to objects
  • Apply paragraph and character styles
  • Use colours, swatches, and gradients
  • Manage transparency and use tables
  • Prepare for hand-off to a service provider

Our goal is for you to be able to create simple but professional documents that are ready to use for the web and for print.


Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites

This course is intended for graphic designers, creative professionals, print professionals, publishers, pre-press professionals, and marketing communications professionals.

You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

 

InDesign CS6 Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 04 Sep - 05 Sep
  • 02 Oct - 03 Oct
  • 01 Nov - 02 Nov
  • 20 Nov - 21 Nov
  • 18 Dec - 19 Dec
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I found the course very enjoyable. After using InDesign for a year just teaching myself how to do things, it is good to now know how to do them properly! Thank you very much.

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InDesign CS6 Introduction 2 Days Course Outline

The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

Getting started in InDesign
  • Customise Your Workspace
  • Workspace and Window arrangement
  • Create a New Document
  • Zooming in and out
  • Moving around your document
  • Using Control panel options
  • Previewing your document
Managing and Formatting Text
  • Add Text
  • Edit Text using Story Editor
  • Spell Check Text
  • Find/ Change
  • Character formatting options
  • Paragraph formatting options
  • The Glyphs panel
  • Showing Hidden Characters
  • Threading Text
Handling images
  • Adding images
  • Cropping images
  • Resizing images
  • Adding Text Wrap
  • Understanding different image file types
  • Using the Links panel
  • Understanding and checking resolution
Colours, Swatches, and Gradients
  • Adding colour to Fill/Stroke
  • Adding Swatches
  • Understanding the difference between CMYK, RGB, Pantone colours
  • Creating tint swatches
  • Creating Gradients
  • Stroke settings
Objects
  • Creating different shapes
  • Arranging, Aligning and Distributing
  • Transforming Objects
  • Duplicating
  • Layers
  • Object Styles
  • Applying Effects
  • Shape and corner options
Paragraph and Character Styles
  • Setting up Paragraph Styles
  • Setting up Character Styles
  • Changing Paragraph & Character styles
Master Pages
  • Setting up Master pages
  • Applying a Master page
  • Using Master pages with facing pages
  • Adding page numbers
  • Overriding Master page items
Preparing a document for Printing
  • Using Preflight for basic checks
  • Print a Document
  • Packaging Files
  • Exporting to PDF

InDesign CS6 Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 04 Sep - 05 Sep
  • 02 Oct - 03 Oct
  • 01 Nov - 02 Nov
  • 20 Nov - 21 Nov
  • 18 Dec - 19 Dec
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I found the course very enjoyable. After using InDesign for a year just teaching myself how to do things, it is good to now know how to do them properly! Thank you very much.

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What's Included

The following are provided for your best experience on this course:

  • All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems
  • Small class size (limited to a maximum of 4-8 attendees on all sessions)
  • Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
  • 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
  • Official Adobe Authorised Certificate for your successful completion of the course
  • Lunch To give you the most flexible options for lunch we provide lunch vouchers which can be redeemed locally at a number of popular eateries including Pret A Manger, EAT, Starbucks, Tesco, Sainsburys, Boots and Greggs
  • Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits
  • Pads and pens

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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Further details on benefits included with this Adobe InDesign CS6 course:

We are an Adobe Authorised Training Centre and our trainers are Adobe Certified Instructors with years of experience teaching InDesign. Get the layout skills you need with our experienced InDesign professionals.

Included with our InDesign courses is the Brilliant InDesign book provided for free to use as a post course reference resource. This is a full 300+ page manual to supplement the content covered during the course.

Included with your course booking for all delegates on this course is 6 months free support so if you run into problems or need assistance relating to anything covered during your course we would be happy to assist you during this time.

After your Adobe class with XChange Training you will receive our official Adobe Authorised Training Certificate as a record of your successful completion of the Adobe Certified InDesign course.

Delegates attending scheduled or bespoke courses at our training centres will receive lunch and plentiful refreshments including tea, coffee and hot chocolate for each day of the course.

InDesign CS6 Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 04 Sep - 05 Sep
  • 02 Oct - 03 Oct
  • 01 Nov - 02 Nov
  • 20 Nov - 21 Nov
  • 18 Dec - 19 Dec
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I found the course very enjoyable. After using InDesign for a year just teaching myself how to do things, it is good to now know how to do them properly! Thank you very much.

Justine Rich, Capita, InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

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Training Location

This course is provided at the XChange Training Manchester training centre based at:

Piccadilly House
49 Piccadilly
Manchester
M1 2AP


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Piccadilly House is located in the heart of Manchester directly next to the Piccadilly Gardens transport interchange with excellent bus and tram connections and is easily accessed from Piccadilly train Station (5 mins). Victoria station is also close by (around 10 mins).

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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InDesign CS6 Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

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  • 18 Dec - 19 Dec
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InDesign CS6 Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 04 Sep - 05 Sep
  • 02 Oct - 03 Oct
  • 01 Nov - 02 Nov
  • 20 Nov - 21 Nov
  • 18 Dec - 19 Dec
Send Course Details Book this training course

I found the course very enjoyable. After using InDesign for a year just teaching myself how to do things, it is good to now know how to do them properly! Thank you very much.

Justine Rich, Capita, InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

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InDesign CS6 Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 04 Sep - 05 Sep
  • 02 Oct - 03 Oct
  • 01 Nov - 02 Nov
  • 20 Nov - 21 Nov
  • 18 Dec - 19 Dec
Send Course Details Book this training course

I found the course very enjoyable. After using InDesign for a year just teaching myself how to do things, it is good to now know how to do them properly! Thank you very much.

Justine Rich, Capita, InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

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InDesign CS6 Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 04 Sep - 05 Sep
  • 02 Oct - 03 Oct
  • 01 Nov - 02 Nov
  • 20 Nov - 21 Nov
  • 18 Dec - 19 Dec
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I found the course very enjoyable. After using InDesign for a year just teaching myself how to do things, it is good to now know how to do them properly! Thank you very much.

Justine Rich, Capita, InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

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Testimonials

I found the course very enjoyable. After using InDesign for a year just teaching myself how to do things, it is good to now know how to do them properly! Thank you very much.

Justine Rich, Capita, InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

Excellent explanation, professional and friendly approach. Very clear in explanations. Overall an excellent trainer.

Andrew Shelmerdine, Vinci Academy, InDesign - 2 Day Advanced

Thanks for a very pleasant and educational 2 days. I think it was especially good because it was a small class which gave very individual training.

Nigel Hopwood, Jacob Jensen Design, InDesign - 2 Day Advanced

I really enjoyed the course and the content/pace was easy to follow and gave us opportunities to play around and test what we had learnt.

Ashleigh Toll, NSPCC, InDesign - 2 Day Bespoke

Very well organised and structured everything seemed to flow perfectly. Explanations were clear and set at a steady pace that was easy to follow. Instructor very knowledgeable, there were no questions unanswered.

Jasmine Gould, Integralis, InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

Very organized training course covered all the basics needed and ran efficiently and in a nice relaxed and amenable environment.

Amaya Climent, The Crown Estate, InDesign - 1 Day Essentials

For such a brief time frame an awful lot is covered. The walk-throughs via projection were excellent and instruction/explanation was excellent. He is clearly a very knowledgeable professional!

Angelo Christodoulou, Queen Mary University, InDesign - 1 Day Introduction

The training content was set at just the right pace. Full of content that we were all able to 'get to grips with' and the trainer was very helpful.

Helen Seddon, ENEHL, InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

Fantastic two day course on InDesign, well worth doing. Staff very friendly. 10 out of 10

Daniel Kosta, Icon Productions, InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

It was an informative two days I now feel confident enough to design and create my own brochures and have picked up some handy short cuts.

Lauren Partakis, Fairhome Group, Adobe InDesign - Two Day Introduction

InDesign CS6 Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 04 Sep - 05 Sep
  • 02 Oct - 03 Oct
  • 01 Nov - 02 Nov
  • 20 Nov - 21 Nov
  • 18 Dec - 19 Dec
Send Course Details Book this training course

I found the course very enjoyable. After using InDesign for a year just teaching myself how to do things, it is good to now know how to do them properly! Thank you very much.

Justine Rich, Capita, InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

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