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  • Private Training
  • Bespoke Course Content
  • Date(s) arranged to suit
  • Onsite courses available

This course can be based around our base outline or part/fully customised according to your level & requirements. Our bespoke Adobe Acrobat 8 training is offered at the London, Manchester and Glasgow centres or onsite at your offices.

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Version: Adobe Acrobat 8
Level: Introduction
Duration: 1 Day (10am-5pm)
Computer: Windows & Mac

Bespoke Acrobat 8 for Print Overview

Acrobat Logo and Print Course Delegates

Adobe Acrobat Professional is the creative industry standard application for PDF creation, proofing and exchange. A good knowledge of this application and PDF technology in general is essential for anyone working in the modern reprographic, production and print industry. Acrobat has added many new advanced features to this key product that will help you guarantee quality output on every job.

XChange Training offer a core training course in Acrobat Professional for print professionals. The course includes everything you need to both create and edit high quality, print-ready PDF files using Adobe Acrobat professional and Acrobat Distiller. Standards features high on the list with the PDF/X-1a, PDF/X-3 and draft PDF/X-4 specifications.

Acrobat Professional added a host of new features including better preflighting and improved fix-ups, preflight droplets, colour separation previews, colour conversion on both page and object level, ink management, JDF, and more, so whether you have been using a previous version of this software or you are complete beginner, this course content will satisfy your workflow needs and get you proficient with this essential modern publishing tool.


Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites

 

Bespoke Training Prices

The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

  • 1 delegate: £595
  • 2 delegates: £695
  • 3 delegates: £795
  • 4 delegates: £895
  • 5 delegates: £995
  • 6 delegates: £1095
  • 7 delegates: £1145
  • 8 delegates: £1195
Book this training course

Very good relaxed but productive day.

Suzy Link, Montagu Evans LLP, Acrobat - 1 Day Essentials

Bespoke Acrobat 8 for Print 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.

Overview
  • The Acrobat Family: Professional, Standard, Elements, and Adobe Reader
  • Changes and additions to Acrobat 8 Professional
  • Overview of Acrobat 8's layout and tools
PDF Creation and Adobe Acrobat Distiller
  • Acrobat's methods for creating PDFs
  • Creating a PDF from the Print dialog...
  • Understanding Distiller's settings
  • PDF ISO standards including PDF/X
Preflighting PDFs
  • Acrobat 8's preflighting tools
  • Creating and running a Preflight Profile
  • Examining the new preflight fix-ups
  • Sharing profiles with others
  • PDF/X validation
  • Creating Preflight Droplets
Modifying PDFs with Acrobat 8
  • Trap Presets
  • Output Previews and soft proofs
  • Transparency flattening in PDFs
  • Changing colours with Convert Colours...
  • Creating ink aliases
  • Using the Ink Manager
  • Adding Printer Marks
  • Fixing Hairlines
  • Adding JDF information to a job
Optimising PDFs
  • Reduce File size...
  • PDF Optimiser...
  • 'Refrying' PDF files
TouchUp PDFs
  • Using the editing tools
  • Importing images into Acrobat
  • Image rotation and cropping
  • Editing with Creative Suite applications (Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Saving changes to PDFs
  • Is PitStop necessary?
Printing from Acrobat 8 Professional
  • Acrobat's advanced printing functions
Other Acrobat 8 features
  • Acrobat's Preferences Pane
  • Batch Processing...
  • Other areas...

Bespoke Training Prices

The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

  • 1 delegate: £595
  • 2 delegates: £695
  • 3 delegates: £795
  • 4 delegates: £895
  • 5 delegates: £995
  • 6 delegates: £1095
  • 7 delegates: £1145
  • 8 delegates: £1195
Book this training course

Very good relaxed but productive day.

Suzy Link, Montagu Evans LLP, Acrobat - 1 Day Essentials

What's Included

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

  • Tailored course content arranged around your requirements
  • Flexible dates to suit your desired timeframe
  • Course location either at our training centres or onsite at your premises.
  • Adobe Certified Instructor to ensure quality tuition.
  • All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems (not onsite)
  • Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
  • 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
  • Adobe Authorised training 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 (not onsite)
  • Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits (not onsite)

Normal daily course times run between 10am and 5pm however we can offer flexibility for this bespoke course should your time requirements vary.

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

Included with our Acrobat courses is the Acrobat Classroom in a 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 Acrobat course.

Bespoke Training Prices

The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

  • 1 delegate: £595
  • 2 delegates: £695
  • 3 delegates: £795
  • 4 delegates: £895
  • 5 delegates: £995
  • 6 delegates: £1095
  • 7 delegates: £1145
  • 8 delegates: £1195
Book this training course

Very good relaxed but productive day.

Suzy Link, Montagu Evans LLP, Acrobat - 1 Day Essentials

Training Location Options

This course is offered for your convenience either at one of our bespoke training centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow or onsite at your offices anywhere in the UK. Just let us know what would work best for you or your team.

The location details of our bespoke training centres are shown below:

LONDON
5 St John’s Lane
Clerkenwell
London
EC1M 4BH

St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

MANCHESTER
Piccadilly House
49 Piccadilly
Manchester
M1 2AP

Piccadilly House is located in central 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).

GLASGOW
Centrum Business Centre
38 Queen Street
Glasgow
G1 3DX

The Queen Street training centre is located in central Glasgow within easy walking distance of the 3 local train options of Central Station, Queen Street and Argyle Street offering excellent transport connections.


Courses are run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks.

Bespoke Training Prices

The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

  • 1 delegate: £595
  • 2 delegates: £695
  • 3 delegates: £795
  • 4 delegates: £895
  • 5 delegates: £995
  • 6 delegates: £1095
  • 7 delegates: £1145
  • 8 delegates: £1195
Book this training course

Very good relaxed but productive day.

Suzy Link, Montagu Evans LLP, Acrobat - 1 Day Essentials

Bespoke Course Enquiry

If you are considering this Adobe Acrobat 8 Course but would like further information simply send us your query quickly & easily with the form below. Whether you would like to check date availability, pricing, course suitability or just need further information about a course send us your query and we will get you a swift reply, usually within 2 business hours!

If you would prefer to check course details by phone please call us on 0345 363 1130.

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Bespoke Training Prices

The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

  • 1 delegate: £595
  • 2 delegates: £695
  • 3 delegates: £795
  • 4 delegates: £895
  • 5 delegates: £995
  • 6 delegates: £1095
  • 7 delegates: £1145
  • 8 delegates: £1195
Book this training course

Very good relaxed but productive day.

Suzy Link, Montagu Evans LLP, Acrobat - 1 Day Essentials

Bespoke Training Prices

The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

  • 1 delegate: £595
  • 2 delegates: £695
  • 3 delegates: £795
  • 4 delegates: £895
  • 5 delegates: £995
  • 6 delegates: £1095
  • 7 delegates: £1145
  • 8 delegates: £1195
Book this training course

Very good relaxed but productive day.

Suzy Link, Montagu Evans LLP, Acrobat - 1 Day Essentials

Testimonials

Very good relaxed but productive day.

Suzy Link, Montagu Evans LLP, Acrobat - 1 Day Essentials

Overall a very well presented course and I hope to be back for other courses.

Shazad Khan, The Stationary Office, Acrobat - 1 Day Introduction

Great trainer, great content and great practical exercises.

Amanda Cook, VMWare, Adobe Video Masterclass - 5 Day Introduction

Really enjoyed the day, training was fun as well as educational. Staff were really friendly and food and rereshments were great.

Jez Williams, Total UK, Acrobat for Creating Rich Media PDFs - 1 Day Introduction

A very enjoyable experience.

Gary Gilbert, Marshall Cavendish, Acrobat - 1 Day Introduction

Really enjoyed the course and picked up many useful tips for creating accessible PDFs. The trainer ensured that we understood everything and paced the course well.

Jackie Shirley, Dept for Business Innovation and Skills, Acrobat - 1 Day Introduction

A very enjoyable, informative course in a relaxed friendly environment

Clare Beanland, Unilever, Acrobat - 1 Day Introduction

A superbly delivered course with just the right number of trainees. Above all, excellent equipment and clear visual aids. Superior to any course I've yet attended. You have captured all training aspects in the right detail.

Robin Gould, TSO Parliamentary Press , Acrobat - 1 Day Intermediate

Really helpful session. Will definitely be implementing as soon as I get back to my desk!

Claire Dossi, NHS, Acrobat - 2 Day Masterclass

An excellent course with very knowledgeable and helpful instructor allowing us to ask questions and work at our own pace.

Jill Lessani, Hawkins, Acrobat - 1 Day Introduction

Bespoke Training Prices

The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

  • 1 delegate: £595
  • 2 delegates: £695
  • 3 delegates: £795
  • 4 delegates: £895
  • 5 delegates: £995
  • 6 delegates: £1095
  • 7 delegates: £1145
  • 8 delegates: £1195
Book this training course

Very good relaxed but productive day.

Suzy Link, Montagu Evans LLP, Acrobat - 1 Day Essentials