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Bespoke Adobe InDesign CS3 - 2 Day Advanced Training Course

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Join the professionals in getting the best out of InDesign with our bespoke advanced course which will show you how to unlock the power of InDesign's advanced tools, and help you to become more proficient and confident in laying out documents.

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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 InDesign CS3 training is offered at the London, Manchester and Glasgow centres or onsite at your offices.

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Version: Adobe InDesign CS3
Level: Advanced to Pro User
Duration: 2 Days (10am-5pm)
Computer: Windows & Mac

Bespoke InDesign CS3 - 2 Day Advanced Overview

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Adobe InDesign CS3 is the page layout application of choice for many users. It contains a host of advanced text, colour, print and layout features not found in any other application that can be applied to text and objects It also boasts an interface similar to Adobe’s other leading design applications and so is intuitive for users of these applications.

Further, Adobe InDesign CS3 integrates seamlessly with the other Adobe applications and can include native Photoshop and Illustrator files, and in CS3 you can now centralise your whole workflow through Adobe Bridge. PDF output, XML, and export to GoLive output are also supported, making InDesign the perfect tool for repurposing content.

In this 2 day course we provide current users the ability to hone their skills and move their knowledge of Adobe InDesign CS3 to an advanced level. Using the skills learned at introduction or intermediate level delegates will create complex documents and work with a variety of palettes and tools to further understand the capabilities of this high-end design application.

(This course is also available as a 1 day course which provides sufficient time to cover the features in a more complete manner and allows more time for experimenting and creating completed designs.)


Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites

This course is intended for those who wish to enhance their existing knowledge of InDesign and who work as graphic designers, creative professionals, print professionals, publishers, pre-press professionals, or marketing communications professionals.

You will need basic experience in using InDesign. Ideally, you will have taken our Adobe InDesign CS3 Introduction 2 Days 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: £849
  • 2 delegates: £949
  • 3 delegates: £1049
  • 4 delegates: £1149
  • 5 delegates: £1199
  • 6 delegates: £1249
  • 7 delegates: £1299
  • 8 delegates: £1349
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Steve Linehan, The Stationery Office (TSO), InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

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Bespoke InDesign CS3 - 2 Day Advanced 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.

Managing Your Workspace
  • Organising Your Palettes
  • Advanced Zooming and Navigation
  • Advanced View Options
  • Dragging Items Between Documents
  • Third-Party plug-ins
Page Layout
  • Master Page Tips and Tricks
  • Using Facing Pages
  • Using Libraries
  • File Formats
Type
  • Advanced Style Sheet Tips
  • Managing Long Documents
  • Indexing
  • Table of Contents
  • Text Gradients
  • Hyphenation and Justification
  • Tracking and Kerning
Drawing
  • Mastering the Pen Tool
  • Pen Tool Shortcuts
  • Compound Paths
Where Text Meets Graphics
  • Inline Graphics
  • Creating Type Outlines
  • Text Wrap Options
  • sing Transparency
Importing and Exporting
  • Adding Excel or Word Tables
  • Import Text Options
  • Import Graphic Options
  • PDF Styles
  • Export Options
Long Documents
  • Adding Indexes
  • Using Table of Contents
  • Numbering & Section Options
The XML Factor
  • What is XML?
  • Adding Structure with XML
  • Exporting to XML
  • Mapping Styles to Tags
  • Tips for Working with XML
  • Libraries for Efficient XML Production
Colour
  • Using the Eyedropper to Create New Swatches
  • Spot or Process?
Printing
  • Using Printer Styles
  • Colour Separations
  • Understanding the Print Menu
  • The Transparency Flattener
  • Preflight and Package
Scripting
  • Using the Script palette
  • Editing the Scripting Label

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: £849
  • 2 delegates: £949
  • 3 delegates: £1049
  • 4 delegates: £1149
  • 5 delegates: £1199
  • 6 delegates: £1249
  • 7 delegates: £1299
  • 8 delegates: £1349
Book this training course

Top quality facilities, instructor and training (as always.). I cannot praise everyone highly enough.

Steve Linehan, The Stationery Office (TSO), InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

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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 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.

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: £849
  • 2 delegates: £949
  • 3 delegates: £1049
  • 4 delegates: £1149
  • 5 delegates: £1199
  • 6 delegates: £1249
  • 7 delegates: £1299
  • 8 delegates: £1349
Book this training course

Top quality facilities, instructor and training (as always.). I cannot praise everyone highly enough.

Steve Linehan, The Stationery Office (TSO), InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

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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: £849
  • 2 delegates: £949
  • 3 delegates: £1049
  • 4 delegates: £1149
  • 5 delegates: £1199
  • 6 delegates: £1249
  • 7 delegates: £1299
  • 8 delegates: £1349
Book this training course

Top quality facilities, instructor and training (as always.). I cannot praise everyone highly enough.

Steve Linehan, The Stationery Office (TSO), InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

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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: £849
  • 2 delegates: £949
  • 3 delegates: £1049
  • 4 delegates: £1149
  • 5 delegates: £1199
  • 6 delegates: £1249
  • 7 delegates: £1299
  • 8 delegates: £1349
Book this training course

Top quality facilities, instructor and training (as always.). I cannot praise everyone highly enough.

Steve Linehan, The Stationery Office (TSO), InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

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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: £849
  • 2 delegates: £949
  • 3 delegates: £1049
  • 4 delegates: £1149
  • 5 delegates: £1199
  • 6 delegates: £1249
  • 7 delegates: £1299
  • 8 delegates: £1349
Book this training course

Top quality facilities, instructor and training (as always.). I cannot praise everyone highly enough.

Steve Linehan, The Stationery Office (TSO), InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

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Testimonials

Top quality facilities, instructor and training (as always.). I cannot praise everyone highly enough.

Steve Linehan, The Stationery Office (TSO), InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

Excellent. Course was tailored to our requirements, so didn't feel that any time was wasted.

Susanna Booth, Competition Comm., InDesign - 1 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

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

The trainer was easy to follow and very easy going, which creates a excellent training environment. I will certainly be coming back in the future. A great teacher and a great course!

Scott Godfrey, InDesign - 4 Day Masterclass

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

A really informative course with lots of useful hints and tips to use InDesign.

Anisha Patel, AAPG, InDesign - 2 Day Advanced

Thoroughly enjoyed my day of training on Adobe InDesign, the trainer was very professional and easy to get on with. His knowledge and delivery was very good. Will definitely recommend you to others.

Anthony Barnes, The Design Business, InDesign - 1 Day Essentials

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

Impressive course! Many thanks also for the InDesign Shortcuts & Preference Guide which will be very useful and are greatly appreciated

Tom Gilling, Vividesigns, InDesign - 4 Day Masterclass

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: £849
  • 2 delegates: £949
  • 3 delegates: £1049
  • 4 delegates: £1149
  • 5 delegates: £1199
  • 6 delegates: £1249
  • 7 delegates: £1299
  • 8 delegates: £1349
Book this training course

Top quality facilities, instructor and training (as always.). I cannot praise everyone highly enough.

Steve Linehan, The Stationery Office (TSO), InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

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