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Bespoke Adobe InDesign CS6 - 1 Day Introduction Training Course

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Learn the basics of InDesign, the leading desktop-publishing program. We will show you the first steps in creating attractive, simple documents, and is an essential starting point for anyone interested in the fields of creative design and digital publishing.

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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 CS6 training is offered at the London, Manchester and Glasgow centres or onsite at your offices.

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Version: Adobe InDesign CS6
Level: Introduction
Duration: 1 Day (10am-5pm)
Computer: Windows & Mac

Bespoke InDesign CS6 - 1 Day Introduction Overview

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Adobe InDesign CS6 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 CS6 integrates seamlessly with the other Adobe applications and can include native Photoshop and Illustrator files, and in CS6 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 re-purposing content.

In this 1 day course we cover all of the key features of InDesign CS6 you’ll need to create attractive, professional page layouts. During the days session we also create a print-ready version of a publication that you work on, to ensure that when you have finished the training you are able to cover all aspects of document production you are likely to work on.

(This course is also available as a 2 day session which provides time to cover all the elements in details and allows time for experimenting and creating completed designs.)


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.

 

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: £495
  • 2 delegates: £595
  • 3 delegates: £645
  • 4 delegates: £695
  • 5 delegates: £745
  • 6 delegates: £795
  • 7 delegates: £845
  • 8 delegates: £895
Book this training course

A thoroughly enjoyable course, very useful and brilliantly tailored to our requirements. Have completed two other introductory InDesign courses and this has been the best by far. Would definitely recommend to others.

Juliet McEwan, University of Glasgow, InDesign - 2 Day Bespoke Introduction

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Bespoke InDesign CS6 - 1 Day Introduction 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 the Adobe InDesign Environment
  • Preferences
  • Customise Your Workspace
  • Set General Preferences
  • Manage Document Presets
  • Workspace and Window arrangement
Designing Documents
  • Create a New Document
  • Alter a Document’s Layout
  • Create the Structure of a Document
  • Develop Master Pages
  • Manage Text and Graphic Placement
  • Develop Layers
Managing and Formatting Text
  • Add Text
  • Edit Text
  • Spell Check Text
  • Thread Text
  • Find/ Change
  • Change Text Threads
  • Format Characters
  • Format Paragraphs
  • Numbering paragraphs
  • Text variables
  • Manage Styles
  • Style Groups
  • Quick Apply
  • Text Wrap
  • Text on a path
  • Rules
  • The Glyphs panel
Objects
  • Arranging, Aligning and Distributing
  • Transforming Objects
  • Duplicating
  • Rotating
  • Scaling
  • Skewing
  • Mirroring
  • The Transform Again commands
  • Object Styles
  • InDesign Snippets
Utilising Colours, Swatches, and Gradients
  • Utilise Colour
  • Utilise Swatches
  • Apply Fills, Gradients, and Strokes
Managing Transparency
  • Apply Transparency
  • Apply Transparency Flattener Presets
Graphics
  • File Types
  • Importing options
  • Image Frames simple, compound & custom
  • Fitting images Control Palette and shortcuts
  • Inline graphics
  • Clipping Paths, Alpha channels
  • Importing InDesign documents
Pen & Bezier tools
  • Path tools in InDesign
Effects
  • Inner Shadow
  • Bevel and Emboss
  • Gradient Feather
  • Inner Glow and Outer Glow
Tabs and Tables
  • Create a Table
  • Modify a Table
  • Format a Table
  • Table Styles
Libraries
  • Using InDesign libraries
Preparing for Hand-off to a Service Provider
  • Check Documents for Problems
  • Print a Document
  • Package Files
  • Preview Output
  • Print, Separation, Flattening
  • Print options
  • PostScript, preflighting and Packaging
Creating Acrobat PDF Files
  • Prepare PDF Files for Web
  • Distribution
  • Manage PDF Presets
  • Export PDF Files for Printing

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: £495
  • 2 delegates: £595
  • 3 delegates: £645
  • 4 delegates: £695
  • 5 delegates: £745
  • 6 delegates: £795
  • 7 delegates: £845
  • 8 delegates: £895
Book this training course

A thoroughly enjoyable course, very useful and brilliantly tailored to our requirements. Have completed two other introductory InDesign courses and this has been the best by far. Would definitely recommend to others.

Juliet McEwan, University of Glasgow, InDesign - 2 Day Bespoke 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: £495
  • 2 delegates: £595
  • 3 delegates: £645
  • 4 delegates: £695
  • 5 delegates: £745
  • 6 delegates: £795
  • 7 delegates: £845
  • 8 delegates: £895
Book this training course

A thoroughly enjoyable course, very useful and brilliantly tailored to our requirements. Have completed two other introductory InDesign courses and this has been the best by far. Would definitely recommend to others.

Juliet McEwan, University of Glasgow, InDesign - 2 Day Bespoke 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: £495
  • 2 delegates: £595
  • 3 delegates: £645
  • 4 delegates: £695
  • 5 delegates: £745
  • 6 delegates: £795
  • 7 delegates: £845
  • 8 delegates: £895
Book this training course

A thoroughly enjoyable course, very useful and brilliantly tailored to our requirements. Have completed two other introductory InDesign courses and this has been the best by far. Would definitely recommend to others.

Juliet McEwan, University of Glasgow, InDesign - 2 Day Bespoke 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: £495
  • 2 delegates: £595
  • 3 delegates: £645
  • 4 delegates: £695
  • 5 delegates: £745
  • 6 delegates: £795
  • 7 delegates: £845
  • 8 delegates: £895
Book this training course

A thoroughly enjoyable course, very useful and brilliantly tailored to our requirements. Have completed two other introductory InDesign courses and this has been the best by far. Would definitely recommend to others.

Juliet McEwan, University of Glasgow, InDesign - 2 Day Bespoke 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: £495
  • 2 delegates: £595
  • 3 delegates: £645
  • 4 delegates: £695
  • 5 delegates: £745
  • 6 delegates: £795
  • 7 delegates: £845
  • 8 delegates: £895
Book this training course

A thoroughly enjoyable course, very useful and brilliantly tailored to our requirements. Have completed two other introductory InDesign courses and this has been the best by far. Would definitely recommend to others.

Juliet McEwan, University of Glasgow, InDesign - 2 Day Bespoke Introduction

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Testimonials

A thoroughly enjoyable course, very useful and brilliantly tailored to our requirements. Have completed two other introductory InDesign courses and this has been the best by far. Would definitely recommend to others.

Juliet McEwan, University of Glasgow, InDesign - 2 Day Bespoke 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

Very in-depth and thorough training for people completely new to the program. Covers everything you'd need to know at a very reasonable pace.

Andy Porter, Breaking Free Online, InDesign Introduction - 2 Days

The trainer was excellent - she explained everything in depth and gave me enough time to keep up. The content was very useful and I know feel a lot more confident to use InDesign.

Sian Hughes, UKTI, InDesign - 1 Day Introduction

Always a great course and a brilliant instructor. Thank you once again for all the training that I've done these past few months. An extremely valuable experience.

Margaret Nolan-Meddings, Miller Insurance Services LLP, InDesign - Print Production

The course was thorough and well explained. The friendly approach made it all easy to understand and follow and all questions were dealt with straight away. Thank you!

Jade Hindley, Inspire, Adobe InDesign - Two Day Introduction

Clear, easy to follow training, well paced and interactive with positive tutition. Interesting and enjoyable, would recommend.

Emma Fullalove, Tom Parker Ltd, 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

An outstanding training course led by a very knowledgeable and insightful tutor. Thoroughly enjoyed my time and will take forward all new knowledge to my workplace and personal life too. Really enjoyed this, thanks very much!

Emma McLean, University of Strathclyde, Adobe InDesign - Two Day Introduction

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

Anisha Patel, AAPG, InDesign - 2 Day Advanced

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: £495
  • 2 delegates: £595
  • 3 delegates: £645
  • 4 delegates: £695
  • 5 delegates: £745
  • 6 delegates: £795
  • 7 delegates: £845
  • 8 delegates: £895
Book this training course

A thoroughly enjoyable course, very useful and brilliantly tailored to our requirements. Have completed two other introductory InDesign courses and this has been the best by far. Would definitely recommend to others.

Juliet McEwan, University of Glasgow, InDesign - 2 Day Bespoke Introduction

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