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Adobe InDesign CC Advanced 2 Days - Leeds

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InDesign Logo and advanced course participants

Join the professionals in getting the best out of the world's leading desktop-publishing program. Our course 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.

With our help, you will take your existing InDesign know-how and enhance it as you learn how to create interactive PDFs, eBooks, and more. We will show you how to work more efficiently by saving re-usable data and storing PDF presets. This course is a great way to step up to expert level by increasing the quality, consistency, and speed of your output.

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Price: £450.00 ex VAT
Version: Adobe InDesign CC
Level: Advanced
Duration: 2 Days (10am-5pm)
Location: Central Leeds
Computer: Windows & Mac
Next Dates: 23 May - 24 May
Full list of next Dates here

InDesign Advanced 2 Days Overview

InDesign Logo and advanced course participants

This 2-day Advanced course will help to develop your skills as you explore the advanced features of Adobe InDesign CC. 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 already understand the basics of the program, and we will show you how to take that knowledge to the next level. We will cover advanced topics such as creating eBooks, generating indexes, and automating workflows.

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

  • Create complex documents such as interactive PDFs and eBooks
  • Use advanced tools and palettes
  • Re-use data via libraries and snippets
  • Generate tables of contents and indexes
  • Store PDF presets

This course is the perfect preparation if you plan to take the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exam.

Our goals are for you to understand the advanced features of InDesign and for you to become a confident power user.


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 CC Introduction 2 Day course.

 

InDesign CC Advanced 2 Days

Woodhouse Lane, Central Leeds

Next available Leeds course dates

  • 23 May - 24 May
  • 18 Jul - 19 Jul
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InDesign CC Advanced 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.

Managing Your Workspaces
  • Organising Your Panels
  • Advanced Zooming and Navigation
  • Advanced View Options
Advanced Typography
  • Typographical preferences
  • Advanced Character formatting options
  • Advanced Paragraph formatting options
Style Sheets
  • Review of setting up Style Sheets
  • Advanced Style Sheet Tips
  • Nested Styles
  • Using ‘Based on’, ‘Next Style’ and Quick Apply
Pages and Master Pages
  • Review of setting up Master Pages
  • Parent & Child masters
  • Overriding Master Page items
  • Using ‘Shuffle’ options
  • Best practice with master page
  • Numbering and Section options
Organising your Layout
  • Advanced Align options
  • Using keyboard shortcuts for align and distribute
  • Using the Gap tool
  • Using Autofit for images
  • Review of setting up Object Styles
  • Setting up a Baseline Grid
  • Creating custom frames and objects with the pen tool
Colour
  • Review of Swatches – managing colours and gradients
  • Creating Mixed Inks
  • Using the Ink Manager
  • Sharing Swatches between documents and with Photoshop and Illustrator
Managing Documents
  • Using Libraries and Snippets
  • Creating Templates
  • Creating and using Find/Change queries
  • Creating a Table of Contents
  • Using an InDesign ‘Book’ to collate documents
  • Setting up Indexes
  • Tables
  • Setting up Tables
  • Importing Excel & Word tables
  • Creating Table and Cell styles
Creating an interactive PDF
  • Adding Hyperlinks, Buttons, Movies and Sounds
  • Setting up Page Transitions
  • Exporting an Interactive PDF
Setting up an e-book / e-pub
  • Understanding what an e-book is
  • Overview of preparing an existing file to become an e-book
  • Overview of Export options
Preferences
  • Understanding InDesign preferences
  • Changing document preferences
  • Changing application preferences
Printing
  • Using the Overprint Preview and the Separations Preview panel
  • Defining the Transparency Flattener settings
  • Using Preflight
  • Understanding an RGB workflow
  • Creating PDF presets

InDesign CC Advanced 2 Days

Woodhouse Lane, Central Leeds

Next available Leeds course dates

  • 23 May - 24 May
  • 18 Jul - 19 Jul
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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.

InDesign Training Course Notepad and Book

Further details on benefits included with this Adobe InDesign CC 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 CC Advanced 2 Days

Woodhouse Lane, Central Leeds

Next available Leeds course dates

  • 23 May - 24 May
  • 18 Jul - 19 Jul
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I have studied a course with XChange Training before and it is extremely well organised, friendly staff and has a good work environment.

Victoria Hassett, ETM Group, InDesign - 1 Day Introduction

Training Location

This course is provided at the Leeds training centre located at:

Old Broadcasting House
148 Woodhouse Lane
Leeds
LS2 9EN


The Old Broadcasting House is located at Leeds Metropolitan University on Woodhouse Lane which is easily accessible by car and from Leeds train station. If you are driving, the nearest car park is the Woodhouse Lane NCP multi storey which is close by.

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

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InDesign CC Advanced 2 Days

Woodhouse Lane, Central Leeds

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  • 18 Jul - 19 Jul
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InDesign CC Advanced 2 Days

Woodhouse Lane, Central Leeds

Next available Leeds course dates

  • 23 May - 24 May
  • 18 Jul - 19 Jul
Send Course Details Book this training course

I have studied a course with XChange Training before and it is extremely well organised, friendly staff and has a good work environment.

Victoria Hassett, ETM Group, InDesign - 1 Day Introduction

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InDesign CC Advanced 2 Days

Woodhouse Lane, Central Leeds

Next available Leeds course dates

  • 23 May - 24 May
  • 18 Jul - 19 Jul
Send Course Details Book this training course

I have studied a course with XChange Training before and it is extremely well organised, friendly staff and has a good work environment.

Victoria Hassett, ETM Group, InDesign - 1 Day Introduction

Testimonials

I have studied a course with XChange Training before and it is extremely well organised, friendly staff and has a good work environment.

Victoria Hassett, ETM Group, InDesign - 1 Day Introduction

Well-paced and was taught the most important processes that will make a real difference to everyday use of InDesign.

Carly Rolfe, Manchester University, InDesign Introduction - 2 Days

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

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

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

I have never used Adobe InDesign before and the course and instructor explained everything, pausing and helping if anyone needed. Nothing was a problem to him!

Molly Henderson, HSS Hire, InDesign Introduction - 2 Days

The training was excellent, well paced and all of our questions were answered. There was time at the end to put into practice what had been learnt and ask further questions or queries. Prepared handouts were are clear and useful for future reference.

Kerry Willis, Paignton Zoo, InDesign - 1 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

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

I had no knowledge of InDesign prior to this training, now I feel like I can use it with confidence. The course has equipped me with new skills and knowledge that has made me genuinely excited to get back to work and use this software.

Sam Wright, Industrial Tomography Systems, InDesign Introduction - 2 Days

InDesign CC Advanced 2 Days

Woodhouse Lane, Central Leeds

Next available Leeds course dates

  • 23 May - 24 May
  • 18 Jul - 19 Jul
Send Course Details Book this training course

I have studied a course with XChange Training before and it is extremely well organised, friendly staff and has a good work environment.

Victoria Hassett, ETM Group, InDesign - 1 Day Introduction