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Adobe InDesign CC Essentials Introduction 1 Day - Glasgow

Key Course Details:

Level:

Introduction

Duration:

1
Day
- 10am to 5pm

Price:

£295 + vat

Learn the basics of the leading desktop-publishing program. Our introduction 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.

After we guide you through the essentials of controlling the InDesign environment, we will show you how to combine text and graphics to produce output that is ready to use straight away. 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.

Learn the basics of the leading desktop-publishing program. Our introduction 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.

After we guide you through the essentials of controlling the InDesign environment, we will show you how to combine text and graphics to produce output that is ready to use straight away. 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.

  • InDesign Introduction 1 Day

    Course Details

    This 1-day Essentials course helps you learn about the tools and features available in 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 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.

    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
    • 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.

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  • Full 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
    • Spell Check Text
    • Basic Character formatting options
    • Basic Paragraph formatting options
    • Showing Hidden Characters
    • Threading Text
    Handling images
    • Adding images
    • Cropping images
    • Resizing images
    • Adding Text Wrap
    • Understanding commonly used image file types
    • Using the Links panel
    • Checking resolution
    Colours, Swatches, and Gradients
    • Adding colour to Fill/Stroke
    • Creating Swatches
    • Stroke settings
    Objects
    • Creating different shapes
    • Transforming and Duplicating Objects
    Master Pages
    • Setting up Master pages
    • Applying a Master page
    • Adding page numbers
    • Overriding Master page items
    Preparing a document for Printing
    • Check Documents for Overset text
    • Print a Document
    • Packaging Files
    • Exporting to PDF
  • Location Details

    This course is provided at our Scotland training centre located in central Glasgow at:

    Centrum Business Centre
    38 Queen Street
    Glasgow
    G1 3DX

    The Glasgow training centre is located on Queen Street in the heart of Glasgow close to Central Station, Queen Street Station and Argyle Street Station.

    Daily course times run between 10am and 4:30pm 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 Introduction 1 Day - Upcoming Glasgow Course Dates

    09 Aug - 09 Aug £295 + vat
    04 Oct - 04 Oct £295 + vat
    22 Nov - 22 Nov £295 + vat
  • Client Reviews

    "The course was great - a lot of content and adapted well for both attendees needs - brilliant trainer who obviously has a lot of experience which really helped. Thank you."

    Amanda Hayes, Weil Gotshal & Manges, InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

    "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

    "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

    "The trainer had an extremely high level of knowledge about InDesign. He was very thorough in all his explanations and clear when providing any instructions. I feel very confident in the information I have been given and now feel able to go away and use InDesign. Excellent trainer."

    Maria Juszczyszyn, Aldi, InDesign Introduction - Two Days

    "I was very happy with the way the course was ran and felt everything I wanted to learn was covered. Our tutor was very helpful and friendly. Would definitely recommend to a colleague or friend."

    Jade Barnes, ANS Group, Adobe InDesign - Two Day Introduction

    "It was good fun, informative and I feel like I learnt a lot. It has also made me want to do more courses."

    Stephanie Razis, Salamanca, InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

    "Having no previous experience with InDesign, I felt that the course content was brilliant at introducing me to the program and building my confidence."

    Abi Griffin, InDesign Introduction - 2 Days

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

    Andrew Shelmerdine, Vinci Academy, InDesign - 2 Day Advanced

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

    Susanna Booth, Competition Comm., InDesign - 1 Day Introduction

    "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