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Adobe InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days - Bristol

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Learn the fundamentals of InDesign as we guide you through this comprehensive introduction to the leading desktop-publishing program. We will show you how to create and export attractive, simple documents. This is the perfect starting point for anyone interested in digital publishing.

After we give you a complete tour of the InDesign environment, we will show you how to combine text and graphics to produce output that is ready to use straight away. We will help you add consistency through the use of paragraph and character styles. 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.

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Price: £450.00 ex VAT
Version: Adobe InDesign CC
Level: Introduction to Intermediate
Duration: 2 Days (10am-5pm)
Location: Central Bristol
Computer: Windows & Mac
Next Dates: 17 Dec - 18 Dec

InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days

Central Bristol

Next available Bristol course dates

  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
  • 16 Jan - 17 Jan
  • 04 Feb - 05 Feb
  • 27 Feb - 28 Feb
  • 18 Mar - 19 Mar
  • 10 Apr - 11 Apr
  • 29 Apr - 30 Apr
  • 22 May - 23 May
  • 10 Jun - 11 Jun
  • 03 Jul - 04 Jul
  • 22 Jul - 23 Jul
  • 14 Aug - 15 Aug
  • 02 Sep - 03 Sep
  • 25 Sep - 26 Sep

InDesign Introduction 2 Days Overview

InDesign Logo and introduction course participants

This 2-day Introduction 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. You will also learn how to apply consistency to your text through the use of paragraph and character styles.

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
  • Add effects to objects
  • Apply paragraph and character styles
  • 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.

 

InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days

Central Bristol

Next available Bristol course dates

  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
  • 16 Jan - 17 Jan
  • 04 Feb - 05 Feb
  • 27 Feb - 28 Feb
  • 18 Mar - 19 Mar
  • 10 Apr - 11 Apr
  • 29 Apr - 30 Apr
  • 22 May - 23 May
  • 10 Jun - 11 Jun
  • 03 Jul - 04 Jul
  • 22 Jul - 23 Jul
  • 14 Aug - 15 Aug
  • 02 Sep - 03 Sep
  • 25 Sep - 26 Sep
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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

InDesign CC Introduction 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 the InDesign Environment
  • Preferences
  • Customise your workspace
  • Manage document presets
  • Workspace and window arrangement
Designing Documents
  • Create a new document
  • Alter a document’s layout
  • Develop Master Pages
  • Develop Layers
Managing and Formatting Text
  • Add text
  • Edit text
  • Thread text
  • Change text threads
  • Placing a text document
  • Placing a Word document
Format Characters
  • Format paragraphs with styles
  • Manage styles
  • Based-on styles
  • Exchanging styles
  • Quick Apply
  • Text wrap
  • Rules
Working with Objects
  • Arranging, aligning and distributing
  • Transforming Objects
  • Duplicating
  • Rotating
  • Object Styles
  • InDesign snippets
  • Links panel
Special Effects
  • Inner shadow
  • Bevel and Emboss
  • Gradient Feather
  • Inner Glow and Outer Glow
Libraries
  • Using InDesign libraries
Colours and Swatches
  • Utilise colour
  • Utilise swatches
  • Create a custom swatch
  • Apply swatches
  • Exchange swatches
Managing Transparency
  • Apply transparency
Graphics
  • File types
  • Importing options
  • Scale an image
  • Crop an image
  • Select inside a frame
  • Target graphic inside frame
  • Checking image resolution
  • Understanding actual against effective
  • The links panel
  • Downsampling images for Adobe PDF
Applying Effects
  • Inner Shadow
  • Bevel and Emboss
  • Gradient Feather
  • Basic Feather
  • Inner Glow and Outer Glow
  • Removing transparency
Creating Adobe PDF Files
  • Prepare PDF files for web distribution
  • Export PDF files for printing
  • PDF/X-1a for global distribution
  • Understanding the trim, art and bleed boxes
Publishing Online
  • Creating online content for desktop, phone and tablet
  • Publish preferences
  • Publish to HTML

InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days

Central Bristol

Next available Bristol course dates

  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
  • 16 Jan - 17 Jan
  • 04 Feb - 05 Feb
  • 27 Feb - 28 Feb
  • 18 Mar - 19 Mar
  • 10 Apr - 11 Apr
  • 29 Apr - 30 Apr
  • 22 May - 23 May
  • 10 Jun - 11 Jun
  • 03 Jul - 04 Jul
  • 22 Jul - 23 Jul
  • 14 Aug - 15 Aug
  • 02 Sep - 03 Sep
  • 25 Sep - 26 Sep
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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

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.

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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 Introduction 2 Days

Central Bristol

Next available Bristol course dates

  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
  • 16 Jan - 17 Jan
  • 04 Feb - 05 Feb
  • 27 Feb - 28 Feb
  • 18 Mar - 19 Mar
  • 10 Apr - 11 Apr
  • 29 Apr - 30 Apr
  • 22 May - 23 May
  • 10 Jun - 11 Jun
  • 03 Jul - 04 Jul
  • 22 Jul - 23 Jul
  • 14 Aug - 15 Aug
  • 02 Sep - 03 Sep
  • 25 Sep - 26 Sep
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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

Training Location

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

Broad Quay House
Prince Street
Bristol
BS1 4DJ


The training centre is conveniently located in central Bristol in the popular Waterfront area of the city and is easily accessible from Bristol Temple Meads.

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 Introduction 2 Days

Central Bristol

Next available Bristol course dates

  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
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  • 27 Feb - 28 Feb
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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

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InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days

Central Bristol

Next available Bristol course dates

  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
  • 16 Jan - 17 Jan
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  • 27 Feb - 28 Feb
  • 18 Mar - 19 Mar
  • 10 Apr - 11 Apr
  • 29 Apr - 30 Apr
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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

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InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days

Central Bristol

Next available Bristol course dates

  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
  • 16 Jan - 17 Jan
  • 04 Feb - 05 Feb
  • 27 Feb - 28 Feb
  • 18 Mar - 19 Mar
  • 10 Apr - 11 Apr
  • 29 Apr - 30 Apr
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Send Course Details Book this training course

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

Testimonials

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

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

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

I really enjoyed the course and the content/pace was easy to follow and gave us opportunities to play around and test what we had learnt.

Ashleigh Toll, NSPCC, InDesign - 2 Day Bespoke

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

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

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 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

To say that this course has revolutionised my design life is an understatement; It will benefit my work certainly but also several projects currently ongoing in my personal life as I am an aspiring writer and food blogger. Fantastic course delivered by an amazing trainer!

Lyndsay Stewart, Next, InDesign - Two Day Introduction

InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days

Central Bristol

Next available Bristol course dates

  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
  • 16 Jan - 17 Jan
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  • 27 Feb - 28 Feb
  • 18 Mar - 19 Mar
  • 10 Apr - 11 Apr
  • 29 Apr - 30 Apr
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  • 25 Sep - 26 Sep
Send Course Details Book this training course

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

InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days

Central Bristol

Next available Bristol course dates

  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
  • 16 Jan - 17 Jan
  • 04 Feb - 05 Feb
  • 27 Feb - 28 Feb
  • 18 Mar - 19 Mar
  • 10 Apr - 11 Apr
  • 29 Apr - 30 Apr
  • 22 May - 23 May
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