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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: 24 Sep - 25 Sep
Full list of next Dates here

InDesign Introduction 2 Days Overview

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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

  • 24 Sep - 25 Sep
  • 24 Oct - 25 Oct
  • 26 Nov - 27 Nov
  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
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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

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

  • 24 Sep - 25 Sep
  • 24 Oct - 25 Oct
  • 26 Nov - 27 Nov
  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
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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

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 Introduction 2 Days

Central Bristol

Next available Bristol course dates

  • 24 Sep - 25 Sep
  • 24 Oct - 25 Oct
  • 26 Nov - 27 Nov
  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
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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

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

  • 24 Sep - 25 Sep
  • 24 Oct - 25 Oct
  • 26 Nov - 27 Nov
  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
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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

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InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days

Central Bristol

Next available Bristol course dates

  • 24 Sep - 25 Sep
  • 24 Oct - 25 Oct
  • 26 Nov - 27 Nov
  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
Send Course Details Book this training course

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

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InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days

Central Bristol

Next available Bristol course dates

  • 24 Sep - 25 Sep
  • 24 Oct - 25 Oct
  • 26 Nov - 27 Nov
  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
Send Course Details Book this training course

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

Testimonials

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

Excellent course, excellent trainer. Learnt so much. We covered lots of things I had tried to do before with much difficulty. The training made things simple, I will be much more efficient now!

Laura Millar, FCA, Adobe InDesign - Two 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

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

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

A thoroughly fun and enjoyable course delivered by an enthusiastic and knowledgeable tutor - can't wait to get back into the office environment and put it all into practice!

Katrina Gillespie, Vinci Academy, InDesign - 2 Day Advanced

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

Got everything out the course I wanted to. The trainer was great, really knew his stuff and helped to cover the areas we would be using in our jobs. Fantastic!

Chad Doyle, Stockport Council, InDesign - 4 Day Masterclass

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

InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days

Central Bristol

Next available Bristol course dates

  • 24 Sep - 25 Sep
  • 24 Oct - 25 Oct
  • 26 Nov - 27 Nov
  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
Send Course Details Book this training course

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

InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days

Central Bristol

Next available Bristol course dates

  • 24 Sep - 25 Sep
  • 24 Oct - 25 Oct
  • 26 Nov - 27 Nov
  • 17 Dec - 18 Dec
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