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Adobe InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days - Cardiff

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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 Cardiff
Computer: Windows & Mac
Next Dates: 10 Jun - 11 Jun

InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 10 Jun - 11 Jun
  • 08 Jul - 09 Jul

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

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 10 Jun - 11 Jun
  • 08 Jul - 09 Jul
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The trainer was great. I have had many of my questions about Adobe InDesign answered. Thank you for the opportunity to improve my knowledge and make it also an adventage in my professional work for my company.

Marta Jadowska, UBT, InDesign 1 Day Intermediate with ePub

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

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 10 Jun - 11 Jun
  • 08 Jul - 09 Jul
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The trainer was great. I have had many of my questions about Adobe InDesign answered. Thank you for the opportunity to improve my knowledge and make it also an adventage in my professional work for my company.

Marta Jadowska, UBT, InDesign 1 Day Intermediate with ePub

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

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 10 Jun - 11 Jun
  • 08 Jul - 09 Jul
Send Course Details Book this training course

The trainer was great. I have had many of my questions about Adobe InDesign answered. Thank you for the opportunity to improve my knowledge and make it also an adventage in my professional work for my company.

Marta Jadowska, UBT, InDesign 1 Day Intermediate with ePub

Training Location

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

Brunel House
2 Fitzalan Road
Cardiff
CF24 0UY


The Cardiff training centre is located in Brunel House which is only 3 minutes on foot from Cardiff Queen Street train station. Trains to/from Cardiff Central station run every 10 minutes. Directly opposite the building is a convenient NCP car park.

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

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 10 Jun - 11 Jun
  • 08 Jul - 09 Jul
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The trainer was great. I have had many of my questions about Adobe InDesign answered. Thank you for the opportunity to improve my knowledge and make it also an adventage in my professional work for my company.

Marta Jadowska, UBT, InDesign 1 Day Intermediate with ePub

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InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 10 Jun - 11 Jun
  • 08 Jul - 09 Jul
Send Course Details Book this training course

The trainer was great. I have had many of my questions about Adobe InDesign answered. Thank you for the opportunity to improve my knowledge and make it also an adventage in my professional work for my company.

Marta Jadowska, UBT, InDesign 1 Day Intermediate with ePub

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InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 10 Jun - 11 Jun
  • 08 Jul - 09 Jul
Send Course Details Book this training course

The trainer was great. I have had many of my questions about Adobe InDesign answered. Thank you for the opportunity to improve my knowledge and make it also an adventage in my professional work for my company.

Marta Jadowska, UBT, InDesign 1 Day Intermediate with ePub

Testimonials

The trainer was great. I have had many of my questions about Adobe InDesign answered. Thank you for the opportunity to improve my knowledge and make it also an adventage in my professional work for my company.

Marta Jadowska, UBT, InDesign 1 Day Intermediate with ePub

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

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

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

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

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

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

Excellent facilities, close to the station. The tutor really understood the program and the work of designers. He taught more than was required and answered advanced questions with knowledge and understanding. The course will help me enormously with my work and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend XChange Training to my fellow colleagues and friends.

Gary Stafford, Shoreline Housing Partnership, InDesign - 1 Day Introduction

The instructor was absolutely brilliant, he was enthusiastic and no question was ever too much to answer. The environment was lovely and learning was enjoyable.

Laura Kay, Lakelovers, InDesign Introduction - 2 Days

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

InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 10 Jun - 11 Jun
  • 08 Jul - 09 Jul
Send Course Details Book this training course

The trainer was great. I have had many of my questions about Adobe InDesign answered. Thank you for the opportunity to improve my knowledge and make it also an adventage in my professional work for my company.

Marta Jadowska, UBT, InDesign 1 Day Intermediate with ePub

InDesign CC Introduction 2 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 10 Jun - 11 Jun
  • 08 Jul - 09 Jul
Send Course Details Book this training course