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XChange Training Location London

Create layouts in InDesign for Brochures Magazines Presentations Business cards Branded Stationery

Adobe InDesign CC Print Production 1 Day - London

Key Course Details:




- 10am to 5pm


£275 + vat

Put the focus on improving print output as you join us to learn about transparencies, PDF standards, preflighting, and more. Learn the skills you need to give your print designs the professional treatment.

We will show you the systems and standards used in InDesign so that your print-ready output can look its best. We will cover best practices in colour mapping, previewing and packaging for hand-off. Our tips will help you make your documents shine and you will come away understanding the techniques that make the all difference in producing professional documents for print.

Put the focus on improving print output as you join us to learn about transparencies, PDF standards, preflighting, and more. Learn the skills you need to give your print designs the professional treatment.

We will show you the systems and standards used in InDesign so that your print-ready output can look its best. We will cover best practices in colour mapping, previewing and packaging for hand-off. Our tips will help you make your documents shine and you will come away understanding the techniques that make the all difference in producing professional documents for print.

  • InDesign Print Production 1 Day

    Course Details

    This 1-day specialist introduction course will enhance your existing knowledge of Adobe InDesign CC by focusing on print production. Together, we will discuss some of the less well-known features of the program, and you will gain an understanding of the concepts behind the production of consistent, professional output for print.

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

    • Handle transparencies, layering, and flattening
    • Understand why, when, and how to use the Preflight panel
    • Package files for hand-off to a print provider
    • Configure presets and export PDF files

    Specialist courses require specialist trainers: your instructor for the day will be an Adobe Acrobat and InDesign Certified Instructor and a current member of the Ghent PDF Workgroup.

    Our goal is to help you understand and implement the techniques necessary to improve the quality and consistency of your print output.

    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.

    Configuring your environment
    • Configuring rich black parameters
    • Overprint preview options
    • Testing overprinting object control
    Configuring your workspace
    • Generating a new workspace
    • Reverting to default
    • Configuring palettes
    • Tearing and docking palettes
    • Using the Printing and Proofing options
    Managing Links and Fonts
    • Fixing missing fonts globally
    • Examing OpenType and CFF formats
    • Updating paragraph styles
    • Checking link resolutions
    • Embedding options
    • Link colour space and resolution issues
    Accurate preview
    • Preview and fix transparency issues
    • Preview and fix separation issues
    • Preview and fix ink densities
    Handling transparency
    • Use object layering and stacking
    • Identify transparency
    • Exploring the flattening process
    • Discuss between live and flattened objects
    • (cross reference PDF/X-4 and 5)
    Colour Swatches and mapping
    • Build swatches in Pantone and CMYK
    • Understanding the alternate colour space
    • Remapping colours
    • Removing unused colours
    Generating a PDF through Export
    • Adobe PDF Library core technology
    • Exploring the presets and modifying
    • Differences between Distiller and Export
    • Brief explanation of the PDF Specification
    Configuring and sharing PDF Presets
    • Create and use intent driven print presets
    • Saving and loading shared presets
    Print menu options
    • Understand print drivers, PPDs, colour-space, postscript levels, registration, trim and bleed and colour conversion options. The benefits of simulation on output, OPI and flattening
    Preflight deep dive
    • Examine preflight checks
    • Output of fonts include CJK
    • Differences between in-document content and PDF Export considerations
    • Other preflight alternatives
    Packaging files for Hand Off
    • Packaging for print provider output
    • Reading the preflight report
    • What items are checked by InDesign
    • Font licensing and embedding
    • Pros and Cons of Packagiing
    ISO PDF/X Standards
    • PDF/X-1a and PDF/X-3 standards
    • New PDF/X-4, 4p and 4g
    • Benefits of ISO standards and the future
    • Adobe PDF Print Engine
  • Location Details

    This course is provided at the XChange Training London training centre based at:

    5 St John’s Lane
    EC1M 4BH

    St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

    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 Print Production 1 Day - Upcoming London Course Dates

    Next 28 Jun - 28 Jun £275 + vat
    Next 28 Aug - 28 Aug £275 + vat
    Next 25 Oct - 25 Oct £275 + vat
    Next 13 Dec - 13 Dec £275 + vat
  • Client Reviews

    "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

    "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

    "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

    "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 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

    "An outstanding training course led by a very knowledgeable and insightful tutor. Thoroughly enjoyed my time and will take forward all new knowledge to my workplace and personal life too. Really enjoyed this, thanks very much!"

    Emma McLean, University of Strathclyde, Adobe InDesign - Two Day Introduction

    "Brilliant two days of training which allowed me to be confident in my own self taught/on the job knowledge, efficient working methods and hints and tips. Thank you. "

    Jackie Williams, British Council, Adobe InDesign - Two Day Advanced

    "Excellent, answered all of my questions, now familiar with all of the shortcuts and tools I hoped to be familiar with. A great introduction that will save me a lot of time."

    Robyn Wyatt, NHS Christie, InDesign - 2 Day Bespoke

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

    Andrew Shelmerdine, Vinci Academy, InDesign - 2 Day Advanced

    "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