The Introduction to Adobe Document Cloud Course

Acrobat Pro CC

The Introduction to Adobe Document Cloud Course (AD100)

This course is no longer actively scheduled, but we can arrange bespoke training if you require. See below.

This one day course introduces you to the powerful features in Adobe Acrobat Pro and how Acrobat is much more than just a PDF production tool. You will learn how to create PDFs from various sources including Office Documents and Web Pages and how to combine various PDFs into a Portfolio. Acrobat has many other powerful PDF editing tools such as the ability to redact sensitive or unwanted information, sign and secure your PDF and send to others for collaboration.

  • 7 hours hands on instructor lead training
  • Individual Apple workstation
  • Course media
  • Course attendance certificate

Course times

Day 110 am - 5:30 pm (1 Hr lunch + 2 x 10 min breaks)

This 1 day Introduction to Acrobat Document Cloud Course is for people who want to learn how to use the powerful features in Adobe Acrobat Pro. Acrobat is much more than just a PDF production tool. You will learn how to create PDFs from various sources including Office Documents and Web Pages and how to combine various PDFs into a Portfolio.

  • Document repurposing
  • Acrobat Distiller
  • Generating PDF from Web pages
  • Combining PDFs
  • Layout modes
  • Creating PDF from image formats
  • The Organiser
  • Previewing content
  • Navigating
  • Editing and repurposing
  • Optimise your PDF file
  • RedAct your files
  • Secure your PDF file.

Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course:

  • Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation


Whilst there is no Adobe certification for this course, our trainers are industry-experienced Adobe Certified Instructors and Soho Editors is an Authorised Adobe Training Partner. Additionally, the course is based upon Adobe’s CIAB guidelines, so you will receive a certificate from Soho Editors upon completion of the course.


Want to take your experience to the next level? Try The Introduction to InDesign Course.

  • Powerpoint to PDF presentations
  • HTML pages to PDF
  • Archiving with Microsoft Outlook.
  • Create low and high quality PDFs
  • Impact of resolution and font embedding
  • PDF versioning.
  • Conversion options
  • Selection mode
  • Output control
  • Embedded media settings
  • Flash control.
  • Combine PDFs into single file
  • Combine PDFs into PDF Portfolio
  • Advantages of single files
  • Advantages of PDF Portfolio
  • PDF Portfolio deep dive.
  • Appending different media
  • Customising Portfolio
  • Home, index and list modes
  • Upload to Acrobat.com.
  • Direct conversion from explorer
  • Conversion options and file formats
  • Considerations
  • Image compression factors.
  • Explore the organiser
  • Favourite places
  • Exploring metadata
  • Network places.
  • Headers/footers and watermarks
  • Add headers and footers
  • Edit headers and footers
  • Transparency effects
  • Remove content.
  • New customised toolbars
  • Reset workspace
  • Navigating views and pages
  • Keyboard shortcuts.
  • Use the touch-up text tool
  • Change properties
  • RepurposeExport data from inside a PDF
  • Save out text
  • Save out images
  • Document wide extraction
  • Conversion options.
  • Check for file content
  • Reduce image size and compression
  • Edit font embedding and remove metadata
  • Flatten forms fields, remove comments.
  • Remove both text and image content
  • Permanent removal through manual or search criteria
  • Search patterns
  • Applying RedAction codes
  • Considerations.
  • Different types of Acrobat security
  • Security Policies
  • Applying security and testing
  • Removing security.
  • A look at the Cloud-Based aspects of the latest version of Acrobat.

You can always reserve (Pencil) your place on any course without commitment. However you may be asked to move if we have a paying customer that will confirm. We will always give you first refusal to confirm or release your Pencilled date.

Remember the earlier you book the cheaper the course, so don't delay to long.

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Remember the further in advance you book, the more you save.

Why Choose This Course?

If you want to master the conversion, creation, editing of, and distribution of documents, forms, and presentations, in a format which everybody can read and respond to, on all kinds of computer platforms, via the ubiquitous PDF format. Then this is the course for you.

Soho Editors have been at the forefront of the technological and creative advances in post-production for more than 17 years as well as being Europe’s leading professional training provider.

The further in advance you purchase the higher the savings.

Days in Advance

0 - 29Nil
30 - 5910%
60 - 8920%
90 +30%

The Introduction to Acrobat Cloud Course is intended to take you beyond simply making the odd text change to a PDF, enabling you to create, edit and publish complex and engaging PDFs from scratch.

We are so sure that not only will you enjoy the experience, as well as learn what you need from the course, that if you are not satisfied we will give you the same course again FREE of charge, it’s as simple as that, no argument*.