The Introduction to InDesign Course

InDesign CC

The Introduction to InDesign Course (ID100)

From £346.50 With 90 day discount (2 days)

This 2 day Hands-on Introduction to InDesign Training Course will give you a good understanding of how to use InDesign with the most up to date CC (Creative Cloud) version. If you are completely new to designing, this course also covers some fundamental concepts of design to get you up to speed with this aspect of things too.

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

Course times

Days 1 - 210 am - 5:30 pm (1 Hr lunch + 2 x 10 min breaks)

If you are completely new to designing, this course also covers some fundamental concepts of design to get you up to speed with this aspect of things too.

  • Introduction to InDesign
  • Managing the Adobe InDesign Environment
  • Designing Documents
  • Managing and Formatting Text
  • Graphics
  • Spell Check Text
  • Objects
  • Utilising Colours
  • Managing Transparency
  • Control Palette and shortcuts
  • Using the effects to enhance the look of things
  • Tabs and Tables
  • Interactive elements
  • Creating Acrobat PDF Files
  • Preferences.

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

  • Knowledge of OS X and basic computer navigation
  • This is a beginners course, no InDesign experience is needed.


Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign ACA Certification

The Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign exam validates entry-level skills in publishing corresponding to InDesign software. Exam objectives include Setting Project requirements, Identifying Design Elements When Preparing Page Layouts, Understanding Adobe InDesign, Creating Page Layouts by Using Adobe InDesign, Publish, Export, and Archive Page Layouts by Using Adobe InDesign. Find out more.

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

Set Up & Importing
Exploring the interface.

  • Create a New Document
  • Alter a Document’s Layout
  • Create the Structure of a Document
  • Develop Master Pages
  • Manage Text and Graphic Placement Develop Layers.
  • Create a New Document
  • Alter a Document’s Layout
  • Create the Structure of a Document
  • Develop Master Pages
  • Manage Text and Graphic Placement Develop Layers.
  • File Types
  • Importing options
  • Fitting images.
  • Thread Text
  • Find/ Change
  • Change Text Threads
  • Format Characters & Paragraphs
  • Numbering paragraphs
  • Text variables
  • Manage Styles
  • Style Groups
  • Quick Apply
  • Text Wrap
  • Text on a path
  • Rules
  • The Glyphs panel
  • Arranging
  • Aligning and Distributing
  • Transforming, duplicating, rotating, scaling, skewing & mirroring The Transform Again commands
  • Object Styles
  • InDesign Snippets
  • Links Panel.
  • Swatches
  • Gradients
  • Utilise Colour & Swatches
  • Apply Fills and Strokes.
  • Apply Transparency.
  • Shortcuts
  • Accurate editing
  • Typographic formatting
  • Applying effects to objects, fills, strokes and content
  • Tips and tricks with effects
  • Different ways to access and speed up using effects

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Creating tabbed forms and tables quickly and effectively

  • Creating QR Codes.
  • Prepare PDF Files for Web Distribution
  • Manage PDF Presets
  • Export PDF Files for Printing
  • Interactive and mobile device documents.

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.

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Why Choose This Course?

The results are in, and InDesign is the premier desktop publishing app. But you can produce more than just magazines and brochures with it. Want to create apps? Animated presentations? Games? This is where you start. And don’t worry if you don’t know a serif font from a sans serif font, or aren’t that great at designing layouts, because we cover that too on this course, so what are you waiting for?

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.

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This course is intended to be the springboard to get you using the software with confidence and is based on practical, real-world production knowledge you can put to use from day one. It also covers basic typography and design skills which will be of use to those who are fairly new to desktop publishing, making it a great choice for the complete beginner.

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*.