InDesign Introduction


  • InDesign Introduction

    The Transmedia team have an exceptional level of trainers leading on the delivery side. We had very positive responses from our trainees on the calibre of training they received. Thank you again.

    Cambridge Partnership for Education
    March 2024
  • InDesign Introduction

    Thanks again for the session last week. I've received more glowing feedback about how inspired and engaged the team felt.

    Molson Coors
    April 2024
  • InDesign Introduction

    I attended an excellent course on InDesign - it was engaging, informative and very useful. Completely recommend.

    Somerville College, Oxford University
    July 2024
  • InDesign Introduction

    An excellent and insightful course led by a great tutor, who tailored the course to our team's needs and clearly explained everything. We feel much more confident in InDesign now! Thank you.

    JD Malat Gallery
    March 2024
  • InDesign Introduction

    Great course. Our trainer worked hard to tailor the course to our specific needs and work through the content at our pace.

    Saffery Champness
    March 2024
  • InDesign Advanced

    Our tutor was very helpful, informative and broke down step by step information on how do do certain things (tools/colours/settings) and creating my own defaults setting. Really enjoyed this course.

    Intellectual Property Office
    March 2024
  • The course was well presented and well paced, giving me the knowledge I needed.

    KPMG
    March 2024
  • InDesign Intermediate

    My course was great. I appreciated the teacher's expertise and willingness to answer any question. The best thing was that the class size was limited to six, meaning everyone had a chance to speak up.

    Gillian F
    March 2024
  • InDesign Intermediate

    Excellent. The best training I have ever had.

    National Housing Federation
    March 2024
  • InDesign Intermediate

    Amazing training session with Craig, explaining Keynote and PowerPoint. Very helpful but also SO entertaining! Thanks again!

    Naomi F
    March 2024
  • InDesign Advanced

    I have taken part in several Transmedia courses and will likely take part in a few more. Lee my trainer was always happy to help me. From booking to training, Transmedia is brilliant to work with.

    Reach plc
    March 2024
  • InDesign Advanced

    Informative, educational and well delivered.

    Ernst & Young
    March 2024
  • InDesign Intermediate

    Tony was a fantastic tutor, with an enormous amount of experience, which he shared patiently and creatively. I particularly liked being able to bring real life examples to work on together.

    Penelope V
    March 2024
  • InDesign Intermediate

    It was a pleasure to attend this training session which was catered to our specific needs. Lee was clearly adept with his InDesign skills and very flexible managing our queries.

    Broadwick Studio
    March 2024
  • An excellent trainer with extreme depth of knowledge in the product. Also some really good and helpful shortcuts.

    March 2024

Course Facts

  • 2 day course
  • Our Trainers are Authorised Professionals
  • Live Online or Classroom-based
  • Certificate of completion
  • Maximum class size of 6 for scheduled courses
  • Unlimited support after your course
  • Courses at all levels: Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced and Masterclasses

Course Outline

  • Navigation
  • Interface
  • Objects
  • Text
  • Hyperlink
FULL OUTLINE
  • InDesign Introduction

    The Transmedia team have an exceptional level of trainers leading on the delivery side. We had very positive responses from our trainees on the calibre of training they received. Thank you again.

    Cambridge Partnership for Education
    March 2024
  • InDesign Introduction

    Thanks again for the session last week. I've received more glowing feedback about how inspired and engaged the team felt.

    Molson Coors
    April 2024
  • InDesign Introduction

    I attended an excellent course on InDesign - it was engaging, informative and very useful. Completely recommend.

    Somerville College, Oxford University
    July 2024
  • InDesign Introduction

    An excellent and insightful course led by a great tutor, who tailored the course to our team's needs and clearly explained everything. We feel much more confident in InDesign now! Thank you.

    JD Malat Gallery
    March 2024
  • InDesign Introduction

    Great course. Our trainer worked hard to tailor the course to our specific needs and work through the content at our pace.

    Saffery Champness
    March 2024
  • InDesign Advanced

    Our tutor was very helpful, informative and broke down step by step information on how do do certain things (tools/colours/settings) and creating my own defaults setting. Really enjoyed this course.

    Intellectual Property Office
    March 2024
  • The course was well presented and well paced, giving me the knowledge I needed.

    KPMG
    March 2024
  • InDesign Intermediate

    My course was great. I appreciated the teacher's expertise and willingness to answer any question. The best thing was that the class size was limited to six, meaning everyone had a chance to speak up.

    Gillian F
    March 2024
  • InDesign Intermediate

    Excellent. The best training I have ever had.

    National Housing Federation
    March 2024
  • InDesign Intermediate

    Amazing training session with Craig, explaining Keynote and PowerPoint. Very helpful but also SO entertaining! Thanks again!

    Naomi F
    March 2024
  • InDesign Advanced

    I have taken part in several Transmedia courses and will likely take part in a few more. Lee my trainer was always happy to help me. From booking to training, Transmedia is brilliant to work with.

    Reach plc
    March 2024
  • InDesign Advanced

    Informative, educational and well delivered.

    Ernst & Young
    March 2024
  • InDesign Intermediate

    Tony was a fantastic tutor, with an enormous amount of experience, which he shared patiently and creatively. I particularly liked being able to bring real life examples to work on together.

    Penelope V
    March 2024
  • InDesign Intermediate

    It was a pleasure to attend this training session which was catered to our specific needs. Lee was clearly adept with his InDesign skills and very flexible managing our queries.

    Broadwick Studio
    March 2024
  • An excellent trainer with extreme depth of knowledge in the product. Also some really good and helpful shortcuts.

    March 2024

Course Dates


Date Location   Price (ex VAT)  
Tue 16 - Wed 17 Jul 2024 Live Online £295
Mon 22 - Tue 23 Jul 2024 London £485
Wed 31 - Thu 1 Aug 2024 Live Online £485
Mon 5 - Tue 6 Aug 2024 London £485
Wed 14 - Thu 15 Aug 2024 Live Online £485
Mon 19 - Tue 20 Aug 2024 London £485
Wed 28 - Thu 29 Aug 2024 Live Online £485
Mon 2 - Tue 3 Sep 2024 London £485
Wed 11 - Thu 12 Sep 2024 Live Online £485
Mon 16 - Tue 17 Sep 2024 London £485
Wed 25 - Thu 26 Sep 2024 Live Online £485
Mon 30 - Tue 1 Oct 2024 London £485
Wed 9 - Thu 10 Oct 2024 Live Online £485
Mon 14 - Tue 15 Oct 2024 London £485
Wed 23 - Thu 24 Oct 2024 Live Online £485
Mon 28 - Tue 29 Oct 2024 London £485
Wed 6 - Thu 7 Nov 2024 Live Online £485
Mon 11 - Tue 12 Nov 2024 London £485
Wed 20 - Thu 21 Nov 2024 Live Online £485
Mon 25 - Tue 26 Nov 2024 London £485
Wed 4 - Thu 5 Dec 2024 Live Online £485
Mon 9 - Tue 10 Dec 2024 London £485
Wed 11 - Thu 12 Dec 2024 London £485
Wed 18 - Thu 19 Dec 2024 Live Online £485
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Overview

This two day course is designed for anyone who needs to properly use Adobe InDesign to create advertisements, brochures, magazines, newsletters, flyers and other page designs. We'll show you how to create layouts from scratch, work with graphics and text and how to output your design by printing or creating a PDF. All our Adobe InDesign courses are taught by industry professionals who are also Adobe Certified Professional trainers. They will share years of their industry experience with you, imparting best practice techniques as well mastery of the tools. Topics covered include Navigation, the InDesign interface, Objects, Text, Hyperlinks, Style Sheets, Images, Colour, Document management, Working with tables, Working with transparency, Text wrap and Output to print and digital.
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Course Outline

Navigation

  • Moving around the interface and viewing choices

Interface

  • Tools and panels
  • The Properties panel
  • Organising panels
  • Preview Mode
  • Using Smart Guides

Objects

  • Creating & Transforming objects
  • Cloning, duplicating and aligning objects
  • Lines, strokes and the Strokes panel
  • Corner styles

Text

  • Selecting text
  • Formatting text - font, size, leading, colour
  • Multiple columns
  • Kerning and Tracking controls
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Filtering font choices
  • Dealing with overflow matter using the Story Editor
  • Linking frames and text flow options
  • Bullets and Numbering
  • Paragraph Rules
  • Text Frame Options
  • Baseline Grid

Hyperlink

  • Adding hyperlinks for websites and email
  • Adding QR codes

Style Sheets

  • Creating and using Paragraph style sheets
  • Creating and using Character style sheets
  • Editing and overriding style sheets
  • Using styles for Table of Contents
  • Creating and editing basic object styles

Images

  • Placing images
  • Selecting images with the content grabber
  • Options for fitting images in frames
  • Scaling images
  • Placing multiple images
  • Understanding image movement
  • Image cut-outs

Colour

  • Creating web and print colours
  • Applying colours to fills and strokes
  • Creating and using Gradient swatches

Document Management

  • Adding and deleting pages
  • Working with Master Pages
  • Page numbering options
  • Grids and Guides
  • Spell checking
  • Find and Change

Working with Tables

  • Creating tables
  • Turning Microsoft Word or Excel to tables
  • Basic table and cell formatting options

Working with transparency

  • The Effects panel
  • Allowing effects

Text Wrap

  • Text wrap options
  • Allowing effects to ignore Text Wrap

Output - Print and Digital

  • Creating Print and web PDFs
  • Output to jpeg
  • Printing
  • Packaging files for printing
  • Understanding Font management

Miscellaneous

  • Creating workspaces
  • Some simple preferences

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