Adobe InDesign Training in Coventry...

InDesign Introduction Course...

This Adobe InDesign Training Course is run in Coventry and across Warwickshire.  It gives the skills needed to create and design a range of documents, spreads and layouts and is suitable for those with no experience or anyone looking for InDesign Refresher training. It is ideal for anyone with little or no understanding of the software and can be run for individuals or company groups across the Midlands.

All Adobe Training courses including the Intro to InDesign can be delivered in all versions of the software including CS5, CS6, CS, CC and Creative Cloud 2015 and 2017

Adobe InDesign Introduction Course Overview...

The Adobe InDesign Introduction Course Overview can be viewed below but we are happy to tailor the training content to your specification and combine elements from other courses.  By the end of the day you will be able edit current documents and create from scratch spreads & layouts including flyers, corporate literature, posters, magazines.

During the InDesign course there is a short overview of Photoshop which looks at the basics of resizing an image, understand resolution and image modes RGB and CMYK which are common flows that crop up in using InDesign.  Although this is purely optional.

InDesign Introduction Course Outline

Getting started with InDesign
Creating and saving a document
New document setup
Tools / panels
Document navigation

Placing images
Editing images / graphic frames
Image formats
Graphic frames

Tab Handling
Tab palette
Tab characters
Editing tabs
Adding leaders

Colour Panels
Working with Colour
Colour Modes
Colour Swatches
Changing / Matching Colour
Understanding Colour

Smart Layout
Grids & Guides
Smart Guides
Align & Distribute Objects
Rulers (Zero Point), 

Text frames
Formatting Text frames
Text frame properties
Text frame – multi column setup 

InDesign & Design
Colour Harmony 
Working with Typography
Breaking the Grid - grid layout
Rules of Design

InDesign & Photoshop
Brief overview of Photoshop
Image Size, Resolution
Image Mode, RGB, CMYK
Photoshop File Formats

Placing External Text (Word, RTF)
Text Flows
Create Outlines

Paragraph & Character Formatting
Typography & Layout 

Images and Text Wrap
Wrapping Text and Images
Controlling Outset
Working with Images from Photoshop
Working with clipping paths & masks
Working with Multiple Images

Type & Images
Working with Text & Images
Working with Text Wrap
Clipping Paths
Removing Backgrounds for Text Wrap
Text Insets

Preflight & Package
Export (print) to .PDF

Prices for Adobe InDesign Introduction course - onsite per day
All prices INCLUSIVE of VAT
Standard rate for one person is £275.00 all inc
A second or subsequent person £75.00 all inc
Laptop Hire £25.00 per computer per day
*Depending on location travel expenses may be incurred

We are Midlands based so depending on your location in the UK travel expenses may be incurred. 

This InDesign training course is run in Coventry, Warwickshire including Stratford on Avon, Birmingham, Nuneaton, Warwick, Leamington

InDesign Training Courses...

InDesign Training in Coventry

InDesign Course Trainer...

InDesign Training Courses in Coventry

Greta runs all the InDesign courses including the InDesign Intermediate Course.  She is a highly respected digital design trainer and consultant with over 2 decades of experience in corporate training. She has a large and diverse skillset and when not training can be found clicking away behind a Canon lens.  Greta is published and has been technology correspondent for Writing Magazine for nearly 12 years often writing about eBooks and ePublishin