Milton Keynes Quark Training...

QuarkXpress Training ...

Milton Keynes onsite based Quark Training shows how to create, design and publish most documents from small banners through to brochures, tenders, finance reports.  We offer a number of Quark Courses from Introduction through to Advanced and totally bespoke Training.  

This two day QuarkXpress Training Course teaches the features and techniques used to produce rich, professional literature that publishes perfectly.  On the course you will create and design a variety of documents with high impact graphics and effective typography using professional design techniques, fast workflows and shortcut methods.  You are welcome to bring along files to work with, files for problem solving, graphics and any relevant branding material.

QuarkXpress Course Info....

QuarkXpress Courses tend to run 9.30 AM to 4.30 PM but timings can be adjusted for company groups. 

For onsite Quark Training we can supply computers with the software preinstalled for a small additional charge.

 QuarkXpress Course Content...

Produce beautiful professional documents on this QuarkX course - it is suitable for those with no experience but looking to create various documents easily and quickly.  It is fine for those working in Marketing, Finance and Design and we are happy to work with any of your documents and show you how to get the best out of Quark to build tenders, create financial reports, design brochures, marketing newsletters and work with brand identity.

QuarkXpress Course Outline...

QuarkXpress - Getting Started QuarkXpress and Design Techniques

QuarkXpress Interface
QuarkXpress Tools
General Preferences
QuarkXpress Measurements
QuarkXpress Window Menu
Pasteboard & Artboard

Document Layout
Breaking the Grid (accurate layout)
10 Rules of Great Design
Law of Thirds /Golden Ratio
Typography v 'Font'ography
Colour Theory

QuarkXpress Document Setup QuarkXpress Colour

Creating a New Document
Working with New Document Box (bleed, slug etc)
Page Setup
Working a Document Skeleton
Print, Web, Digital Device Considerations

Creating Colour
Working with Fill and Stokes
Creating, Editing and Saving Swatch Palettes
Creating, Editing Gradients
Pantones, CMYK, RGB, Spots and Process Colours

QuarkXpress Master Pages QuarkXpress Text Flow

Creating Master Pages
Work with Page Numbers and Section Breaks
Adding Pages based on Masters and None
Editing Master Pages
Multiple Master Pages
Working with Master Page Text Boxes

Working with Different Text Flows
Importing Text
Controlling Text Flow across Frames and Pages
Linking and Unlinking Tool
Applying Columns to Flow
Controlling Text Threading

QuarkXpress Text  QuarkXpress Stylesheets

Create and Edit Text Boxes
Use Fill and Stroke on Text Boxes
Formatting Text 
Create Text To Box
Add Text to a Path
Create Dramatic Text Effects
Adding Transparency and Drop Shadows
Baseline Grids
Leading, Tracking and Kerning
Soft /Hard Returns

Create, Edit & Delete Stylesheets
Understand Character and Paragraph Styles
Apply and Update Styles on the Fly
Principles of Excellent Style Design
Applying Styles to Text
Appending Stylesheets to other Documents
Stylesheets, Text and Communication
Conditional Styles
Formats, Tabs and Rules
Hints, Tips and Suggestions

QuarkXpress Graphics QuarkXpress Graphics & Runaround (Text Wrap)

Importing Graphics
Editing Graphics
Resizing & Rotating Graphics
Working with Graphics and Clipping
Graphic File Formats

Positioning Graphics
Wrapping Text around Graphic Frame
Editing Text Outset
Wrapping Text Around Clipping Paths
Working with Runaround

QuarkXpress and Transparency (Opacity) QuarkXpress & Microsoft Office

Transparency Options
Transparency Considerations
Transparency Preset Flattener

Working with Microsoft Office
Importing Office Documents,
Word, Excel and PowerPoint

QuarkXpress and Print QuarkXpress and PDF

Print Considerations
Accurate Print Representations
Collect for Output
Printer Issues
Pros and Cons of Collect for Output

Exporting to PDF
PDF Definitions
PDF Limitations
Setting PDF Security
PDF Print Settings

QuarkXpress Versions...

We run Quark Training at any level on any version of QuarkXpress although earlier versions will be subject to limitations.  The Quark Trainer will point these out during the training and suggest alternative workflows.
Prices for the Two Day QuarkXpress Training - 
(the more persons on the course the more you benefit) ALL PRICES INC VAT

Standard rate for one person is £600 All INC for two days
Second & subsequent persons £75.00 All INC for two days
The above price includes 6 months post course support. We like to build rapport with our clients so any Quark post course support would held direct with the Quark trainer who delivered the course/s. It also includes any and all course materials plus access to our online training tips, tricks & tutorials section.
We supply Visual Quick Start Guides to accompany the Quark Training

QuarkXpress Courses...

This QuarkXpress Training shows...

Document Design and Setup...

Layout Principles...

Breaking the Grid (grids for layouts)...

Design Flyers, Brochures, Newsletters...

Work with Master Pages...

Create, Edit and Save Stylesheets...

Colour Theory...

Colour Principles...

Textboxes, Text Flow and Threading...

Document Layout, Bleed, Slug, Margins, Columns, Guides, Grids...

Create flyers, banners, marketing materials, brochures on this QuarkX Course...

Create financial reports combining Excel & QuarkXpress...

Put together Tender Documents and Marketing Materials...

Mobile Classrooms...

Ask about our mobile classroom facility...

Latest HP laptops...

Projector & Screen...

Manuals or Handouts...

Notepads & Pens...

Fruit & Sweets...

All we need is a room and we can set up the training suite in a few minutes.

Onsite QuarkXpress Training...positives...

We come to you - which means no travelling costs, no expenses, no loss of staff from the premises...

Pricing to reflect a closed company class..

Dates & Times to suit you...

Quark Course Locations...

QuarkXpress Training Courses in Milton Keynes, St.Albans, Buckingham, Bucks, Buckinghamshire