InDesign: Ultimate Mastery

COURSE DURATION: 2 Days

By the end of this course you will be able to

  • Confidently use the essential feature of the application
  • Setup multiple page documents
  • Import and format text using paragraph and character styles

  • Place and arrange images
  • Prepare and publish documents for screen or print

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Description

  • DESCRIPTION
  • OUTLINE

Immerse yourself in Adobe InDesign. Learn InDesign from beginners to an advanced level.

The Adobe InDesign Certification package includes the entire curriculum for total immersion into Adobe InDesign. The Adobe InDesign Certification package is a training program that features a combination of 3 Adobe InDesign courses for a discounted price. The package does not have a schedule of its own. Each class is scheduled separately and can be taken over a year’s period.

Courses include:

  • InDesign 101: Yellow Belt – 3 Days
  • InDesign 201: Green Belt – 2 Days
  • InDesign 301: Black Belt – 2 Days

Who is this course for?

This course is intended for graphic designers, small business owners, creative professionals, print professionals, publishers, prepress professionals, and marketing communications professionals. It’s focused on those creating layouts for print.

Assumed Knowledge

Before taking this course, you should have a basic understanding of your computers operating system. For example, you should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files from CD and other media.

What you will learn

You’ll learn everything about InDesign from start to finish. So if you have little or no knowledge of Adobe InDesign right now then we can guarantee by the end of the Creative Licence in InDesign training package that you will have more knowledge than most InDesign users in the industry!

InDesign 101: Yellow Belt

Imagine being able to create documents of many types, from single page advertisements and flyers, to complex multi-page colour publications after just two days of training! That’s what’s on offer with the InDesign 101: Yellow Belt course. It’s an essential skill for anyone working in the publishing industry, but also for anyone who would like to be able to create marketing documents for their company.

InDesign 201: Green Belt

Sometimes advancing to the next stage is all about changing your working process and ways of thinking. This is exactly what the InDesign 201: Green Belt course is for. Not only will you learn the advanced tools of the program, but you’ll also learn the ways in which the professionals use the program in order to work quickly and effectively, speeding up tasks, reducing repetitive tasks, and creating documents so that they can be easily updated.

InDesign 301: Black Belt

Whatever your profession, if it involves designing books, leaflets, brochures, or other official documents, you’ll probably already know how to use InDesign. The question is do you really know how to make the most of it? On the InDesign 301: Black Belt course, you’ll learn the most advanced features of the program, the workflows used by the most experienced professionals, and all the tips and tricks you can use to make your tasks quicker and easier.

Setting up InDesign projects

  • Identify project requirements
  • Establish target audience and needs
  • Apply design principles to create a professional layout

User interface

  • Identify user interface elements
  • Create and select Workspaces
  • Navigate and zoom documents
  • Rulers, guides and grids

InDesign documents

  • Setting up an InDesign document
  • Working with master pages
  • Adding automatic page numbers

Working with Text

  • Creating and modifying text frames
  • Threading text frames
  • Managing overset text
  • Formatting text using paragraph and character styles
  • Placing text from a Word document
  • Spell checking
  • Adding special characters
  • Assigning text wrap

Images and graphics

  • Creating basic shapes
  • Assigning fill and stroke to objects
  • Selecting and Grouping objects
  • Transform and modify elements
  • Align and arrange content
  • Placing images
  • Frame fitting options and frame shapes
  • Collecting and placing content using the conveyor tool
  • Working with Layers and Organise artwork using layers

Colours

  • Creating colour swatches
  • Applying and modifying gradients
  • Working with spot colours
  • Adding transparency to elements

Publishing

  • Identifying common file formats
  • Using the packaging feature
  • Create a template
  • Prepare page layouts for print

 

Edit and Modify Pages

  • Creating foldouts with Page re-shuffle
  • Using page tool techniques to create custom formats

Images and graphics

  • Re-linking edited images
  • Extracting image information
  • Adjusting PSD import options
  • Adding effects

Advanced Type management

  • Inserting anchored objects and Inline graphics
  • Adding type to vector paths
  • Creating a table of contents
  • Applying paragraph rules
  • Modifying paragraph style options
  • Creating bulleted and numbered lists
  • Setting up textflow import options
  • Adding footnotes
  • Creating story jumps

Advanced drawing techniques

  • Working with the Pen tool and shortcuts
  • Creating compound paths
  • Using the Pathfinder window

Tables

  • Creating tables
  • Importing tables from Excel and Word
  • Styling tables and cells
  • Add rows and columns
  • Split and merge

Interactive publications

  • Creating bookmarks and hyperlinks
  • Inserting email links
  • Placing buttons
  • Creating a slideshow
  • Placing movies
  • Creating a basic animation

Publishing

  • Publish and share interactive documents online
  • Manage and gather analytics for online documents
  • Exporting files for different media
  • Editing PDF presets
  • Transparency flattening options
  • Customising Preflight settings

Advanced Page Layout & Document Features

  • Working with snippet files
  • Creating and managing book files and content
  • Utilising quick apply and story editor
  • Customising user dictionaries
  • Using gridify and gap tool
  • Data merge

Image Techniques

  • Inserting live captions
  • Integrating InDesign with Photoshop and Illustrator

Publications

  • Generating a table of contents for interactive documents
  • Alternate layouts and liquid layouts options
  • InDesign’s ePub export features
  • Preflight adjustment
  • Creating Interactive PDFs
  • Creating interactive Acrobat Forms in InDesign

Colour Management

  • Assigning colour profiles
  • Soft proofing
  • Rich black vs CMYK black
  • Attributes panel
  • Ink manager
  • Separation panel
  • Adding a spot varnish

Advanced Text Formatting Techniques

  • Creating hanging indent styles
  • Spanning and splitting columns
  • Using conditions
  • Setting up text variables
  • Creating an index
  • Searching with GREPS

Workflow Optimisation

  • Using the scripts window
  • Importing and styling XML documents
  • Managing assets using Adobe Bridge

Worried about COVID-19?

Good News! All of our courses are offered virtually in the comfort of your home or offices.

Academy Class Benefit from the Wisdom

Benefit from the Wisdom

Delivering Quality Training since 2006.

Training Budget Maximised!

Lower Price Match Guarantee & Flexible Training Vouchers

Practical, Cutting-Edge Training

From industry experienced professionals.

Work Faster, Earn More

Reduce your production time by improving all your workflow processes, best practices and shortcuts.

Gain a Competitive Edge

Boost your career by improving your skills and getting Accreditation.

When, How and Where You Want To Learn

Course Time

9:30am - 4:30pm

individual training

Individual

Corporate

Customised

Classroom​

Live-Online

Worldwide

Contact Information

Give Us A Call (United Kingdom)

Give Us A Call (United States)

Email Addresses

General Enquiries: office@academyclass.com

Training Enquires: training@academyclass.com

Support Enquiries: support@academyclass.com

    • DESCRIPTION
    • OUTLINE

    Immerse yourself in Adobe InDesign. Learn InDesign from beginners to an advanced level.

    The Adobe InDesign Certification package includes the entire curriculum for total immersion into Adobe InDesign. The Adobe InDesign Certification package is a training program that features a combination of 3 Adobe InDesign courses for a discounted price. The package does not have a schedule of its own. Each class is scheduled separately and can be taken over a year’s period.

    Courses include:

    • InDesign 101: Yellow Belt – 3 Days
    • InDesign 201: Green Belt – 2 Days
    • InDesign 301: Black Belt – 2 Days

    Who is this course for?

    This course is intended for graphic designers, small business owners, creative professionals, print professionals, publishers, prepress professionals, and marketing communications professionals. It’s focused on those creating layouts for print.

    Assumed Knowledge

    Before taking this course, you should have a basic understanding of your computers operating system. For example, you should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files from CD and other media.

    What you will learn

    You’ll learn everything about InDesign from start to finish. So if you have little or no knowledge of Adobe InDesign right now then we can guarantee by the end of the Creative Licence in InDesign training package that you will have more knowledge than most InDesign users in the industry!

    InDesign 101: Yellow Belt

    Imagine being able to create documents of many types, from single page advertisements and flyers, to complex multi-page colour publications after just two days of training! That’s what’s on offer with the InDesign 101: Yellow Belt course. It’s an essential skill for anyone working in the publishing industry, but also for anyone who would like to be able to create marketing documents for their company.

    InDesign 201: Green Belt

    Sometimes advancing to the next stage is all about changing your working process and ways of thinking. This is exactly what the InDesign 201: Green Belt course is for. Not only will you learn the advanced tools of the program, but you’ll also learn the ways in which the professionals use the program in order to work quickly and effectively, speeding up tasks, reducing repetitive tasks, and creating documents so that they can be easily updated.

    InDesign 301: Black Belt

    Whatever your profession, if it involves designing books, leaflets, brochures, or other official documents, you’ll probably already know how to use InDesign. The question is do you really know how to make the most of it? On the InDesign 301: Black Belt course, you’ll learn the most advanced features of the program, the workflows used by the most experienced professionals, and all the tips and tricks you can use to make your tasks quicker and easier.

    Setting up InDesign projects

    • Identify project requirements
    • Establish target audience and needs
    • Apply design principles to create a professional layout

    User interface

    • Identify user interface elements
    • Create and select Workspaces
    • Navigate and zoom documents
    • Rulers, guides and grids

    InDesign documents

    • Setting up an InDesign document
    • Working with master pages
    • Adding automatic page numbers

    Working with Text

    • Creating and modifying text frames
    • Threading text frames
    • Managing overset text
    • Formatting text using paragraph and character styles
    • Placing text from a Word document
    • Spell checking
    • Adding special characters
    • Assigning text wrap

    Images and graphics

    • Creating basic shapes
    • Assigning fill and stroke to objects
    • Selecting and Grouping objects
    • Transform and modify elements
    • Align and arrange content
    • Placing images
    • Frame fitting options and frame shapes
    • Collecting and placing content using the conveyor tool
    • Working with Layers and Organise artwork using layers

    Colours

    • Creating colour swatches
    • Applying and modifying gradients
    • Working with spot colours
    • Adding transparency to elements

    Publishing

    • Identifying common file formats
    • Using the packaging feature
    • Create a template
    • Prepare page layouts for print

     

    Edit and Modify Pages

    • Creating foldouts with Page re-shuffle
    • Using page tool techniques to create custom formats

    Images and graphics

    • Re-linking edited images
    • Extracting image information
    • Adjusting PSD import options
    • Adding effects

    Advanced Type management

    • Inserting anchored objects and Inline graphics
    • Adding type to vector paths
    • Creating a table of contents
    • Applying paragraph rules
    • Modifying paragraph style options
    • Creating bulleted and numbered lists
    • Setting up textflow import options
    • Adding footnotes
    • Creating story jumps

    Advanced drawing techniques

    • Working with the Pen tool and shortcuts
    • Creating compound paths
    • Using the Pathfinder window

    Tables

    • Creating tables
    • Importing tables from Excel and Word
    • Styling tables and cells
    • Add rows and columns
    • Split and merge

    Interactive publications

    • Creating bookmarks and hyperlinks
    • Inserting email links
    • Placing buttons
    • Creating a slideshow
    • Placing movies
    • Creating a basic animation

    Publishing

    • Publish and share interactive documents online
    • Manage and gather analytics for online documents
    • Exporting files for different media
    • Editing PDF presets
    • Transparency flattening options
    • Customising Preflight settings

    Advanced Page Layout & Document Features

    • Working with snippet files
    • Creating and managing book files and content
    • Utilising quick apply and story editor
    • Customising user dictionaries
    • Using gridify and gap tool
    • Data merge

    Image Techniques

    • Inserting live captions
    • Integrating InDesign with Photoshop and Illustrator

    Publications

    • Generating a table of contents for interactive documents
    • Alternate layouts and liquid layouts options
    • InDesign’s ePub export features
    • Preflight adjustment
    • Creating Interactive PDFs
    • Creating interactive Acrobat Forms in InDesign

    Colour Management

    • Assigning colour profiles
    • Soft proofing
    • Rich black vs CMYK black
    • Attributes panel
    • Ink manager
    • Separation panel
    • Adding a spot varnish

    Advanced Text Formatting Techniques

    • Creating hanging indent styles
    • Spanning and splitting columns
    • Using conditions
    • Setting up text variables
    • Creating an index
    • Searching with GREPS

    Workflow Optimisation

    • Using the scripts window
    • Importing and styling XML documents
    • Managing assets using Adobe Bridge

    Worried about COVID-19?

    Good News! All of our courses are offered virtually in the comfort of your home or offices.

    Academy Class Benefit from the Wisdom

    Benefit from the Wisdom

    Delivering Quality Training since 2006.

    Training Budget Maximised!

    Lower Price Match Guarantee & Flexible Training Vouchers

    Practical, Cutting-Edge Training

    From industry experienced professionals.

    Work Faster, Earn More

    Reduce your production time by improving all your workflow processes, best practices and shortcuts.

    Gain a Competitive Edge

    Boost your career by improving your skills and getting Accreditation.

    When, How and Where You Want To Learn

    Course Time

    9:30am - 4:30pm

    individual training

    Individual

    Corporate

    Customised

    Classroom​

    Live-Online

    Worldwide

    Contact Information

    Give Us A Call (United Kingdom)

    Give Us A Call (United States)

    Email Addresses

    General Enquiries: office@academyclass.com

    Training Enquires: training@academyclass.com

    Support Enquiries: support@academyclass.com

      • DESCRIPTION
      • OUTLINE

      Immerse yourself in Adobe InDesign. Learn InDesign from beginners to an advanced level.

      The Adobe InDesign Certification package includes the entire curriculum for total immersion into Adobe InDesign. The Adobe InDesign Certification package is a training program that features a combination of 3 Adobe InDesign courses for a discounted price. The package does not have a schedule of its own. Each class is scheduled separately and can be taken over a year’s period.

      Courses include:

      • InDesign 101: Yellow Belt – 3 Days
      • InDesign 201: Green Belt – 2 Days
      • InDesign 301: Black Belt – 2 Days

      Who is this course for?

      This course is intended for graphic designers, small business owners, creative professionals, print professionals, publishers, prepress professionals, and marketing communications professionals. It’s focused on those creating layouts for print.

      Assumed Knowledge

      Before taking this course, you should have a basic understanding of your computers operating system. For example, you should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files from CD and other media.

      What you will learn

      You’ll learn everything about InDesign from start to finish. So if you have little or no knowledge of Adobe InDesign right now then we can guarantee by the end of the Creative Licence in InDesign training package that you will have more knowledge than most InDesign users in the industry!

      InDesign 101: Yellow Belt

      Imagine being able to create documents of many types, from single page advertisements and flyers, to complex multi-page colour publications after just two days of training! That’s what’s on offer with the InDesign 101: Yellow Belt course. It’s an essential skill for anyone working in the publishing industry, but also for anyone who would like to be able to create marketing documents for their company.

      InDesign 201: Green Belt

      Sometimes advancing to the next stage is all about changing your working process and ways of thinking. This is exactly what the InDesign 201: Green Belt course is for. Not only will you learn the advanced tools of the program, but you’ll also learn the ways in which the professionals use the program in order to work quickly and effectively, speeding up tasks, reducing repetitive tasks, and creating documents so that they can be easily updated.

      InDesign 301: Black Belt

      Whatever your profession, if it involves designing books, leaflets, brochures, or other official documents, you’ll probably already know how to use InDesign. The question is do you really know how to make the most of it? On the InDesign 301: Black Belt course, you’ll learn the most advanced features of the program, the workflows used by the most experienced professionals, and all the tips and tricks you can use to make your tasks quicker and easier.

      Setting up InDesign projects

      • Identify project requirements
      • Establish target audience and needs
      • Apply design principles to create a professional layout

      User interface

      • Identify user interface elements
      • Create and select Workspaces
      • Navigate and zoom documents
      • Rulers, guides and grids

      InDesign documents

      • Setting up an InDesign document
      • Working with master pages
      • Adding automatic page numbers

      Working with Text

      • Creating and modifying text frames
      • Threading text frames
      • Managing overset text
      • Formatting text using paragraph and character styles
      • Placing text from a Word document
      • Spell checking
      • Adding special characters
      • Assigning text wrap

      Images and graphics

      • Creating basic shapes
      • Assigning fill and stroke to objects
      • Selecting and Grouping objects
      • Transform and modify elements
      • Align and arrange content
      • Placing images
      • Frame fitting options and frame shapes
      • Collecting and placing content using the conveyor tool
      • Working with Layers and Organise artwork using layers

      Colours

      • Creating colour swatches
      • Applying and modifying gradients
      • Working with spot colours
      • Adding transparency to elements

      Publishing

      • Identifying common file formats
      • Using the packaging feature
      • Create a template
      • Prepare page layouts for print

       

      Edit and Modify Pages

      • Creating foldouts with Page re-shuffle
      • Using page tool techniques to create custom formats

      Images and graphics

      • Re-linking edited images
      • Extracting image information
      • Adjusting PSD import options
      • Adding effects

      Advanced Type management

      • Inserting anchored objects and Inline graphics
      • Adding type to vector paths
      • Creating a table of contents
      • Applying paragraph rules
      • Modifying paragraph style options
      • Creating bulleted and numbered lists
      • Setting up textflow import options
      • Adding footnotes
      • Creating story jumps

      Advanced drawing techniques

      • Working with the Pen tool and shortcuts
      • Creating compound paths
      • Using the Pathfinder window

      Tables

      • Creating tables
      • Importing tables from Excel and Word
      • Styling tables and cells
      • Add rows and columns
      • Split and merge

      Interactive publications

      • Creating bookmarks and hyperlinks
      • Inserting email links
      • Placing buttons
      • Creating a slideshow
      • Placing movies
      • Creating a basic animation

      Publishing

      • Publish and share interactive documents online
      • Manage and gather analytics for online documents
      • Exporting files for different media
      • Editing PDF presets
      • Transparency flattening options
      • Customising Preflight settings

      Advanced Page Layout & Document Features

      • Working with snippet files
      • Creating and managing book files and content
      • Utilising quick apply and story editor
      • Customising user dictionaries
      • Using gridify and gap tool
      • Data merge

      Image Techniques

      • Inserting live captions
      • Integrating InDesign with Photoshop and Illustrator

      Publications

      • Generating a table of contents for interactive documents
      • Alternate layouts and liquid layouts options
      • InDesign’s ePub export features
      • Preflight adjustment
      • Creating Interactive PDFs
      • Creating interactive Acrobat Forms in InDesign

      Colour Management

      • Assigning colour profiles
      • Soft proofing
      • Rich black vs CMYK black
      • Attributes panel
      • Ink manager
      • Separation panel
      • Adding a spot varnish

      Advanced Text Formatting Techniques

      • Creating hanging indent styles
      • Spanning and splitting columns
      • Using conditions
      • Setting up text variables
      • Creating an index
      • Searching with GREPS

      Workflow Optimisation

      • Using the scripts window
      • Importing and styling XML documents
      • Managing assets using Adobe Bridge

      Worried about COVID-19?

      Good News! All of our courses are offered virtually in the comfort of your home or offices.

      Academy Class Benefit from the Wisdom

      Benefit from the Wisdom

      Delivering Quality Training since 2006.

      Training Budget Maximised!

      Lower Price Match Guarantee & Flexible Training Vouchers

      Practical, Cutting-Edge Training

      From industry experienced professionals.

      Work Faster, Earn More

      Reduce your production time by improving all your workflow processes, best practices and shortcuts.

      Gain a Competitive Edge

      Boost your career by improving your skills and getting Accreditation.

      When, How and Where You Want To Learn

      Course Time

      9:30am - 4:30pm

      individual training

      Individual

      Corporate

      Customised

      Classroom​

      Live-Online

      Worldwide

      Contact Information

      Give Us A Call (United Kingdom)

      Give Us A Call (United States)

      Email Addresses

      General Enquiries: office@academyclass.com

      Training Enquires: training@academyclass.com

      Support Enquiries: support@academyclass.com

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