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  • Online or face-to-face
  • 15+ years of training experience
  • Small class sizes
  • Focused training
  • Use your own computer
  • Free trial software available
  • Open to everyone
  • No prior experience needed

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Join an online live interactive Zoom training course. Follow along with the instructor through the course exercises files and ask questions. You will need to install Zoom Client for Meetings and the Adobe software on your own computer. Zoom is free to download and Adobe offer a free 7-day trial.

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Adobe InDesign is the industry-standard publishing application for print publications and online content. Use InDesign to create and publish a broad range of content for print, web, and mobile applications. This course will equip you with the skills to create simple fliers, banners, business cards or complex multi-page layouts, quickly and efficiently with precise control.

This Adobe InDesign course is designed to give you an essential working knowledge of Adobe InDesign. InDesign is the go-to software for anyone looking to create beautiful magazines, newsletters, reports and other publications.

Learning Outcomes

By the completion of this Adobe InDesign course you will be able to:

  • Understand the essential functions of Adobe InDesign
  • Create and edit a new document
  • Add text and graphics
  • Export for print publication and online digital formats


The InDesign Workspace

  • Navigate and Zooming
  • Save & Reset workspaces
  • Adjust Screen Modes
  • Setting Preferences

Create documents

  • Open an existing document
  • Create InDesign documents of any size and any number of pages optimised for print, web or mobile devices
  • Adjusting document settings
  • Setting document bleed and slug

Understanding Frames

  • Understanding the different types of frames
  • Create Rectangle & Shape frames
  • Create Text Frames
  • Transforming Frames
  • Aligning and distributing objects
  • Grouping objects

Creating Typography

  • Creating Text
  • Adjusting Font type, font style, point size & Leading
  • Adjusting Tracking & kerning
  • Setting Hyphenation
  • Set character & Paragraph spacing
  • Bulleted and Numbered Lists
  • Text Wrap and Clipping Paths
  • Import text from Microsoft Word
  • Find & replace missing fonts

Placing and Fitting Images

  • Import photos and graphics from a variety of file formats
  • Scale, fit, crop and transform images
  • Fitting graphics within a frame

Colour & Stroke

  • Understanding the Swatches panel
  • Settings Stroke and fill colours
  • Add your own custom company colours to the swatches panel
  • Understanding CMYK, RGB and Spot colours
  • Save and share Colour Libraries
  • Creating a gradient
  • Creating a Tint Swatch
  • Create a dashed line within the stroke panel

Aligning & Distributing

  • Align & Distribute Layers
  • Arranging and grouping Layers


  • Understanding linked graphics
  • Navigating the links panel
  • Update, replace and embed images


  • Creating a new layer
  • Assigning objects to specific layers
  • Rearranging layers


  • Creating a new Paragraph Style
  • Creating a new Character Style
  • Creating a new Object Style


  • Creating a Tables from scratch
  • Converting text into a table
  • Setting Headers & Footers
  • Saving a Table style

Pages & Master Pages

  • Understanding pages & master pages
  • Insert, Rearrange and delete pages
  • Inserting auto page numbering
  • Applying a master page

Save, Share and Export

  • Preparing your Indesign File with Preflight
  • Share a InDesign document for review
  • Save an InDesign print-ready PDF document
  • Save as JPG and PNG file formats for use on the web
  • Packaging a document

Intended audience

This introductory Adobe InDesign course requires little or no prior knowledge of the InDesign software. Participants with a working knowledge of Adobe InDesign will also find this course very useful, as it aims to go beyond the basics.

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Over 15 years experience

Learn Adobe InDesign online or in Sydney from an Adobe industry training expert with over 15 years of Adobe training experience

Over 15 years experience

Learn Adobe InDesign online or in Sydney from an instructor with over 15 years of Adobe training experience

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