Adobe InDesign Course - CPD Certified

Accredited Online Course | Recognised Certificate Included | Unlimited 24/7 Lifetime Access

International Open Academy


£99 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
30 Hours
30 CPD points / hours

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Create compelling and professional designs for high-quality publications.

Adobe InDesign is a software package that is regarded as the industry standard across the publishing industry – but like many Adobe products, it is often daunting for new users. With so many available functions, tools, and potential operations, it is difficult for even the most tech-savvy editor to know where to start.

The Adobe InDesign course is designed to help any willing user overcome these challenges by breaking down the main functions into five easy to digest parts.

Using InDesign is a transferable skill that is crucial and valuable not only for the publishing industry but for anyone who works with any kind of media because in today’s world, it is not enough to create great content – it needs to look great, too! Learning InDesign makes it easier to create beautiful documents with less effort.

• Lifetime access – No time limits – Study at your own pace
• Internationally-recognized CPD accredited course
• Start learning straightaway from any laptop or mobile device in any country
• Immediate certificate download when you complete the course

Course media


Students who complete this course will walk away with an understanding of:

  • How to setup and run InDesign
  • How to format and organize whole pages
  • How to work with text, paragraphs, and special characters
  • How to insert and format images and objects
  • How to prepare a finished document for publication

With this fast-track guide, anyone can use InDesign to help their content shine.

Course Breakdown

Module 1: Introduction/getting Started

  • 1.1 Document Setup
  • 1.2 Getting around InDesign (Tour)
  • 1.3 Using Rulers and Guides

Module 2: Formatting Pages

  • 2.1 Navigating Pages
  • 2.2 Master Pages
  • 2.3 Layers

Module 3: Formatting Text

  • 3.1 Creating Text Frames + Flowing
  • 3.2 Characters and Paragraphs
  • 3.3 Special Characters + Page Numbers

Module 4: Formatting Objects And Images

  • 4.1 Placing Images + Objects
  • 4.2 Display Performance, + Links
  • 4.3 Crop, Scale, Rotate, Flip
  • 4.4 Strokes/Fills, Align, Effects
  • 4.5 Combining Type + Images

Module 5: Saving And Printing

  • 5.1 Spell-Check, Saving
  • 5.2 Preparing for Print
  • 5.3 Packaging
  • 5.4 Exporting

Who is this course for?

The Adobe InDesign course is perfect for anyone who wants to:

  • Take their own creative work to the next level
  • Learn how to put together books, magazines or other documents that meet industry standards
  • Use an integrated piece of essential software to make every editing job easier


International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

Career path

There are many fun and exciting careers that require the use of InDesign! Journalism, digital media marketing, publishing, advertising, and book publishing are all fields that you could explore, armed with your newfound knowledge.

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yazmin asked:

would i have to purchase the adobe package myself or is it provided with the course? thank you


The software for the Adobe InDesign Course is not included with the course. The course is designed to help any willing user overcome the challenges of using it by breaking down the main functions into five easy to digest parts.

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