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Adobe InDesign Evening Course

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London Software Training

Summary

Price
£355 inc VAT
Study method
Classroom
Duration
4 Weeks, Part-time
Qualification
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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Location & dates

Location
Address
17
Sheep Lane
East London
London
E83FA

Overview

Our Adobe InDesign Evening Course is ideal for beginners and aims to get you to a confident intermediate level after 4 evening sessions.

In 4 weeks you’ll be up and running with InDesign and have the skills and confidence to use the software with ease and bring your creative ideas to life. You’ll begin with the InDesign essentials like the user interface and identifying project requirements before moving on to the more complex skills needed to create professional quality designs.

Our course prices include:

  • Free group course re-take within 18 months
  • Expert teaching from practicing architects, designers & software pros
  • Hands-on, practical lessons
  • Tailoring of syllabus & work on your projects
  • Bespoke video tutorials for revision & development
  • Digital reference book for revision
  • LST certificate of completion
  • Free career guidance available
  • 10% of all fees allocated to design training for charities and schools.

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Description

Course Coverage

Setting up Adobe 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

Who is this course for?

The Adobe InDesign course is ideal for those looking to gain the confidence to use the software with ease in a tailored, supportive environment. No experience is necessary and we'll have you designing with confidence within the first hour of your class, whatever your ability.

Requirements

No previous experience Adobe InDesign required, just a keenness to learn!

Career path

Adobe InDesign opens up many opportunities within industry, we offer guidance on CV and portfolio building as part of the course. You may also want to look at London Software Training’s Career Development Packages to develop your creative opportunities.

  • Product Design
  • Branding
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Photography

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