InDesign is a software application that offers a page design and layout toolset to ‘work across desktop and mobile devices to create, preflight and publish everything from printed books and brochures to digital magazines, iPad apps, eBooks and interactive online documents’ (adobe.com).
This introductory level course in InDesign focuses on its core features and tools, including setting up documents with master pages, and using styles to format text, objects and tables. The course is delivered by an Adobe expert who has been teaching Adobe since 2003.
This course can be successfully completed by anyone with a standard level of ICT knowledge and skills.
1. Understanding Your Workspace 2. Creating a Document 3. Managing Pages 4. Text 5. Graphics 6. Fitting graphics to the frame 7. Formatting Objects 8. Colour 9. Frames and Paths 10. Managing Objects 11. Transforming Objects 12. Character Formatting 13. Paragraph Formatting 14. Styles 15. Tables 16. Long Documents 17. Interactive Documents 18. Packaging, Printing and Exporting
You will have the ability to*: – create and edit documents – navigate and customise the workspace – work with text frames and graphics – build interactive documents and ePUBs – package, print and export a finished project
*These are some examples of skills demonstrated. For a full list, take a look at our PDF download.
“BigRockDesigns delivered a very comprehensive course on Adobe InDesign for staff and student officers within Queen’s Students’ Union. We were extremely impressed at the level of knowledge we reached during the two-day course. The course proved to be enormously beneficial, fun and tailored to our needs..” Seana Skeffington QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ UNION, BELFAST