Course Outline

Adobe InDesign CS5 Introduction


Who is this course for?

Adobe InDesign is a high powered desktop publishing program, used across the industry to create professional publications. This course will quickly bring you up to speed on creating, editing and formatting documents.


How long is this course?

1 Day 


What do I need to know before attending?

Before attending this course you should be able to navigate around a computer. 


What will I expect to achieve at the end of the training?
At the end of this course
you will be able to:

  • Create and edit professional looking documents.
  • Understand the basics of desktop publishing.


Price Band:



Getting Started
The Adobe InDesign environment.
Basic documents.
Item position, using Smart Guides.
Smart Dimensions and Smart Spacing.

Structuring multi-page Documents
Multi-page documents.
Master pages.

Text frame threading.
Paragraph formatting.

Modifying Items
Text frames.
Grouped items.

Finalising documents
Outputting documents.
Commercial printing preparation.
Creating contact sheets.

InDesign preferences.
Document settings.

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