Adobe InDesign Course for Beginners - Sydney Short Courses

Adobe InDesign Course for Beginners

What you'll learn

Learn layout design in this Adobe InDesign training course. Adobe InDesign is one of eight Adobe Creative Cloud courses we offer in Sydney.

Adobe InDesign is the industry-leading layout and page design software for print and digital media, create beautiful using typography, graphics and images. Adobe InDesign lets you publish a broad range of content for print, web, and tablet apps. It offers precise control over typography, built-in creative tools, an intuitive design environment and tight integration with the entire Adobe Creative Cloud. 

Learn the basics of page and layout design in print and digital publishing with this Adobe InDesign course.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this Adobe InDesign course, you should be able to:

  • Use the main tools of Adobe InDesign in Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Apply design skills in Adobe InDesign to create page layouts
  • Create digital or print-ready files for publication

Course content

What will be covered in this Adobe InDesign course?

  • Understand the InDesign interface
  • Placing and working with image files
  • Work with the features in the InDesign design window
  • Select and work with tools & shortcuts
  • Create new single page and multiple page documents
  • Pages palette and master pages
  • Add and format text inside a document using a variety of techniques
  • Add graphics to a document
  • Create and work with layers
  • Create and work with tables
  • Working with colour modes for print and digital
  • Creating and working with style sheets
  • Creating and working with tables
  • Preflight, PDF and printing

Intended audience

Who is this Adobe InDesign course for?

This course is for anyone looking to develop their design skills, interested in or familiar with Adobe programs, or interested in creating digital artwork. It tailors to those who want to work for magazines, advertising agencies, newspapers, book publishers and retail/catalogue companies as well as incorporate design, commercial printing and other leading-edge publishing environments into their current professions.

Basic competency with computers is assumed before enrolling, and proficiency in other Adobe software is helpful but not essential successful completion of this course.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd in the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • An 8GB USB
  • Pen & paper, or a tablet for writing notes

Additional information

Please note the following:

This InDesign course runs in our computer lab, fitted with 27-inch Apple computers as well as Dell computers running the Windows operating system. Adobe products function in the same way on both Windows and Apple computers except for minor differences with keyboard usage and where files are located within the computer.

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Course tutors

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Antony is an Adobe & Apple Certified Instructor and has been teaching design software for over 15 years. Working at Adobe in UK Antony began teaching & demonstrating design software including...

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Adobe InDesign Course for Beginners

<p>Learn layout design in this Adobe InDesign training course. Adobe InDesign is one of eight <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/business/adobe">Adobe Creative Cloud courses</a

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Adobe InDesign Course for Beginners

<p>Learn layout design in this Adobe InDesign training course. Adobe InDesign is one of eight <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/business/adobe">Adobe Creative Cloud courses</a

...
$499 $424 Limited GST free / $0 / $399.20 / $449.10
Enrol in any two Adobe classes and receive 15% off both enrolments. Discount applies automatically at checkout.

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