About The InDesign Course

Students will complete 6 different projects including a corporate identity package (letterhead and business card), a festival poster, a professional newsletter, a restaurant menu, a full color brochure, and more.
The course will show you step-by-step how Professional Desktop Publishers use InDesign on a range of different jobs. This approach not only teaches you proper workflow techniques but is also a proven training method for those looking to master InDesign.

Target Audience

This course is ideal for designers, marketers and anyone who is pursuing a career in graphic design.
No prior experience of InDesign is needed. Training available on Mac & PC.


Project 1: Letterhead Design

  • Setting up the Workspace
  • Creating Basic Page Elements
  • Placing External Images
  • Creating and Formatting Basic Text
  • Printing InDesign Files

Project 2: Jazz Festival Poster

  • Create 5-Color Print Poster
  • Using Gradients, Graphics & Image Effects
  • Adding and Formatting Text & Paragraphs
  • Using inline Graphics to Highlight Text
  • Creating a PDF File for the Printer

Project 3: Travel Brochure

  • Building a Folding Template
  • Convert Text into Complex Frames
  • Importing Data from MS Word
  • Clipping Paths & Alpha Channels
  • Controlling Irregular Text Warps
  • Using Tabs to format Columns

Project 4: Realtor Collateral Booklet

  • Controlling Facing Page Layouts
  • Working with Master Pages
  • Special Characters & Markers
  • Controlling Text Flow across Pages
  • Controlling Page Breaks
  • Outputting Variations of Files

Project 5: Digital Layout Variations

  • Managing Color in Print Layout
  • Hyperlinks for Digital Output
  • Creating Interactive Elements
  • Preparing Files for Ebook and Web Publishing
  • Exporting EPUB and HTML Files

Indesign Schedule

Duration 24 hrs.
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