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Adobe InDesign training

Our Adobe InDesign training is designed to get you up and running on this industry standard for laying out printed materials by managing page layouts to create posters, leaflets, flyers, brochures, newspapers, magazines, books and eBooks (for print or digital publishing).  Add interactivity, animation, video, and sound to fully engage your audience and interact with Photoshop/Illustrator to bring together your finished article.

Our Introduction course covers the basics that give you the skills to produce professional looking marketing materials.  More experienced users should look to our Intermediate course to learn the best techniques needed to work with and manipulate long documents.

We also provide training for older versions of Adobe InDesign, just call for a course outline.

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Adobe InDesign CC Intermediate

2 or 3 days

Adobe InDesign provides the perfect interface for designing professional layouts with sophisticated graphics and typography.  This Adobe InDesign CC Intermediate course is designed to give you the necessary skills to create complex documents and work with a variety of palettes and tools to further understand the capabilities of this high-end design application.  You will learn how to work quickly and effectively, speeding up tasks, reducing repetitive tasks, and creating documents so that they can be easily updated.

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What will you learn?

At the end of this Adobe InDesign CC Intermediate course, delegates will be able to:

  • Create complex documents for a range of screen and print jobs
  • Utilise image features to enhance your layouts and workflow
  • Create and apply advanced text formatting techniques
  • Create interactive documents
  • Import and format tables
  • Take the ACA exam*


Graphic designers, creative professionals, print professionals, publishers and marketing professionals.

Course Contents

Advanced document and layout features

  • Creating foldouts with Page re-shuffle
  • Using page tool techniques to create custom formats
  • Working with layers and layer options

Images and graphics

  • Re-linking edited images
  • Extracting image information
  • Adjusting PSD import options
  • Adding effects

Advanced Type management

  • Inserting anchored objects and Inline graphics
  • Adding type to vector paths
  • Creating a table of contents
  • Applying paragraph rules
  • Modifying paragraph style options
  • Creating bulleted and numbered lists
  • Setting up text flow import options
  • Adding footnotes
  • Creating story jumps

Advanced drawing techniques

  • Working with the Pen tool and shortcuts
  • Creating compound paths
  • Using the Pathfinder window


  • Creating tables
  • Importing tables from Excel and Word
  • Styling tables and cells
  • Add rows and columns
  • Split and merge

Interactive publications

  • Creating bookmarks and hyperlinks
  • Inserting URL and email links
  • Placing buttons
  • Creating a slideshow
  • Placing movies
  • Creating a basic animation


  • Publish and share interactive documents online
  • Manage and gather analytics for online documents
  • Exporting files for different media
  • Editing PDF presets
  • Transparency flattening options
  • Customising Preflight settings

ACA Prep (*3 day only)

  • Using copyrighted material
  • Identify design project requirements and deliverable
  • Establish the purpose and needs for your target audience
  • Mock exam
  • Final exam

Course Materials

Enliten IT will provide each delegate with a workbook and other useful reference materials where applicable.

Enliten IT reserves the right to modify course content and materials as required in the interests of continuous course improvement, at any time, without notification.


Attendance of the InDesign Introduction course (or equivalent knowledge) is assumed.

Additional Information

The 3 day course option is for public training courses in London only and includes the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam at the end of the course.

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