InDesign 2024

Quickstart Training Course

This 1-day beginner class is designed to get you up and running quickly in InDesign. You will learn to layout pages with text and graphics. In no time at all you will be able to control typography, add photos, create/use colors, and more!

The training consists of 5 unique Real World projects.

What's Included

  • Certificate of Course Completion
  • Color Training Manual
  • FREE Class Repeat (valid for 6 months)
1 Days $495.00
Authorised Training Centre

Live face-to-face instructor

No minimum class size - all classes guaranteed to run!

No prior experience of InDesign is needed. Training available on Mac and PC.

This 6-hour class is meant to get you started fast. If you want to learn InDesign in greater depth, check out our 18-hour InDesign Fundamentals class or view our full range of Adobe InDesign training courses.

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Detailed Course Outline

Learn the basics of viewing & navigating the InDesign interface and the fundamentals of working with text and frames.
  • Lecture: Concepts of Raster vs Vector
  • Lecture: How InDesign handles media
  • Lecture: Artificial Intelligence features in InDesign
  • Creating & Managing A New Document / Workspaces
  • Interface essentials / Key panels
  • Anatomy of a frame / Placeholder text / Properties
Combine formatted text and images in a single document and use new features to colorize and organize your design.
  • The ultimate way to get more professional-looking text
  • How frames and images work together / Frame tweaks
  • Work with swatches and extractions to create themes
  • Export your picture-perfect document fast
Learn about various image formats and how to work with them and their quality settings in InDesign.
  • Familiar with Image Formats
  • The various ways to resize and manipulate images
  • Using the Properties panel for more manipulations
  • A deeper focus on the Fitting function
Learn the fundamentals of laying out content in InDesign and the tools and techniques to speed it up.
  • Fundamental Typography in InDesign / Adobe Fonts
  • Creating and connecting text columns
  • Stylizing Quotes and credits
  • Getting artistic with creative typography
Learn how to use the Pages panel to create, navigate and management pages and spreads.
  • A Guide to Pages versus Parent Pages
  • Navigating and enhancing the Pages panel
  • Working with Spreads
  • How to create page numbers
  • Working with Layer Styles and Effects
Learn how to prep and export your InDesign projects in several different ways.
  • Your options for export out of InDesign
  • Working with simple PDF Exports
  • Projects / Templates / IDMLs and more
  • Save and Package your project for archive or transfer

Our outlines are a guide to the content covered in a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.