InDesign - An Introduction to Page Layout

16th November 2019

1 Day, Sat, 9:00 AM -4:00 PM
$129.00 incl. gst

Adobe InDesign offers tools for professional desktop publishing to create posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, books and much more. It is the #1 program for page layout used throughout the world by professional designers, marketing studios and the press industry.

 Course Objectives:

  • Learn to create well designed documents using InDesign’s controls.

  • Be able to work with the Toolbox, Control panel and Panel groups.

  • Work with the Type and Image controls.


Key content:

  • Create new documents and use page setup effectively.

  • Work with Master Pages, page numbering and learn to apply masters to regular pages.

  • Use rulers and guides to place your text and graphics

  • Understand and use the toolbox and panels, menu options and page layout controls.

  • Place text and graphics onto your page in a variety of ways.

  • Work with the type controls for Character and Paragraph formatting.

  • Be able to crop, size and position graphics.

  • Apply colour to fills and strokes on all objects and text boxes

  • Wrap text around graphics and objects.

  • Output your document to PDF.


Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Set up a document for single pages or two sided printing

  • Work with Master Pages to speed up page layout

  • Insert Headers and Footers, and Page Numbers

  • Place text and graphics into your document

  • Work with Character and Paragraph formatting controls

  • Wrap text around graphics and shapes

  • Output files to PDF