Adobe InDesign training
at your office.

Learn from professionals in instructor‑led training.

Tired of fighting with Word to make flyers, brochures and books? Our comprehensive one-day courses, delivered by highly experienced instructors throughout Southern Ontario and the GTA, will teach you to create professional‑looking documents with ease using InDesign. Choose from two standard courses, or build your own course to meet your specific needs.

Our comprehensive one-day courses in InDesign are delivered by our highly experienced instructors throughout Southern Ontario and the GTA. Choose from two standard courses, or build your own course to meet your specific needs.

Adobe InDesign training at your office.

Learn from professionals in instructor‑led training.

We travel to you.

Training delivered right to your office on a day that works best for your team.

Hands-on experience.

Professional instruction, lots of practise time, and solutions for your InDesign concerns.

No computers? No problem.

If you're short on computers, we will gladly supply a laptop for each person.

Everything you need to succeed.

We provide a free assessment to determine the right course content for your team.

Tired of fighting with Word to make flyers, brochures and books? Our comprehensive one-day courses, delivered by highly experienced instructors throughout Southern Ontario and the GTA, will teach you to create professional‑looking documents with ease using InDesign. Choose from two standard courses, or build your own course to meet your specific needs.


Standard InDesign Courses

1 day of training, reference manuals and 30 days of technical support: $ 325 / person

Minimum charge of 3 people. Discounts available for groups of 6 or more.

Level 1

Create Documents

You will use InDesign to create and deliver professional looking printed and interactive documents.

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Level 2

Enhance Your Documents

In this course you will learn advanced InDesign techniques to enhance the look and functionality of your documents.

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Build your own custom course.

Have specific needs, or just want a more personalized experience? Simply send us your list of topics or we can work with you to create a full-day course. Mix‑and‑match beginner and intermediate topics to ensure every person gains valuable knowledge.

Every "build your own course" includes a customized reference manual featuring your topics, and the same 30 days of technical support as our standard offerings.

    $ 350 / person

Minimum charge of 4 people. Discounts for groups of 6 or more.

$ 350 / person. Minimum charge of 4 people. Discounts for groups of 6 or more.

Level 1: Creating Documents

1 day of training, reference manuals and 30 days of technical support: $ 325 / person (discounts available)

Giving your documents a well-designed, professional look will put you a step ahead in the marketplace cluttered with all kinds of communications. Paragraph and character styles that allow you to format pages of text uniformly, layout features that help you to build alternate size configurations of your document, and various panels that enable you to easily customize both text and graphics; InDesign has all the tools you need to elevate the look of your document and get it out to the people who need to see it, whether it be in print or on the web.

In this course, you will use InDesign to create and deliver professional looking printed and interactive documents. You will:

  1. Navigate the InDesign interface
  2. Create a new document
  3. Customize a document using color, swatches, gradients, and styles
  4. Manage page elements
  5. Add tables
  6. Prepare documents for deployment

Course Prerequisites: familiarity with computer basics.

  

  • Lesson 1: Getting Started with InDesign

  • Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
  • Customize the InDesign Interface
  • Apply the Navigation Controls and Set Preferences
  • Lesson 2: Designing a Document

  • Establish Project Requirements
  • Apply Design Principles
  • Create a New Document
  • Add Text to a Document
  • Add Graphics to a Document
  • Lesson 3: Customizing a Document

  • Format Characters and Paragraphs
  • Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
  • Create and Apply Styles
  • Lesson 4: Working with Page Elements

  • Arrange and Align Objects
  • Apply Layers
  • Transform and Manipulate Objects
  • Thread Text Frames
  • Edit Text
  • Lesson 5: Building Tables

  • Create and Modify a New Table
  • Format a Table
  • Lesson 6: Preparing a Document for Delivery

  • Resolve Errors in a Document
  • Export Files for Printing and for the Web

Level 2: Enhance Your Documents

1 day of training, reference manuals and 30 days of technical support: $ 325 / person (discounts available)

Using InDesign, you can create interactive documents and export them for viewing in a web browser with various features such as buttons, page transitions, movies and audio files, hyperlinks, and animation. You have the ability to assign color profiles and establish print presets. In creating longer documents, you'll be able to include such features as a table of contents, footnotes, cross-references, and an index.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to use InDesign to create and deliver professional looking printed and interactive documents. You will:

  1. Prepare documents for multiple formats
  2. Manage advanced page layouts
  3. Manage styles
  4. Build complex paths
  5. Manage external files and create dynamic documents
  6. Manage long documents
  7. Publish InDesign files for other formats and customize print settings

Course Prerequisites: knowledge of InDesign Level 1 topics.

  

  • Lesson 1: Preparing Documents for Multiple Formats

  • Build Layout Versions
  • Link Content
  • Lesson 2: Managing Advanced Page Elements

  • Create Repeating Content
  • Change Text Layouts
  • Create Transparency
  • Anchor Objects and Manage a Library
  • Lesson 3: Managing Styles

  • Import Styles from Microsoft Word Documents
  • Manage Styles
  • Lesson 4: Building Complex Paths

  • Create Bezier Paths
  • Create Clipping Paths
  • Create Compound Paths
  • Lesson 5: Managing External Files and Creating Dynamic Documents

  • Import External Files
  • Create Document Sections
  • Insert Text Variables
  • Create Interactive Documents
  • Lesson 6: Managing Long Documents

  • Create a Book
  • Build a Table of Contents
  • Create Hyperlinks and Cross-References
  • Generate an Index and Insert Footnotes
  • Lesson 7: Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats and Customizing Print Settings

  • Export PDF Files for Print
  • Export Interactive PDF Files and Files for Animation
  • Export Files for the Web
  • Manage Colors
  • Preview the Print Output
  • Create Print Presets