InDesign Training - Classroom and Online - Highlander

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Adobe InDesign Courses for Desktop Publishing

indesign training from adobe certified instructors

Learn to use InDesign the right way with our Adobe Authorised Training Courses. As an Adobe Partner our InDesign courses are all taught by Adobe Certified Instructors with over a decade of experience working with the software.

Whether you are looking to design brochures, flyers, newsletters, reports or other types of document, InDesign is the ideal solution if you know how to use it properly. Professional training from an Adobe partner like Highlander is the fastest way to ensure you are learning best practice from the start.

Whether you want to attend a live online indesign course, visit our training centre or have us deliver a custom class at your offices, we have an option to suit everyone.

Adobe InDesign Getting Started - 2 Days

Aimed at those who are completely new to InDesign, the course starts out by explaining core concepts such as bleed, margins and columns before moving on to the InDesign software itself. You will learn how to work with text in your documents, place images, work with tables, apply effects such as drop shadows, make use of transparency and more. You will then learn how to apply styles and work with masters before learning about preflighting and options for outputting a document. By the end of the course you will be able to start creating and editing your own documents, including flyers, brochures, magazines, reports, adverts and lots more.

  Beginners InDesign Training

Brilliant- can't fault a thing. Excellent. Really helpful and a very good teacher. Worked at a really good pace and has excellent knowledge.

Marketing Officer, Help the Hospices

Adobe InDesign Advanced Techniques - 2 Days

The InDesign Advanced course is aimed at those who have either completed the beginners course or have equivalent experience. The course covers a wide range of topics such as object styles, table styles and grep styles. You will learn how to work with conditional text, make use of the data merge capabilities and work with metadata and multiple layers within images all from within Adobe InDesign. You will find out about the interactive capabilities found in InDesign including features such as animation, video and transitions. You will also learn a variety of Adobe recommended techniques to speed up your workflow and reuse content from snippets and libraries through to importing styles or masters.

  Advanced InDesign Courses

Andy is a brilliant instructor. Rather than speaking at you, he makes the whole of the training experience into a two way conversation. It solidified my knowledge gained from the beginners course as well as enabling me to learn more advanced techniques.

Marketing Executive, Visit York

Some examples of the after course content we provide:

Creating Accessible PDF files in InDesign - 1 Day

This one day is aimed at those who already use InDesign, and are wanting to ensure they create standard compliant, fully accessible, PDF files which can be read by the widest possible audience. Covering a wide range of InDesign features, the course also looks at how you can use Acrobat DC to identify accessibility problems in PDF files, fix issues, and read your pdf aloud to experience issues first hand.

  Creating accessible PDF files in InDesign

Andy is a great instructor, really knowledgable and helpful.

Design & Brand Manager, Home Group

Adobe InDesign Digital Publications - 1 Day

This is a one day course for those who have completed the InDesign Getting Started course and want to better understand the option for creating digital publications with Adobe InDesign. The course covers a range of topics from PDF magazines through to the Adobe Publish Online features and is ideal for those who have been traditionally outputting content from InDesign for print and now want to move beyond that to output to digital formats.

  InDesign Digital Publishing Course

Really great session from Andy, he really knows his stuff, takes the time to explain techniques and answer questions throughout the session. Didn't feel like there was anything we couldn't ask/interrupt with.

Studio Designer, LNER

Digital Repro and Press Course - 1 Day

This is a one day course for those looking to produce files ready for professional print. The course is focused on the issues that are encountered when outputting documents for print, how to avoid these issues, and a wide range of tips and tricks that only somebody with real world experience in the printing trade would know. If you are responsible for sending your artwork to the printer and want to avoid any nasty surprises, then this course is for you. You should have either completed the InDesign Getting Started course or have a basic knowledge of InDesign before attending this course.

  Digital Repro and Prepress Class

Roger was great and an excellent course tutor. He made everything so easy to understand and gave us all really useful tips and insights into the PrePress Process, which, no doubt all of us will make good use of in the future. Brilliant course!

Design Team Leader, Kingstown Associates

Make sure it's the right course

Our training advisors have a good understanding of the Adobe products we teach and can help advise on the most suitable courses.  They are also able to arrange for you to speak with an Adobe Certified Instructor to ensure that your requirements will be covered in the class.

Multiplace & Charity Discounts

Are you looking to book more than one place or more than one course. We offer multiplace discounts allowing you to save 10% when booking two places and 15% off three places or more.  Also we like to support a good cause so registered charities can get 20% off the RRP on all our Adobe courses.

Closed Courses for your Team

If you are looking to train up a team, we can provide a tailored experience specifically for you. Our Adobe training courses can be delivered at either your offices or our centres, and we can customise content to your requirements. This approach is also cost effective with pricing based on a flat day rate.

Adobe InDesign Bootcamp - 4 Days

This four day course is aimed at those who plan on using Adobe InDesign on a regular basis, and want to get to a high level of skill with the product. The InDesign Bootcamp brings together the Getting Started and Advanced courses, allowing complete beginners to reach a high level of ability with the product in no time at all and become an Adobe InDesign Expert. If you are new to this software, and plan on using it regularly, then this is the course for you.

Adobe Certified Expert exams are the ultimate accolade when it comes to Adobe products, and represent the highest level of capability with Adobe InDesign. Not to be confused with the entry level Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam, the Adobe Certified Expert exam is a professional certification which demonstrates real expertise on InDesign.

  InDesign Bootcamp Programme

Brilliant, answered our questions, repeated tasks as and when needed. Covered a great deal within the time frame. Spoke clearly therefore make it it easy to understand. Andy was able to cover so much, but kept it fun and relaxed.

Designer, Vivid

Adobe Creative Cloud Pick and Mix

If you are looking to learn a number of Adobe Creative Cloud products or have other colleagues who wish to attend courses then you should look at Creative Pick and Mix.  This licence allows you to book up to 10 days of training on any Adobe CC product courses for you or any of your team within a 12 month period. It offers a great saving over the standard Adobe course prices and saves you having to get sign off for each individual course.

Don't forget to buy your InDesign licence before coming on the course though, that way you have something to practice with afterwards.

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