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  • InDesign Advanced Course

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
March        
03 Mar - 04 Mar Durban 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
03 Mar - 04 Mar Port Elizabeth 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
29 Mar - 30 Mar Live Online 0900 - 1600    R4750 Book
April        
12 Apr - 13 Apr Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
12 Apr - 13 Apr Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
May        
10 May - 11 May Durban 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
10 May - 11 May Port Elizabeth 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
June        
14 Jun - 15 Jun Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
14 Jun - 15 Jun Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
August        
10 Aug - 11 Aug Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
10 Aug - 11 Aug Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
 
12 Apr - 13 Apr Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
14 Jun - 15 Jun Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
10 Aug - 11 Aug Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
 
03 Mar - 04 Mar Durban 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
10 May - 11 May Durban 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
 
29 Mar - 30 Mar Live Online 0900 - 1600    R4750 Book
 
12 Apr - 13 Apr Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
14 Jun - 15 Jun Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
10 Aug - 11 Aug Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
 
03 Mar - 04 Mar Port Elizabeth 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
10 May - 11 May Port Elizabeth 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book

InDesign CS5, CS6, CC beginner course

Course Description:

This course is focused on editing and creating layouts for brochures, newsletters, books, magazines and even interactive documents.

 

Learning Objectives:

This course will get you started with the basic concepts of InDesign and give you a path to continue your mastery of the application. This is a great primer for those seeking their Adobe certification.

After taking this course you will be able to:

  • Customize the InDesign interfaces
  • Edit an existing InDesign document
  • Setup a new InDesign document
  • Work with text and typography
  • Use Styles to format text
  • Access hidden text characters using the Glyphs panel
  • Import and edit text, images and graphics from other applications
  • Edit text and graphics Frames
  • Create and manage layers for more organized InDesign documents
  • Use Master Pages to quickly format document pages
  • Mix and apply custom colors to document objects
  • Import colors from color libraries like Pantone®

 

Target Audience:

This course is for anyone involved with desktop publishing - magazines, collateral material, ads, DVD covers, and even books can be created with InDesign. This is a great course for beginners just starting out with the tool.

InDesign beginner course

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Course Outline:

1. Getting Started

  • Topic A: The Adobe InDesign environment
  • Topic B: Preferences and defaults
  • Topic C: InDesign Help

 

2. Basic Documents

  • Topic A: New documents
  • Topoic B: Text frames
  • Topic C: Graphics frames
  • Topic D: Custom colours

 

3. Guides and Master Pages

  • Topic A: Object positioning
  • Topic B: Master pages

 

4. Typesetting

  • Topic A: Text frame threading
  • Topic B: Paragraph formatting
  • Topic C: Styles

 

5. Modifying Items

  • Topic A: Text frame options
  • Topic B: Graphics
  • Topic C: Grouped items
  • Topic D: Layers

 

6. Finalizing Documents

  • Topic A: Printing and exporting documents
  • Topic B: Preparing for commercial printing

 

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

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
April        
13 Apr - 14 Apr Live Online 0900 - 1600    R5000 Book
14 Apr - 15 Apr Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
14 Apr - 15 Apr Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
June        
17 Jun - 18 Jun Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
17 Jun - 18 Jun Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
 
14 Apr - 15 Apr Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
17 Jun - 18 Jun Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
 
13 Apr - 14 Apr Live Online 0900 - 1600    R5000 Book
 
14 Apr - 15 Apr Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
17 Jun - 18 Jun Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book

InDesign CS5, CS6, CC advanced course
Course Description:

This course is directed towards InDesign users and publishing professionals with a basic working knowledge of InDesign. The focus of this course is on some of the finer points of desktop publishing with InDesign including creation of interactive documents.

InDesign advanced course

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Course Outline:

1. Efficient layout

  • Topic A: Document setup
  • Topic B: Tint and gradient swatches
  • Topic C: Object libraries and snippets
  • Topic D: Item spacing

 

2. Vector paths

  • Topic A: Creating vector paths
  • Topic B: Vector paths and pictures
  • Topic C: Vector paths and type

 

3. Typography

  • Topic A: Manual type resizing
  • Topic B: Automated styles
  • Topic C: Graphics in typography
  • Topic D: Precise leading control
  • Topic E: Composition, hyphenation, and justification
  • Topic F: Horizontal spacing

 

4. Graphics

  • Topic A: Layer comps
  • Topic B: Transparency
  • Topic C: Object styles
  • Topic D: Transforming objects

 

5. Tables

  • Topic A: Creating tables
  • Topic B: Changing table structure
  • Topic C: Formatting tables

 

6. Text Editing

  • Topic A: The story editor
  • Topic B: The CS Review panel
  • Topic C: Special characters
  • Topic D: Column, frame, and page breaks

 

7. Long Documents

  • Topic A: Sections
  • Topic B: Tables of contents
  • Topic C: Indexes and cross-references
  • Topic D: Books
  • Topic E: Footnotes

 

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