West Yorkshire Consortium of Colleges

Adobe InDesign Introduction: Calderdale College

Adobe InDesign Introduction: Calderdale College - 765

This course will introduce you to the page layout and design applications of InDesign. Teaching how to use InDesign to produce eye-catching, high-quality designs for print and the web, creating artwork and creative layouts from scratch and using various production techniques.

Starting with InDesign basics, you will build skills and confidence in navigating this application and using its key tools. You will become a proficient user of InDesign, able to create layouts from single pages to complex multi-page documents.

The course will cover the following:

  • Navigating and adapt the user interface to suit your needs.
  • Setting up and organise document grids, guides and baselines.
  • Importing and format type and artwork.
  • Using reviewing and proofing tools to output accurate results.
  • Defining master page styles, numbering and chapter techniques that will significantly improve your productivity.
  • Working with tables and formatting techniques to implement consistency throughout your products.
  • Using colour, transparency and effects.
  • Output to print, web and mobile devices.

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