InDesign Day Course – Level 1

(27 customer reviews)


Course hours 8:30am to 4:00pm for 1 day




Designed to get you up and running quickly our one day InDesign course is perfect for those who have not got a lot of time on their hands, it’s great for all Gold Coast and Brisbane residents. This course is also apart of our 3 Day Intro to Graphic Design Package.

Learn the basics so you can start producing simple, yet professional quality flyers, posters, advertisements and more. Industry experts with real-world experience will guide you through the fundamentals of InDesign, sharing tips and tricks so you can create your marketing collateral in-house. You’ll learn everything from creating a new document, placing text and images, working with colour swatches, to packaging a document and getting it print ready.

This course is designed for those with little or no Adobe InDesign experience and is designed to fast-track your learning and leave you with a basic understanding of Adobe InDesign software.

What you will Learn:

• Creating a new document
• Creating a Print Ready DL or A4 Flyer
• Placing text
• Placing an Image
• Placing a logo
• Setting the bleed
• Packaging a Document
• Learn basic graphic design principles and apply these to our designs.

Projects you will cover:

• Setting up an A5
• Setting up an A4
• 2 Page Magazine Ad
• Setting up Styles and applying
• Creating Print Ready PDF’s
• Packaging our files

Course Content:

• Setting Preferences
• The control panel
• Basic keyboard short cuts
• Setting up the document
• Placing an image
• Combing Text and images
• Baseline shift
• Small Caps
• Line Tool
• Shapes
• Multiple Text Columns
• Baseline Grid
• Text wrap
• Type on a path tool



• Drop Caps
• Paragraph Styles
• Character Styles
• Face pages
• Inserting a new page
• Colour swatches – making and saving
• Saving our les
• Producing a Print Ready PDF.
• Bring in Styles from one InDesign doc to another.
• Spell check
• Creative cloud bene ts
• Multiple column with text wrap.



Our accredited trainers are industry professionals who have over 10 years experience in the graphic design industry. So what does this mean. we are certified educators with real world experiences which this relates back to the activities that we do in class.


We teach on Adobes latest creative cloud  application on-in house fast computers, with no more than 6 students as we like to personalise your experience. You can download the Adobe Creative Cloud at your workplace and create visual communications, edit documents in no time at all. Visit Adobe’s CC website for more information: Here

On going support

We believe in you using the programs when you leave us, so our training continues with online video resources, back up email support, re sit options and invitations to join our online community forum.

Additional information


We are not currently conducting any courses for the time being – if you want to contact us for future dates please email – [email protected]

27 reviews for InDesign Day Course – Level 1

  1. Student Feedback

    Andrea Picton:

    Really useful and helpful, clear and easy to follow. Thanks so much. Wish I was coming back for more 🙂

  2. Student Feedback

    Jacqueline Latimer:

    Great course, provided the tools needed for work. Great teacher, provided good explanations and examples of adapting training to work projects.

  3. Student Feedback

    Maureen Buteri:

    Great! Thanks!

  4. Student Feedback

    Roy Hall:

    Andrea kindly adapted the course to suit our specific needs and both InDesign and Illustrator became the course content.

  5. Student Feedback

    Casey Waite:

    I found Andrea very knowledgable and approachable. I think time was the only cause for some minimal topics, also allowed for student questions. Overall Great!

  6. Student Feedback


    Looking forward to putting these skills into action at work.

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    Janne Scott:


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    Amy Sandilands:

    Great course, thoroughly enjoyed all the content – very relevant. Have walked away feeling much more confident on how to use the program.

  9. Student Feedback

    Annie Lewis:

    Great. Looking forward to showing Andrea what I can do.

  10. Student Feedback


    Good pace, good examples, easy-clear setup and computer space.

  11. Student Feedback


    Really good day!

  12. Student Feedback


    A really valuable course that gave us all great insights. Yet some really useful tools and lesson that enable us to develop.

  13. Student Feedback

    Masie Bonita:

    I really enjoyed the course and know it will highly benefit me in my career and overall in life! Will be band and recommend!

  14. Student Feedback

    Rebecca Vayonitis:

    Thank you! So informative and learnt so much.

  15. Student Feedback


    Andrea was great! Super patient, class size is great – small is the best – not made to feel silly.

  16. Student Feedback


    Great! I feel so confident now with InDesign, Andrea was fantastic:) helpful. approachable, nice and very knowledgeable amd patient.

  17. Student Feedback

    Andrea F:

    Invaluable tools and tips and tricks that are providing me with confidence to use this program. Thank you so much for making something challenging a little more user friendly.

  18. Student Feedback

    Jacqui Egar:

    It was a great course that covered all the elements I was after. I’m looking forward to implementing the training when I return to work.

  19. Student Feedback

    Sirena McVicar:

    Got a lot more out of this than I thought I would. Very informative and helpful.

  20. Student Feedback

    Karen Chapman:

    Very Informative

  21. Student Feedback


    Was great! If I could give this course a 10 I would.

  22. Student Feedback


    Was really great to refresh and re-engage in the software. My base knowledge was expanded on and could particularly focus on my areas of weakness.

  23. Student Feedback


    Easy to follow, great course!

  24. Student Feedback


    Second visit for the refresher. Very beneficial on the second run and I noticed small changes that made the lessons more detailed.

  25. Student Feedback

    Lesa Jackson:

    A little fast for me at times but Andrea was fantastic helping out & answering questions.

  26. Student Feedback

    Ashleigh Marler:

    The course was extremely useful and Andrea gained an understanding of our levels/interests at the start and tailored course components if needed.

  27. Student Feedback

    Megan Williscroft:

    Great engaging content and real life examples

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