Essentials of InDesign

Rated 4.67 out of 5 based on 6 customer ratings
(6 customer reviews)


Course hours 8:30am to 4.00pm for 3 days.

SKU: 5001 Category:



Adobe Indesign is an industry standard page layout tool, it lets you bring in logos, images, graphics, videos and place them onto the page precisely. We offer courses for all Gold Coast and Brisbane residents. This three day Essential InDesign course is design to get you started fast, by the end of the three days you will be able to quite comfortably be able to set up print collateral for commercial printers and produce any online graphics.  This course is designed for professionals (including marketing and business owners) who need to edit existing InDesign files that have been supplied by a graphic designer or agency.

What you will Learn:

• Creating a new document
• Creating a Print Ready DL or A4 Flyer.
• Placing text
• Placing an Image
• Plus Much More

Projects you will cover:

• Setting up an A5 Print ready ad
• Setting up an A4 Print ready ad
• 2 Page Magazine Ad
• DL Front and Back – print ready ad
• Setting up social media graphics
• Creating a 4 page Magazine layout
• Master pages and setting up a book document
• Creating and working with a table of contents
• Working with the books feature

Course Content

  • Indesign – Intro
  • Large type Letter
  • Text Styling
  • Magazine Ad
  • Advance Word Processing/Formatting
  • Professional Typesetting Techniques
  • Kerning/Tracking
  • 2 page Mag Ad
  • Drawing Bezier Curves
  • Multiple Column Ad and Text Wrap
  • Magazine Cover



  • Style Sheets in Magazine Article
  • Tables
  • Anchored Frames
  • Leaders Magazine – Master Pages
  • Libraries & More
  • Working with Books – Setting it up
  • Styling the Text
  • Table of Contents Creation
  • Creating a Book
  • Auto Page Number
Typography Layout Responsive Design Creative Concept


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 5 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

2019 Dates:

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6 reviews for Essentials of InDesign

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Elizabeth Usher

    Covered all content I needed for my work. Answered any other questions I had. More than happy to go over topics again I hadn’t quite grasped. I will be looking to do the 3 day Photoshop Course soon.

  2. Rated 4 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Chris Smith

    Having attented the essentials class I am looking forward to heading back to the office to set up some of the many repetitive tasks to automation which will make me work faster and have more consistency in my documents which will aheden to our branding guidelines.

  3. Rated 4 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Samantha Wright

    Cant believe the flexibility to produce professional looking marketing collrobation very quickly – should have done this course ages ago.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Danni Louise

    I have spent time tailoring Indesign to my work flow which has saved a lot of time and I work smarter now. Thank you for showing us those very helpfuls tips and tricks.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Chloe Course:

    A great course taught by Andrea, have learnt so much and can’t wait to apply the skill that I have learnt. Will be back to learn some other skills.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Sue Shultz:

    I found the course to be interesting and helpful. Would recommend the course, especially as a beginner.

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