Adobe InDesign Level 1 Course Outline

  • Course Description/Length/Prerequisites

In this course, you’ll work with some of the tools and features to create eye-catching printed documents using InDesign. This course will teach you about the tools and features available to you in InDesign.

  • Learning Objectives/Outcomes

Upon completion of this hands-on course, students will be able to:

  • Manage the InDesign environment
  • Design documents
  • Enhance documents
  • Add tables
  • Finalize documents

Adobe InDesign Level 1 ( continued )

  • Course Details

Managing the InDesign Environment

Explore the InDesign Environment

Customize the Workspace

Set General and Interface

Preferences

Designing Documents

Create a New Document

Add Text and Graphics

Edit Text

Thread Text Frames

Convert Other Application Files to InDesign

Enhancing Documents

Apply Colors and Swatches

Apply Fills, Gradients, and Strokes

Format Characters and Paragraphs

Create and Apply Styles

Search and Replace Text and Characters

Develop Layers

Apply Transparency and Transparency Flattener Presets

Adding Tables

Create a Table

Modify a Table Structure

Format a Table

Create Table and Cell Styles

Finalizing Documents

Check Documents for Problems

Print a Document

Package Files

Prepare PDF Files for Web Distribution

Export PDF Files for Printing

Adobe InDesign Level 2 Course Outline

  • Course Description/Length/Prerequisites

In this course, you will deploy the advanced InDesign techniques to enhance the look and functionality of your documents. Using Adobe InDesign you will learn some powerful features such as creating huge documents that are attractive as well as can be accessed globally.

  • Learning Objectives/Outcomes

Upon completion of this hands-on course, students will be able to:

  • Manage styles
  • Develop complex paths
  • Handle page elements
  • Import and export data to external files
  • Work with XML
  • Manage long documents
  • Adjust print settings

Adobe InDesign Level 2 ( continued )

  • Course Details

Managing Styles

Manage Style Overrides

Base One Style on Another

Apply Styles in a Sequence

Import Styles from a Microsoft Word Document

Redefine Styles

Developing Complex Paths

Create Bézier Paths

Create Compound Paths

Create Clipping Paths

Create Type Outlines

Handling Page Elements

Place Inline Graphics

Manipulate Graphics

Handle Text Layout

Create Duplicate Items

Create Anchored Objects

Manage Libraries

Administering External Files
Locate Assets Using Adobe Bridge

Merge Data

Import Layered Files

Export PDF Files

Export XHTML Files

Working with XML

Integrate XML into a Document

Import XML

Export Documents as XML Files

Create a Snippet

Managing Long Documents

Create Hyperlinks

Insert Footnotes

Insert Text Variables

Create the Table of Contents

Generate an Index

Create Document Sections

Create a Book

Adjusting Print Settings

Create Print Presets

Preview Print Output

    1. Number of Trainees: 2-3 person
    2. Training Frequency: 60 hours in total, 3 hours at one time, twice a week, schedule on every Wednesday and Friday.
    3. Training Duration: Nov 13, 2015 – Jan 27, 2016
    4. Delivery Method: Onsite training (send trainers to participants’ workplace)
    5. Tuition Cost: $150/hr (Total tuition $9,000)