Adobe InDesign CC – Introductory – Level 1

In this course students will will utilize Adobe InDesign CC to create and deliver eye-catching printed documents. We require participants to BYOD - Bring Your Own Device - to this workshop with Adobe InDesign


Area of Learning — Adobe InDesign CC – Introductory – Level 1


Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the functions of their computer's operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, retrieving and saving files. Familiarity with other Adobe software applications is helpful, but not required. We require participants to BYOD - Bring Your Own Device - to this workshop with Adobe InDesign

Statement of Attainment

This course has been mapped against the learning outcomes and performance criteria for the Unit of Competency:

  • BSBITU309 Produce desktop published documents from the Certificate III in Business

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Exploring the InDesign Environment

  • Identify the InDesign Interface Components
  • Customize the Interface
  • Use the Navigation Controls
  • Set General and Interface Preferences

Lesson 2: Designing Documents

  • Create a Document
  • Add Text
  • Add Graphical Objects

Lesson 3: Enhancing Documents

  • Format Characters and Paragraphs
  • Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
  • Apply Fills and Strokes
  • Create and Apply Styles

Lesson 4: Working with Page Elements

  • Arrange Objects
  • Align Objects
  • Manage Page Elements with Layers

Lesson 5: Managing Objects

  • Transform Objects
  • Manipulate Objects
  • Thread Text Frames
  • Search and Replace Content

Lesson 6: Working with Tables

  • Create a Table
  • Modify a Table Structure
  • Format a Table

Lesson 7: Finalizing Documents

  • Check Documents for Errors
  • Print a Document
  • Package Files
  • Export PDF Files for Commercial Printing
  • Prepare PDF Files for Web Distribution

Forsythes Training provides instructor led computer training on the Microsoft Office and Adobe range of applications. We service Sydney, Newcastle, the Hunter Valley, Lake Macquarie, Central and Northern Coasts of New South Wales (NSW) Australia.With our mobile training room we can provide a range of courses on-site at your premises.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify the various elements of the Adobe InDesign interface.
  • Design documents.
  • Enhance documents with formats, color, and styles.
  • Work with page elements.
  • Manage objects.
  • Work with tables.
  • Finalize documents.

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