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WE ARE NZ’S ONLY INDESIGN AUTHORIZED TRAINING CENTRE

OVERVIEW

Design Combo (Photoshop & InDesign)

4 DAYS  |  $1599 inc gst  |  $1359 EARLY BIRD

OVERVIEW


NOTE: This is our most popular course, to ensure your spot please book early.

New to Adobe's Creative Cloud or design in general? The exclusive Bring Your Own Laptop Design Combo is an efficient and value for money way to learn Adobe's main design tools in only 4 days!

You will know how Photoshop & InDesign work so you're able to utilise all their features individually. But the real exciting strength to the Design Combo is learning how they all come together in your workflow.

You will learn from an experienced Adobe Certified Instructor who will show you where and how Photoshop & InDesign should be used.

Why learn only some of the tools you have available when you can join our exclusive Design Combo?

Bring Your Own Laptop Design Combo will empower you with the skills, strategies, and technical insights you need for developing an incredible understanding of these Adobe products.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


This course is intended for people who are new to Adobe InDesign & Photoshop. People who are self taught or who have some ability in these products will also benefit from this class.

No previous design experienced is necessary.

WHAT DO YOU NEED?


  • InDesign & Photoshop CC installed (Free Demo Available here)
  • You can bring your own laptop. Or you may choose to borrow one of ours at no additional charge - Mac or PC.
DATES

Design Combo (Photoshop & InDesign)

4 DAYS  |  $1599 inc gst  |  $1359 EARLY BIRD

AUCKLAND
WELLINGTON
CUSTOM OR ONSITE TRAINING
Great for larger groups and people who have specfic dates/needs.

Contact Margaret with your requirements & she'll send you more information and a price.
OUTLINE

Design Combo (Photoshop & InDesign)

4 DAYS  |  $1599 inc gst  |  $1359 EARLY BIRD

OUTLINE


PHOTOSHOP (2 DAYS)

  • Adding file info
  • Basic colour adjustment
  • Shadows, highlights, and midtones
  • Colour balance
  • Hue and saturation
  • Introducing layers
  • Making selections
  • Levels
  • Retouching
  • Creating a new document
  • Adding text
  • Layer styles
  • Cropping & straightening
  • Perspective cropping
  • Magic wand tool
  • Quick select tool
  • Image types
  • Colour modes
  • Resolution
  • Save for web
  • Transform tools
  • Dodge tool
  • Desaturation tool
  • Healing brush
  • Burning
  • Blur tool
  • Content aware scaling
  • Layer modes
  • Creating a montage
  • Layer masks
  • Channel masks
  • Liquify
  • Photomerge
  • Adjustment layers
  • Filters
  • Red eye tool
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Colour replacement
  • Effects panel
  • Saving and exporting

INDESIGN (2 DAYS)

  • Setting up documents
  • Managing pages
  • Text essentials
  • Using imagery
  • Understanding colour
  • Bullets and numbered lists
  • Borders
  • Text threading
  • Formatting objects
  • Transforming objects
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Exporting for print
  • Packaging files
  • Sending files to printer
  • PDF essentials
  • What is bleed & slug
  • Info panel
  • Links panel
  • Special characters
  • Placeholder text
  • Auto page numbering
  • Anchored objects
  • Open type
  • Kuler
  • Tabs
  • Data merge (Basic)
  • Smart guides
  • Master pages
  • Type on a path
  • Find/Change
  • Clipping masks
  • Text effects
  • Drop Shadows
  • Paragraph styles
  • Character styles
  • Pencil, smooth & erase tool
  • Rotate, scale & shear tool
  • Using gradients
  • Table essentials
  • Using GREP
  • Conditional text 
  • Creating a table of contents
  • Layers
  • Find missing fonts
  • Dynamic spelling
TESTIMONIALS

Design Combo (Photoshop & InDesign)

4 DAYS  |  $1599 inc gst  |  $1359 EARLY BIRD

"Awesome. Layout is great and material covers the essentials. Emma is very good. She is relaxed but very professional and timely and knows her stuff. I love the way she refers to samples of her work and the industry. Everything about this course is awesome!"

- Kelly Pohatu

- InDesign Intro Course

"I learned so much in two days. So much that I can take back with me to my office and practice in my line of work. The trainer was very clear in explaining things to the class. The course book includes all information learned."

- Simone Fernandes

- Photoshop Intro Course

"I found it really informative and learnt a lot considering I hadn’t used In Design before. The goodie bags were a great touch & loved the free coffee and lunch."

- Vicky Smith

- InDesign Intro Course

WHAT YOU GET

Design Combo (Photoshop & InDesign)

4 DAYS  |  $1599 inc gst  |  $1359 EARLY BIRD

Adobe certified instructors

ADOBE CERTIFIED INSTRUCTORS

We are NZs ONLY Adobe Authorised training centre & we’re super picky about choosing experienced staff.

Laptop Rental

FREE LAPTOP RENTAL

Many of our delegates don't have a laptop to bring. So... we have a bunch of them here ready to use free of charge.

Email Support

12 MONTH EMAIL SUPPORT

After your class you get your trainers personal email address. So you can ask for help for a whole year. Nice!

Resit your course

REFRESH YOUR COURSE FREE

Popping back in & refreshing your course once within 12 months can be a great help if you’re really new to a topic.

Courseware

EXCLUSIVE COURSEWARE

We have crafted the worlds best support material for your course. We're so proud of our amazing take home notes. You will be too.

Small Classes

SMALL CLASSES (2-9 MAX)

Other training centres run classes of 20 or more! We keep our classes intimate so that your really looked after no matter what your skill level.

Everyone here at BYOL believes in sharing. We ensure part of our profits every month goes to wonderful charities doing amazing things.