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WE ARE NZ’S ONLY INDESIGN AUTHORIZED TRAINING CENTRE

OVERVIEW

InDesign Intro

2 DAYS  |  $947 inc gst  |  $799 EARLY BIRD

OVERVIEW


In your InDesign Intro training you will learn how to create flyers, posters, newsletters, advertising, stationery, magazines and more. On completion of your course you will know how to send all these documents to a printer and get the resulting printing looking exactly as you had planned with no hassles or surprises.

We will explain how best to work with your printer to obtain proofs and quotes. You will also learn options and associated costs when it comes to producing your work.

As you are learning this feature rich desktop publishing program you will learn all the tricks, techniques and terminology from experienced professionals all of whom are Adobe Certified trainers.

Our aim is that every delegate leaves our InDesign Course with the confidence to apply their new skills effectively in the real world. That's why we continue to help you after your class with 12-month complimentary email support.

We're so committed to your understanding of InDesign that we offer an exclusive course repeat. That means if there is any concept or idea that you haven't fully understood we invite you to repeat the course within 12 months completely free of charge. No other training provider can beat that!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


Suitable for people using Adobe CC

This course is for people completely new to InDesign. No previous design or publishing experienced is necessary.

This is a relaxed, well paced introduction that will enable you to produce most common publications. Only basic computing skills are necessary - If you can send emails and surf the internet then you will cope well with our course.

WHAT DO YOU NEED?


  • No previous InDesign experience necessary.
  • InDesign 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

InDesign Intro

2 DAYS  |  $947 inc gst  |  $799 EARLY BIRD

AUCKLAND
WELLINGTON
CUSTOM COURSE CALCULATOR 

$3000
2 DAYS TRAINING
EX GST

Request more information.

OUTLINE

InDesign Intro

2 DAYS  |  $947 inc gst  |  $799 EARLY BIRD

OUTLINE


  • Setting the environment
  • Changing units
  • Creating a new print document
  • Creating a flyer
  • Saving files
  • Back-saving
  • Colour modes
  • Creating brand swatches
  • Fill vs stroke
  • Importing images
  • Resizing, flipping & cropping images
  • Content grabber
  • Adding text
  • Importing text from Word
  • Arranging - forward/backwards
  • Aligning
  • Grouping
  • Rotating
  • Dotted/dashed lines
  • Previewing your document
  • Presenting your document
  • Exporting to pdf
  • Printer marks explained
  • Saving as a JPEG
  • CC Libraries
  • Packaging a document
  • Starter templates
  • Missing images
  • Missing fonts
  • Replacing images
  • Opacity & transparency
  • Creating a newsletter
  • Importing colours
  • Master pages
  • Automatic page numbers
  • Removing a master page
  • Releasing an object from the master page
  • Image resolution
  • Effects
  • Typekit
  • Glyphs
  • Ligatures
  • Placeholder text
  • Info panel (word count)
  • Importing text
  • Multiple columns in text box
  • Linking text boxes
  • Justification
  • Hyphenation
  • Leading/line spacing
  • Paragraph rules
  • Paragraph styles
  • Removing double spaces
  • Stealing colours from an image
  • Stealing fonts & colours
  • Primary text frame
  • Cleaning up Microsoft Word styles
  • Importing paragraph styles from another document
  • Quick apply
  • Insert blank page
  • Gradients
  • Layers
  • Transparency effects
  • Rounded corners
  • Drop cap
  • Tracking/kerning
  • Text wrap and ignoring text wrap
  • Cropping images
  • Bullets and numbered lists
  • Tables
  • Tables from Word & Excel
  • Anchored objects
  • Line break, column breaks & page breaks
  • Table of contents
  • Tabs
  • Change page numbering
  • Data merge
TESTIMONIALS

InDesign Intro

2 DAYS  |  $947 inc gst  |  $799 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 found the course very informative and took you through using the program in an easy to follow and logical way. Going over several different projects was really helped to understand and remember how to do thins by going over them several times. After just these two days I feel ready and excited to get using InDesign at work!"

- Hayley Platt

- InDesign 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

InDesign Intro

2 DAYS  |  $947 inc gst  |  $799 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 (2-12 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.

OVERVIEW

InDesign Advanced

2 DAYS  |  $947 inc gst  |  $799 EARLY BIRD

OVERVIEW


In this course you will learn more sophisticated features of InDesign. In addition to standard InDesign documents you will learn how manuals, large books, magazines and catalogues are created.

This InDesign training will take competent users of InDesign to the next level of speed and efficiency. You’ll learn workflow techniques to become a super efficient creator and will be able to reclaim hours of your working week back. Once you’ve completed the InDesign Advanced course you’ll wonder why you didn’t do it sooner.

Have you ever wondered how to create glossaries, sections, chaptering, indexes, scripts, PDF forms and much more!?

Join the InDesign Advanced training course to become the fastest, most productive version of your wonderful creative self.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


Suitable for people using Adobe CC

This course is for intermediate users that want to learn more advanced tools in InDesign. As well as people who want to enhance their current workflows to work faster and more efficiently.

This course is aimed at people who already have a good working knowledge of InDesign or who have already completed the 2 day InDesign Intro Course.

Join the InDesign Advanced course and learn more of the amazing potential of InDesign!

WHAT DO YOU NEED?


  • A 'reasonable' amount of InDesign experience necessary.
  • InDesign CC installed (Free Demo Available here)
  • You can bring your own laptop. Or you may choose to borrow one of ours at no additional cost - Mac or PC.
DATES

InDesign Advanced

2 DAYS  |  $947 inc gst  |  $799 EARLY BIRD

AUCKLAND
WELLINGTON
CUSTOM COURSE CALCULATOR 

$3000
2 DAYS TRAINING
EX GST

Request more information.

OUTLINE

InDesign Advanced

2 DAYS  |  $947 inc gst  |  $799 EARLY BIRD

OUTLINE


    Changing your default units
  • Set your ‘environment’
  • Expand your pasteboard
  • Show/hide Start workspace
  • Adjust default page settings
  • Change pages panel display
  • Default font and size
  • Typekit
  • OpenType fonts
  • Font menu extras
  • Font match
  • Free icons using creative cloud market
  • Colour theme tool
  • Colour modes/blending modes
  • Importing colours
  • Organising colours
  • Select all unused swatches
  • Colour modes
  • Proofing colours
  • Rich black
  • Gridify
  • Using gridify to place multiple images
  • Gap tool
  • Live distribute
  • Drag plus alt to create duplicates
  • Drawing arrows
  • Advanced stroke panel
  • Flower pattern background using transform again
  • Auto size text frames
  • Placeholder text alternatives
  • Paragraph borders
  • Paragraph shading
  • Using a negative offset for paragraph shading
  • Paragraph shading that bleeds off the page
  • Paragraph composer vs single line composer
  • Span columns
  • Split columns
  • Justification
  • Hyphenation
  • Changing hyphenation in the user dictionary
  • Setting a pair of words to not break
  • Optical margin alignment
  • Keep options
  • Advanced Anchored objects
  • Conditional text
  • Charts and infographics
  • Interactive documents
  • Interactive PDF
  • Page transitions
  • Adding navigation to an interactive PDF
  • Adding animation for Publish online
  • Adjusting timing of animations
  • Publish online
  • Publish online dashboard
  • Adding video
  • Adding video from Youtube
  • Adding video from Vimeo
  • Resize video from Youtube or Vimeo
  • Button controlled animations
  • Multi-state object
  • Using animations created in Adobe • Animate CC
  • Adding maps and calendars
  • QR codes
  • Placing long text
  • Flowable text
  • Primary text frame
  • Cross references
  • Index
  • Updating an index
  • Text variables
  • Text variables – Running header
  • InDesign book document
  • Making styles consistent using the book panel
  • Character styles
  • Show 'style overrides'
  • Mapping styles from Word
  • Nested styles
  • Grep styles
  • Next Style
  • Advanced object styles
  • Working across multiple documents
  • Crop an image inside a custom shape
  • Crop an image inside text
  • Advanced CC Libraries
  • Create a PDF form
  • Rotate view in the pages panel
  • Different sized pages in the same document
  • Change page numbering
  • Shuffle pages
  • Using Adobe templates
  • Place an InDesign document
  • Scripts
  • Speed up InDesign
  • Packaging a document
  • Printing a booklet
  • Preflight
  • Advanced preferences
  • Workflow speed tips
  • Digital Publishing: If you're interesting in creating documents that are published for the Ipad look at joining our DPS courses here.

TESTIMONIALS

InDesign Advanced

2 DAYS  |  $947 inc gst  |  $799 EARLY BIRD

"Good that Nina showed examples of printed work (created from InDesign) that explained some of the processes and uses of the software in ‘real world’ situation."

- David Coventon

- InDesign Advanced Course

"(Trainer was) really patient and happy to adjust to our speed, thanks we learn a lot which hopefully I’ll be able to remember!"

- Emma Mclellan

- InDesign Advanced Course

"Very informative, covered a lot of ground, clear instruction, well paced. Claire was very professional and her delivery was pitched at the right level and pace."

- Frances Hansen

- InDesign Advanced Course

WHAT YOU GET

InDesign Advanced

2 DAYS  |  $947 inc gst  |  $799 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 (2-12 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.

OVERVIEW

InDesign Combo

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

OVERVIEW


The InDesign Combo brings together both the InDesign Intro and the inDesign Advanced courses above. In this 4 day course you will gain a full understanding of what InDesign is and how it is used.

By doing the 2 courses together you will gain an understanding of the capability of this software and you will save money on doing the two courses separately.

You can do the 4 days together our you can break them up and do the Intro first and come back and do the advanced course at a later date (up to 12 months). Please let us know if you would like to do this when you’ve made your booking.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


Suitable for people using Adobe CC

This course is for people completely new to InDesign. No previous design or publishing experienced is necessary.

This is for people who want to learn all they can about this powerful program - taking you from Zero to Hero! If you're serious about learning this program, this is the course for you.

WHAT DO YOU NEED?


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

InDesign Combo

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

AUCKLAND
WELLINGTON
CUSTOM COURSE CALCULATOR 

$3000
2 DAYS TRAINING
EX GST

Request more information.

OUTLINE

InDesign Combo

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

OUTLINE


  • Combo is an option that allows you to complete the InDesign Intro and Advanced course in a complete 4 day session. Please review the outlines of these 2 courses above.  
TESTIMONIALS

InDesign Combo

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

"Very good. Great facilities. Lovely tutor."

- Sharon Clarke

- InDesign Combo

"Outstanding. I thoroughly enjoyed the course and got a lot more from it than I was expecting to."

- Jane Gould

- InDesign Combo

"Great class. Small group with 6 students which was perfect. Very knowledgeable teacher."

- Wibke Termath

- InDesign Combo

WHAT YOU GET

InDesign Combo

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 (2-12 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.

OVERVIEW

Design Combo

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

OVERVIEW


New to all the Adobe tools? The exclusive Bring Your Own Laptop Design Combo is an efficient and value for money way to learn Adobe's most important Creative Cloud software 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 this 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 and InDesign should be used.

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

You’re brilliant trainer will empower you with the skills, strategies, and technical insights you need for developing an incredible understanding of these Adobe products.

Note: You can do your 4 day course in one block or email us and you can break it into parts at no extra cost.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


The Design Combo class is aimed at people new to InDesign & Photoshop or those wishing to further develop their skills.

This course will enable you to use this Adobe software in your day to day work immediately. You will learn in an efficient, effective way and will be able to hit the ground running the next day at work.

WHAT DO YOU NEED?


  • No previous Adobe experience necessary.
  • Photoshop & InDesign CC installed (Free Demo Available here)
  • You can bring your own laptop. Or you may  choose to Borrow one of ours for free - Mac or PC.
DATES

Design Combo

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

AUCKLAND
WELLINGTON
CUSTOM COURSE CALCULATOR 

$3000
2 DAYS TRAINING
EX GST

Request more information.

OUTLINE

Design Combo

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

OUTLINE


  • The Design Combo course is a combination of the Photoshop Intro& InDesign Intro courses. Please see their outlines for more details.
TESTIMONIALS

Design Combo

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

"Interactive and great exercises - and the working books are thorough to use. The offices were nice also with brill coffee :)"

- Kate Maddock

- Design Combo

"I was really impressed and thoroughly enjoyed the four day course. I would say it was one of the best courses I have ever attended. The facilities were great and the instructor was awesome and the course content was on the money."

- Leanne Irvine

- Design Combo

"Nina was amazing. She was really approachable and supportive and clear in her delivery of the course material. Full marks! Many thanks for an enjoyable learning experience - I’ll be back for more :) "

- Susan Saagi

- Design Combo

WHAT YOU GET

Design Combo

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 (2-12 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.

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