Adobe InDesign CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class

Baltimore, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Virtually Online Live & On-Site at Your Location

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Course Information & Why You Should Attend

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Duration & Times: 2 Days – 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Complimentary Lunch)

Locations for Training:

Course Description: In ThinkBIG’s two-day, hands-on Advanced Adobe InDesign training class, students will learn advanced tips, tricks, and techniques for publishing with InDesign. This course will expand on the concepts in Intro and will cover best practices and additional features.

Prerequisites: Students need to have completed our InDesign Introduction course or have working knowledge in all topics covered in the InDesign Introduction course outline. Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

Job Roles That Use InDesign:
Graphic Designers
Print Editors
Writers
Artists

Projects That Use InDesign:
Creating brochures, newsletters, ads, business cards and books
Producing professional-quality, full-color documents
Designing publications for electronic devices

Adobe InDesign CC Advanced Course Outline

This Adobe Creative Cloud CC Hands-On Training Course covers all previous versions of CC apps (CS6, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2015.5, 2017, 2018, 2019).

1. Working with Typography
Adjusting vertical spacing
Working with fonts, type styles, and glyphs
Fine-tuning columns
Changing paragraph alignment
Creating a drop cap
Adjusting letter and word spacing
Adjusting line breaks
Setting tabs
Adding a rule above a paragraph
Working with paragraph shading

2. Working with Styles
Creating and applying paragraph styles
Creating and applying character styles
Nesting character styles inside paragraph styles
Creating and applying object styles
Creating and applying table and cell styles
Globally updating styles
Loading styles from another document

3. Importing and Modifying Graphics
Comparing vector and bitmap graphics
Importing graphics and managing links
Updating revised graphics
Adjusting display quality
Working with clipping paths to drop a background
Working with saved selections and path from Photoshop to drop a background
Importing native Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator files
Using an InDesign library to manage objects
Importing graphics from Adobe Bridge

4. Creating Tables
Creating a table
Converting text with tabs to a table
Inserting, deleting, resizing rows and columns
Formatting a table
Adding graphics to table cells
Creating a header row to repeat on pages
Creating and applying table and cell styles

5. Working with Transparency
Importing and colorizing a grayscale image
Using the Effects panel to apply blending modes and opacity to objects
Importing and adjusting Illustrator files that use transparency
Applying transparency settings to text
Working with feathering
Applying and editing a drop shadow

6. Printing and Exporting
Preflighting files and fixing broken links
Previewing separations
Using the Ink Manager
Previewing the effects of transparency
Exporting a Press-Ready PDF and saving a PDF preset
Printing a proof and saving a print preset
Packaging your InDesign document with fonts and links

Disclaimer: All course objectives and outlines are used as a guideline and are subject to change to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Software Versions: ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

What You Get
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Print and/or Digital Courseware & Personal Use of Class Recording for Limited Time
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer (Apple Mac or Windows PC) with Software & Class Files (In Person Only)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only)
Pricing

Public Enrollment Training

Commercial Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $795
GSA/Government Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $640.81
Non-Profit/Education Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $745

Dates to Register!

 

Custom Private Training – Onsite at Your Location, Online Live, or at ThinkB!G

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you!

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Dates to Register

CourseLocationStart DateEnd DateTime
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019 Thursday, Nov 21, 2019 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Dec 16, 2019 Thursday, Dec 19, 2019 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2019 Thursday, Dec 19, 2019 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Jan 13, 2020 Thursday, Jan 16, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020 Thursday, Jan 16, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020 Friday, Feb 21, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Thursday, Feb 20, 2020 Friday, Feb 21, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Apr 13, 2020 Thursday, Apr 16, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020 Thursday, Apr 16, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, May 04, 2020 Thursday, May 07, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, May 06, 2020 Thursday, May 07, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Jun 22, 2020 Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020 Thursday, Jun 25, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Jul 27, 2020 Thursday, Jul 30, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020 Thursday, Jul 30, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Tuesday, Sep 08, 2020 Friday, Sep 11, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Thursday, Sep 10, 2020 Friday, Sep 11, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Oct 05, 2020 Thursday, Oct 08, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, Oct 07, 2020 Thursday, Oct 08, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Nov 16, 2020 Thursday, Nov 19, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020 Thursday, Nov 19, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Dec 14, 2020 Thursday, Dec 17, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register
InDesign - Advanced

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2020 Thursday, Dec 17, 2020 8:30 am EST - 3:00 pm EST Register

Certification

An Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Exam is Available for InDesign! 

Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign

Exam Objectives Include:

Working in the Design Industry
Project set up and interface
Organizing documents
Creating and modifying visual elements
Publishing digital media 

Register for our Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Training & Certification Pack:

If you choose the Certification Pack option in the pricing dropdown upon checkout, this Includes:

✓ InDesign Intro–Advanced (4 Day Class, In-Person or Online)

✓ Online Test Prep Tool (Simulates actual test & provides targeted learning based on your assessed needs)

✓ Testing Voucher with 1 Free Retake (In-Person, scheduled at your convenience)

✓ Testing Proctor Fee (Only included if you take your test at ThinkB!G’s office in Columbia, MD)

This course is a stepping stone to becoming an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)!

What is an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)?

The ACE Certification validates that professional has demonstrated proficiency with one or more Adobe software products.

Custom Private Training

We offer this course as Custom Private Training or Project Based Training®!

If you have a team of individuals, you can receive bulk discounts by doing your own Private training session & cover your specific learning objectives! We can have the Private Training at ThinkB!G in Columbia, Maryland, Virtually Online Live (Available for Most Courses), or Onsite at Your Location.

What's Included?

  • Custom Outline to include Targeted Topics Based on Your Learning Needs
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Print and/or Digital Courseware
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer (Apple Mac or Windows PC) with Software & Class Files (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you! 

Click to Get a Quote Now!

Policies

Payment Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training class.

 

Payment Policy for Private & Project Based Training® Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training service.  Pricing provided is firm fixed price based on number of students.  Client is responsible for entire amount regardless of change in number of registrations.

 

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

  • Classes may be canceled if less than 4 students are registered. We will notify you of cancellations no later than 16 business days prior to class.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling more than 16 business days prior to class: You are eligible for a refund or free reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling less than 16 business days prior to class: No refund. No Reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • No Shows without contact: No refund. No Reschedule.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Custom/Private and On-Site Training Classes

  • No penalty if cancellation/reschedule is 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class.
  • 50% penalty will be incurred if cancellation/reschedule is less than 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class. This fee is to cover instructor expenses, travel, and course materials purchased.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Individual Students in Custom/Private Training Classes

  • Individual students registered in a private class, who cancel or do not show, are not eligible for a partial refund or reschedule. Please contact your class organizer or manager if you need to cancel.