Adobe InDesign CC Introduction 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: InDesign is a powerful design and production application that offers precision, control, and seamless integration with other Adobe professional graphics software like Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. It has long been the industry standard for books, magazines, and brochures, and has now become the industry standard for creating ePubs, interactive PDFs, and interactive magazines that are viewed on tablets. In this two-day, hands-on InDesign introduction training class, you will learn the basics of InDesign.

Prerequisites: 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 Introduction 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. Introducing the Workspace
Using tools
Working with panels
Customizing the workspace
Navigating through a document
Using menus, panel menus, and context menus
Modifying interface preferences

2. Getting to Know InDesign
Using Screen modes and View Options
Preflighting as you work
Adding text with the Type tool
Importing text from Microsoft Word
Formatting text with styles
Importing and scaling a graphic
Formatting a drawn object

3. Setting up a Document and Working with Pages
Creating a new document
Switching between open InDesign documents
Setting up master pages with footers
Applying master pages to document pages
Adding new document pages
Rearranging and deleting document pages
Changing the size of pages
Adding sections to change page numbering formatting
Placing text and graphics onto a spread
Using the bleed guides

4. Working with Objects
Working with layers
Creating and modifying text frames
Creating and modifying graphics frames
Adding metadata captions to graphics frames
Changing the shape of a frame
Wrapping text around a graphic
Rotating, scaling, and aligning objects
Selecting and modifying objects in a group
Drawing lines and adding arrowheads
Creating a QR code

5. Flowing Text
Flowing text into an existing frame
Flowing text manually, automatically, and semi-automatically
Creating threaded frames automatically
Applying paragraph styles to text
Adjusting columns
Adding a jump line page number

6. Editing Text
Finding and changing a missing font
Entering text directly and importing text from Word
Using Finding / Change to replace text and formatting
Checking spelling
Using the Story Editor
Tracking changes

7. Working with Color
Creating and applying color swatches
Creating Pantone color swatches
Using the Eyedropper and Color Theme tools
Working with tint swatches
Working with gradients
Working with color groups

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 - Intro

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Monday, Oct 07, 2019 Tuesday, Oct 08, 2019 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Monday, Oct 07, 2019 Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
InDesign - Intro

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Monday, Nov 18, 2019 Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

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

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Monday, Dec 16, 2019 Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

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

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Monday, Jan 13, 2020 Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

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

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020 Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

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

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Monday, Apr 13, 2020 Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

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

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Monday, May 04, 2020 Tuesday, May 05, 2020 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

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

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Monday, Jun 22, 2020 Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

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

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Monday, Jul 27, 2020 Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

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

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Tuesday, Sep 08, 2020 Wednesday, Sep 09, 2020 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

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

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Monday, Oct 05, 2020 Tuesday, Oct 06, 2020 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

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

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Monday, Nov 16, 2020 Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

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

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Monday, Dec 14, 2020 Tuesday, Dec 15, 2020 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT Register
InDesign BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live

Monday, Dec 14, 2020 Thursday, Dec 17, 2020 8:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT 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.