Graphic Design with InDesign – Beginners

Graphic Design with InDesign – Beginners

This course introduces you to this leading graphic design software, showing you how to create sophisticated layouts and typographic control.

  • Course Type Adult - Leisure
  • Subject Area Graphics and Photography
  • Qualification N/A
  • Study Mode: Part Time Only
  • Course Level Beginners
  • Location Victoria House
  • Course Length 9 weeks
  • Start Date Various (Please see overview below)
  • End Date Various (Please see overview below)
  • Day Wednesday
  • Times 18.30-20.30
  • Fee £170 per term
  • Reduced Fee £83 per term

This course is for those with little or no experience of InDesign.

  • Spring term – 15/01/20 to 18/03/20 This course will not be running this term
  • Summer term: 22/04/20 to 24/06/20

You will learn to:
• Produce accurate layouts using smart guides and align tools
• Place, scale, arrange, and organise images
• Create custom text styles: paragraph & character styles,
• Create interactive files to include buttons, links, page navigation
• Draw vector curves with the Pen Tool
• Create type on a path
• Using layers to organize content
• Wrap text around graphic objects
• Create multi-spread documents
• Export to PDF for print and interactive documents
• Prepare documents for commercial printing – pre-flighting & packaging
• Understand the basics of the CMYK and RGB colour process
• Using Master pages with nested master pages

Entry Requirements

This is an in-depth professional design software so is only suitable for those with good basic computer skills.


Learners will be given a college ID badge and have access to all college facilities, including learning centres and computers. All computers have Adobe CC on Windows 10. You can use this software outside of lesson time in the Learning Centres.

Additional Costs

It would be an advantage, but not essential, to obtain a copy of Adobe CC whilst on the course.

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