Media and Photography

Adobe InDesign (An Introduction) Foundation Short Course

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course has various start dates throughout the year and will run for 6 weeks from 6pm until 8pm.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements.


You will achieve

This is a non accredited course.

Course overview

Ever wanted to create a sleek brochure, flyer, pamphlet or booklet?
Well now you can with our Introduction to InDesign short course…

Adobe InDesign is a fantastic industry standard go-to-software for anyone looking to create a variety of print based assets and publications.

If you are new to InDesign and looking to create a variety of professional marketing material, our six week introductory course will definitely put you in the position to do that.

In this introductory course, you will work with many of the tools and features to create eye-catching printed documents and also publish online with the touch of a button.

Practical, real-world exercises feature heavily on our InDesign course and we teach you to become efficient at Adobe cross-platform working and your workflow-management as well.

Course content

Arrive with ideas and leave with new skills.

On this course you will be introduced to:

  • Layout text and graphics in a document
  • Creating and applying text styles for consistent formatting
  • Manage linked files and missing fonts
  • Applying text wrap around images
  • Scale, crop and reposition images
  • Automate the workflow with master pages
  • Define colours in CMYK and RGB
  • Creating and applying object styles
  • Sharing text and object styles between users
  • Tints and gradients using the Swatches panel
  • Output to Adobe PDF for print presentation
  • Output to Adobe online for web browser view

All equipment will be provided.


Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

Progression onto an intermediate InDesign or equivalent course of further study.

How much does the course cost?

Course Fees: £200 Full Fee Payable.

Extra information

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

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Adobe InDesign (An Introduction) Foundation Short Course

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