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New : Indesign Intermediate

This intermediate course is planned for those who either attended the first stage or have previous experience. Learn more advanced areas of this software used for desktop publishing and start developing your own projects.

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Who is this course for

This intermediate course is planned for those who either attended the first stage InDesign course or have previous experience in using InDesign.

What does this course cover

This course offers intermediate training in the more complex InDesign Desktop Publishing production features. It is a particularly good course for vocational students requiring Desk Top Publishing in addition to other computing office skills and creative students.
Students will be creating an Interactive Documents that include the following content:
' Layers, Hyphenation, Justification and Alignment.
' Create Styles, Tables, Lists, Libraries, Wrapping Text around imported graphics and Books
' Edit option, Typography, Leading, Kerning, Tracking and Drop Caps; Control Text Alignment;
' Styles, Nesting, Importing, Table Styles; Work with Process Colours, Spot Colours and Pantone;
' Advanced colour addition and effects
' Output and Export, Preflight, Package Files and PDF Proof;
By the end of the course you should be able to work to an intermediate / advanced level to:
' Manage the work area and set up a document using master pages and document settings
' Input, format, control and edit text and work with typography
' Input, edit and control graphics
' Work with colours and effects
' Use and work with layers
' Use and create styles
' Create and format tables
' Create and Apply a Colour, a Gradient, a Tint and a Spot Colour
' Create an interactive pdf

What will it be like

Teaching methods: Visual demonstration and verbal explanation. Written handouts with visual diagrams. One-to-one teaching. Group discussions
Learning methods: Hands-on practical activities, Reading handouts and following instructions.
One-to-one and group discussion.
How students are assessed: Questions and answers during group discussions and one-to-one teaching.
Record of students' progress and achievement on an assessment sheet as they achieve the course objectives. Practical work produced is evidence of learning.

What else do you need to buy or do

Materials are supplied free of charge by the Centre.
As much practice as possible to reinforce learning. This may be at home or elsewhere or from homework given by the tutor.

What this course could lead to

Other Adobe courses, Illustrator and Photoshop courses.

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This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria

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