Course Details and Schedule

Learn how to use the fundamental features of InDesign to publish your documents. InDesign is a professional page design and layout program. With it you can create documents ranging from posters and flyers to newsletters and magazines. (Did you know there is a free, open source equivalent called Scribus? We run Scribus courses too)

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Using the main navigation tools
  • Creating a new document
  • Arranging a page layout
  • Working with layers
  • Working with text
  • Selecting and moving objects
  • Creating and positioning guides
  • Placing and positioning images
Course information
Intended audience Anyone wishing to produce more professional looking documents
Prior knowledge You will need to be familiar with Windows and how to use a word processor (as in Word: Fundamentals)
Resources A course book must be purchased when you attend the course (included in the Cost below)
Software InDesign CS6
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Where next? Digital images: Photoshop introduction, Illustrator: An Introduction (PC/Mac), InDesign: Further techniques(PC), and Word: Creating professional documents
Taught using:
Windows 7

Course provider: IT Learning Programme

What you will need:

BYOD friendly. A computer and software are provided, however you can bring your own with the correct software installed (read our guidance first)


Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.