Adobe® InDesign® (2020)

This Course Includes:

Create new career opportunities by being Adobe InDesign certified with the Adobe InDesign course and lab. The lab provides a hands-on learning experience in a safe and online environment. The Adobe InDesign tutorial completely covers the Adobe InDesign exam objectives and provides expertise in navigating and organising InDesign to create documents with both text and graphics. The Adobe InDesign training guide and its learning resources help in mastering the skills for managing advanced page elements and other important skills.

What will you get:

The Adobe InDesign certification is for individuals with a minimum of two years of page layout experience. After passing the Adobe InDesign certification exam, the candidates will have the skills to manage a team of entry-level production artists and suggest productivity enhancements. The exam objectives include designing a document with text, graphics, and colour, building interactive documents, and preparing Documents for Print Output.

Lessons 1: Introduction

  • Course-Specific Technical Requirements

Lessons 2: Getting Started with InDesign

  • Topic A: Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
  • Topic B: Customise the InDesign Interface
  • Topic C: Apply the Navigation Controls and Set Preferences

Lessons 3: Designing a Document

  • Topic A: Establish Project Requirements
  • Topic B: Apply Design Principles
  • Topic C: Create a New Document
  • Topic D: Add Text to a Document
  • Topic E: Add Graphics to a Document

Lessons 4: Customising a Document

  • Topic A: Format Characters and Paragraphs
  • Topic B: Apply Colours, Swatches, and Gradients
  • Topic C: Create and Apply Styles

Lessons 5: Working with Page Elements

  • Topic A: Arrange and Align Objects
  • Topic B: Apply Layers
  • Topic C: Transform and Manipulate Objects
  • Topic D: Thread Text Frames
  • Topic E: Edit Text

Lessons 6: Building Tables

  • Topic A: Create and Modify a New Table
  • Topic B: Format a Table

Lessons 7: Preparing a Document for Delivery

  • Topic A: Resolve Errors in a Document
  • Topic B: Export Files for Printing and for the Web

Hands-on LAB Activities

Getting Started with InDesign

  • Opening a File in Adobe InDesign and Exploring its Interface
  • Changing the InDesign Workspace
  • Using the InDesign Navigation Controls

Designing a Document

  • Creating a New Document
  • Adding Text to a Document
  • Adding Graphics to a Document

Customising a Document

  • Formatting Characters and Paragraphs
  • Apply Colours, Swatches, and Gradients
  • Creating and Applying Styles

Working with Page Elements

  • Arranging and Aligning Objects
  • Applying Layers
  • Transforming and Manipulating an Object
  • Threading Text Frames
  • Editing Text

Building Tables

  • Creating a New Table
  • Formatting a Table

Preparing a Document for Delivery

  • Resolving Errors in a Document
  • Exporting Files for Printing and the Web

Preparing Documents for Multiple Formats

  • Building Alternate Layouts of a Document
  • Linking Content

Managing Advanced Page Elements

  • Creating Repeating Content
  • Changing Text Layouts
  • Creating Transparency
  • Using Anchored Objects and the Library

Building Complex Paths

  • Creating a Bezier Path
  • Creating a Clipping Path
  • Creating a Compound Path

Managing External Files and Creating Dynamic Documents

  • Importing External Layered Files
  • Creating Document Sections
  • Inserting Text Variables
  • Creating an Interactive Document

Managing Long Documents

  • Creating a Book
  • Building a Table of Contents
  • Creating Hyperlinks and Cross–References
  • Generating an Index and Inserting Footnotes

Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats and Customising Print Settings

  • Exporting PDF Files for Print
  • Exporting Interactive PDF Files
  • Exporting Files for the Web
  • Managing Colours
  • Previewing the Print Output
  • Creating Print Presets

Exam FAQs

The candidate should have more than two years of page layout experience, is familiar with most aspects of the program, and also has some experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat Professional.

The fee is GBP £200

Pearson VUE

Multiple choice



Adobe InDesign 2020


22+ Lessons | 121+ Quizzes | 113+ Flashcards | 113+ Glossary of Terms

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