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Adobe InDesign training Adobe InDesign Level 1 Training Courses

We are now back doing full face-to-face Adobe InDesign Level 1 training, but we are also happy to train remotely via Microsoft Teams or Zoom, if that is your preferred option. Contact us to discuss or see Online training for details of smaller time slots.

If you’re looking for really great Adobe InDesign Level 1 Training you’re in the right place.

Companies large and small choose us – why? Your own tailored, Adobe InDesign Level 1 Training course, at your own premises at the same price as a standard course from elsewhere.

The JMD Training difference is clear:

  • We come to you – your InDesign Training will be given on your site
  • We can train using your own files and images
  • There will only be people from your company on your course
  • We offer a money-back guarantee if any delegates are not completely satisfied
  • The training date is around you, not us!
  • Our prices are astounding
  • We can assess all learners in advance for free
  • Our courses are never cancelled

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Course Type Cost per day
1 to 1 training £345 + VAT
2 to 4 delegates £525 + VAT
5 to 8 delegates £745 + VAT

Prices are PER DAY, and NOT per-person! E.g. if there’s 6 people on the course, you pay £745 + VAT.

InDesign is the world-leading publishing program used to create stylish layouts for magazines and brochures, posters, flyers, advertisements, newspapers and books, as well as content for web and tablet devices. Whether you are a complete beginner or self-taught, our InDesign training course will help you explore the main features of the program and unlock the secrets to using InDesign in an efficient and creative manner.


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One day


No prior knowledge of InDesign is required. Familiarity with using a computer and basic word processing skills are essential.

Course Objectives

At the end of this one day course you will be able to confidently edit existing InDesign documents, manipulating text and images.

Provisional Course Outline

Overview of InDesign

  • What is Adobe InDesign

Understand the InDesign interface

  • Work with menus, panels and workspaces


  • Open, close, save and create new files
  • Zoom in and out
  • Navigate between pages and spreads
  • Select different tools
  • Show and hide guides

Text Editing

  • Cut, copy and paste text
  • Use the spell checker and dynamic spelling
  • Use find and change
  • Insert special characters
  • Insert non-breaking spaces
  • Insert em and en dashes
  • Use the Glyphs panel
  • Import a text file

Formatting Text

  • Apply paragraph formatting
  • Apply character formatting
  • Apply paragraph styles
  • Apply character styles

Editing Objects

  • Work with guides
  • Work with smart guides
  • Resize and reposition frames
  • Rotate frames
  • Lock objects
  • Use Align and Distribute

Working with Images

  • Differentiate between the image and the image frame
  • Frame fitting commands
  • Apply text wrap to images
  • Import images
  • Work with the links panel
  • Change the image display performance

Working with Pages

  • The role of the master page
  • Navigate between layout and master pages
  • Apply a master page to layout pages
  • Insert, move and delete pages

Basic Drawing Tools

  • Draw and edit basic shapes
  • Use the colour and swatches panel to fill and stroke the shape


  • Set a file for print
  • Export to PDF

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