Adobe InDesign CC/CS6 2018-02-23T15:39:04+00:00

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Welkin Course Code: IND8, IND9

Course Features

Adobe InDesign is the industry standard application for print and digital publishing. In this course students will learn how to use InDesign to create professional layouts for magazines, newsletters, booklets, brochures, e-books and other publications. InDesign integrates well with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and others in the Adobe suite of graphic and web applications. The course starts from the basics and proceeds to covering advanced, powerful functions and features of the software.

  • Acquire professional skills to design page layouts and typography for different media
  • Learn tips and tricks and acquire the best practice techniques from experienced instructors

By the end of the course you will have a great understanding of Adobe InDesign and feel confident to use the software to produce professional layouts for print and digital publishing.

  • Adobe authorized training
  • Easy-to-follow, step-by-step hands-on approach
  • Daytime, evening and weekend classes conducted in Cantonese or English

Learn from the Experts

Get Your Skills Certified

Certify your InDesign skills with Adobe Certified Expert certification. The certification is not a requirement for course completion but we highly recommend you to get your skills professionally recognized.

Remark: The course fee does not include the certification exam.

Further Study

After completing this course you may further develop your knowledge and skills in digital design with the CEF-reimbursable course Diploma in Graphic Design with Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

Course Fee

$2400

Course Duration

12 hours

Course Prerequisites

Course participants should have a working knowledge of Windows operations.

Title of Award

Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a certificate of achievement.

Schedule & Online Enrolment
Enquiry/Booking
Adobe InDesign CC/CS6
COURSE INFODATES(dd/mm)TIMEDURATIONDAY(S)AMOUNT
IND9-6D4K
 Mongkok
 Cantonese / PC
25/8~1/9
1000-1300
1400-1700
12 hrs/
4 sessions
SAT2,400.00
IND9-24D21E
 Central
 English / PC
30/8~4/9
0945-1245
1400-1700
12 hrs/
4 sessions
TUE, THU2,400.00
IND9-6D68E
 Central
 English / PC
8/9~15/9
1000-1300
1400-1700
12 hrs/
4 sessions
SAT2,400.00
IND9-18091C
 Central
 Cantonese / PC
10/9~11/9
0930-1230
1400-1700
12 hrs/
4 sessions
MON, TUE2,400.00
IND9-25C21K
 Mongkok
 Cantonese / PC
11/9~21/9
1900-220012 hrs/
4 sessions
TUE, FRI2,400.00
IND9-14D10K
 Mongkok
 Cantonese / PC
17/9~20/9
0945-1245
1400-1700
12 hrs/
4 sessions
MON, THU2,400.00
IND9-13C33E
 Central
 English / PC
26/9~10/10
1900-220012 hrs/
4 sessions
MON, WED2,400.00
IND9-35C12C
 Central
 Cantonese / PC
3/10~12/10
1900-220012 hrs/
4 sessions
WED, FRI2,400.00
IND9-18101K
 Mongkok
 Cantonese / PC
25/10~26/10
0930-1230
1400-1700
12 hrs/
4 sessions
THU, FRI2,400.00
IND9-13D22C
 Central
 Cantonese / PC
31/10~5/11
0945-1245
1400-1700
12 hrs/
4 sessions
MON, WED2,400.00
IND9-35D24C
 Central
 Cantonese / PC
2/11~7/11
1000-1300
1400-1700
12 hrs/
4 sessions
WED, FRI2,400.00
IND9-13C35K
 Mongkok
 Cantonese / PC
7/11~19/11
1900-220012 hrs/
4 sessions
MON, WED2,400.00
IND9-6D20E
 Central
 English / PC
10/11~17/11
1000-1300
1400-1700
12 hrs/
4 sessions
SAT2,400.00
IND9-52D9K
 Mongkok
 Cantonese / PC
20/11~23/11
0945-1245
1400-1700
12 hrs/
4 sessions
TUE, FRI2,400.00
IND9-25C30E
 Central
 English / PC
20/11~30/11
1900-220012 hrs/
4 sessions
TUE, FRI2,400.00
IND9-18111C
 Central
 Cantonese / PC
22/11~23/11
0930-1230
1400-1700
12 hrs/
4 sessions
THU, FRI2,400.00
IND9-14C5C
 Central
 Cantonese / PC
26/11~6/12
1900-220012 hrs/
4 sessions
MON, THU2,400.00
IND9-18121K
 Mongkok
 Cantonese / PC
10/12~11/12
0930-1230
1400-1700
12 hrs/
4 sessions
MON, TUE2,400.00
IND9-24C4K
 Mongkok
 Cantonese / PC
27/12~10/1
1900-220012 hrs/
4 sessions
TUE, THU2,400.00
IND9-6D1K
 Mongkok
 Cantonese / PC
29/12~5/1
1000-1300
1400-1700
12 hrs/
4 sessions
SAT2,400.00
IND9-35D35K
 Mongkok
 Cantonese / PC
11/1~16/1
0945-1245
1400-1700
12 hrs/
4 sessions
WED, FRI2,400.00
IND9-35C2C
 Central
 Cantonese / PC
23/1~1/2
1900-220012 hrs/
4 sessions
WED, FRI2,400.00
IND9-41C3E
 Central
 English / PC
24/1~11/2
1900-220012 hrs/
4 sessions
MON, THU2,400.00
IND9-6D5E
 Central
 English / PC
26/1~2/2
1000-1300
1400-1700
12 hrs/
4 sessions
SAT2,400.00
IND9-53C32K
 Mongkok
 Cantonese / PC
27/2~8/3
1900-220012 hrs/
4 sessions
WED, FRI2,400.00
IND9-6D16K
 Mongkok
 Cantonese / PC
9/3~16/3
1000-1300
1400-1700
12 hrs/
4 sessions
SAT2,400.00
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Adobe InDesign is the world-leading software for professional desktop and electronic publishing in the MAC and Windows environments. It provides precise control over typography and built-in creative tools for designing, preflighting and publishing.

Adobe InDesign is a sophisticated page layout program with an impressive range of features. It integrates well with Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat, and other Adobe applications. This course gives a practical coverage on InDesign functions and features. Participants will learn the skills and techniques to perform professional layout tasks.

InDesign is applicable to creating professional designs for magazines, newspapers, catalogues, booklets, newsletters, fliers, etc, as well as digital publications such as e-books and e-magazines.

This instructor-led course allows you to build your InDesign expertise from the ground up in all the essential features of the software through practical hands-on sessions. Students having completed the training will get the Adobe official course completion certificate.

  1. Getting to Know the Work Area
    • Getting started
    • Looking at the work area
    • Changing the magnification of a document
    • Navigating through your document
    • Exploring on your own
  2. Setting Up Your Document
    • Getting Started
    • Exploring on your own
  3. Working with Frames
    • Getting started
    • Working with Layers
    • Creating and editing text frames
    • Creating multiple columns
    • Adjusting text inset within a frame
    • Vertically aligning text within a frame
    • Creating and editing graphics frames
    • Working with Framess
    • Exploring on your own
  4. Importing and Editing Text
    • Getting started
    • Creating and entering text
    • Vertically aligning text
    • Flowing text
    • Working with styles
    • Flowing text automatically
    • Adding a jump line page number
    • Using semi-autoflow to place text frames
    • Changing the number of columns on a page
    • Loading styles from another document
    • Flowing text into an existing frame
    • Finding and changing
    • Checking spelling of a story
    • Adding words to a dictionary
    • Checking spelling dynamically
    • Automatically correcting misspelled words
    • Drag and drop text editing
    • Using the story editor
    • Exploring on your own
  5. Working with Typography
    • Getting started
    • Adjusting vertical spacing
    • Changing fonts and type style
    • Changing paragraph alignment
    • Creating a drop cap
    • Adjusting letter and word spacing
    • Working with tabs
    • Adding a rule below a paragraph
    • Exploring on your own
  6. Working with Color
    • Getting started
    • Defining printing requirements
    • Adding colors to the Swatches panel
    • Applying colors to objects
    • Creating dashed strokes
    • Working with gradients
    • Creating a tint
    • Creating a spot color
    • Applying color to text
    • Using advanced gradient techniques
    • Ensuring consistent color
    • Color management: An overview
    • Setting up color management in InDesign CS4
    • A look at the Adobe Bridge
    • Color-managing imported graphics in InDesign CS3
    • Assigning a profile after importing an image
    • Assigning a profile after importing an image
    • Assigning a profile while importing a graphic
    • Exploring on your own
  1. Working with Styles
    • Getting started
    • Creating and applying paragraph styles
    • Applying a paragraph style
    • Creating and applying character styles
    • Nesting character styles inside paragraph styles
    • Creating and applying object styles
    • Creating and applying table and cell styles
    • Globally updating styles
    • Loading styles from another document
  2. Importing and Linking Graphics
    • Getting started
    • Comparing vector and bitmap graphicsd
    • Updating revised graphics
    • Adjusting view quality
    • Working with clipping paths
    • Importing a Photoshop file and alpha channels
    • Placing native files
    • Using a library to manage objects
    • Creating a library
    • Using Adobe Bridge to import graphics
    • Exploring on your own
  3. Creating Tables
    • Getting started
    • Importing and formatting a table
    • Using graphics within tables
    • Formatting text within a table
    • Exploring on your own
  4. Working with Transparency
    • Getting started
    • Importing and colorizing a black-and-white image
    • Applying transparency settings
    • Working with effects
    • Exploring on your own
  5. Working with Long Documents
    • Getting started
    • Defining a book
    • Working with a table of contents
    • Maintaining consistency across book files
    • Indexing the book
    • Exploring on your own
  6. Output and PDF Exporting
    • Getting started
    • Using Preflight
    • Using Package
    • Creating an Adobe PDF proof
    • Separation preview
    • Transparency flattener preview
    • Previewing the page
    • Printing a laser or inkjet proof
    • Exploring on your own
  1. Working with InDesign Interface
    • Understanding Global and Local Control
    • Exploring the Document Window
    • Working with Panels and Docks
    • Working with Windows
    • Working with Views
  2. Creating, Opening, and Saving Documents
    • Setting Up a New Publication
    • Creating new documents
    • Opening Documents and Templates
    • Saving Documents and Templates
    • Export formats for whole documents
  3. Working with Pages
    • Working with Multipage Documents
    • Adding pages
    • Changing pages’ sizes
    • Deleting pages
    • Copying and moving pages
    • Working across documents
    • Starting documents on a left page
    • Controlling page shuffling
    • Creating gatefold spreads
    • Working with page numbers
    • Dividing a document into sections
  4. Working with Layers
    • Creating layers
    • Working with individual objects on layers
    • Manipulating entire layers
  5. Creating Layout Standards
    • Creating and Applying Master Pages
    • The Pages panel
    • Creating a new master page
    • Importing a master page
    • Laying out a master page
    • Applying a master page to document pages
    • Modifying master items on document pages
  6. Using Templates
    • Creating templates
    • Modifying templates
    • Creating documents from templates
  7. Working with Styles
    • Creating styles
    • Modifying styles
    • Applying styles
    • Managing styles
    • Using style groups
    • Understanding predefined styles
    • Unapplying a style
  8. Using Ruler Guides and Grids
    • Ruler guides
    • Creating a set of guides automatically
    • Working with column guides
    • Working with the baseline grid
    • Working with the document grid
    • Snapping to guides
  9. Defining Colors, Tints, and Gradients
    • Defining Color Terms
    • Identifying methods of color printing
    • Mixing spot and process colors
    • Converting spot color to process color
    • Working with Color Models
    • Creating colors the ideal way: The Swatches panel
    • Using Kuler to add to your color swatches
    • Creating tints
    • Mixing color swatches to create more colors
    • Working with Gradients
    • Creating unnamed gradients
    • Adjusting gradient angle and location
    • Applying Colors, Tints, and Gradients
  10. Object Fundamental
    • Adding Frames, Shapes, and Lines
    • Creating a Text Frame
    • Creating a Graphics Frame
    • Converting Frames for Specific Content
    • Drawing Straight Lines
  11. Manipulating Objects
    • Selecting Objects
    • Selecting objects
    • Selecting overlapping objects
    • Selecting multiple objects
    • Deselecting objects
    • Moving Objects
    • Creating Copies of Objects
    • Deleting Objects
    • Preventing Objects from Printing
    • Hiding Objects
    • Aligning and Distributing Objects
    • Working with the Align panel
    • Working with live distribution
    • Working with smart guides
    • Working with smart spacing and measurements
    • Using the Gap Tool
  12. Transforming Objects
    • Resizing and Scaling Objects
    • Scaling methods
    • Performing Other Transformations
    • Rotating objects
    • Flipping objects
    • Using the Free Transform tool
    • Repeating Transformations
    • Replacing Object Attributes
  1. Applying Effects to Objects
    • Working with Strokes
    • Creating stroke styles
    • Applying Corner Options
    • Applying Lighting Effects
    • Using the Effects panel and related controls
    • Applying transparency
    • Applying drop shadows and inner shadows
    • Applying feathering
    • Applying outer and inner glows
    • Applying beveling and embossing
    • Applying satin effects
  2. Orchestrating Objects
    • Stacking Objects
    • Combining Objects into a Group
    • Using groups within groups
    • Selecting objects within groups
    • Ungrouping
    • Locking Objects
    • Creating Inline Frames
    • Wrapping Text around Objects
    • Using the Text Wrap panel
    • Setting text-wrap preferences
    • Changing the shape of a text wrap
  3. Defining and Applying Object Styles
    • Creating object styles
    • Applying object styles
    • Managing Links
    • Menu options for managing links
    • Menu options for managing link information
    • Panel Options dialog box
  4. Graphics Fundamentals
    • Importing Graphics
    • reparing Graphics Files
    • Graphics embedded in text files
    • Issues with vector files
    • Issues with bitmap formats
    • Web-oriented bitmap formats
    • Using import options
    • Import options for vector file formats
    • Using other ways to import graphics
  5. Fitting Graphics and Frames Together
    • Fitting Graphics within Their Frames
    • Resizing a graphic’s frame
    • Moving a graphic in its frame
    • Using an irregular frame
    • Figuring Out the Fitting Commands
    • Working with Clipping Paths
    • Creating a clipping path in InDesign
  6. Drawing Free-form Shapes and Curved Paths
    • Drawing Lines with the Pen Tool
    • Drawing Free-Form Shapes
    • Joining Paths
    • Working with Compound Paths
    • Examples of compound paths in use
  7. Text Fundamentals
    • Using the Type tool
    • Pasting text
    • Dragging and dropping text
    • Importing text with the Place dialog box
    • Import options for Microsoft Word and RTF files
    • Import options for text-only files
    • Import options for Microsoft Excel files
    • Import options for Tagged Text files
    • Flowing Text through a Document
    • Working with Text Frames
    • Creating text frames on master pages
    • Drawing additional text frames
    • Threading Text Frames
    • Threading frames and adding pages automatically
    • Breaking and rerouting threads
    • Adjusting Columns
    • Managing Other Text Frame Behaviors
    • Using the Story Editor
    • Correcting Spelling Mistake
    • Searching and replacing text
    • Searching and replacing formatting
    • Changing fonts globally
    • Working with Notes
  8. Specifying Character and Paragraph Attributes
    • Setting character attributes
    • Setting paragraph attributes
    • Adding Automatic Bullets and Numbered Lists
    • End-of-Story Markers
    • Making text follow a path
    • Using the Glyphs panel
  9. Setting Up Tabs and Tables
    • Using the Tabs Panel
    • Tab ruler
    • Creating a table
    • Working with cells
    • Using table and cell styles
    • Converting Tabs to Tables
    • Working with Footnotes
    • Creating Tables of Contents
  10. Document Package and Output
    • Final preflighting before you package
    • Putting the package together
    • Setting Up Booklet
    • Printing Documents
    • The Setup pane
    • The Marks and Bleed pane
    • The Output pane
    • The Graphics pane
    • The Color Management pane
    • The Advanced pane
    • The Summary pane
    • Exporting to Interactive PDFs and E-Books
    • Exporting e-books
  1. Proceed with on-line registration or send the completed enrolment form (download) to us together with a cheque (made payable to Welkin Compuer Training) for the program fee.
  2. CEF applicants have to complete the CEF Application Form (download) and send it to us for certification. They will then send the form to the Office of the Continuing Education Fund, Room 916, 9/F, Kwai Hing Government Offices, 166-174 Hing Fong Road, Kwai Chung, New Territories, together with a photocopy of their HKID Card before course commencement.
  3. Applicants will receive application results from the Office of the CEF within 14 working days.

 

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