Adobe InDesign Training Course – Beginners

Learn InDesign (Beginners Course)

Our virtual and face-to-face Adobe and InDesign training courses for beginners will empower your team to boost productivity.

This two-day Adobe InDesign training course will have you designing a variety of layouts for both print and digital publishing. You will be guided step-by-step through the basics of the software, in order to create your own flyers, newsletters, annual reports, magazines or books.

Your own Adobe Creative Cloud account is required for this course.

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About this course

By the end of this course, you should be able to create flyers, newsletters, brochures, annual reports or books. You will also be able to prepare them for professional printing or create a small size PDF suitable for the web.

Assumed Knowledge

This introductory course assumes little or no knowledge of the software.


  • 2 days face to face (9 am to 4:30 pm) or we also provide a 4 x half-day option if delivered via Teams or Zoom.
  • There will be a 15 minute morning and afternoon tea break and one hour for lunch.
  • Note: this course can be customised to 1 day if your team will mainly use templates provided by a graphic designer.


Please view our Pricing page or complete the form below to obtain a quote. The cost will depend on the number of participants and whether training is to be conducted on your site or at one of our recommended training room locations.

Main Topics

  • set up and create a new document
  • work with and modify elements of a workspace
  • use basic navigation
  • work with pages
  • work with layers
  • understand colour and how to use it
  • work with graphics
  • work with text
  • ensure documents are ready to print
  • use online help

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