Adobe InDesign Training Course – Sub-Editors

Learn InDesign (Sub-Editors Course)

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

This half-day Adobe InDesign training course will have you navigating layouts and editing text. Also, learn how to create or edit captions, insert special characters, use find & replace and spell-check.

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:

  • use basic navigation;
  • work with layers;
  • work with text including captions;
  • understand paragraph and character styles; and
  • use the Help menu and access online help resources.

Assumed Knowledge

This introductory course assumes little or no knowledge of the software. However, it assumes you work in a role that requires you to edit existing InDesign files.


  • Half-day (9 am to 12:30 pm or 1:30 pm to 5 pm).
  • There will be a 15 minute morning or afternoon tea break.


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

  • Work with a workspace
  • The tools panel
  • Use selection tools
  • Understand panels
  • Display and hide panels
  • Float and dock panels
  • Work with the status bar
  • Navigate
  • Understand screen views
  • Change screen views
  • Use the hand and zoom tools
  • Use shortcut menus
  • Use keyboard shortcuts
  • Insert special characters eg copyright, trademark, non-breaking spaces, m-dashes
  • Work with tabbed documents
  • Use tables
  • Navigate pages
  • Understand master pages
  • Understand layers
  • Hide and view layers
  • Create a caption
  • Change display performance
  • Work with text
  • Apply typestyles
  • Edit text in place
  • Edit text with the story editor
  • Export to PDF
  • Search for online help