Certification in InDesign 201: Green Belt

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Program Description

  • Certification
  • Supporting Material
  • 18-month Free course retake

Imagine understanding how to use InDesign’s advanced features will revolutionise the way you work. Take your InDesign skills to the next level. This class provides the InDesign user with the ability to hone their skills and move their knowledge of Adobe InDesign to an advanced level. Using the skills learned in the InDesign 101 class, students will create more complex documents and work with a variety of palettes and tools to further understand the capabilities of this high-end design application. In conjunction with our InDesign 101 this course will prepare you for the Adobe ACA exam, an industry recognised certification. You will also have the opportunity to take the exam at the end of the training.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Graphics professionals using Adobe InDesign, who need an essential understanding of workflow process using InCopy with an emphasis on real-world issues and collaborative editorial production. We also recommend this course for those planning to obtain the Adobe Certified Expert status at a later stage in their development.

ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE

Graphics professionals who are already experienced in Adobe InDesign or have taken the Academy Class Indesign 101 class and want more in-depth knowledge of the application and the management of complex documents.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Advanced knowledge of how to work with InDesign.

  • Create complex documents for a range screen and print
  • Utilise image features to enhance your layouts and workflow
  • Create and apply advanced text formatting techniques
  • Create interactive documents
  • Import and format tables
  • Take the ACA exam

Outline

  • Creating foldouts with Page re-shuffle
  • Using page tool techniques to create custom formats
  • Working with layers and layer options

Images and graphics

  • Managing content using the Content Conveyor tool
  • Re-linking edited images
  • Extracting image information
  • Adjusting PSD import options
  • Adding effects

Advanced Type management

  • Inserting anchored objects and Inline graphics
  • Adding type to vector paths
  • Creating a table of contents
  • Applying paragraph rules
  • Modifying paragraph style options
  • Creating bulleted and numbered lists
  • Setting up text flow import options
  • Adding footnotes
  • Creating story jumps

Advanced drawing techniques

  • Working with the Pen tool and shortcuts
  • Creating compound paths
  • Using the Pathfinder window

Tables

  • Creating tables
  • Importing tables from Excel and Word
  • Styling tables and cells
  • Add rows and columns
  • Split and merge

Interactive publications

  • Creating bookmarks and hyperlinks
  • Inserting URL and email links
  • Placing buttons
  • Creating a slideshow
  • Placing movies
  • Adding sounds files
  • Creating a basic animation
  • Create mobile friendly interactive documents

Publishing

  • Publish and share interactive documents online
  • Manage and gather analytics for online documents
  • Exporting files for different media
  • Editing PDF presets
  • Saving and organising files
  • Transparency flattening options
  • Customising Preflight settings

ACA Prep

  • Using copyrighted material
  • Identify design project requirements and deliverable
  • Establish the purpose and needs of your target audience
  • Mock exam
  • Final exam
Last updated Apr 2018

About the School

Academy Class is a training provider for creatives and developers in the UK. With classrooms in London, Manchester and Glasgow, private bespoke training at your premises, virtual live-online learning ... Read More

Academy Class is a training provider for creatives and developers in the UK. With classrooms in London, Manchester and Glasgow, private bespoke training at your premises, virtual live-online learning and video on demand, you decide on how you prefer to learn. Read less
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