INDESIGN COURSE IN DURBAN

INDESIGN ESSENTIAL TRAINING

Learn the powerful publishing suite, InDesign, so that you can design professional multi-page layouts for magazines, catalogs, inserts, newspapers, posters, and books.

 This InDesign course in Durban is led by Adobe Certified Instructors ensuring you get international level training.

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ABOUT THE COURSE

InDesign is a staple of the desktop publishing world. It is used to create a variety of digital and printed materials such as magazines, catalogs, manuals books, and even interactive PDF documents

This InDesign course in Durban will equip you with essential skills so that you can create all manner of publications- even if you’re completely new to InDesign.

You will discover how to efficiently create documents using advanced typographic controls and intuitive graphic features. You will also discover techniques that will help to make your InDesign publications look polished and professional.

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COURSE OUTCOMES

YOU WILL BE ABLE TO

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    Plan Complicated Documents

    Setup documents with Master-Pages, sections, styles and automatic page numbers.

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    Work Efficiently

    Use InDesigns tools to automated tedious tasks and speed up your work.

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    Create and Use Styles

    Create custom styles to format text, vector objects and image frames with a single click.

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    Draw Graphics

    Use vector drawing tools to create illustrative images such as logos.

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    Apply Colour and Effects

    Work with CMYK and spot colours for printed documents. Apply effects such as drop shadows to objects.

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    Create PDF Documents

    Export your InDesign file as PDFs for commercial print or use on the internet.

COURSE CURRICULUM

COURSE CONTENT*

  • Working with InDesign
  • InDesign User Interfaces
  • Tools and Panels
  • The document window
  • Screen Modes
  • Display Performance
  • Navigating through a document
  • Planning your document
  • Creating a New Document
  • Formatting master pages
  • Adding child pages
  • Managing pages
  • Placing formatted text
  • Adding images & text to master pages
  • Applying Masters to Child Pages
  • Auto Page Numbering
  • Document Sections
  • Layers
  • Creating a text frame
  • Creating  text columns
  • Changing character attributes
  • Changing paragraph attributes
  • Finding and changing text
  • Numbered lists
  • Bulleted lists
  • Checking and correcting spelling
  • Using the Glyphs panel
  • Flowing text and threading text between frames
  • Text Wrap
  • Creating paragraph styles
  • Creating character styles
  • Over-riding styles
  • Updating Styles
  • Object styles
  • The swatches panel
  • Creating new colours
  • Colour to text and frames
  • Tinting colours
  • Working with gradients
  • Using the Eyedropper
  • Updating and editing colors
  • Using and saving spot colors
  • Drawing vector shapes
  • Modifying Shapes
  • Pen-tool
  • Pathfinder
  • Corner options
  • Effects
  • Placing graphics from Illustrator
  • Linked vs embedded images 
  • The Links panel and Link badge
  • Placing images
  • Position and fit images to frame
  • Photohop clipping paths
  • Saving Documents
  • Creating a book
  • Exporting PDFs
  • Separation preview
  • Packaging documents
  • Exporting Print Images

* Course content is subject to change without prior notice.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

ENROLLMENT PREREQUISITES

QUALIFICATION

Grade 11 

LANGUAGE

C+ in English

COMPUTERS

Computer Literacy

APTITUDE

Creative / Artistic

WHAT'S INCLUDED

LEARNING MATERIAL

Class Notes

Demo Software

Video Reference

Support

COMMON QUERIES

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

If you are looking for a hands-on, practical InDesign course in Durban that will skill you with the essential tools and techniques to design just about any multi-page document.

• Grade 12
• C+ in English
• Computer Literate
• A passion for art and design

 

Competency is tested with an assignment.

Being able to draw is reccomended but not an asbolute requirement to begin you career in design.

For homework you will require :

A computer at home
Internet connection
USB/External harddrive 

Yes. Attendance is essential as each class builds upon the previous class.

If you are absent for a legitimate reason we will endeavour to catch you up- Time and availibility permitting.

Yes. After being found competent you will receive a certificate of international Adobe recognition.

Accreditation:
Adobe Authorised Training Centre
Corel Approved Training Partner
MictSeta Accredited Company

We take a maximum of 10 student per class.

We are regularly contacted by companies looking for students who have successful completed our training. When these opprtunities arise we submitthe best students for these positions.

We make no promises or guarantees of job placement.

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INDESIGN SCHEDULE

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Check the date and time slot you wish to book for.

Mornings

9am - 12

AFTERNOONS

1PM - 4PM

EVENINGS

5:30PM - 7:30PM

SATURDAYS

9am-1pm

LEARNING EXPERIENCE

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PRACTICAL COURSES

Pixel Craft’s courses have been developed to teach you exactly what you need to know, to create media of a professional level.  We provide active learning where you learn by doing thereby building real skill.

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CERTIFIED INSTRUCTORS

Learn from internationally certified designers who have many years of industry and teaching experience.  All graphic design, web design, photography, video and animation on this site was created by our instructors and students.

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PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENT

Small classes with industry standard iMacs,  the latest design software, and broadcast quality video and photography gear ensuring you are learning pro skills on pro hardware.

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Event Type: EducationEvent

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Performer: Organization

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