Course Outline

Adobe InDesign CC Advanced


Who is this course for?

Adobe InDesign is a high powered desktop publishing program, used across the industry to create professional publications. This course will develop your skills for creating, editing and formatting documents.


How long is this course?

1 Day 


What do I need to know before attending?

It is assumed that you have a skill level equivalent to that gained through attending the introductory InDesign training. 


What will I expect to achieve at the end of the training?
At the end of this course
you will be able to:

  • Master Pages
  • Table of Contents
  • Use Advanced Graphics & Text
  • Work with Handling, Alpha Channels, Clipping Paths
  • Understand Book Panel, Book Properties
  • Use Pen Tool and Path Handling
  • Work efficiently with Art Tools
  • Organise Data Merge


Price Band:



InDesign Master Pages
Master Pages, working with masters, solo/ multiple masters
Locking/ unlocking pages, page numbers and breaks

InDesign Long Document Handling
Advanced Table of Contents features
Creating indexes, updating indexes, Advanced Indexing

Using the Book palette
Book lists, Book Synchronisation of style & colour across books
Working with TOCís across books
Creating libraries, practical libraries, adding, editing, deleting items

Pen Tool
Using the pen
Hints and tips for effective pen use, freehand shapes, manipulating shapes
Creating freehand shapes, compound paths
Bezier and Bezier curves

Using Object & Layout effectively to position objects

InDesign Interactive Panel
Interactive options panel
Page transitions
Object states
Rich media
InDesign Art Tools
Eyedropper, Text on a Path / Text path options, Drop shadow, Transparency palette, Gradient Options

Advanced graphic handling
Clipping paths,
Alpha channels (from PhotoShop),
Graphic formats
Dynamic text wrap

InDesign & Photoshop roundtripping
Working with InDesign & Photoshop for graphical effect

Print output
Print to .PDF
.PDF security
Exporting interactive to Flash / PDF

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