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Adobe InDesign CC Advanced with ACP Exam 3 Days - Glasgow

Key Course Details:

Level:

Advanced

Duration:

3
Days
- 10am to 5pm

Price:

£695 + vat

Join the professionals in getting the best out of the world's leading desktop-publishing program. Our course will show you how to unlock the power of InDesign's advanced tools and help you to become more proficient and confident in laying out documents. Pass the ACP exam and get qualified!

With our help, you will take your existing InDesign know-how and enhance it as you learn how to create interactive PDFs, eBooks, and more. We will show you how to work more efficiently by saving re-usable data and storing PDF presets. This course is a great way to step up to expert level by increasing the quality, consistency and speed of your output. You will test your new skills as you take the ACP exam.

Join the professionals in getting the best out of the world's leading desktop-publishing program. Our course will show you how to unlock the power of InDesign's advanced tools and help you to become more proficient and confident in laying out documents. Pass the ACP exam and get qualified!

With our help, you will take your existing InDesign know-how and enhance it as you learn how to create interactive PDFs, eBooks, and more. We will show you how to work more efficiently by saving re-usable data and storing PDF presets. This course is a great way to step up to expert level by increasing the quality, consistency and speed of your output. You will test your new skills as you take the ACP exam.

  • InDesign Advanced with ACP 3 Days

    Course Details

    This 3-day Advanced course will help to develop your skills as you explore the advanced features of Adobe InDesign CC. We will help you understand how this industry-leading program takes desktop publishing and design to a new level, and combines production power and creative freedom with tight integration with Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat software.

    You will already understand the basics of the program, and we will show you how to take that knowledge to the next level. We will cover advanced topics such as creating eBooks, generating indexes, and automating workflows.

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Create complex documents such as interactive PDFs and eBooks
    • Use advanced tools and palettes
    • Re-use data via libraries and snippets
    • Generate tables of contents and indexes
    • Store PDF presets

    The final day of the course is dedicated to the Adobe Certified Professional (ACP) InDesign exam, including trying a mock exam, reviewing answers, and then taking the real exam. The ACP exam represents an official qualification, and you will be provided with an instant pass or fail result. We are confident that you will join everyone we have already helped to pass the exam and collect an official certificate of Adobe Certified Professional status.

    As well as giving you the opportunity to take the ACP exam, this course is the perfect preparation if you plan to take the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exam.

    Our goals are for you to understand the advanced features of InDesign, to become a confident power user, and to leave with an ACP qualification under your belt.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for those who wish to enhance their existing knowledge of InDesign and who work as graphic designers, creative professionals, print professionals, publishers, pre-press professionals, or marketing communications professionals.

    You will need basic experience in using InDesign. Ideally, you will have taken our Adobe InDesign CC Introduction 2 Day course.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    Managing Your Workspaces
    • Organising Your Panels
    • Advanced Zooming and Navigation
    • Advanced View Options
    Advanced Typography
    • Typographical preferences
    • Advanced Character formatting options
    • Advanced Paragraph formatting options
    Style Sheets
    • Review of setting up Style Sheets
    • Advanced Style Sheet Tips
    • Nested Styles
    • Using ‘Based on’, ‘Next Style’ and Quick Apply
    Pages and Master Pages
    • Review of setting up Master Pages
    • Parent & Child masters
    • Overriding Master Page items
    • Using ‘Shuffle’ options
    • Best practice with master page
    • Numbering and Section options
    Organising your Layout
    • Advanced Align options
    • Using keyboard shortcuts for align and distribute
    • Using the Gap tool
    • Using Autofit for images
    • Review of setting up Object Styles
    • Setting up a Baseline Grid
    • Creating custom frames and objects with the pen tool
    Colour
    • Review of Swatches – managing colours and gradients
    • Creating Mixed Inks
    • Using the Ink Manager
    • Sharing Swatches between documents and with Photoshop and Illustrator
    Managing Documents
    • Using Libraries and Snippets
    • Creating Templates
    • Creating and using Find/Change queries
    • Creating a Table of Contents
    • Using an InDesign ‘Book’ to collate documents
    • Setting up Indexes
    • Tables
    • Setting up Tables
    • Importing Excel & Word tables
    • Creating Table and Cell styles
    Creating an interactive PDF
    • Adding Hyperlinks, Buttons, Movies and Sounds
    • Setting up Page Transitions
    • Exporting an Interactive PDF
    Setting up an e-book / e-pub
    • Understanding what an e-book is
    • Overview of preparing an existing file to become an e-book
    • Overview of Export options
    Preferences
    • Understanding InDesign preferences
    • Changing document preferences
    • Changing application preferences
    Printing
    • Using the Overprint Preview and the Separations Preview panel
    • Defining the Transparency Flattener settings
    • Using Preflight
    • Understanding an RGB workflow
    • Creating PDF presets
    Adobe Certification Preparation & ACA Exam
    • Work through exam preparation sheet
    • Sample Exam questions
    • Take Practice exam
    • Any other questions?
    • InDesign ACA Exam
    • Instant Pass or Fail Result
  • Location Details

    This course is provided at our Scotland training centre located in central Glasgow at:

    Centrum Business Centre
    38 Queen Street
    Glasgow
    G1 3DX

    The Glasgow training centre is located on Queen Street in the heart of Glasgow close to Central Station, Queen Street Station and Argyle Street Station.

    Daily course times run between 10am and 4:30pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

    View Full details of our Glasgow Training Venue and Course options

    XChange Training Location Glasgow

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  • InDesign Advanced with ACP 3 Days - Upcoming Glasgow Course Dates

    02 Feb - 04 Feb £695 + vat
    30 Mar - 01 Apr £695 + vat
    25 May - 27 May £695 + vat
    20 Jul - 22 Jul £695 + vat
    14 Sep - 16 Sep £695 + vat
  • Client Reviews

    "Thoroughly enjoyed my day of training on Adobe InDesign, the trainer was very professional and easy to get on with. His knowledge and delivery was very good. Will definitely recommend you to others."

    Anthony Barnes, The Design Business, InDesign - 1 Day Essentials

    "Excellent explanation, professional and friendly approach. Very clear in explanations. Overall an excellent trainer."

    Andrew Shelmerdine, Vinci Academy, InDesign - 2 Day Advanced

    "To say that this course has revolutionised my design life is an understatement; It will benefit my work certainly but also several projects currently ongoing in my personal life as I am an aspiring writer and food blogger. Fantastic course delivered by an amazing trainer!"

    Lyndsay Stewart, Next, InDesign - Two Day Introduction

    "I have studied a course with XChange Training before and it is extremely well organised, friendly staff and has a good work environment."

    Victoria Hassett, ETM Group, InDesign - 1 Day Introduction

    "I found the course very enjoyable. After using InDesign for a year just teaching myself how to do things, it is good to now know how to do them properly! Thank you very much."

    Justine Rich, Capita, InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

    "I have never used Adobe InDesign before and the course and instructor explained everything, pausing and helping if anyone needed. Nothing was a problem to him!"

    Molly Henderson, HSS Hire, InDesign Introduction - 2 Days

    "I had no knowledge of InDesign prior to this training, now I feel like I can use it with confidence. The course has equipped me with new skills and knowledge that has made me genuinely excited to get back to work and use this software."

    Sam Wright, Industrial Tomography Systems, InDesign Introduction - 2 Days

    "The instructor was absolutely brilliant, he was enthusiastic and no question was ever too much to answer. The environment was lovely and learning was enjoyable."

    Laura Kay, Lakelovers, InDesign Introduction - 2 Days

    "Well-paced and was taught the most important processes that will make a real difference to everyday use of InDesign."

    Carly Rolfe, Manchester University, InDesign Introduction - 2 Days

    "An outstanding training course led by a very knowledgeable and insightful tutor. Thoroughly enjoyed my time and will take forward all new knowledge to my workplace and personal life too. Really enjoyed this, thanks very much!"

    Emma McLean, University of Strathclyde, Adobe InDesign - Two Day Introduction