InDesign CS6 Course

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COURSE OVERVIEW A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a qualification in InDesign. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning InDesign is a flexible and convenient course which allows you to comprehensively prepare for a exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning InDesign CS6 course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required. If you want to become a publishing professional in today's workforce having a working knowledge of Adobe InDesign is critical. Our new InDesign CS6 course taught by Adobe Certified Expert Chad Chelius will prepare you to…

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COURSE OVERVIEW A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a qualification in InDesign. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning InDesign is a flexible and convenient course which allows you to comprehensively prepare for a exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning InDesign CS6 course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required. If you want to become a publishing professional in today's workforce having a working knowledge of Adobe InDesign is critical. Our new InDesign CS6 course taught by Adobe Certified Expert Chad Chelius will prepare you to design page layouts for both print and screens. Learn the basics of the program and interface and then gradually move onto more advanced and complex aspects of the softw are. This exciting new course will teach you how to perform repetitive layout tasks efficiently using convenient tools and on-object controls. Plus, Learn how to use formatting tools to produce high quality documents in no time. Benefits Learn to adapt layouts to look great on a variety of page sizes, orientations, or devices Learn how to add inline graphics and other anchored objects quickly and intuitively by simply dragging them to the desired anchor location in the text Learn how to quickly create text that spans or splits into multiple columns in just a few steps About the Author Chad is an Adobe Certified Instructor and has a formal education in publishing technology.He has the trial-by-fire production experience that makes him a valuable contributor to every project on w hich he works. He’s served as the lead consultant for major InDesign migrations for publishing companies throughout the U.S. and is skilled in all aspects of print production, Web production, automation and XML. He is a contributing author of Adobe InDesign CS3 Digital Classroom, Adobe InDesign CS4 Digital Classroom, Adobe Photoshop CS4 Digital Classroom, Adobe Photoshop Elements 7, Digital Classroom and a Technical Editor of Adobe Flash CS3 Professional Dynamic Learning, and Adobe Illustrator CS4 Digital Classroom books.

Course Key Topics The InDesign CS6 course is divided into three comprehensive Sessions. Sesssion 1: Section A: Introduction Section B: Understanding the InDesign Interface Section C: Navigating Your Documents Section D: Setting Up a Document Section E: Drawing Objects Section F: Transforming Objects Session 2: Section A: Working with Color Section B: Working with Spot Color Section C: Working with Type Section D: Document Layout Section E: Working with Graphics Section F: Styles Section G: Alternate Layouts Section H: Creating a Book Section 3: Section A: Layers Section B: Effects and Transparency Section C: Tables Section D: Advanced Type Section E: Data Merge Section F: Interactive Documents Section G: Preparing for Print (see full course syllabus below for more information)

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Home Study Tutor Support You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your InDesign CS6 course. If the student prefers to have a 24/7 support from the Tutors, there will be an additional cost of £50 for a 90 day support. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%. What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.

Course Duration The students will have a 12 month online access to the Course and the Learning Resources.

How is the course structured? The InDesign CS6 is divided into three comprehensive sessions. Session 1: Section A: Introduction Role of CS6 Applications New InDesign Features Adobe Creative Cloud Section B: Understanding the InDesign Interface InDesign Interface InDesign Panels Customizing Workspace, New Workspace Multiple Documents, Arrange Documents Section C: Navigating Your Documents Navigating Documents Zoom Tools and Shortcuts Spread Rotation Preview Mode Section D: Setting Up a Document Units and Increments Document Properties and Presets Margin Guides Create a Magazine Editing Presets Section E: Drawing Objects Shape Tools Moving Shapes Pen Tool Object Grid, Duplicating Objects Effects Panel Section F: Transforming Objects Transformations, Rotate Tool Scale Tool and Free Transform Tool Transform Again Mathematical Transform Group Objects Snippets Horizontal Transform Session 2: Section A: Working with Color Working with Swatches Create a Swatch Manually Load Swatches, Tint Swatch Applying Colors Create a Gradient Swatch Adobe Kuler Section B: Working with Spot Color Spot Color Intro, PANTONE Apply PANTONE, Mixed Ink Separations Preview, Ink Manager Section C: Working with Type Text Frame, Formatting Text Kerning Text Path Tracking, Text on a Shape Alignment Distribute Objects Section D: Document Layout Setting Up a Document Create Text Frames Multiple Master, Primary Text Frame Placing Text, Smart Text Spell Check, Detach from Master Section E: Working with Graphics Graphics Info, Placeholder Frame Content Grabber, Crop Place an Image, Graphic Shortcuts Frame Fitting Options Adobe Bridge Scale Images Photoshop Path, Text Wrap Mini Bridge Frame Fitting Options from Menu Managing Graphics, Links Panel Corner Effects Section F: Styles Character and Paragraph Styles Paragraph Formatting Font Options Story Editor, Info Panel Paragraph Indent Span Columns Adding Captions Nested Style PostScript, OpenType, TrueType Section G: Alternate Layouts Liquid Layout Liquid Page Rules Alternate Layout Links Panel Place Graphics Content Collector, Content Placer Split Layout Section H: Creating a Book Introduction, Selecting Template GREP Search Chapter Numbers Book Panel Synchronize Options Table of Contents Setting Up Styles Section 3: Section A: Layers Working with Layers Pathfinder, Rearrange Arrange Layers Placing Layers Stacking Order Layers Panel, Merge Layers Section B: Effects and Transparency Transparency Drop Shadow, Object Styles Text Wrap Transparency Flattening Print, Export to PDF Section C: Tables Working with Tables, Create Table Modify Tables, Import Tables Format a Table Table Styles Cell Styles Header and Footer, Edit Table Section D: Advanced Type Text Variables Insert Table of Contents Conclusion nsert Variable, Footer Baseline Grid, Edit Body Style Hyphenation Section E: Data Merge Placeholders Single Data Merge Multiple Data Merge Section F: Interactive Documents Working with Interactive Documents SWF Export to PDF Hyperlinks Clipping Path Movie Files Section G: Preparing for Print Preflight Define Profiles, Customize Package Options Export to PDF Print Document Section H: EPUB E-Book Export Tags

Website Designer Web designers use both creative and technical skills to build or revamp websites. They must be able to picture how a site will look (at the 'front end'), and also understand how it will work (at the 'back end'). As a web designer, you could work on anything from an interactive educational resource, to an online shopping site. Your main duties would include: meeting the client to discuss what they want their site to do and who it is aimed at preparing a design plan, showing the site structure and how the different parts link together deciding which text, colours and backgrounds to use laying out pages, positioning buttons, links and pictures, using design software adding multimedia features like sound, animation and video testing and refining the design and site features until everything works as planned uploading the site to a server for publication online. Depending on the project, you may be contracted to maintain your client's website once it is up and running. SEE FULL CAREER PROFILE

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