Learn InDesign at your office

Our friendly Certified trainers understand your needs and teach you accordingly

Your InDesign training will be relevant to your needs and with measurable results!


You’ll feel amazing when you see what you have achieved.

This  beginner InDesign training course is suitable for anyone who doesn’t have any previous experience. Marketing departments and those working in the publishing industry, amongst others, find it exceptionally useful.


A Red Rocket Studio introductory course is designed to give you an excellent working knowledge of Adobe InDesign.

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You will finish the course with confidence to create beautiful, effective page layouts.

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  • Create and edit documents
  • Layout text and photos
  • Put text into columns
  • Wrap text around photos
  • Add logos & graphics
  • Create and edit tables


Scroll down to see a full list of what you will be able to do.

CATHERINE COLEGRAVERed Rocket Studio were very professional and Tim was extremely knowledgeable and an excellent teacher. He was able to tailor the training specifically to suit my needs and left me feeling confident and eager to use what I’d learnt. I will definitely be back for more! Many Thanks

Catherine Colegrave

  1 year unlimited support by phone or email – If you have any problems after the course just contact us and we’ll help you to fix them.


  Digital training files and materials, printed notes and keyboard shortcut reference chart


  A certificate of completion


free consultation service with your trainer  We offer a free consultation service with your trainer, to help build your perfect course.

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1 to 1 training icon  Private one-to-one customised course at your office

Covering your exact needs, this one-to-one customised InDesign training course will allow you to work on your own files and go at your own pace.


From £385 for the first person and then under half price for further people.


Group training icon  Private Group Courses at your office

If you have a number of staff who require training, contact us for our group training rates.

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After the First day of the course you will be able to:

Create documents in various sizes and page lengths
  • Create documents in various sizes and page lengths
  • Layout or edit an existing document
  • Insert your optimised images into documents
Create text or place text from word into document
  • Create text or place text from word into documents
  • Insert logos and type into documents
Edit all areas of text, put it into columns and flow it around photos
  • Edit all areas of text, put it into columns
  • Wrap type around images
  • Create your own graphic shapes for a professional look
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  • Create tables for beautiful looking layout
  • Create style sheets and master pages to speed up creation
  • Save your document for print or screen use
  • For a full list of what can be covered in the 2 days please see course outline below

Indesign Course Outline

Managing InDesign

  • Setting up a new workspace
  • Zoom and scroll shortcuts
  • Setting up a new document
  • Working with rulers and guides


Working with Colours, Fills & Strokes

  • Creating Objects
  • Transforming Objects
  • Corner Effects
  • Duplicating and aligning Objects
  • Using Smart Guides to align, rotate and resize Objects
  • Drag and drop on Anchored Objects
  • Use the Strokes Panel
  • The fill and stroke settings
  • Creating, using and editing solid colours
  • Creating, using and editing Gradients
  • Pantone colours


Text & Style Sheets

  • Selecting text
  • Formatting text
  • Spanning text across columns
  • Kerning and Tracking controls
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Dealing with overflow
  • Using Linked Stories
  • Linking frames and text flow options
  • Spell Checking
  • Bullets and Numbering
  • Paragraph Rules
  • Text Frame Options
  • Smart Text Reflow
  • Creating and using Paragraph style sheets
  • Creating and using Character style sheets
  • Editing style sheets


Working with images

  • The Place command
  • Resizing images and frames
  • Rotating Objects
  • Using the Text Wrap window
  • Transparency
  • Special effects
  • Shape and corner options


Text Wrap

  • Text Wrap options
  • Allowing text to ignore Text Wrap


Creating Documents

  • Working with Master Pages
  • Page numbering options
  • Adding and deleting pages
  • Working with Tables
  • Basic table and cell formatting options


Saving InDesign documents

  • Saving as a document
  • Saving as a template
  • Saving for earlier versions of InDesign


Output from InDesign

  • Creating a lo-res PDF for screen view / desktop printing
  • Creating a hi-res PDF for print