Adobe CS6 InDesign Beginners Course

Beginners Adobe InDesign CS6 Courses in Cape Town

This basic Adobe InDesign CS6 course in Cape Town is intended for students who want to explore the basic tools and features of InDesign for creating professional page layouts and designs. 2KO presents Adobe courses in Cape Town by means of full time instructor-led training; as well as internet-accessible online training, which are aimed at International IT Certification exams. 2KO delivers cutting-edge IT products in the consulting and business services space, as well as offering top-rated training for various IT vendors. Our internationally recognised courses can be offered either as hands-on full time classes, or as online learning, enabling 2KO students the opportunity to study courses online world-wide, to ensure students have access to the best training possible.


InDesign Overview:

In this course students will will utilize Adobe InDesign CS5 to create and deliver eye-catching printed documents.



5 Days


Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the functions of their computer's operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, retrieving and saving files. Familiarity with other Adobe software applications is helpful, but not required.

At Course Completion:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

Identify the various elements of the Adobe InDesign interface.

Design documents.

Enhance documents with formats, colour, and styles.

Work with page elements.

Manage objects.

Work with tables.

Finalize documents.


Module Outline:

Module 1: Exploring the InDesign Environment

Identify the InDesign Interface Components

Customize the Interface

Use the Navigation Controls

Set General and Interface Preferences


Module 2: Designing Documents

Create a Document

Add Text

Add Graphical Objects


Module 3: Enhancing Documents

Format Characters and Paragraphs

Apply Colours, Swatches, and Gradients

Apply Fills and Strokes

Create and Apply Styles


Module 4: Working with Page Elements

Arrange Objects

Align Objects

Manage Page Elements with Layers


Module 5: Managing Objects

Transform Objects

Manipulate Objects

Thread Text Frames

Search and Replace Content


Module 6: Working with Tables

Create a Table

Modify a Table Structure

Format a Table


Module 7: Finalizing Documents

Check Documents for Errors

Print a Document

Package Files

Export PDF Files for Commercial Printing

Prepare PDF Files for Web Distribution


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