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Adobe InDesign CC Level 1


Giving your documents a well-designed, professional look will put you a step ahead in the marketplace cluttered with all kinds of communications. Paragraph and character styles that allow you to format pages of text uniformly, layout features that help you to build alternate size configurations of your document, and various panels that enable you to easily customize both text and graphics; Adobe® InDesign® CC (2019) has all the tools you need to elevate the look of your document and get it out to the people who need to see it, whether it be in print or on the web.

This course is a great component of your preparation for the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) InDesign CC exam and the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign exam.

In this course, you will use Adobe InDesign CC (2019) to create and deliver professional looking printed and interactive documents.

You will:

  • Navigate the InDesign interface.
  • Create a new document.
  • Customize a document using color, swatches, gradients, and styles.
  • Manage page elements.
  • Add tables.
  • Prepare documents for deployment.


Lesson 1: Getting Started with InDesign

 Topic A: Identify Components of the InDesign Interface

 Topic B: Customize the InDesign Interface

 Topic C: Apply the Navigation Controls and Set Preferences

Lesson 2: Designing a Document

 Topic A: Establish Project Requirements

 Topic B: Apply Design Principles

 Topic C: Create a New Document

 Topic D: Add Text to a Document

 Topic E: Add Graphics to a Document

Lesson 3: Customizing a Document

 Topic A: Format Characters and Paragraphs

 Topic B: Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients

 Topic C: Create and Apply Styles

Lesson 4: Working with Page Elements

 Topic A: Arrange and Align Objects

 Topic B: Apply Layers

 Topic C: Transform and Manipulate Objects

 Topic D: Thread Text Frames

 Topic E: Edit Text

Lesson 5: Building Tables

 Topic A: Create and Modify a New Table

 Topic B: Format a Table

Lesson 6: Preparing a Document for Delivery

 Topic A: Resolve Errors in a Document

 Topic B: Export Files for Printing and for the Web

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to Adobe Certified Expert: InDesign CC Exam

Appendix B: Mapping Course Content to Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign CC Exam

Appendix C: Productivity Enhancements


To ensure your success in this course, you should be familiar with the functions of your computer's operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, retrieving files, and saving files.


This course is intended for students who want to use the basic tools and features of InDesign for creating professional page layouts and designs.


1 Day Course

Class Dates

Remote Live

This class runs from 09:00 AM to 04:30 PM EDT
Remote Live

This class runs from 09:00 AM to 04:30 PM EDT
Remote Live

This class runs from 09:00 AM to 04:30 PM EDT

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