Adobe InDesign Essentials

InDesign Essentials Course


Adobe says “InDesign provides precise control over typography and built-in creative tools for designing, preflighting, and publishing documents for print, online, or to mobile devices. Quickly create stunning print work using a variety of productivity and production tools including simplified editing, PDF export, custom print presets and more.”

The course is for anyone with an interest in producing print-ready documents and materials. It takes participants from the beginning to being able to create and edit simple leaflets and brochures. It shows participants how to create basic layouts and designs. Participants gain an understanding of the use of text and typography. Learning how to combine text and graphics is also a key skills area. Participants also learn the importance of export formats and publishing files for use by the press and print industry and to digital formats for electronic transmission and publishing online

InDesign Essentials skills include:

Work Area
Text and Typography
Combining Text and Graphics
Importing, Exporting Files
Outputting and Publishing


The course runs over a single day.


Griffin College operates an ‘Open Entry’ policy but prospective participants should have good everyday computer keyboard skills.


Participants receive the Griffin College Certificate in InDesign Essentials.

Note - This is not an Adobe-Certified course.