InDesign CS2 - Accredited by CPD

Course summary
18 hours
29 GBP
Next available date: This course is available to purchase anytime of the year. - Distance
Last application: This course is available to register anytime of the year.
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

With more than 16 hours of instruction, Adobe Certified Expert, Steve Holmes helps you develop and advance your design, typography, and layout skills needed to become an InDesign expert. Watch videos and practice tutorials based on real-world scenarios to effectively sharpen your publishing skills and give documents a professional polish. Plus, access a free custom font from Mucca Designs and stock photography from iStockphoto, Inc. as an added bonus to your training.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who is it for?

  • Project managers
  • Editorial managers
  • Chief editors
  • Writers
  • Designers
  • Design managers

Entry Requirement:

Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate for Adobe InDesign CS2.

Training Course Content

Course outline:

This course consists of the following modules:


  • Quick Start Tour of Adobe InDesign CS2
  • Letting InDesign Work for you
  • Documents, Presets & Dependencies
  • Navigation & Adobe Bridge
  • Letting InDesign Guide you
  • Beginning your Layout Design
  • Importing, Pouring, Flowing & Automation
  • Type Formatting
  • Paragraph Formatting & Design
  • The Basics of Typography
  • Opentype® & Typography
  • Basic Paragraph Style Sheets
  • Graphic Frames & Object Styles
  • Importing Vector Graphics
  • Adobe Photoshop® Import & Creativity
  • Layered Design & Text Wrap
  • Creating & Storing Color
  • Intelligent Type Styles
  • Baseline Grid Control
  • Powerful Nested Styles & Snippets
  • Compounds, Shadows & Transparency


  • Cool Text & Image Tables
  • Tables for Design
  • Story Editing & Glyph Sets
  • Adobe Incopy® Assignments
  • Rules, Strokes & Tabs
  • Flexible Footnotes & Spell Checking
  • Feathering Magic
  • Folios, Master Pages & Libraries
  • Multiple Masters, Overrides & PDF Import
  • Sections, Books & Auto Pagination
  • Table of Contents Secrets
  • Trapping & Output Preview
  • Preflight, Package & Print
  • Adobe PDF Export
  • XML Workflow & Adobe GoLive® Packages
  • Interactive PDF Magic
  • Poster Design Magic

Course Duration:

From the day you purchase the course, you will have 12 months access to the online study platform. As the course is self-paced you can decide how fast or slow the training goes, and are able to complete the course in stages, revisiting the training at any time.

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.

Why Choose Us?

  • Our courses represent outstanding value for money
  • High quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Each course is designed by industry experts, using an innovative interactive learning approach.
  • Includes step-by-step guided videos tutorials.
  • Benefit of applying NUS extra Discount Card.
  • 24/7 Access to the Online Learning Portal.
  • Anytime & Anywhere Learning.
  • Recognised Accredited Qualification.
  • Access Course Content on Mobile, Tablet or Desktop.
  • Study in a user friendly, advanced online learning platform.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.


Now £29.00

Was £149.00

Continuing Studies

Career Path:

This course could help you pursue a career in any of the following industries:

  • Editing
  • Design
  • Project management
  • Management

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