Is This for You?

This course is an essential for anyone who needs to create professional standard materials such as posters or brochures. If you’re working, or seeking to work, as a Marketing Assistant, Office Manager or PA, this course will help you produce quality materials to promote your company’s business. It is also a great option for anyone looking to start a career as a Graphic Designer as this is a common Graphic Design tool.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 30 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date
Study Type
In centre, online, or a combination
Training Type
Around 30 hours

About This Course

Adobe InDesign is an industry standard software programme that can help you create professional content such as brochures and print media.

This InDesign course teaches you the features and processes used in the Creative Cloud version of the software, Adobe CC. Over five sessions you’ll look at document layers, professional design guidelines, master pages, print and export preparation and more.

There are five Domains in this InDesign course:

Domain 1: Purpose, Audience and communication, Copyright, Permissions and Licensing, Key Terminology, and Basic Design Principles

Domain 2: Document Creation and Application Workspace, Non-Printing Tools, importing Assets, Colours, Swatches and Gradients, and Manage Styles

Domain 3: Layers, Pages

Domain 4: Layout Visual Elements, Add and Manipulate Text, Manage Selections, Effects and Styles, Interactive and Dynamic Content, Create and Edit Tables

Domain 5: Preparing Documents for Publishing


  • Access to our LiveTutors service 24/7 to help answer any content or learning queries you may have
  • The opportunities to gain industry-recognised certification*

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Aims and Objectives

This InDesign CC course is designed to teach you how to create professional and high quality materials, such as brochures, posters, newsletters, and flyers.


There are no pre-requisites required for this course.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: –


  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

Funding & Grants:
There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

Career Path

With this course you can look towards a career as a graphic designer or marketing team member – either in-house at a digital agency or on a self-employed basis.

What’s the Difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.

Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.

Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.