InDesign Fundamentals: An Introduction To InDesign CC


Adobe InDesign CC Training is an introductory course designed by CCS Learning Academy to help and guide professional designers to learn the language of InDesign. 

The Adobe Indesign software works well with Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator and it provides are seamless design environment to professionals. Our  InDesign CC fundamental course will give you a thorough introduction to the software. We will also help the students learn various tools, and also help them to master the proper ways to create interactive documents.

Students and professional designers who are new to Indesign can attend our introduction to InDesign cc course. If you have any queries related to our course, feel free to get in touch with us.

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Helping Students To Deliver Unparalleled Creative Freedom With InDesign CC

Adobe InDesign CC is a notable professional design software that gives designers the authentication and freedom to create super pages. Besides, our 3-day introductory InDesign Fundamentals: An Introduction to InDesign CC training course will give a thorough understanding of the interface, the features, the tools, and also the techniques that can be used in creating beautiful page layouts and designs.

CCS Learning Academy has been in the industry since 1997. In fact, being a subsidiary of CCS Global Tech we take the privilege to curate professional design and multimedia courses, focused on industrial demands. Our course follows the trends that are dominating the market. Enrolling in our InDesign beginner course will help you to understand the subject matter of the in-design platform better.

Who Can Enroll To The  Course?

Introduction to InDesign CC is a beginner-friendly course that introduces the platform from the basic level. Therefore, anyone having an interest in this platform or willing to become a graphic designer in the future can enroll in our course.

Which Profession Requires InDesign?

CCS Learning Academy gives students the best skills to deploy the software and become responsible professionals. Here is a list of job roles that you can apply for after completing the InDesign CC Course: 

  • Designers, 
  • Digital Designers, 
  • Graphic Designers
  • Visual/Graphic Designer
  • Product & Accessory Designer
  • Senior Associate – Adobe InDesign

You can enroll in any of the above-mentioned positions with our certification. With hands-on LIVE projects, you will master all the design tricks and can apply them with confidence. 

What will You Learn From Our Adobe InDesign CC Training?

CCS Learning Academy makes sure that the students understand the platform well. All lessons are covered by the instructors so that there are no doubts left in the minds of the students. 

Adobe InDesign CC will make you a skillful graphic designer who can efficiently work with color theme tools and modes. 

Our lessons in InDesign Fundamentals: An Introduction to InDesign CC course include the following:

  • Lesson 1: Introducing the Workspace
  • Lesson 2: Getting to Know InDesign
  • Lesson 3: Setting Up a Document
  • Lesson 4: Working with Objects
  • Lesson 5: Flowing Text
  • Lesson 6: Editing Text
  • Lesson 7: Working with Typography
  • Lesson 8: Working with Color
  • Lesson 9: Working with Styles
  • Lesson 10: Importing and Modifying Graphics
  • Lesson 11: Creating Tables
  • Lesson 12: Printing and Exporting

Our instructors will hand-train you to look into the workspace, customize the workspace, view guides, work with graphics and objects, and a lot more. In addition, we make sure that the candidates learn most of the subject matter of the course and turn into expert professionals.

What Are The Benefits You Can Enjoy InDesign CC Training Certification?

The curriculum of our InDesign will level up your skills and help you to become a better designer. Here are a few benefits that you can enjoy after the InDesign CC Training Certification

  • After the completion of the course, you can create creative designs from scratch using this platform
  • You can easily build a flyer, postcard designs, company brochures, magazine layouts, company newsletters, and business cards.
  • Your skills will also extend to creating longer annual report documents using corporate colors.
  • Most importantly you can create your own colors and use them in your designs.
  • With all these added skills you can apply for professional positions as a creative designer in any web designing and printing-based company. 

Why Choose CCS Learning Academy  For the InDesign beginners course?

Whenever we try to learn something from the preliminary level we always have to take training from an experienced teacher. Therefore, when it comes to InDesign for beginners we will provide you with best-in-class training from our industry experts. 

Since this is a professional course we always make sure that you know the industry updates and preferences of the client. Thus, you will be learning all about the tools and techniques with practical experience on LIVE projects.

With CCS Learning Academy you will receive:

  • Instructor-led classes
  • Learning on LIVE Projects
  • Collaboration with Classmates
  • Real-world learning activities and scenarios
  • Tuition reimbursement and flexible payment plans
  • Free E-Learning subscription and course discount voucher

Our courses are a combination of expert instructor-led classes and practice on LIVE projects. Throughout these years we have guided thousands of students to get placed into top companies. Therefore, if you have plans to boost your skills and knowledge in design and multimedia InDesign Fundamentals Introductory Course is just perfect for you.

Get in touch with us to clear out all your queries in mind. Our experts will provide you with solutions and can guide you on the right path.






Course Outline

1. Introducing the Workspace

  • Looking at the Workspace
  • Working with Panels
  • Customizing the Workspace
  • Navigating Through a Document
  • Using Context Menus

2. Getting to Know InDesign

  • Viewing Guides
  • Preflighting as You Work
  • Adding Text
  • Working with Styles
  • Working with Graphics
  • Working with Objects
  • Working with Object Styles
  • Viewing the Document in Presentation Mode

3. Setting Up a Document and Working with Pages

  • Creating and Saving Custom Document Settings
  • Creating a New Document
  • Switching Between Open InDesign Documents
  • Working with Master Pages
  • Applying Master Pages to Document Pages
  • Adding New Document Pages
  • Rearranging and Deleting Document Pages
  • Changing the Size of Pages
  • Adding Sections to Change Page Numbering
  • Overriding Master Page Items on Document Pages and Placing Text and Graphics
  • Viewing the Completed Spread

4. Working with Objects

  • Working with Layers
  • Creating and Modifying Text Frames
  • Creating and Modifying Graphics Frames
  • Adding Metadata Captions to Graphics Frames
  • Placing and Linking Graphics Frames
  • Changing the Shape of a Frame
  • Wrapping Text Around a Graphic
  • Modifying the Shape of Frames
  • Transforming and Aligning Objects
  • Selecting and Modifying Grouped Objects
  • Creating a QR Code
  • Finishing Up

5. Flowing Text

  • Flowing Text Into an Existing Frame
  • Flowing Text Manually
  • Creating Text Frames While Flowing Text
  • Flowing Text Automatically
  • Creating Threaded Frames Automatically
  • Resizing Text Frames Automatically
  • Adding a Jump Line Page Number

6. Editing Text

  • Finding and Changing a Missing Font
  • Entering and Importing Text
  • Finding and Changing Text and Formatting
  • Checking Spelling
  • Editing Text by Dragging and Dropping
  • Using the Story Editor
  • Tracking Changes

7. Working with Typography

  • Adjusting Vertical Spacing
  • Changing Fonts and Type Styles
  • Fine-Tuning Columns
  • Changing Paragraph Alignment
  • Creating a Drop Cap
  • Adjusting Letter and Word Spacing
  • Adjusting Line Breaks
  • Setting tabs
  • Adding a Rule Above a Paragraph

8. Working with Color

  • Managing Color
  • Synchronizing Color Settings in Adobe Bridge
  • Specifying Color Settings in InDesign
  • Displaying Images at Full Resolution
  • Proofing Colors Onscreen
  • Defining Printing Requirements
  • Creating and Applying Colors
  • Working with Gradients
  • Creating a Tint
  • Creating a Spot Color
  • Applying Colors to Text and Objects
  • Using Advanced Gradient Techniques

9. Working with Styles

  • Creating and Applying Paragraph Styles
  • Creating and Applying Character Styles
  • Nesting Character Styles Inside Paragraph Styles
  • Creating and Applying Object Styles
  • Creating and Applying Table and Cell Styles
  • Globally Updating Styles
  • Loading Styles from Another Document

10. Importing and Modifying Graphics

  • Adding Graphics from Other Programs
  • Comparing Vector and Bitmap Graphics
  • Managing Links to Imported Files
  • Updating Revised Graphics
  • Adjusting Display Quality
  • Working with Clipping Paths
  • Working with Alpha Channels
  • Importing Native Adobe Graphics Files
  • Using a Library to Manage Objects
  • Using Adobe Bridge to Import Graphics

11. Printing and Exporting

  • Preflighting Files
  • Packaging Files
  • Creating an Adobe PDF Proof


  • Practical working knowledge of Mac OS X or Windows
  • Photoshop Fundamentals: An Introduction to Photoshop class or equivalent experience


Professional designers who are new to InDesign


With CCS Learning Academy, you’ll receive:

  • 3 Day Certified Instructor-led training
  • Collaboration with classmates (not currently available for self-paced course)
  • Real-world learning activities and scenarios
  • Exam scheduling support*
  • Enjoy job placement assistance for the first 12 months after course completion.
  • This course is eligible for CCS Learning Academy’s Learn and Earn Program: get a tuition fee refund of up to 50% if you are placed in a job through CCS Global Tech’s Placement Division*
  • Government and Private pricing available.*

*For more details call: 858-208-4141 or email: training@ccslearningacademy.com; sales@ccslearningacademy.com


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