Course Details

  • Introduction to Layout Theory using Adobe InDesign will introduce you to the many uses of the Adobe InDesign including the design of posters, leaflets, flyers and an initial look at multi-page documents. These sessions will also include all the relevant theory you need to make your work look professional. Not only will you be able to use InDesign but your eye for design will be improve and you won’t be able to look at the layout of any poster, leaflet or magazine in the same way again.
    Different practical tasks will introduce all of the tools needed to create different designs.
    The course will explore layout and design themes and styles to improve the overall look of the designs as well as:
    • Uses of InDesign
    • Setting up pages, using the grid system
    • Saving files and preparing documents for print
    • Combing text and images
    • Layouts and folded leaflets
    • What makes good design
    • The rules of typography and layout and how to break them

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, you will require basic computer skills.

  • The course will be informally assessed throughout to ensure you understand the techniques that are being taught. There will be no formal graded assignments.

  • Once you’ve completed this introductory course, you may want to undertake a more specific graphic design courses such as an Introduction to Adobe Illustrator to develop your skills even further.

    You can then continue to enhance your knowledge to a higher level, developing your abilities and expertise to secure your dream job in the industry.

    There are a huge number of roles to follow, with career opportunities in the media sector that range from editors and producers to designers and artists. Look at potential careers here !

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  • The cost of this course is £200.
    There is no funding available for this course.

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