ACA InDesign

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Location
Penryn Campus
Direct line
01326 253688
Admissions
softwaretraining@falmouth.ac.uk

Dates

Two week intensive course:

  • Tuesday 16 January, 9.30 - 16.30
  • Wednesday 17 January, 13.30 - 16.30
  • Thursday 18 January, 9.30 - 16.30
  • Tuesday 23 January, 9.30 - 16.30
  • Wednesday 24 January, 13.30 - 16.30
  • Thursday 25 January, 9.30 - 12.30

Weekly course:

  • Wednesday 31 January, 14.00 - 17.00
  • Wednesday 7 February, 14.00 - 17.00
  • Wednesday 14 February, 14.00 - 17.00
  • Wednesday 21 February, 14.00 - 17.00
  • Wednesday 28 February, 14.00 - 17.00
  • Wednesday 7 March, 14.00 - 17.00
  • Wednesday 14 March, 14.00 - 17.00
  • Wednesday 21 March, 14.00 - 17.00

Weekly course:

  • Monday 29 January, 17.00 - 20.00
  • Monday 5 February, 17.00 - 20.00
  • Monday 12 February, 17.00 - 20.00
  • Monday 19 February, 17.00 - 20.00
  • Monday 26 February, 17.00 - 20.00
  • Monday 5 March, 17.00 - 20.00
  • Monday 12 March, 17.00 - 20.00
  • Monday 19 March, 17.00 - 20.00

Overview

This is a weekly course. We also have a 5 day intensive course delivered once a year. It is designed to equip you with the skills needed to edit imagery for web, print or mobile devices using Adobe Photoshop, the industry standard image editing and manipulation software. 

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for anyone needing to produce promotional material and layouts including text and images. You don't need to have any prior InDesign knowledge.

What you'll learn

  • Layout text and graphics in a document
  • Share formatting and appearance attributes with styles
  • Manage linked files and missing fonts
  • Automate the workflow with master pages
  • Define colours in CMYK
  • Tints and gradients using the swatches panel
  • Layer control
  • Managing long documents
  • Frame fitting options
  • In-line graphics
  • Anchored objects
  • Text wrap
  • Clipping paths
  • Preflight control and profiles
  • Adding a table of contents
  • Interactivity

Download the InDesign course structure for full details

The order may change to accommodate different learning styles.

The ACA exam

You'll take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam on the last afternoon of the course. For more on the exam, look at the InDesign ACA course objectives.

What else should I know?

Should you fail the exam there is a £30 retake fee.

Staff

This course is delivered by Susannah Travis, Software Trainer at Falmouth University.