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Adobe InDesign: Advanced – 2-day Short Course

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    Campus: David Game College - London

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    Duration: 2 days (09:00 – 18:00)

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    Mode of Study: On-campus

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    Level of Study: Advanced

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    Start Dates: 27th of July OR 3rd of August

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    Awarding Body: DGHE


Take your Adobe InDesign skills to another level! An advanced Level.

Designed to go beyond the core functionality and aimed at those wanting to create more complex documents, this course covers some of this powerful page layout program’s more advanced features and functionality.

From sharpening your existing layout skills to professional workflows to speed up production, alternate layouts, liquid layouts and producing interactive content, you’ll learn skills to work like a power user and bring your documents to life.

Through tutorial-led instruction and your own creative flair, you’ll create interactive documents that are both professional, dynamic, and engaging to your audience.

Whether you’re a student, designer, marketer, or publisher, this course will provide skills to unleash an advanced output level in your creativity through Adobe InDesign.

All our on-campus short courses offer:

  • Access to our London campus facilities, including a fully equipped Mac room
  • Access to Adobe Creative Cloud and materials relevant to your discipline
  • Networking opportunities and the chance to share ideas with like-minded individuals and professionals
  • Real-time interaction with your tutor to ask questions and seek guidance
  • Feedback and critique on your work.
  • Modules
  • Who is this Course for
  • Outcomes & Further Study
  • Meet the Tutor
  • Available Dates & Pricing
  • How to Register
Advanced typographic skills and control
Creating interactive PDFs
Add links and interactive buttons to your InDesign file
Creating ePubs (e-Publications)
Liquid layouts
Alternate layout
Improving workflow (work efficiently and at speed)
Using Creative Cloud libraries (subscription required)
Using Adobe Stock with Creative Cloud
Live corner effects
Creating slideshows
Inserting videos
Publish online for client or internal team review and approval

Aimed at those wanting to learn some advanced features. You should have experience in InDesign and know your way around the basics well, or have already taken our intermediate course and are looking to push your skills to the next level.

This course is specifically designed for students, designers, marketing professionals, and publishers seeking to enhance and maximise their skills in creating captivating and visually appealing content.

Whatever your industry or profession, this course will teach techniques and skills to enable you to fully use Adobe InDesign’s advanced features – providing you with mastery in InDesign.

Whether you aim to create books, documents, digital magazines, eBooks, posters, interactive PDFs, brand communication, or other engaging materials, this course will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills to excel in your content creation. Join us to turn your creative potential and take your design abilities to an advanced level with Adobe InDesign.

Our classes are for adults (18+). However, group bookings can be made for those under 18; don’t hesitate to contact us at short.courses@dghe.ac.uk.

*Specific skills for eBooks and Interactive PDFs are taught on our Advanced 2-day course.


  • Take your layouts from nice to “ooh yeah!”
  • Create interactive publications with video.
  • Create Slide shows.
  • Live corner effects.
  • Using liquid layouts to design for multiple page sizes
  • Speed up approval processes with online sharing.

The document you design on this course may change (magazine cover and spread, brochure, flyer) but will always focus on the same key principles enabling you to set up multiple types of documents.

Certificate of completion

We understand and appreciate the effort you’ve invested in your studies, and we want to ensure you have tangible proof of your accomplishments. You will receive a certificate of completion upon meeting the minimum attendance requirement of 80% of your course. Certificates of completion serve as valuable additions to your CV, showcasing your dedication and commitment.

Further Study Options

Take your skills to the next step by joining our flexible full-time course. With only 2 days per week of classes in just 2 years, you can complete a Level 5 qualification in Graphic Design.

Richard JacksonRichard Jackson

Rich is currently a Graphic Design Lecturer for our HND Art & Design and BA (Hons) Visual Communications (Top-up) courses.

Rich graduated from Loughborough College of Art and Design in 1996 and has since worked in advertising and brand communication agencies for many clients, from blue chips to start-ups. With over 25 years of experience, 15 of which in agency and over 10 years as a freelancer, he offers real industry insight and a wealth of knowledge to students across branding, packaging, advertising, print and digital communications.

Rich splits his time between sharing his knowledge and experience with graphic design students while working with clients across London and the UK.

Available Dates Duration Location Investment
Thursday 27th – Friday 28th of July 2023 2 days: 09:00 – 18:00 DGHE, 32-35 Jewry Street – London, EC3N 2ET £300
Thursday 3rd – Friday 4th of August 2023 2 days: 09:00 – 18:00 DGHE, 32-35 Jewry Street – London, EC3N 2ET £300

Discounts available

• 50% is available for all current students and alumni. Please email short.course@dghe.ac.uk if you believe you are eligible for this discount, and our team can advise you further.

• 15% is available for early bird registrations. Discount will be applied automatically if you register for a course at least 1 month before the start.

How to register

Registering for one of our short courses is easy and quick. Please complete the Registration form and select the date you wish to attend. Once you submit your registration, you will be emailed further information and instructions on making a payment and securing your place.

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