Course Description

Adobe InDesign CS2

Study 365


Adobe InDesign CS2

With more than 16 hours of instruction, Adobe Certified Expert, Steve Holmes helps you develop and advance your design, typography, and layout skills needed to become an InDesign expert. Watch videos and practice tutorials based on real-world scenarios to effectively sharpen your publishing skills and give documents a professional polish. Plus, access a free custom font from Mucca Designs and stock photography from iStockphoto, Inc. as an added bonus to your training.

Learning with Study 365 has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professional learning material, all delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).

Who is it for?

  • Project managers
  • Editorial managers
  • Chief editors
  • Writers
  • Designers
  • Design managers

Course outline:

This course consists of the following modules:

Part 1

  • Module 01: Quick Start Tour of Adobe InDesign CS2
  • Module 02: Letting InDesign Work for you
  • Module 03: Documents, Presets & Dependencies
  • Module 04: Navigation & Adobe Bridge
  • Module 05: Letting InDesign Guide you
  • Module 06: Beginning your Layout Design
  • Module 07: Importing, Pouring, Flowing & Automation
  • Module 08: Type Formatting
  • Module 09: Paragraph Formatting & Design
  • Module 10: The Basics of Typography
  • Module 11: Opentype® & Typography
  • Module 12: Basic Paragraph Style Sheets
  • Module 13: Graphic Frames & Object Styles
  • Module 14: Importing Vector Graphics
  • Module 15: Adobe Photoshop® Import & Creativity
  • Module 16: Layered Design & Text Wrap
  • Module 17: Creating & Storing Color
  • Module 18: Intelligent Type Styles
  • Module 19: Baseline Grid Control
  • Module 20: Powerful Nested Styles & Snippets
  • Module 21: Compounds, Shadows & Transparency

Part 2

  • Module 01: Cool Text & Image Tables
  • Module 02: Tables for Design
  • Module 03: Story Editing & Glyph Sets
  • Module 04: Adobe Incopy® Assignments
  • Module 05: Rules, Strokes & Tabs
  • Module 06: Flexible Footnotes & Spell Checking
  • Module 07: Feathering Magic
  • Module 08: Folios, Master Pages & Libraries
  • Module 09: Multiple Masters, Overrides & PDF Import
  • Module 10: Sections, Books & Auto Pagination
  • Module 11: Table of Contents Secrets
  • Module 12: Trapping & Output Preview
  • Module 13: Preflight, Package & Print
  • Module 14: Adobe PDF Export
  • Module 15: XML Workflow & Adobe GoLive® Packages
  • Module 16: Interactive PDF Magic
  • Module 17: Poster Design Magic

Course Duration: 

From the day you purchase the course, you will have 12 months access to the online study platform. As the course is self-paced you can decide how fast or slow the training goes, and are able to complete the course in stages, revisiting the training at any time.

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.


Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate for Adobe InDesign CS2.

Presenter Information:

Steve Holmes is the creative director of the award-winning Energi Design, in San Francisco, California. With a history rich in design and typography for motion, broadcast and web design, Steve’s experience and the Energi portfolio are highly regarded in the design industry both in Europe and the US.

For over a decade, he has spoken at major design and animation conferences worldwide, and has a long-standing history as one of Total Training’s top presenters, sharing his knowledge of After Effects, Illustrator and Photoshop with the world.

Course Code S 0267
College Name Study 365
Course Category Adobe, Computers & IT (Information Technology)
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification CPD
Course Location Athlone, Westmeath, Ireland
Course Fee 29
Course Duration 365 Days
Entry Requirements Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.
Career Path • Editing • Design • Project management • Management
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