Introductory Adobe InDesign (CSSO 102)

Adobe InDesign is industry-leading layout and page design software for print and digital media. In this introductory, technical-focused course, explore single- and multi-page layout creation through short practical exercises. Learn to typeset copy, configure pages and grid structures with parent pages, and incorporate images and graphics with correct resolution and colour space. Discover how to build a template layout file with placeholders for repeated use. Prepare packaged files for sharing with all assets, including press-ready PDFs viewable in Acrobat DC.

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Contact Hours

15 course hours (3 hours per class)

Prior Learning

To fully benefit from this course, basic computer literacy is required.

Courses offered that meet Prior Learning Requirements


Tuition + Materials

Tuition is $382.50. Download your detailed materials list before your first class.

Course Format

Course offering is available either online synchronous (VCHAT) or on campus (GNWC). View schedule for current and upcoming formats.


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