Adobe InDesign-Level 1


18 hours




Brunswick Campus



Next Intake

To be determined


InDesign is the industry-standard publishing software from the Adobe Creative Suite. It promotes productivity in page layout and publishing through its powerful typography and layout tools. Learn the fundamental features of InDesign, and also some more advanced functions. Learn how to assemble graphic elements into single or multiple pages for publishing including text formatting and image placement. You will work using CS6 on PC or MAC computers and learn through a range of practical projects.

Course content

  • Basic formatting of text and images
  • Master pages
  • Importing graphics
  • Paragraphs and character styles
  • Layout Principles
  • Preflight and Packaging
  • Tables


There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

How to enrol

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No prior knowledge or experience is necessary for this introductory course. Basic computer skills are essential such as the ability to use the internet and file storage networks.

Materials supplied

Materials required for the course will be provided. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

Materials to bring

Pen, paper and/or laptop for note taking. A USB flash drive for transferring and storing files.

Suited to

This course caters for those who have identified a publishing need in their work or have a personal interest and require support to get a solid start on this software. The course is also a suitable introduction for people currently working in marketing or design, DTP/administrative personnel or anyone who has a need for this software.

Additional notes

Students will work using CS6 on PC or MAC computers and learn through a range of practical projects. Experienced Mac users should find the transition to PC quite easy.


Participant’s awareness and efficiency will improve to enable the quality production of publishing documents.

Upon finishing the course you will receive a RMIT Certificate of Completion. You can use this as a record to demonstrate the outcomes covered in the course.

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