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Pringle PCS Training Newsletter - April 2018

As Spring is now certainly in the air, it’s time to put your creative skills to work.

Ever fancied creating your own newsletter or a brochure that has the wow factor? Don’t know how or where to start, then look no further, PCS have two desktop publishing courses coming up for you in May.

Please read on for further details: -


17th May – Adobe InDesign Introduction To Publishing
Cost:- £150pp + VAT or £120pp + VAT for 2 or more delegates attending the same course

Course Description:
Adobe InDesign is a desktop publishing program that can be used to create a vast array of documents, such as compliment slips, business cards, newsletters and brochures. We will provide you with the skills you need to create layouts for both screen and print and by the end of the days course you will be able to produce a variety of single page designs utilising text and images.

Course Contents:

Overview (Course Outline / Features)
The Work Area (Preferences / Menus / Toolbar / Keyboard Shortcuts / Palettes / Saving Workspace)
Document (Creating Document / Page Layout / Grids & Guides / Columns / Navigating Pages)
Type (Tools/ Type Menu / Frames / Placing Text / Placeholder Text / Linking Text / Highlighting Text)
Graphics (Placing / Resizing / Image Control Palette / Text Wrap / Imbedding Images / Library)
Colours (Swatches & Colours / Customising & Deleting Swatches / Gradients & Mesh)
Multiple Pages (Add, Shuffle & Delete Pages / Numbering / Master Pages / Book)
Tables (Creating / Modify / Format)
Saving & Printing (Save Preset / Preflight / Package / Exporting / Saving as PDF document)

29th May – Microsoft Publisher Simple Desktop Publishing
Cost:- £150pp + VAT or £120pp + VAT for 2 or more delegates attending the same course

Course Description:
Microsoft Publisher is a desktop publishing software application capable of producing greeting cards, certificates and other printed publications. This course begins with an overview of the program, description of publishing terminology and navigation of the screen. By the end of the days course you will be able to prepare a publication for printing and sharing.

Course Contents:
Publications By Wizard
Publications By Design
Blank Publications
The Publisher Screen
Using Rulers & Guides (Showing / Creating / Amending)
Using Text Frames (Creating / Typing / Deleting)
Using Picture Frames (Creating / Inserting / Re-sizing)
Formatting Text
Overflowing Text Into Multiple Frames (Creating Links / Amending Links)
Working With Layers
Formatting Objects

If you would like any additional information on any of the above or on any courses on our website,
please don’t hesitate to contact us on 0114 2813350.

Telephone: 0114 2813350 | Email: Info@pringlepcs.co.uk