Course Description

Unleash your creativity with Adobe InDesign — the most widely used desktop publishing program in the publication, marketing and promotion industries. Create annual reports, interactive digital publications, magazines, newspapers, catalogs, resumes, EPUBs and more.

This course covers advanced topics in Adobe InDesign, including styling typography, creating styles using object tools, interactive tools, grid layout, and creating professional publications, e-books and more. Gain the knowledge and skills you need to know to bring your page layouts to life and create publications for a wide variety of media.

Earn a SAIT micro-credential

This course qualifies for the SAITMicro badge. Students who successfully complete this course with a final grade of A- (80%) or higher will earn a micro-credential and receive a shareable digital badge. Learn more.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • navigate the InDesign interface and select the appropriate tools, menu items, and panels to perform advanced techniques and design page layouts
  • style type using InDesign character and paragraph styles to create organized and efficient documents
  • create and apply references in InDesign for increased document readability and usability
  • use layout grids to develop complex page layouts and to provide layout variety options
  • use the interactive workspace to create and modify pages to develop complex interactive page layouts
  • publish and export documents using the share tool in InDesign to create digital and print publications
  • design a complex and compelling interactive document that showcases your conceptual, creative, and technical skills and communicates your typographic process.


Strongly Recommended: DSGN 010 - Adobe InDesign.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Adobe InDesign 2
Lecture - Online Synchronous
W, M
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Jun 07, 2023 to Jun 28, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $499.00
Drop Request Deadline
May 03, 2023 to Jun 11, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
May 03, 2023 to Jun 11, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 12, 2023 to Jun 20, 2023
Required Software
Adobe Creative Suite. Please proceed to purchase via educational pricing with your SAIT email address as proof of student status. Software must be downloaded prior to start of first class.
Section Notes

Strongly recommended taking the Adobe InDesign course (DSGN 010).

This course will be delivered virtually using MS Teams & Brightspace/D2L. MS Teams sessions will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays starting June 7 and ending June 28 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

We encourage you to use your webcam and microphone to contribute to a more collaborative learning experience. 

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