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InDesign Courses and Classes

InDesign Courses and Classes from the experts

Regularly scheduled live InDesign courses online and InDesign classes near me in Boston and Philadelphia. Private InDesign training available nationwide.

  • Benefit from proven methods: we have delivered InDesign courses to thousands.
  • Learn InDesign from highly qualified trainers who have written more than 10 books on InDesign.
  • These InDesign classes help you quickly understand how to create print and digital publications.
  • InDesign courses with a live instructor either online or in-person near you.
  • Private InDesign training is available for groups or teams.
  • Live online InDesign classes available for individuals or groups.

InDesign Course Delivery Options

We have InDesign Courses and Classes for every schedule and budget, led by expert instructors who help you to quickly and easily achieve professional results with your work.

Regularly Scheduled InDesign Courses and Classes

Our regularly scheduled, public InDesign Courses and Classes include introductory through advanced training. Most courses are offered monthly. See the list of classes below. We offer live classes led by an instructor in the same classroom with you.

On-site InDesign Courses and Classes

All InDesign courses can be delivered on-site at your location. Call or complete the form on the above link to receive information about classes at your location. We deliver on-site classes across the U.S. and globally.

Online InDesign Courses and Classes

Live online InDesign courses provide you with a small group course that you can take from anywhere with a high-speed Internet connection. You can ask questions, hear and talk with the instructor, even share your screen as part of these interactive classes.

Course Details and Outlines for InDesign Courses and Classes

Choose any of our InDesign Courses and Classes below to see outlines, pricing and dates:

InDesign Class - Introduction

In this introductory InDesign class learn to create professional designs such as flyers, brochures, marketing sheets that can be shared in print or as PDF. In this InDesign course you'll discover how to efficiently create documents using advanced typographic controls and intuitive graphic features. You will also discover techniques that will help to make your InDesign publications look polished and professional.

InDesign Class - Intermediate

This intermediate InDesign class helps you to work more efficiently and create better designs. Learn advanced typography, color controls, styles, libraries, and prepress controls in this intermediate InDesign course.

InDesign Class - Advanced

Move from proficiency to mastery with this advanced InDesign class. Created for designers ready to explore the exceptional capabilities of InDesign, participants learn how to leverage templates, advanced color features, create interactive documents, and share using digital publishing options in this two-day advanced InDesign course.

InDesign Bootcamp

This four-day comprehensive InDesign bootcamp training provides introductory through advanced digital publishing skills using Adobe InDesign. This InDesign bootcamp combines our introductory through intermediate InDesign classes into four consecutive days, providing you with a comprehensive workshop. The material covered is identical to the introductory and intermediate InDesign courses, but is delivered in a single week. You start by learning essential InDesign skills and end the week with a full set of experience using styles, adding interactivity, creating digital documents and much more.

InDesign Workshop

In this one-day InDesign class gain the skills you need to successfully create exceptional print and digital materials. This one-day information-packed InDesign course is for those who need to learn essential skills and is presented by the instructors at American Graphics Institute, who have written more than 10 books on Adobe InDesign.

InDesign Class for Digital Publishing

Learn to create interactive digital documents in this InDesign class for digital publishing. Understand how to use InDesign’s digital publishing capabilities in this highly focused course. Find out how to adapt flyers, brochures, magazines, catalogs and other content into interactive digital documents. This InDesign course is focused on adding interactivity, creating document navigation, enhancing documents with multimedia, using online review processes, and sharing InDesign documents using digital distribution.

InDesign Training Class - New Features

This InDesign class covers the new features of the latest version of InDesign. Learn to quickly take advantage of InDesign's latest capabilties. This course helps users upgrading from previous versions to quickly get up to speed with the latest tools, functions, and capabilities. Whether you have skipped several previous versions or are upgrading from the previous version, this class helps you close the gap and take advantage of new productivity enhancing features in the most current version of InDesign.

InDesign Training for Quark Users

In this InDesign course, you learn how to transition your Quark skills into InDesign proficiency. You discover how to work within InDesign to create new documents from scratch and convert Quark documents to InDesign. This InDesign training class includes learning the tools that you need to created finished publications. In this InDesign class AGI's Adobe-Certified Instructors ensure that you have the practical knowledge you need to work efficiently with InDesign.

InDesign XML Class

This InDesign class is focused on the XML capabilities of InDesign for creating powerful publishing workflows. Understand the efficiency XML brings to InDesign layouts in this InDesign XML course. Learn to leverage your InDesign skills by importing XML into layouts, transforming XML, and exporting XML from InDesign. You learn important XML capabilities and functionality within InDesign as part of this InDesign course.

InCopy Class

Discover Adobe's InDesign-integrated writing and editing software in this InCopy course, which compliments InDesign. Explore the InCopy workspace, work with InCopy documents, print from InCopy and export documents to PDF. This InCopy class also covers sharing content with InDesign for a smooth, productive workflow between designers and editors.

InDesign Courses and Classes - Course Dates

All classes are led by a live instructor. Class times listed are Eastern time.


Please call 800-851-9237 or 781-376-6044 to schedule a course.

Contact AGI to request course dates.

InDesign training classes available for all versions

Whether you are using the most recent Creative Cloud version, or earlier releases such as CS6, CS5, or CS4, we offer InDesign training courses to help you learn the tools you use. Our regularly scheduled public InDesign courses use the most recent versions of the applications, and we also have older versions available to use as well. If you wish to use an older version of InDesign for your training, simply let us know and we'll work to accommodate you. Our InDesign instructors have more than a decade of experience working with it, and can address questions and deliver training on all versions of InDesign.

About InDesign Classes and InDesign Training from AGI

The regularly scheduled public classes, workshops, and seminars provide hands-on learning from expert InDesign instructors. Small classes with practical exercises and projects help you to quickly learn InDesign as it relates to your specific needs. Our instructors have extensive experience with the applications they teach and in leading classes. They are reviewed after each course, and undergo continual professional development and testing. Our full time instructors pass the rigorous Certified Technical Trainer exam, and Adobe Certified Expert exams. Our instructors have been hired by Adobe to write the certification exams taken by other instructors, and develop official Adobe training courseware.

Prerequisites for enrolling in InDesign courses

For the introductory courses, no previous experience is required. For the intermediate and advanced courses, specific previous experience or coursework is listed on the course description pages. For training in our classrooms, we provide your choice of a Mac or Windows computer for use during the InDesign class. We recommend that you have a copy of the InDesign app available on your computer for you to use when you return to your computer after class. You can find it on Adobe's InDesign page.

Course materials for InDesign classes

The instructors at American Graphics Institute have authored more than 50 books on digital design, including the InDesign training book titled InDesign Digital Classroom. Course participants receive a copy of one of our books or related course material as part of the class.

InDesign Certification Training

These InDesign courses are the perfect preparation to become an Adobe Certified InDesign Expert, or you can gain a certificate with the InDesign Certificate program.

AGI's team of experienced instructors are led by the design and usability expert and best-selling author of more than 20 books including Creative Cloud for Dummies, Creative Suite for Dummies, and Photoshop Digital Classroom. Classes are led by experienced professionals who have extensive professional and training experience, and also work in our consulting practice areas and as practicing professionals. For Federal agencies, American Graphics Institute classes are offered under GSA contract 47QTCA19D003Y.