• by Warwick Bishop

  • by Tony Milner

  • by Gerald Moon

  • by Helen Gowland

  • by Trevor Lewis

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Desktop Publishing

(Creating your own publications)

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Part 1: Four x 2-hour sessions.  Cost $40
For Windows users only
Part 2: Four x 2-hour sessions.  Cost $40
(This Course uses the program Microsoft Publisher)


Desktop Publishing Part 1


Using Microsoft Publisher, and with no previous publishing experience, you'll come away having created a good-looking four-page booklet with text and pictures.


Microsoft Publisher on your computer, a good knowledge of computer basics and fundamental word processing skills. 

Learning Objectives

You'll learn the skills to:

  • Create and print publications ranging from a simple single page poster to a multi-page booklet.
  • Put text, pictures and borders into place to produce a visually pleasing, easy-read publication.

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Desktop Publishing Part 2


Part 2 builds on the skills learned in Part 1. With the knowledge you learn in Part 2 of this course, and a bit of creativity, you'll be able to produce greeting and invitation cards, newsletters, posters and flyers, calendars, certificates, labels and menus, and create letterheads, as well as a host of other publications.


Desktop Publishing Part 1

Learning Objectives

You'll gain the skills to produce a variety of your very own publications incorporating:

  • Text
  • Tables
  • Decorative Word Art
  • Simple to intricate borders, pictures and graphics.
  • Use layering and backgrounds
  • Bring the whole publication together in a visually pleasing form.

Please register early to secure your place in our Courses and Workshops:

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