Adobe Acrobat DC / Pro: Introduction

Adobe Acrobat Pro | Level 1

Course Details

Duration: 1 day (9 am – 4 pm)

Software Versions: DC

Delivery Methods (Instructor-led): In-person | Virtual classroom

Course Dates: March 13, 2023 (Virtual classroom) | View schedule Course schedule

Course Fee: $295 CDN per person + HST (Virtual classroom), $345 CDN per person + HST (Bring your own device for live classroom courses) or $395 CDN per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device for live classroom courses)*

Virtual classroom courses: Our instructor-led virtual classroom courses are delivered in a virtual classroom environment. Students will be sent a virtual classroom invitation prior to the course.

In-person classroom courses: Our instructor-led, live classroom (in-person) courses are held in downtown Toronto at 18 King Street East, Suite 1400, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Some courses are also held at an alternate downtown Toronto location.

Custom training: This course may be delivered at your site or ours as an instructor-led or virtual classroom solution. Contact us at for more information including savings for custom group training.

Note: Public scheduled courses are delivered as live instructor-led classroom training or virtual classroom training (as indicated). Bring your own device rates apply to live classroom courses. You must have Acrobat Pro (not Acrobat Reader) installed prior to this course.

Course Overview

This course will introduce students to Adobe Acrobat DC (Pro) to create and edit PDF (Portable Document Format) documents from single files or multiple files. Students will review the tools in Acrobat Pro and then set up documents to save or export as PDF files. Bookmarks and hyperlinks will be created and used for navigating and the redaction feature will be used to remove sensitive content. At the end of the day, students will add protection to a PDF using passwords and specific tools within Acrobat.

Prerequisite: Comfortable using Microsoft Word or another word processing program.

Location and timing: Public scheduled courses are held in downtown Toronto and run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time).


  • Comprehensive course manual or published book
  • Sample and exercise files
  • Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
  • Certificate of completion
  • Follow-up email support

Course Topics


  • Overview of the work area
  • Using Acrobat toolbars
  • Adding tools to the QuickTools toolbar
  • Showing and hiding various panels in Acrobat
  • Setting preferences
  • Setting properties including language

Viewing a PDF Document

  • Opening a PDF file
  • Moving from page to page and between views
  • Zooming in and out using different strategies
  • Selecting a page layout
  • Searching for text
  • Using reading mode
  • Using bookmarks
  • Configuring the display of PDFs in browsers

Creating PDFs in Microsoft Office Applications

  • Installing the PDF Maker in Microsoft applications (if necessary)
  • Reviewing PDF Maker settings in Microsoft Office applications
  • Creating PDFs in Microsoft Office applications

Creating PDFs in Adobe Applications

  • Overview of the PDF Maker in Adobe applications
  • Review of the settings in Adobe applications
  • Creating PDFs from within Adobe Acrobat
  • Converting and combining different types of files into a single PDF
  • Converting web pages into PDF documents

Editing PDFs within Acrobat

  • Inserting and removing pages
  • Rearranging pages
  • Rotating pages
  • Renumbering pages
  • Adding and editing bookmarks
  • Adding and removing comments
  • Touching up text
  • Adding or changing an image
  • Adding headers and footers
  • Adding a background
  • Adding a watermark
  • Creating articles

Navigation Tools

  • Adding bookmarks
  • Creating links
  • Modifying existing links
  • Creating articles

Document Security

  • Set up password protection
  • Restrict file access and types of reader activities
  • Search and remove text
  • Use the redaction feature to remove sensitive content
  • Mark text for redaction
  • Use the redaction feature with images
  • Apply redaction permanently

*Prices subject to change.


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Adobe Acrobat DC / Pro: Introduction Course (Online training courses in virtual classroom format or in-person in Toronto)
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Adobe Acrobat DC / Pro: Introduction course in Toronto, Ontario, Canada or online in virtual classroom format. Instructor-led Acrobat Pro training for beginners. Virtual classroom courses are also available for our clients in Toronto, Mississauga, London, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Victoria, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Halifax and other cities in Canada and the United States.

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