Special Notices

When delivered in a QA training centre, this course will be delivered using PCs. Events can be delivered on Apple Macs by request.


You may have used different applications to create documents for your own reference. However, you may now be required to share your files electronically by email, over a network, or on the web, so that recipients can view, print, and offer feedback. In this course, you will use Adobe Acrobat X Pro to make your information more portable, accessible, and useful to meet the needs of your target audience.

Target Audience

This course is designed for individuals who need to create and share PDF files and PDF Portfolios.


  • Delegates should be familiar with the basics functions of a Windows operating system.
  • Experience with common business applications, such as word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Experience with a web browser, such as Internet Explorer, or an equivalent.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course you will be abele to:

  • Access information in a PDF document.
  • Create PDF documents.
  • Navigate to and search for a specific content in a PDF document.
  • Update PDF documents.
  • Work with multiple PDF documents.
  • Review a PDF document.
  • Validate a PDF document.
  • Optimise and convert PDF documents to other formats.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Accessing PDF Documents

  • Topic 1A: Open PDF Documents
  • Topic 1B: Explore the Adobe Acrobat X Pro Interface
  • Topic 1C: Browse through PDF Documents

Lesson 2: Creating PDF Documents

  • Topic 2A: Create PDF Documents from a File
  • Topic 2B: Create a PDF Document Using the Print Command
  • Topic 2C: Create a PDF Document from Web Pages
  • Topic 2D: Create a PDF Document Using Email Applications
  • Topic 2E: Create a PDF Document Using Acrobat

Lesson 3: Navigating to a Specific Content in a PDF Document

  • Topic 3A: Perform a Search
  • Topic 3B: Manage Bookmarks
  • Topic 3C: Work with Links

Lesson 4: Updating PDF Documents

  • Topic 4A: Manipulate PDF Document Pages
  • Topic 4B: Edit Content in a PDF Document
  • Topic 4C: Add Page Elements
  • Topic 4D: Extract Content from a PDF Document

Lesson 5: Working with Multiple PDF Documents

  • Topic 5A: Control Access to Multiple PDF Documents
  • Topic 5B: Search Multiple PDF Documents

Lesson 6: Reviewing PDF Documents

  • Topic 6A: Initiate a Review
  • Topic 6B: Review a PDF Document
  • Topic 6C: Compare PDF Documents

Lesson 7: Validating PDF Documents

  • Topic 7A: Sign a PDF Document Digitally
  • Topic 7B: Verify a Digital ID

Lesson 8: Converting PDF Files

  • Topic 8A: Optimise PDF Files
  • Topic 8B: Convert PDF Files to Other Formats

Appendix A: Setting Scanner Preferences

QA reserves the right to improve the specification and format of its courses for the benefit of its customers without notice to the customer.

When delivered in a QA training centre, this course will be delivered using PCs. Events can be delivered on Apple Macs by request.

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