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Adobe Photoshop CC Training

Adobe Photoshop is an industry standard, photo editing and manipulation application that offers abundant possibilities.

Skill level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Apps & tools

MacOS, Windows, Adobe Photoshop

Pre-requisites

Decent Mac/PC skills

Skills learned

Graphic Design for Social Media, Graphic Design, Flyer Design, Leaflet Design, Photo Editing, Preparing Print-Ready Artwork

Why Photoshop?

There are three Adobe apps – Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator – which are core graphic-design workflow tools that work seamlessly together and, in many cases, overlap in terms of possible outcomes. 

Photoshop is dapper for anything photo: simple image resizing and recolouring, including in batches; creating layered montages; exporting for web and devices; with a humongous library of real-time filters and effects to make creations pop. 

How will I learn?

For those without any Photoshop experience, our training begins with a tour of the workspace and basic tools before moving on to loftier objectives. After that we have a collection of suggested pathways you can follow or we can apply your newly acquired skills to any custom project(s) that are relevant to your goals.

All our courses offer a choice between Adobe software or our free alternative, we're committed to ensuring nobody is excluded due to low income.

If you have any questions about this training please email us at enquire@digital-skills.training or call 0113 282 9146.

More knowledge incoming!

We're passionate about the apps and software that we teach and we hope to pass some of that on to you.

These skills can make you powerful so, to make your training more of a learner journey, we'll send you a hand-picked book relevant to your chosen discipline when you sign up for at least 6 hours of training.

 

Who is this training for?

  • Hobbyist or professional photographers.
  • Digital content creators.
  • Graphic / web design students and professionals.
  • Marketing students and professionals.

What's covered in this course?

Our dynamic training quickly snaps to learner skill levels and aims but broadly:

  • An overview of Photoshop workspace and tools.
  • How to prepare images for print, online and devices with differing screen sizes.
  • Integration with Adobe Illustrator.
  • Yes yes OK, we weren’t going to mention it but… we will show you how to swap people’s heads around on a photo if you really need to know 🙂

Will I get a certificate?

Absolutely, but only if you want one. You will be provided with a certificate of attendance and we can optionally add specific achievements and skills learned to the parchment.

Our training is dynamic so we reduce time spent learning tools or techniques that are irrelevant to your chosen path unless they are fundamental to the software and best practice workflow. That's why, for now, we don't issue one-size-fits-all certificates.

What will I need for remote training?

  • A stable internet connection.
  • For Adobe training, a full or trial version of the relevant Adobe app(s) installed on your desktop or laptop computer.
  • For free software like Inkscape, GIMP or Scribus, a full version of the relevant app(s) installed on your desktop or laptop computer.
  • For shared video display with remote control access: Google Meet and Google Remote Desktop.

Lesson pathway suggestions

We’ve put these lesson pathways here to give you an idea of what kind of stuff you could create during your training. Whatever you choose to do, the fundamental skills that you learn along the way can be applied to a multitude of projects.

If you have a specific project you would like to apply your training to you can add details at checkout or let us know via email or phone.

Design Xbox or PlayStation game-box art

Ever wondered how they cut out Lionel Messi or Lexa and put them on the FIFA and Fortnite boxes? This is for you!

Design a fictional box or take inspiration from existing games. Create a logo if you like or put you and your friends on the cover (remember to bring a picture!).

Minimum recommended hours: 6

Design a t-shirt, hoodie or cap

Pick a theme (street art, logotype, music…) and explore designs, fonts and colours. Finish up by getting your design printed onto a real-life product and start selling online.

Minimum recommended hours: 6

Graphic design for social media

Learn how to optimise your social-media images across all platforms. We can include Canva training as part of this pathway.

Minimum recommended hours: 3

UX/UI design

User Experience (UX) or User Interface (UI) design refers to implementing clear and easily navigable visual wayfinding for apps and websites.

It’s a pretty on-trend design discipline right now and sure to be a highly useful skill for employment in the future. Our UX-design lessons can be centred around your current website or app, or just for fun.

Minimum recommended hours: 6

Design a flyer or poster

Got a community group or event you want people to know about? Here’s how to make something to help get the word out – perfect for those wanting to advance their marketing skills.

Minimum recommended hours: 6

Design a mobile phone / device wallpaper

Create an image to use on your mobile device. Use for yourself, send to friends or sell wallpaper on app stores!

Minimum recommended hours: 3

Photo editing

Enhance images so that they look like what you were originally aiming for in your viewfinder.

Learn how to cut objects out of a picture and put onto a different image. Have fun swapping people’s heads around while learning a ton about Photoshop layers and the famed pen tool!

Minimum recommended hours: 3

Your Digital Skills Training

Dynamic curriculum shaped around chosen course, skill level and individual or group goals.

Option to bring a buddy to your first lesson,  maybe a workmate or family member – get ‘em involved! 

Flexible scheduling – lessons are valid for up to one year after purchase.

Free hand-picked, hard-copy book relevant to your chosen digital skill set.

All tuition, follow-ups, skills and employment mentoring comes from local digital skills experts.

Book your digital skills course

Please select how many learners will be attending the training and how many hours you would like to book.

After you have completed checkout you will be given the option of: scheduling date(s) and time(s) for your digital skills training.

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