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Photoshop CC for Beginners

Duration:10 WeeksClasses:Twice a week: 17:30-20:00

Is this for me?

Adobe Photoshop was designed primarily for use in professional photography and graphic design workflows. It is an essential tool used daily by professionals working in creative industries worldwide. The aim of this module is to provide real world, practical knowledge of Adobe Photoshop. The focus is on its core features, functions and uses in editing, enhancing, manipulating and creating images.

What do I need to get in?

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Windows (Creating folders, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, saving files, etc.)
  • You should also have a fluent knowledge, comprehension and application of English.

What Certification do I get?

On successful completion, you will receive an ELMI Short Learning Programme certificate: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop CC.

What’s in the programme?

Getting Started with Photoshop
  • Image Quality and Resolution
  • User Interface Navigation
  • Tools and Workspaces
Basic Editing Techniques
  • Cropping and Resizing Images
  • Adjusting and Enhancing Colour
  • Creating Image Composites
Selections, Layers and Masks
  • Using Selection Tools
  • Managing Layers
  • Deep Etching and Masking Techniques
Adjusting Images
  • Adjustment Layers and Layer Styles
  • Repairing and Cloning
  • Blending Modes and Transparencies
Creative Techniques
  • Working with Type
  • Filters and Effects
  • Manipulating Images
Managing Files Formats for Production
  • File Formats
  • Importing, Exporting and Organising Files
  • Exporting for Print and Web

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed against practical tasks and exercises that will be done during each session. You have the potential to achieve a Pass, Merit or Distinction grade for each task. It is critical that at least 90% of the classes are attended as skills are transferred by the lecturer to the student during this contact session time.

What are my options if I want to study further after the course?

Where will the classes be held?

The course will be run at our East London Campus at 231 Upper Oxford Street, Southernwood. Off-street parking is available in the evenings.



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