Introduction to Graphic Design using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

This course is aimed at people interested producing professional quality desktop publishing products either for business, community or personal use, this course will give a basic introduction starting from the ground up.

What will I study?

The course will cover the following areas:

  • Setting up the document
  • Working with and formatting fonts
  • Working with images within your documents
  • Adding links and interactive elements to your work
  • Exporting your work for print, email and web

How will I be assessed?

This is a non accredited course with no exam at the end but the tutor will monitor progress and give feedback and the student will leave with a basic complete, functioning website.

How will the course be delivered?

Tutor-led session using demonstration, opportunities to take notes, repetition and hands-on practice at a steady pace.

Entry requirements

No previous experience is required although a  knowledge of the Adobe Software Suite would be helpful.

What next?

Progression routes may be discussed with your course tutor.  For further advice and guidance please contact the College Guidance Officers 0345 120 0044.

Additional information

The tutor will want to find out as much as possible about why you want to learn and what you already know in order to plan a suitable programme and instil the importance of health and safety.  The content of the course will be discussed and you will be given further details about course materials and other learning resources.  Any relevant paperwork will be discussed and completed at this session.  Please bring a notebook and pen.

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Full Time 2018 Higher Education Apprenticeships 2018 Summer Part-time course guide