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Adobe Photoshop Basics

Learn the skills you need to use Adobe's most significant photo editing software.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Creative Media (Moving Image and Audio) and Digital Multi-Media
Adult and Community
Location: Joseph Wright Centre
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: N/A
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 6
Hours: 2.00
Start: Flexible
Tuition: £75
Joseph Wright Centre

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Course Information for Students

If you have an interest in photo editing, are looking to gain an insight into creative design, and want to upskill and improve your knowledge, this course is for you.

No formal qualifications are required.

Learn the skills you need to use Adobe’s most significant photo editing software. 

This course will help you to master the foundations of Adobe Photoshop’s interface. It covers the tools, menus and palettes necessary for using Photoshop, while exploring techniques to help you create professional looking images.

You will be guided through a series of practical tasks that will help build your knowledge and confidence in using the software, enabling you to understand the photo editing process and how to apply this to your own work or role. 

Sessions will take place on site, face to face. 

You will be provided with full access to Adobe Creative Cloud for the duration of the course. 

However, attendees are encouraged to supply their own images to edit during the sessions.


You will compile a portfolio of evidence based on practical exercises.

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Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Photographers, Audio-visual and Broadcasting Equipment Operators


Photographers, Audio-visual and Broadcasting Equipment Operators

Marketing and Sales Directors


Marketing and Sales Directors

Graphic Designers


Graphic Designers

Advertising and Public Relations Directors


Advertising and Public Relations Directors

Web Design and Development Professionals


Web Design and Development Professionals

Marketing Associate Professionals


Marketing Associate Professionals

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Course Information Last Updated On: March 23, 2023 3:06 pm