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Photoshop for beginners

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Learn the introductory features and concepts of Photoshop to be able to use the programme effectively.

Learn the introductory features and concepts of Photoshop to be able to use the programme effectively.

Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.

What I'll learn

You will learn the following topics:

  • Get started (Photoshop desktop, getting images into Photoshop, moving around an image, tips for using Photoshop)
  • Imaging concepts (colour modes, image size, resolution, and print size)
  • Acquiring images (opening files and scanning images into Photoshop)
  • Editing images (cropping, removing imperfections, adjusting contrast, correcting colours and sharpening images)
  • More image editing (selection techniques, layers, adding type, and painting)
  • Exporting and printing (saving for the web, inserting images into PowerPoint, printing)

As the course progresses, you will learn to open files, scan images, use navigation tools to move around images, as well as basic editing and imaging skills using Photoshop.

 

How I'll be assessed

This is a learning for leisure course, with no formal assessments. 

 

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

 

How to Apply

To apply for this course, simply click on the ‘enrol’ button. You will then be taken to an enrolment form, where you will be asked to add your contact details and payment information.

Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible.

If you prefer to enrol in person, please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.