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Adobe Photoshop (Beginners)

Learn the 10 essential skills asked for by beginners of Adobe Photoshop.

Course details


The beginner Adobe Photoshop course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge to progress rapidly as you learn how to use the tools found within Photoshop.

Practical exercises cover 10 essential skills beginners want to know how to perform.

What's covered?

This course will cover learning how to use the tools in Photoshop by:

  • Removing blemishes from faces in photos
  • Using layers and adjustment layers
  • Using masks
  • Cropping images
  • Using colour and exposure correction
  • Removing elements from images
  • Moving elements in images
  • Combining images
  • Adding text and text effects
  • Saving images for appropriate use

How will my work be assessed?

Your tutor will provide constant feedback during the course. Successful completion of the course will provide you with a portfolio of practical examples to refer to for future use.

What can I do after this?

Use Photoshop to manipulate images for personal or professional use as Photoshop forms the basis of any graphic design environment.

Once learners have achieved this course they can undertake Adobe Photoshop (Developing Skills) or another Evening and Weekend Short Course.

The only entry requirement needed for our evening and weekend courses is enthusiasm and a desire to learn a new skill or hobby.

You will also need to bring a USB memory stick.

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  1. View the Course details above to ensure this is the correct course for you.
  2. Check the Entry requirements above.
  3. Choose your preferred course option below and click the arrow to view details.
  4. Click the button to apply or make an enquiry.

If you have any questions, a course adviser is here to help you.

  • Venue Southend Campus
  • Starts Saturday, May 11, 2019
  • Attendance Weekend
  • Duration 3 wks weekends (3 hrs) / 4 wks evenings (2.5 hrs)
  • Cost £80.00
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  • Venue Thurrock Campus
  • Starts Thursday, March 7, 2019
  • Attendance Part time evening
  • Duration 4 wks evenings (2.5 hrs)
  • Cost £80.00
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