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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.


Open Event - Southend Campus

Wednesday, 09 October 2019

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Our Southend Campus is located next to Southend Central train station and offers A-level courses and an impressive range of vocational subjects in realistic work environments using cutting-edge technology.


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Course start dates:
19/09/2019, 26/9/2019, 03/10/2019, 10/10/2019.

Course time:
19.00 - 21.30

  • Venue Southend Campus
  • Attendance Part time evening
  • Duration 4 weeks
  • Provision Adults
  • Cost £80.00
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  • Venue Thurrock Campus
  • Attendance Part time evening
  • Duration 4 wks evenings (2.5 hrs)
  • Provision Adults
  • Cost £80.00
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