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Learn Adobe Photoshop with our Adobe & Graphic Design Training Courses in Sydney.

Learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop CC, the world’s most advanced digital imaging software, used by photographers, designers, web professionals, and video professionals in the centre of Sydney. The app gives you the utmost power and creative control for 2D and 3D image manipulation and compositing, video editing, and image analysis.

If you have ever wanted to learn how to manipulate ordinary images to create extraordinary graphics, then this introduction to Adobe ing is for you. You will learn the technical secrets such as rendering, shaping, toning, cloning and much more from practicing professional graphic artists and photographers in this basics level course.

Ideal for

This Adobe Photoshop training course is can be applied to those wishing to work with, graphics generation, photographic manipulation, web designs and compliments other Adobe Training Courses at Sydney Community College. Students should be confident with the basic functions of a computer operating system.

Course content

During the intention is that all or some of the following will be covered, but not necessarily in the order given.

This Adobe Photoshop training course covers the following topics:

Exploring the Adobe Photoshop environment

  • Explore the Photoshop Interface
  • Explore the navigation tools
  • Customise the workspace
  • Explore Adobe Bridge
  • Use Photoshop Help

Determining resolution and graphic content

  • Differentiate between raster and vector graphics
  • Understand image resolution

Working with selections

  • Create a selection
  • Save a selection
  • Modify a selection
  • Apply colour to a selection

Working with layers

  • Create layers
  • Work with type layers
  • Transform layers
  • Apply layer styles
  • Manage layers
  • Enhancing images with paint and filter
  • Paint on an image
  • Apply filter effects

Exploring image modes and colour adjustments

  • Explore grayscale and bitmap modes
  • Explore colour modes
  • Apply colour adjustments

Saving images for web and print

  • Save images for print
  • Save images for the web
  • Save images as PDF

Upon completion of this Adobe Photoshop training course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate and use the main tools of Adobe Photoshop in Creative Cloud
  • apply design skills in Adobe Photoshop to create and edit graphics, illustrations and images
  • demonstrate how to create finished files for web, film or print content
  • create shapes in a document
  • create custom paths
  • enter text in an Illustrator document
  • enhance documents
  • proof documents to make them more accurate
  • save images for web and print
Please bring to each class
  • Notepad and paper or a tablet
  • A USB for taking home final work and/or course notes & files
Other Information
  • Please note, all Adobe courses at Sydney Community College require a basic computer competency as a pre-requisite. We expect that you are able to confidently and quickly navigate the computer directory and be able to locate files with ease. Adobe programs are professional level programs and an inability to use a computer confidently will restrict you from progressing in the class. If you are unsure about your computer competency, please contact Customer Service so that we can arrange a call to discuss.
  • This is a crash course in Adobe InDesign, the course facilitator will aim to fit as much in as possible but some of the above might not be covered in time. If you have a specific aspect of the program you are interested in learning then please let the tutor know.
  • This course runs in our CBD computer lab, which is fitted with 17 inch MAC computers, all installed with updated Adobe Creative Cloud programs. Adobe Premiere Pro functions the same on both Windows and Macintosh computers except for a few minor differences with keyboard usage.

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

Course testimonials:

  • said: The tutor was great everything well paced, very helpful. Before we left at end he also gave people certificate of attendance which was nice.

  • said: The course covered almost all of the features /commands in the software and the tutor was just great. Now I can say that I am a confident Photoshop user.

  • said: Was a fantastic couple of days covering the basics of photoshop with a great lecturer. Would love to do a more advanced course - can this happen please?

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