Adobe Photoshop Introduction | Training Course

Become confident with Photoshop essential features

In this Photoshop Introduction course you will become familiar and comfortable with the Photoshop interface. Discover many tools and techniques to efficiently edit and prepare images for print or digital media.

Adobe Photoshop is the software of choice for graphic designers, photographers and people of all skill levels working with digital images. It’s very likely that most pictures you’ve seen (such as magazine covers, celebrity photos, posters or brochures) have been edited by Photoshop. Whether you are using Photoshop for print or the internet, this popular application has proved to be the most efficient and effective way of enhancing images.

The Photoshop Introduction course covers all major Photoshop features including creating documents, making colour corrections to an image, cropping an image, working with layers and adding text.


Before enrolling on this Photoshop Introduction training:

  • To attend this course you should be familiar with using a computer to perform basic functions (copy and paste, and opening applications and files etc.). You should also be comfortable using the internet (browsing and interacting with websites etc.).
  • No previous image editing software experience is required. Previous experience using Photoshop would be beneficial but not essential.
  • You need to have Adobe Photoshop installed before starting this course. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version from the Adobe website.

Why take this Photoshop introduction course?

  • To acquire the ability to manipulate images, which is a crucial skill in any line of work where presenting visual information is required.
  • To learn how to create eye catching graphics and images for print and multimedia.
  • To give yourself the opportunity to acquire good workflow habits, and save time on future projects by becoming a proficient user of Photoshop.
  • You can make money off it by designing for others.

Who should take this course?

This course is ideal for:

  • Users who are completely new to Photoshop and want to learn the basics of Photoshop.
  • Intermediate users with no formal Photoshop training.
  • Seasoned users who may wish to master the fundamentals and rid themselves of those bad workflow habits.



2 days

2-Day Course Content

  • The panels
  • The tools
  • Preferences
  • Settings
  • Resolution
  • Colour modes
  • Web vs print
  • Mobile/tablet settings
  • Presets
  • RGB
  • CMYK
  • Spot colours
  • Printing colour
  • Web colour
  • Size
  • Shape
  • Options
  • Custom brushes
  • Creating
  • Organising and using layers
  • Blending modes
  • Dodge tool
  • Burn tool
  • Sponge tool
  • Blur tool
  • Sharpen tool
  • Smudge tool
  • Brightness and contrast
  • Levels
  • Curves
  • Others
  • Adjustment layers
  • Auto adjustments
  • Selection tools
  • Making selections
  • Adjusting your selections
  • Saving your selections
  • Channels
  • Cropping images
  • Cropping options
  • Perspective cropping
  • Making layer masks
  • Editing layer masks
  • Using layer masks
  • The clone tool
  • The healing brush tool
  • The spot healing brush tool
  • The patch tool
  • Content aware options
  • Content aware move
  • Content aware patch
  • Adding text
  • Formatting text
  • Adding glyphs
  • Vector layers
  • Shapes
  • Custom shapes
  • Layer effects
  • Effect options