This Adobe Creative Cloud training course will get you up to speed and working with the key applications in Adobe’s Creative Cloud as quickly as possible.

Our approachable CC trainers will quickly get you using the software confidently. They will also share lots of tips and tricks.

This is a hands-on course. It includes lots of time to practise what you are being taught and try things out for yourself. It focuses on getting you confident using Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat.

By the time you finish, you’ll be comfortable using a wide range of CC’s core features.

✔ It is a complete beginners’ course that covers all of the basics.
✔ Plenty of one to one attention and time to ask questions.
✔ Friendly expert trainers, small groups and a comfortable place to learn.
✔ All the materials and extras that you’ll ever need.
✔ Ongoing support and help with issues you have after the course.

What Will I Learn?

On this course, you will learn about what the Adobe Creative Cloud is, and how to get the most out of it and the various applications within it.

You will also cover the essentials of the following applications:

  • Illustrator: Text, effects, layers, painting and tracing.
  • InDesign: Document set up, formatting and using master pages.
  • Photoshop: Image management and enhancement. layers and masks
  • Acrobat: Bookmarks, merging pages, forms and protection.

Am I Ready For This Course?

This is a beginners’ course and so you do not need any previous experience of using Adobe applications to come on it.

If you can work with multiple windows, navigate the desktop and know a bit about storing files in folders on a computer, you’ll be absolutely fine.

Your Training Day

Our courses run from 9.30am to roughly 4.15pm. We stop throughout the day for refreshments and also for lunch.

We offer a relaxed, fun learning environment and comfortable, fully air-conditioned facilities. We also have some of the nicest instructors on the planet!

You’ll also receive:

✔ A full-colour A4 manual covering everything in the course so that you can recap.
✔ A USB stick for the course exercises to let you practise more in your own time.
✔ A Certificate of Attendance to show that you have been trained professionally.

This quick introduction sets the scene for the training and answers three key questions:

  • What is Adobe Creative Cloud?
  • How does it work in practice?
  • How will it speed up my day-to-day workflow?
  • Basic Drawing Tools
  • Bezier Drawing
  • Pathfinder
  • Working with Test
  • Layers
  • Effects
  • Live Paint
  • Live Trace
  • Saving as Al and PDF
  • Cropping
  • Image Colour Modes
  • Rotate and Resize
  • File Formats
  • Enhancing Images
  • Using the TouchUp Tools
  • Effects
  • Basic Layers
  • Layer Masks
  • Document Setup
  • Formatting Text
  • Using Styles
  • Working with Columns
  • Linking Text Frames
  • Inset Spacing and Frames
  • Applying Colour
  • Multiple Pages
  • Master Pages
  • Page Numbering
  • General Layouts
  • Preparing for Print
  • Converting to PDF
  • Using the Bookmarks Panel
  • Merging and Extracting Pages
  • Adding Hyperlinks
  • Basic Forms
  • Locking a PDF

Online Training Requirements

To attend this Creative Cloud course online, you will need:

✔ The Adobe Creative Cloud Software (including: PhotoShop, InDesign, Illustrator and Acrobat) on your Windows PC/laptop with a camera, speakers & microphone
A stable internet connection capable of running Zoom
To be a confident computer user and able to use Zoom to attend the course

If you have access to a second screen, we would encourage you to use it as it improves the experience.