Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Have you always wanted to learn how to touch up and edit your photographs? In this one-day course, you’ll learn how – with no prior experience necessary! By the end of the day, you will be confident in using the essential features of Photoshop to manipulate your photographs, performing image touch ups, filters and more. You can practice on our own images, or bring your own files to use. Be prepared for a fun and creative day!

We train in Adobe Photoshop CC (the latest version) on Windows, but we can train private group courses with Mac or an older version of Photoshop.

Course Overview

What you will learn

By the end of this introductory Photoshop course, you will be able to:

  • Crop and resize images
  • Produce stunning effects by using layers and filters
  • Create photo montages, Composite images
  • Add text to images
  • Save images
  • Unleash your creative potential!

Course timetable

Session 1

  • Getting Started
  • Finding your way around
  • Using the Selection Tools

Session 2

  • Layers
  • Correcting images using Adjustment Layers
  • Layer Masks

Session 3

  • Enhancing: Retouching and Cleaning up your images

Session 4

  • Adding effects using Filters
  • Adding Text
  • Outputting your files

Group Learning Events

If you have three or more learners, a private group course could be cheaper.

We can tailor the content to your team, and host the training at your workplace or here at Happy's HQ in Aldgate, Central London.

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Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
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Why choose Happy?

  • Award-winning learner-focused approach
  • Small class sizes to give personal one-to-one support
  • Two years of free support after your course
  • Private group options available
  • No quibble money-back guarantee on all courses

The Small Print

The course will run from 10am to 4:45pm (lunch is served 1pm to 1:45pm — we offer a choice of 3 cold bowl dishes). Please be careful to arrive by 9:45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.

The happy Guarantee

We want everyone to go away from our courses feeling as though they have learnt useful, practical skills that they can use straight away when they go back to work.

If you don’t feel that your training has been useful or if you are unhappy in any way, please get in touch with our Customer Services team within 30 days of the course. We will be happy to offer you additional support and training free of charge to help you to gain the skills you need, or if you’d prefer, a full refund.

Your post-course support package

  • 2 years of free access to our IT Helpline
  • Unlimited access - call or email our team as often as you need
  • Ask about any content covered on your course
  • Included in the price of our training sessions

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Did you know...

...we also run courses in Adobe Photoshop Elements, designed for total beginners?

Adobe's Photoshop Elements editor is intended for entry-level photographers, image editors and hobbyists rather than for use in a proper print production environment. Happy's single day Photoshop Elements course covers importing, sorting, rating, tagging and resizing images – all the essential features budding photographers need to learn.

Photoshop Elements Essentials to enable you to use essential features like Quick Fix, Selections and Layers to manipulate images and photographs. Find out more

Introduction to Adobe InDesign to enable you to use the essential features of the versatile desktop publishing and typesetting software. Find out more