Upcoming Training Calendar

Aug
19
Mon
Premiere Pro – Essentials
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 19th & Tuesday 20th August.

This is the first course in our Video Post-Production series.

It provides instruction on how to create professional videos.

Designed for Video creators and producers; creating a documentary, editing a commercial or pumping out video bytes for their Social Media channels.

Upon completion of this 2-day course, students will be able to:

  • customise the interface to suit different tasks and projects
  • set up a project – import and organise media
  • perform editing essentials – including working with the timeline, clips & markers; adding transitions; trimming & nesting clips; and putting motion in clips.
  • edit and mix basic audio soundtracks and narration/voice-overs
  • correct colour
  • add video special effects
  • work with multiple layers
  • create titles
  • manage simple video projects
  • output to a range of different industry standard file formats.

 

Adobe® Premiere Pro CC 2018 will be used in class. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

 

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **

 

Aug
21
Wed
CC Upskill – for Graphic Designers
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Wednesday 21st August.

 

Join us for a comprehensive update on the latest release from Adobe®.

In this 1-day course, we will cover:

 

Content TBA

 

Ideal for current & prospective users of Adobe® Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, Illustrator and
Bridge software.

 

N.B. this is a BYO laptop class. Participants will need to ensure that all the Adobe® CC applications listed above are installed and all updates run beforehand.

 

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **

Aug
26
Mon
Illustrator – Essentials
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 26th & Tuesday 27th August.

This is the first in our Illustrator course series.

In this 2-day course, participants will:

Explore the Illustrator environment, magnify and navigate a document, and use Adobe Help.

They will create and save a document, draw basic shapes, manipulate basic shapes to make complex shapes, and export an illustration.

They’ll set fill and stroke colours for shapes, set basic stroke options, and use the Eyedropper tool to sample colours. Embed raster images in an Illustrator document for the purpose of tracing them, draw shapes and paths with the Pencil and Pen tools, and select and edit paths.

They will use text tools to insert text into illustrations, manipulate text, and convert type to outlined shapes.

They will create layers and organise them in the Layers panel, assign objects to layers, rename layers, duplicate layers, and delete layers.

They’ll open, import, and export swatch libraries, create and adjust gradients, and adjust transparency for items.

They will also flow type through linked type containers, wrap text around items, set tabs, insert special characters, use character and paragraph styles, check spelling, find and replace text in a document, and replace fonts in a document.

 

Adobe® Illustrator CC 2018 will be used in class. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

 

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **

 

Sep
2
Mon
InDesign – Essentials
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd September.

This is the first in our InDesign course series.

It provides instruction on how to create professional-looking documents for both print & web download.

In this 2-day course, participants will:

create documents and document presets; create and place text; place graphics and other InDesign pages; and work with colour swatches. They will explore position elements precisely by using guides and the Control panel; and use master pages.

They’ll thread text between text frames, add jump lines, and use columns in text frames; use the Paragraph Formatting controls; use Find/Change to replace formatting; and create and edit paragraph and character styles.

They’ll position text in text frames and format frame edges; place Photoshop images in documents, set text wrap, modify graphics, and nest frames; group objects and manipulate objects within a group; and create layers and assign objects to them.

They’ll print documents, create print presets, and export documents to PDF; and prepare documents for commercial printing. They’ll create and edit vector paths; create and edit clipping paths; and wrap type on a path.

They’ll also manually resize type; use Quick Apply; create nested styles and GREP styles; create path-based text wraps and convert type to outlines; and precisely control leading, hyphenation, justification, and horizontal spacing.

They will create, modify, and format tables; import Microsoft Word documents and map Word styles to InDesign styles; add headers and footers to tables; merge table cells; add editorial notes; and create table styles.

Adobe® InDesign CC 2018 will be used in class. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

 

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **

 

 

Sep
9
Mon
DaVinci Resolve
Sep 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 9th & Tuesday 10th September.

 

CONTENT TBA

 

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **

Sep
11
Wed
Document Design for non-Designers
Sep 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Wednesday 11th & Wednesday 18th September.

It’s a 14 hour workshop – held over 2 sessions of 7 hours each.

 

In this day & age, everyone seems to be desktop publishing – media & advertising agencies, schools & hospitals, government departments, small businesses, not-for-profit & community organisations, etc. Unfortunately though, many people have found themselves in a designer’s role without any formal training and may feel overwhelmed by it all.

 

In this 2-day course, participants will learn:

the fundamentals of good design and how it enhances readability and effectiveness of communication; purpose & visual literacy; document layout, typography and colour; corporate identity & publications.

 

Principles will be practiced through Adobe® InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator.

 

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **

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