Upcoming Training Calendar

InDesign — Essentials
Feb 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

InDesign CS6This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 6th & Tuesday 7th February.

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 will be used in class. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.



Unleash the Power of Wacom seminar
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This course runs from 6:30pm to 8:00pm on Monday 6th February.

This seminar is designed for people who have (or are considering purchasing) a Wacom Intuos tablet or Cintiq panel :
We’ll learn about the amazing productivity benefits and creativity tools that exist in the Wacom range.

We’ll be covering:

  • Basic set up — speed, sensitivities, work areas, etc.
  • Programming your own touch gestures on your Intuos 5
  • Configuring your Express keys — generic & by application
  • Loading brushes & determining options for Photoshop & Corel Draw
  • Powering up the Radial Menu.

A must for anyone wanting to get the most out of their Wacom.



Premiere Pro — Essentials
Feb 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Premiere Pro CS6This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th February.

This is the first in our Premiere Pro course series. It provides instruction on how to create professional videos.

In this 2-day course, participants will: customise the interface to suit different tasks & projects; set up a project; import media; organise Media. They will learn editing essentials; working with the timeline, clips & markers; adding transitions; trimming & nesting clips; & putting motion in clips. They’ll edit & mix audio; add video special effects; correct colour; & work with multiple layers. They will create titles; manage projects; & output.




WAPF Judges seminar
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

WAPF-JudgingThis course runs from 6:00pm to 9:00pm on Monday 13th February, Monday 27th February & Monday 13th March.

Attention would-be judges. The WAPF has organised a series of judging courses aimed at expanding the pool of judges available for club judging.

The number of courses will depend upon demand, and there are some prerequisites for entry.

Each course is approx 9 hrs of in-class instruction (3 sessions of 3-hours each) plus shared homework with 2 or 3 other attendees. There is a limit of 12 per class, so get your enrolments in quickly. An afternoon course will be offered if the morning one gets close to full.

The cost is $90 each.

There is a provision for 2 members per club to be subsidised. Check with your club secretary to see if this applies to you.

For further details go to: http://www.wapf.org.au/WAPFJ/images/documents/Judging-course.pdf


Please note: This class requires a minimum of 7 confirmed participants by (Date to be advised) to run.




For any other enquiries, please contact:

Colin White

Education Officer


Photoshop CC — Upskill
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

photoshop CCThis course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Wednesday 15th February.

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 software.

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



Classic Studio Lighting Seminar
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm



This course runs from 9:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday 18th February.

Let Master Photographer Dale Neill guide you through the fundamentals of studio lighting using Elinchrom’s new state-of-the-art Lighting kits. Covering all the exciting features that Elinchrom Studio kits have to offer.

Soft lighting or hard lighting? Learn how to position lights and measure light intensity. Learn how to control the intensityshape and direction of light to create quality lighting.

Create the mood you need for the image and avoid the common pitfalls of dual shadows, too much contrast or blown-out highlights.

You will also have an opportunity to shoot, so you can take away your own reference images of many different lighting scenarios we cover on the day.

So make sure you bring along your camera and portrait lens. It promises to be a fun, informative day.

If you want to bring in your existing Elinchrom heads, we will have one of Team Digital trained Elinchrom specialists. To go through any issues you may be having with setup etc, or just to  make sure all your Firmware is up to date.

Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography. George Eastman (founder of Kodak).


Don’t forget that if you recently purchased an Elinchrom studio lighting kit from Team Digital, this course is FREE*. Please quote your invoice number when registering.

If you qualify for the promo discount type in “Elinchrom” in the coupon section of the shop.


*subject to confirmation of purchase within qualifying period.

Illustrator — Essentials
Feb 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Illustrator CS6This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 20th & Tuesday 21st February.

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.


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