General Description: The skills and knowledge acquired in Adobe Photoshop CC – Level 1 are sufficient to be able to use and operate the software effectively.

Learning Outcomes: At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Recognise and understand the fundamental aspects of Photoshop
  • Create your first Photoshop document
  • Navigate images
  • Understand the concepts of file formats, file size, colour modes and image resizing
  • Make effective selections in an image
  • Understand and work with layers and the Layers panel
  • Resize images using a variety of techniques
  • Understand how to select, use and work with colour
  • Create and format text layers
  • Draw and format standard and custom shapes
  • Retouch and repair artefacts in images
  • Understand the process of saving in Photoshop
  • Understand printing and printing techniques
  • Use the Help menu and access online help resources

Prerequisites: Adobe Photoshop CC – Level 1 assumes little or no knowledge of the software. However, it would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system environment.