Adobe Photoshop Essentials Course

Adobe PhotoShop Essentials Course


Adobe says “Photoshop software delivers state-of-the-art imaging magic, exciting new creative options, and blazingly fast performance. Retouch with new Content-Aware features, and create superior designs as well as movies using new and re-imagined tools and workflows.”

The course is for anyone with an interest in producing or editing and converting images. It takes participants from the beginning to being able to create and edit simple images and finished artwork. It shows participants how to import, edit and convert images. Participants gain an understanding of the use of tools and manipulate images. Learning how to create and use layers is also a key skills area. Filters and plug-ins are also covered. Participants also learn the importance of export formats and files for use by the press and print industry and to digital formats for electronic transmission and publishing online.

PhotoShop Essentials skills include:

Toolbox and Work Area
Importing, touching up and exporting images
Drawing and painting
Colour and palettes
Outputting and Publishing


The course runs over a single day.


Griffin College operates an ‘Open Entry’ policy but prospective participants should have good everyday computer keyboard skills.


Participants receive the Griffin College Certificate in PhotoShop Essentials.

Note - this is not an Adobe-certified course.