Adobe Photoshop Course

Become a Photoshop hero by learning the essentials of Adobe Photoshop to produce beautiful images. Master Photoshop without any previous knowledge with this easy-to-follow course


All levels

2 Days


Online resources

Learning Options for this Course


This course can be taken at our Training Centre in Dublin 2. Socially distanced learning. Full interaction with expert trainers.

Virtual Classroom

Daytime or evenings using iLiveLearning. Full interaction with the trainer, just like in the classroom. Software provided.

Self-paced eLearning

Self-paced online course on our Learning Hub with Assessment and Certification. 1 Year access. Software required.

Skills You will have at the end of the Course

  • Understand image properties and creative industry terminology.
  • How to composite a single design from multiple images
  • Edit, repair and correct images
  • Discover how to make your designs pop easily with a range of our top tips and tricks
  • Animation and video output for social media and digital designs

Course overview

Go from Zero to Hero on this 2 Day hands on course that takes you through the Key fundamentals of this amazing graphic design application.


Course participants must have good computer, file management, keyboard and mouse skills. No prior knowledge of Photoshop is required.


At the end of the course, you’ll be Certified by the Irish Academy of Computer Training

Who would benefit

Existing Photoshop users, beginners looking to get an understanding of Adobe Photoshop, or upskill to a career into the following creative areas, Graphic Design, Web Design, Social media & Digital Marketing, Interior Design, Film, Video, animation and Photography.

Why take the Course

To become proficient in Adobe Photoshop, to be able to produce a wide range artwork. This includes being able to manipulate and edit images, create great compositions, understand industry terminology and animate for social media.

Online Option


Course curriculum

Day 1 : Photoshop Course Curriculum
Day 1

On Day 1 you will cover the following topics;


  • The Workspace
  • Take a look around
  • Panels and Palettes
  • Adobe Bridge


  • Pixel Perfect
  • Image properties
  • File Formats, Resolution, Colour Mode
  • Print vs Screen
  • Document Navigation, Zooming and Panning


  • Working with Layers (The Basics)
  • Adding Layers
  • Naming Layers
  • Hiding Layers
  • Duplicating Layers
  • Deleting Layers
  • Linking and Grouping


  • Know your History
  • Undos and System Preferences


  • Making Transformations
  • Scalling
  • Rotating
  • Flipping
  • Distorting
  • Applying Changes


  • Working with Selections
  • Rectangular and Elliptical Marques
  • Lassos
  • Quick Selection Tool
  • The Magic Wand


  • Putting it all together
  • Recap Exercise 1 Colour and Black and White
  • Intro to Image Adjustment
  • Picking Colours


  • Adding Text
  • Basic Character options
  • Introduction to Layer styles
  • Recap Exercise 2 A Desktop Montage, from Zero to Hero
Day 2 : Photoshop Course Curriculum
Day 2

On Day 2 you will cover the following topics;


  • Repair Tools
  • The Healing Brush
  • The Spot Healing Brush
  • The Red Eye Tool
  • The Patch Tool
  • Content Aware Fill
  • Content Aware Move
  • The Clone Stamp Tool
  • Cropping


  • Introduction to Brushes
  • Some Art Therapy


  • Layers Advanced
  • Layer Masks
  • Text Recap
  • Clipping Masks
  • Shape Layers
  • Layer styles


  • Filters and Effects
  • Introduction to Smart Objects


  • Adjustment Layers
  • Colour Correction
  • Channels


  • Introduction to Camera RAW


  • Animated Gifs
  • Photoshop and Video


  • Overview of online content

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