Art, Design and Fashion

Graphic Design and Photoshop Advanced Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course is planned to start in April 2023. It is planned to run on Tuesday evenings for 8 weeks, from 6pm- 8pm.

Entry requirements

Some prior knowledge of graphic design and using Photoshop is required.

You will achieve

There is no qualification with this course.

Course overview

Do you want the opportunity to utilise and develop the skills you have gained and to widen your knowledge which will allow you to become a creative and passionate Graphic Designer?

This course is aimed at those who have some prior knowledge of Graphic Design elements and have had experience using the Adobe Software either including InDesign, Photoshop and/or Illustrator.

Course content

Designed to develop your skills and knowledge to gain a stronger understanding of the underpinning techniques and approaches to Graphic Design, this course will allow you to use your own prior knowledge as a starting point to then develop a personal plan to cover the areas in which you wish to develop your skills.

The course will guide you through the essential areas and design fundamentals that allow you to become a creative and talented Graphic Designer and cover a range of online resources to help guide and develop your knowledge of the subject. The course also gives you the opportunity to generate, develop and produce a range of professional and creative concepts and outcomes for personal use.

The advanced course will include design terminology and techniques to help you create skilled and professional outcomes for yourself or your business. These are the area which will be focused on:

  • Continued Use of Adobe Software
  • Design Fundamentals & Terminology
  • Imagery, Typography & Colour Theory
  • Layout, Composition & Gridding
  • Branding & Identity (Logo Design)
  • Personal Outcome & Concept Production
  • Presentation Techniques & Design Mockups
  • Small Course Portfolio

This course is not assessed but tutor support will be provided where needed.

All equipment will be provided but it is suggested you bring a notepad and pen and a USB Drive to save your work. You will be provided with a college student account that will give you access to the Adobe Creative Cloud software for the duration of the course.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

We have a range of Art and Design short courses for you to choose from

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £150 full fee payable.

Extra information

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Graphic Design and Photoshop Advanced Part-time

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