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Adobe Photoshop CS6 Advanced with ACA Exam 3 Days - London

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Join the professionals in getting the best out of the world's leading image-manipulation program. Our course will show you how to unlock the power of Photoshop's advanced tools and help you to become more proficient and confident in handling images. Pass the ACA exam and get qualified!

With our help, you will take your existing Photoshop know-how and enhance it as you learn how to retouch faces and apply powerful workflow automation routines. You will learn advanced techniques for controlling brushes, colour, and entire compositions. This course is a great way to step up to expert level, helping you produce visuals that impress. You will test your new skills as you take the ACA exam.

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Price: £650.00 ex VAT
Version: Adobe Photoshop CS6
Level: Advanced
Duration: 3 Days (10am-5pm)
Location: Central London
Computer: Windows & Mac
Next Dates: 19 Jul - 21 Jul
Full list of next Dates here

Photoshop Advanced with ACA 3 Days Overview

Photoshop Logo and ACA advanced course participants

This 3-day Advanced course will help to develop your skills as you explore the professional features of Adobe Photoshop. We will show you how to work with the clever image-handling tools that can help you to produce stylish output every time. We will cover advanced topics such as facial retouching and automating workflows.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply advanced facial retouching and manipulation techniques
  • Handle and adjust photos in Camera Raw format
  • Enhance images by using content-aware tools
  • Warp images and apply other special effects
  • Customise and create brushes and patterns
  • Mask and lock parts of an image
  • Automate your workflow with other Creative Suite programs

The final day of the course is dedicated to the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Photoshop exam, including trying a mock exam, reviewing answers, and then taking the real exam. The ACA exam represents an official qualification, and you will be provided with an instant pass or fail result. We are confident that you will join everyone we have already helped to pass the exam and collect an official certificate of Adobe Certified Associate status.

As well as giving you the opportunity to take the ACA exam, this course is the perfect preparation if you plan to take the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exam.

Our goals are for you to understand the advanced features of Photoshop, to become a confident power user, and to leave with an ACA qualification under your belt.


Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites

This course is intended for those who wish to enhance their existing knowledge of Photoshop and who work as digital artists and photographers as well as those who work for advertising agencies, design agencies, marketing agencies, production houses, and specialist corporate departments.

You will need basic experience in using Photoshop. Ideally, you will have taken our Adobe Photoshop CS6 Introduction 2 Day course.

 

Photoshop CS6 Advanced ACA 3 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 19 Jul - 21 Jul
  • 06 Sep - 08 Sep
  • 11 Oct - 13 Oct
  • 22 Nov - 24 Nov
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Photoshop CS6 Advanced ACA 3 Days Course Outline

The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

Managing the Adobe Photoshop Environment
  • Exploring the Preferences
  • Customising Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Adjusting Tool Presets
Camera Raw files
  • Understanding Camera Raw
  • Adjusting Raw files
  • Managing Raw files from the same shoot
  • Camera Raw Workflow
  • Creating Camera Raw Presets and Applying Them
  • Batch Processing Images with Camera Raw Presets
Enhanced Image Editing
  • Using improved selecting and masking
  • Selecting using Paths
  • Using Refine Edge
  • Working with content-aware fill
  • Using content-aware healing
  • Using content-aware scaling
  • Using Content-Aware Move Tool
  • Advanced masking with Calculations and Apply Image
Retouching Techniques
  • Portrait retouching
  • Skin Softening Techniques for Retouching
  • Sharpening methods
  • Specific colour adjustment
  • Removing unwanted elements
Working with Layers
  • Best practice for managing multiple Layers
  • Working with Lock options
  • Creating Clipping Masks
  • Using Smart Objects
  • Using Vector Shape Layers
Working with Colour
  • Understanding the Colour Settings
  • Working with Image Profiles
  • Using Proof options
  • RGB vs CMYK workflow for print
Painting
  • Customising Brushes
  • Creating your own Brushes
  • Customising Patterns
Streamlining work
  • Creating Actions
  • Using Droplets and Batch processing
  • Using Layer Comps to manage layouts
  • Incorporating Bridge
Image manipulation tools
  • Using Puppet Warp
  • Using Vanishing Point
  • Using Liquify
  • Applying Lighting effects
  • Creating Panoramic images with Photomerge
Preparing images for use
  • Slicing images for the web
  • Creating animated Gifs
  • Preparing Photoshop images to be traced in Illustrator
  • Understanding how Photoshop and InDesign work together
Adobe Certification Preparation & ACA Exam
  • Take Practice exam
  • Work through exam preparation sheet
  • Any other questions?
  • Photoshop ACA Exam
  • Instant Pass or Fail Result

Photoshop CS6 Advanced ACA 3 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 19 Jul - 21 Jul
  • 06 Sep - 08 Sep
  • 11 Oct - 13 Oct
  • 22 Nov - 24 Nov
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Excellent service and a great place to be trained with superb and well presented facilities. Trainer couldn't have been better - we will definitely invest in another training course.

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What's Included

The following are provided for your best experience on this course:

  • All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems
  • Small class size (limited to a maximum of 4-8 attendees on all sessions)
  • Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
  • 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
  • Official Adobe Authorised Certificate for your successful completion of the course
  • Lunch To give you the most flexible options for lunch we provide lunch vouchers which can be redeemed locally at a number of popular eateries including Pret A Manger, EAT, Starbucks, Tesco, Sainsburys, Boots and Greggs
  • Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits
  • Pads and pens

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

Photoshop Training Course Notepad and Book

Further details on benefits included with this Adobe Photoshop CS6 course:

We are an Adobe Authorised Training Centre and our trainers are Adobe Certified Instructors with years of experience teaching Photoshop. Get the Photo Editing skills you need with our experienced Photoshop professionals.

Included with our Photoshop courses is the Brilliant Photoshop book provided for free to use as a post course reference resource. This is a full 300+ page manual to supplement the content covered during the course.

Included with your course booking for all delegates on this course is 6 months free support so if you run into problems or need assistance relating to anything covered during your course we would be happy to assist you during this time.

After your Adobe class with XChange Training you will receive our official Adobe Authorised Training Certificate as a record of your successful completion of the Adobe Certified Photoshop course.

Delegates attending scheduled or bespoke courses at our training centres will receive lunch and plentiful refreshments including tea, coffee and hot chocolate for each day of the course.

Photoshop CS6 Advanced ACA 3 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 19 Jul - 21 Jul
  • 06 Sep - 08 Sep
  • 11 Oct - 13 Oct
  • 22 Nov - 24 Nov
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Excellent service and a great place to be trained with superb and well presented facilities. Trainer couldn't have been better - we will definitely invest in another training course.

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Training Location

This course is provided at the XChange Training main London training centre based at:

5 St John’s Lane
Clerkenwell
London
EC1M 4BH


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St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks.

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Photoshop CS6 Advanced ACA 3 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 19 Jul - 21 Jul
  • 06 Sep - 08 Sep
  • 11 Oct - 13 Oct
  • 22 Nov - 24 Nov
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Photoshop CS6 Advanced ACA 3 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 19 Jul - 21 Jul
  • 06 Sep - 08 Sep
  • 11 Oct - 13 Oct
  • 22 Nov - 24 Nov
Send Course Details Book this training course

Excellent service and a great place to be trained with superb and well presented facilities. Trainer couldn't have been better - we will definitely invest in another training course.

Ben Ellis, National Lottery, Photoshop - 2 Day Advanced

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Photoshop CS6 Advanced ACA 3 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 19 Jul - 21 Jul
  • 06 Sep - 08 Sep
  • 11 Oct - 13 Oct
  • 22 Nov - 24 Nov
Send Course Details Book this training course

Excellent service and a great place to be trained with superb and well presented facilities. Trainer couldn't have been better - we will definitely invest in another training course.

Ben Ellis, National Lottery, Photoshop - 2 Day Advanced

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Photoshop CS6 Advanced ACA 3 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 19 Jul - 21 Jul
  • 06 Sep - 08 Sep
  • 11 Oct - 13 Oct
  • 22 Nov - 24 Nov
Send Course Details Book this training course

Excellent service and a great place to be trained with superb and well presented facilities. Trainer couldn't have been better - we will definitely invest in another training course.

Ben Ellis, National Lottery, Photoshop - 2 Day Advanced

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Testimonials

Excellent service and a great place to be trained with superb and well presented facilities. Trainer couldn't have been better - we will definitely invest in another training course.

Ben Ellis, National Lottery, Photoshop - 2 Day Advanced

As an experienced Photoshop user it was really good to be shown that what I'm doing and the things I have taught myself are in fact right! It's also great to be shown new features. Overall a very good two days. Thanks!

Amy Smith, schuh, Photoshop - 2 Day Bespoke

Very Informative and useful. Great insight into Photoshop and its commercial uses at work. Excellent location and trainer.

Shane O’Byrne, MEC Global, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

The trainer was excellent and able to answer any questions I had. Great conditions and excellent helpful staff throughout my day.

Steven Arnoldi, M & G, Photoshop - 1 Day Introduction

The materials provided are very good and the organisation was great.

Kim Lewry, Royal College of Surgeons, Photoshop - 1 Day Introduction

The instructor was clearly knowledgeable of their subject. Pacing was good and the content was applied to the different backgrounds of the people who were present. All staff were courteous - good facilities.

Bruce Fleming, Central Park Primary School, Photoshop - 2 Day Advanced

Thank you very much for a really good course yesterday. I have been a Photoshop user for several years but this is the first time I have understood how the program works which is exactly what I wanted to achieve, as well as learn good practice and new techniques.

Robert Green, Larato, Photoshop 1 Day Introduction

Great one to one training which was really specific and which I can implement immediately to my everyday workload as soon as I get back in to the office!

Brunella Capozzi, Disney, Photoshop - 2 Day Bespoke

The course was well informed and our tutor was very knowledgeable and patient with all students. I would highly recommend this course and XChange Training for the future.

Jenni Prichard, Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

Considering I have never used Photoshop before I have come away with a brilliant set of new skills that will not only help in my current job but also going forward in my career. Our trainer was a positive, enthusiastic and patient course leader and I have thoroughly enjoyed my two days on the course.

Jourdan Kenny, Trendsetter Home Furnishings, Photoshop - 2 Day Introduction

Photoshop CS6 Advanced ACA 3 Days

Farringdon, Central London

Next available London course dates

  • 19 Jul - 21 Jul
  • 06 Sep - 08 Sep
  • 11 Oct - 13 Oct
  • 22 Nov - 24 Nov
Send Course Details Book this training course

Excellent service and a great place to be trained with superb and well presented facilities. Trainer couldn't have been better - we will definitely invest in another training course.

Ben Ellis, National Lottery, Photoshop - 2 Day Advanced

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