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Adobe Illustrator Training Courses

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Whether you are an experienced Adobe Illustrator user or a complete beginner to vector artwork we have the course to suit you!

Get the most out of this powerful vector graphic illustration tool with a choice of Certified scheduled classes in London, Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle, Cardiff and other UK wide locations. Our bespoke & onsite options provide tailored course content and location flexibility.

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An excellent course and a very informative couple of days, I feel much more confident in using Illustrator following this great course, thank you.

Keith Baker, Current Medicine Group, Illustrator - 2 Day Advanced

XChange Training - 10+ Years Provider of Certified Adobe Illustrator Courses UK Wide

Average rating
4.9/5.0 stars - based on 137 reviews

Meredith Collinson

11/09/2020

5/5 Stars

"I wish I'd have done a course like this 20+ years ago. You even provided a pad and pen and I'm so glad to have taken so many notes. So much had been crammed into the course. I simply couldn't have remembered it all. And now I have certification which will no doubt stand me in good stead for the future. Many thanks."

Eleven Sports Media

05/08/2020

5/5 Stars

"Phil was brilliant as a training instructor with the difficult task of trying to teach people in the classroom as well as remotely. The course has everything you need to learn the basics of Illustrator & was surprised how much in just one day of training."

Eleven Sports Media

05/08/2020

5/5 Stars

"Phil was great!"

Lancashire & South Cumbria

05/08/2020

5/5 Stars

"Really great course - feel much more confident using Illustrator now."

Primark

16/07/2020

4/5 Stars

"After having to postpone my course due to covid pandemic in March, i was a little concerned about taking the course in a class room environment, however the ability to take a virtual advance illustrator course at home - was perfect. I felt relaxed in the confront of my own home knowing i was safe and i felt i learnt more on the course, as i was so relaxed. I would defiantly take a virtual course at home again! The course instructor Phil, was so engaging and helpful throughout the course, something i have struggled to find on with other trainers before. If i had another course to take i would certainly ask for Phil again. Great knowledge of the software and a good people person. Top Mark for him. I would certainly recommend this course to my fellow team members. Personally the course was a good recap on new tricks on the illustrator software. It come so far since i last really used it. Next steps for me would be to learn more about indesign, as i'm sure there is more to learn that i don't know about. "

Astrazeneca

16/07/2020

5/5 Stars

"Our instroctor, Phil, found a very good balance between the topics he wanted to cover and needs of the attendees. His enthusiasm was infectious and made the two-day course fly by."

Meredith Collinson

07/07/2020

5/5 Stars

"Firstly, credit to Jen for her communication and updates in relation to the course status. For the actual course I found Phil to be welcoming, friendly and personable. He has been very generous in sharing his wealth of knowledge and with such enthusiasm to boot. It has been a really good experience."

Historic Metalwork Cons

13/05/2020

5/5 Stars

"Overall I found the the bespoke training course very beneficial. Being able to tailor the day to my personal requirements enabled me to get to grips with the aspects of the programme most useful to me and my work. I would highly recommend this form of training. "

Brightlife Cheshire

01/05/2020

5/5 Stars

"I thought the remote training worked really well and would consider it again for the future if offered"

Historic Metalwork

21/04/2020

5/5 Stars

"I found this course extremely helpful and have gained a very good base knowledge of the software and how to use it properly. I had very limited knowledge prior to the session and found it difficult to understand. Now I feel much more confident using it and know it will be beneficial moving forward in my design career. The trainer was very patient and helped solve problems quickly even though the course was done through zoom. They were also very thorough in what they covered, explaining each tool properly. I would highly recommend xchange training to anyone looking to get to grips with Adobe software."

Real Training Services

09/04/2020

5/5 Stars

"Doug was a very knowledgable and patient tutor, and explained all the skills and tools clearly and concisely. Due to current circumstances I had to complete the course remotely instead of class based face to face. This worked really well and I was able to share my screen if I needed specific support. I really enjoyed the course and would not hesitate to recommend XChange training."

Ms

02/04/2020

5/5 Stars

"I was very pleased we could do the training remotely rather than cancel and wait a long time."

Fiona Smallwood

12/03/2020

5/5 Stars

"Phil was a very knowledgable and enthusiastic trainer, I've learnt a lot on this introductory course."

Manchester Pride

11/03/2020

5/5 Stars

"The training day was very good and provided us with some excellent tools and tips. We learnt a lot and went at a good pace. The equipment was all working well and had everything we needed, however the temperature in the room was hard to control and went up and down a lot. Also the lunch vouchers weren't useable where we went (even though they said they were on the back) and so that was a little embarrassing. Alan had great knowledge and was very helpful and answered all of our questions."

Manchester Pride

11/03/2020

5/5 Stars

"The training provided was brilliant and I learnt so much. I feel confident that I will be able to use the tools and techniques I have been introduced to today in my own workplace, and that I will be able to produce the kind of work I had been hoping to after the training session. The equipment provided was fantastic and worked great, and the training offered was thorough and easy to understand."

HBD

10/03/2020

5/5 Stars

"Overall great, would be useful to have some more time in the sessions to practice what we have learnt rather than be taught everything. "

East Lancs CCG

10/03/2020

5/5 Stars

"Thoroughly enjoyed the course. Tutor was very good and very patient."

East Lancs CCG

10/03/2020

5/5 Stars

"Thank you! It's great you offer a book for us to keep and the location is perfect."

Marc Darcy Menswear

10/03/2020

4/5 Stars

"Phil's knowledge and expertise were fantastic. Very patient and explained things clear and easily"

St Paul's Girls' School

10/03/2020

5/5 Stars

"Donna was very flexible in her approach and responded well to our needs "

Gaudio Awards

05/03/2020

5/5 Stars

"Very Knowledgeable on Illustrator and answered all my questions and queries in an understandable manner "

Arbuthnot Latham

05/03/2020

4/5 Stars

"The advance training covered everything I wanted to learn about Illustrator. Doug was really helpful and showed all the tools and design options, answering all questions and giving suggestions and feedback. Thank you."

Libidex

03/03/2020

4/5 Stars

"Was alot to take in for two days, but good to get the basics, thanks Doug."

Faithful + Gould

03/03/2020

5/5 Stars

"All information, advice and resources provided were really useful. Thank you!"

Gordon Products

25/02/2020

5/5 Stars

"Lots of info and tutor was very helpful"

Encirc

25/02/2020

5/5 Stars

"Excellent course overall, Alan's knowledge excellent. Pace was very good and feel like I learned a lot. Much more confident with illustrator now."

Encirc

25/02/2020

5/5 Stars

"Alan was very helpful and patient with all of the trainees. Regular water and toilet breaks to help concentration. Fun, informative and an enjoyable two days"

We Are Discounts

25/02/2020

5/5 Stars

"good content, instructor with good manner that brought it to life"

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25/02/2020

5/5 Stars

"The training was really good. I enjoyed it and came out with a lot of knowledge on how to use the software. Thank you!"

Syngenta

04/02/2020

5/5 Stars

"good instructor, good course content, knowledgeable"

Harith Albadry

23/01/2020

5/5 Stars

"Excellent training. The trainer transitioned from basic in advance training effortlessly. The pace was excellent and the content was appropriate. The trainer answered all the question during the session and demonstrated great knowledge. I feel prepared for my ACA exam tomorrow Many thanks "

Prime Global

23/01/2020

5/5 Stars

"Easy to understand and very informative"

Prime Global

23/01/2020

5/5 Stars

"Class size was small so able to ask questions with ease. Instructor good and learned new things as well as best way to do other tasks."

Marc Darcy Menswear

21/01/2020

5/5 Stars

"Really fun, enjoyable course with a great instructor. Phil was extremely knowledgable and went at a perfect pace, ensuring he explained everything in the best possible way. "

Manchester Cancer Research

21/01/2020

5/5 Stars

"Phil is a great communicator and instructor. An enjoyable course!"

Cancer Research UK

21/01/2020

5/5 Stars

"Very positive and engaging course. Phil was an excellent teacher."

Manchester Cancer Research

21/01/2020

5/5 Stars

"Perfect introduction for someone who has never used illustrator before! Very comprehensive"

Manchester Cancer Research Centre

21/01/2020

5/5 Stars

"The contents were explained at a good pace and the instructor is very knowledgeable. I enjoyed the experience and would recommend the course to others."

Manchester Cancer Research Centre

21/01/2020

5/5 Stars

"Excellent course. No idea how Phil stays so positive and upbeat throughout the day, it's amazing. Thanks for keeping it interesting and being so engaging - a true asset to this company!"

Harith Albadry

21/01/2020

5/5 Stars

"Excellent training throughout. Very good pace, engaging and enthusiastic presentation. highly recommended "

East Lancashire CCG

21/01/2020

5/5 Stars

"Really pleased with the course and the instructor, made it easy to follow, he was very knowledgeable and made it easy to understand. Pleased that we have resources to take away and practice ourselves later. Def book on to another course. thanks very much "

East Lancashire CCG

21/01/2020

5/5 Stars

"Very enjoyable, very much an introduction but a good start to trying out on own"

Sal Bolton

21/01/2020

4/5 Stars

"As a novice to Illustrator. Very in depth content for software users and learnt some new things to start, I think it would have been more beneficial for me to have had more knowledge of recent Adobe software prior to joining the course to grasp alot more easier, but overall was very good content and good tips to start some aspects of Illustrator. "

Pigeon Investment

21/01/2020

5/5 Stars

"Doug was very knowledgeable, to me this was a perfect pace and i have learned a lot. This is mainly because i had previous Photoshop and in design experience but i have noticed that my classmates have struggled. overall i am very satisfied and i have learned a lot! "

Overgate Hospice

20/01/2020

5/5 Stars

"Learnt a lot of really key knowledge for using the software - really enjoyed! "

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

Included with our Illustrator courses is the Visual QuickStart Illustrator book provided for free to use as a post course reference resource. This is a full 500+ page manual to supplement the content covered during the course.

Included with your course booking for all delegates 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 Illustrator 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.

With our bespoke Adobe Illustrator courses content is tailored to the requirements of you or your group and the class can be taken at our training centres or onsite at your premises.

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I am very pleased with the course and its contents. I feel it will generally enhance my abilities to undertake tasks which previously I would not be confident with. Highly recommended and would have no hesitation in suggesting the course to anyone with a professional interest in graphics.

David Sparkes, Brady, Illustrator - 2 Day Introduction