Illustrator Day Course – Level 1

(17 customer reviews)


Course hours 8:30am to 4:00pm for 1 day.

SKU: 20002 Category:



Learn the basics and get hands-on with Adobe Illustrator in this 1-day accelerated course. Industry experts with real-world experience will guide you through the fundamentals of Illustrator so you can learn the skills to create and edit simple, yet professional vector graphics for flyers, posters, online media and other marketing collateral.

Using the latest version of Adobe Illustrator, you’ll discover the tips and tricks utilised by professional graphic designers and take home the expertise to hit the ground running with this professional software.

This course is designed for those with little or no Illustrator experience and tailored to give participants the know-how to complete basic tasks with this industry standard graphic design program. You will learn everything from creating a new document, to editing vectors, drawing shapes, saving files and producing PDFs ready for print.

Want to learn more? Sign up for our Level 2 Adobe Illustrator course to further your skills.

What you will learn:

Illustrator is a leading industry program. You will learn illustrators basic techniques of

  • Creating a new document
  • Creating a Print Ready Ad
  • Using the Pen tool
  • Drawing with the shape
  • Builder tools
  • Re-colouring artwork
  • Producing output files

Projects you will cover:

  • Setting up an A5 Print ready ad
  • Web graphic ad
  • Live Tracing an Image and colouring in
  • Colours
  • File formats for outputting.

Course Content

  • Setting Preferences
  • The control panel
  • Basic keyboard short cuts
  • Setting up the document
  • Drawing with straight lines
  • Creating a A4 sign
  • Type on a path tool
  • Live trace and Live Paint
  • Hand drawn tracing
  • Brushes


  • Recolouring artwork
  • Blending
  • Masking
  • Combing shapes with Pathfinder tool
  • Using multiple artwork boards
  • Colour swatches – making and saving
  • RGB vs CMYK and PMS colour spaceSaving our files
  • Producing a Print Ready PDF
  • Spell check
  • Creative cloud benefits
  • Output files correctly


Our accredited trainers are industry professionals who have over 10 years experience in the graphic design industry. So what does this mean. we are certified educators with real world experiences which this relates back to the activities that we do in class.


We teach on Adobes latest creative cloud  application on-in house fast computers, with no more than 6 students as we like to personalise your experience. You can download the Adobe Creative Cloud at your workplace and create visual communications, edit documents in no time at all. Visit Adobe’s CC website for more information: Here

On going support

We believe in you using the programs when you leave us, so our training continues with online video resources, back up email support, re sit options and invitations to join our online community forum.

Additional information


We are not currently conducting any courses for the time being – if you want to contact us for future dates please email – [email protected]

17 reviews for Illustrator Day Course – Level 1

  1. Student Feedback

    Nicola Tuohy:

    I definitely left this course more knowledgable than before I did it. Thank you!

  2. Student Feedback

    Hannah McNulty:

    Great Course! Thanks heaps! 🙂

  3. Student Feedback

    Chris Gowing:

    Thanks was great.

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    Kate Burrows:

    Thanks for the training 🙂

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    Hannah Grennan:

    I loved it, I learnt so much and am looking forward to putting into practice! I love how practical it was (sitting at a computer). Andrea was great! Awesome facilitator and very patient.

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    Dimitra Biris:

    Hands on and informative lessons, would love to do another course.

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    Helen Coombes:

    Great, Thanks!

  8. Student Feedback

    Stephen Henderson:

    Was really handy to see some practical real world applications of illustrator. Will be recommending to all other design teachers. Thankyou Andrea for a brilliant day!

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  10. Student Feedback

    Ross Keefer:

    A lot to absorb and play with – Thanks!

  11. Student Feedback

    Daneale Scandrett:

    Great course, loads of information. Will need to revisit activities to reinforce.

  12. Student Feedback

    Nicole May:

    Extra help at the end of the day. It was great, I enjoyed all of it. The take home booklet will come in handy!

  13. Student Feedback

    Meagan Thomsen:

    Very easy to follow along but also challenging. Enjoyed every minute of this course!

  14. Student Feedback

    Carissa Heath:

    Great Course! Very informative and heaps of practical info I will use. Great pace, would definitely recommend 🙂

  15. Student Feedback

    Meegan George:

    Really enjoyed!!! 🙂

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    Graeme Williams:

    Great trainer and small class size. Learnt a lot and will be able to apply in my job. Thanks!

  17. Student Feedback

    Anita Spencer:

    Andrea was great. I walked out with heaps of Knowledge. She was also more than happy to help with other questions I had.

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