Intro to Digital Media


Course hours 8:30am to 4.00pm for 3 days.



Do you want to create stunning content for social media? Want to publish amazing photo’s & videos? Learn the software that industry professionals use to create their visual communication, in just 3 days. Software that we teach the basics includes, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects.

This introduction to Digital Media is a comprehensive introduction set of courses that will allow you to start doing marketing work in your business, it will save you time and money (not waiting for agencies) and will allow you to take control of your content.

Projects you’ll cover:

The projects we cover over the three days include:

  • Cutting out a person and changing the background
  • Photo Retouching
  • Creating a basic background cover
  • Creating a pattern out of the image and applying to a selection
  • Web graphic ad for social media
  • As a group, we’ll plan a short online video and use own mobile phones / cameras to create the footage. Encourage trainees to ask what effects, techniques they would like to explore in the video.
  • Individuals will edit their own project using the assets generated.
  • Race Car Animation
  • 3D Animal Fly through
  • Replacing video background

What you will Learn:

In 3 days you will learn the basics of Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects.

  • Edit & Export Images
  • Professional Video Editing
  • Video and Image Animation

Course Content:


  • Making Selections
  • Basic re-touching using 3 tools
  • Replacing backgrounds of an image
  • Combing to images into one
  • Creating a front cover
  • Selecting with quick masks
  • Cropping, blending
  • Gradient tool – patterning
  • Preparing Digital photos for print and web
  • Flie formats for Photoshop
  • Intro to Adjustment Layers and Masks
  • Creating a Silhouettes

Premiere Pro

  • Frame rates
  • Aspect Ratios & Resolution
  • Setting up a new project
  • Resetting the layout
  • Changing between layouts
  • Premiere Interface layout
  • Importing assets
  • Creating a sequence
  • Placing clips on the timeline
  • Playback Controls & Timeline Navigation
  • Cutting, trimming, deleting and moving clips

After Effects

  • Setting up a new project
  • Resetting the layout
  • Creating a composition
  • Importing assets (begin race car exercise)
  • Placing clips on the timeline
  • Resizing & moving assets
  • Rotating assets
  • Using Keyframes (animating properties)
  • Working in 3D environments
  • Creating and using cameras
  • Fading images (opacity)
  • Adding backgrounds
  • Using effects

Train with us:


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

2020 Dates

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