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Statement of Attainment in Advanced Photoshop Techniques

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Overview About this course

Learn advanced features of Adobe Photoshop and take your design game to the next level. Fine-tune your professional style and discover special techniques that many working graphic designers and digital artists don’t know about.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Discover the advanced features of Photoshop and use editing, optimisation, digital painting, photomontage and illustration

  • Create a portfolio of professional images and compositions

  • Improve your personal photoshop projects with teacher analysis and feedback

  • Increase your productivity with shortcuts and techniques that many Photoshop users don't know

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

  • A pathway to further study in graphic design

  • Credit towards a full qualification

  • The ability to use advanced features of Photoshop to edit and optimise images for professional use

  • The confidence to improve your illustration and design skills

  • Specialist skills to develop creative frameworks so design works are created on time and on budget

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • Successful completion of the Certificate IV in Design or equivalent as evidenced by a copy of your transcript, or

  • Successful completion of the Statement of Attainment in Introduction to Graphic Design Skills as evidenced by a copy of your transcript, or

  • Successful completion of the Statement of Attainment in Product Presentation Photography as evidenced by a copy of your transcript.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • An interest in or background in graphic design and/or the creative industries

  • Basic digital skills in industry standard software such as Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Reading and writing skills to a Year 10 level

  • Good communication and teamwork

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: digital illustrator or graphic designer with the Diploma of Graphic Design

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Statement of Attainment in Advanced Photoshop Techniques does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 3 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Produce innovative digital images CUADIG415

  • Refine illustration techniques CUAILL512

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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