Using Photoshop UAL Level 1 Award - City of Wolverhampton College
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Using Photoshop UAL Level 1 Award Study Mode: Part-time   |    Course Level: 1

Adobe Photoshop is the professional image-editing software used by professional photographers and graphic designers today. Through this course you will learn the toolset and a range of creative skills which will enable you to get the most out of your software. You will study a range of functions and how to apply those skills to your own photography and graphic designs enabling you to produce and customise your own images through a range of creative techniques.

The course is accredited by the University of the Arts London (UAL) Awarding Body - a specialist awarding body offering up-to-date qualifications in the creative industries. It is owned by, and based within, University of the Arts London.

City of Wolverhampton College is the only college in the Black Country, and one of only a few in the Midlands, to be accredited and offer qualifications from University of Arts London.

Also, if you earn less than £25,000 per year and aged 19 or over, you could study this course for FREE! Take advantage of the new funding and #DoMore with your future.

To access this course you are required to have: 

  • Level 2 in English  
  • Basic use of Photoshop (desirable but not mandatory) 
  • Basic computer skills  

During this course you will study:

  • The fundamental processes and techniques for digital image manipulation
  • Composition, exposure, colour correction, retouching, levels, selections, layers, filters, perspective, channels, hue/saturation and masking techniques as well as saving the work using appropriate file formats for print output or screen based presentation such as websites

By studying this course you will:

  • Gain skills in selection techniques, colour correction and spot colour
  • Learn about retouching, filters, layers and layer blending options
  • Learn about smart objects and smart filters
  • Developing skills in masking techniques
  • Improve your skills in aligning, blending and scaling content
  • Learn about advanced tips and shortcuts
  • Find out about hue/saturation, levels, brightness/contrast, perspective, exposure and scale

This is an assignment based course so there are no exams. You will be continually assessed throughout the programme.

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to:

  • Gain excellent experience and skills if you are wishing to pursue further study in the art and design, photography or graphic design subject area
  • Find out about this area as a career or vocation

You'll train in our dedicated facilities which include graphics studios, 3D design workshops, fashion and print making studios, digital recording studios, TV studios and editing suites. All tutors are active within the art and design industry and have a wealth of knowledge and experience to call upon enabling you the best opportunity to progress in your chosen career. 

The course is accredited by the University of the Arts London Awarding Body (UAL). City of Wolverhampton College is the only college in the Black Country, and one of only a few in the Midlands, to be accredited and offer qualifications from University of Arts London. UAL is a specialist awarding body offering up-to-date qualifications in the creative industries. It is owned by, and based within, University of the Arts London. More about UAL Awarding Body and the qualifications can be found at www.arts.ac.uk/awarding 

As part of the National Skills Academy for Creative and Culture we pride ourselves as being at the forefront of education and training for the ever changing art and design industry. Linking with local artists and companies and regularly hosting guest speakers, allows all learners to gain current and relevant training which gives them not just a qualification, but the experience in the career they wish to pursue.  

Arts Council England has endorsed the quality of our teaching and learning and links with employers by awarding us 'Arts Mark Gold'.

Using Photoshop UAL Level 1 Award
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Location

Paget Road Campus

Start Date

22/01/2019

Day

Tuesday

Time

18:00

Course Fee

£212 (incl. exam fee)

Course Code

PHTAW60132668

Study Mode

Part-time

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