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COURSES CLASSROOMS SCHEDULE CONSULTING

Instructor-Led Adobe courses, taught by Adobe Certified instructors in classrooms and online.

Learn from experienced designers, developers and certified instructors



Classroom Locations

Learn from experienced designers, developers and certified instructors either in classrooms or online.

Whichever method you choose, the training is hands-on and instructor-led. In the case of classroom training, the instructor is in the room to lead the class and answer questions.

Adobe courses are held in classrooms in Austin & Houston, TX.

Please contact us for availability in other cities, perhaps closer to you, or request a quote for an instructor to teach your group at your corporate location.

Online Classes:

Online training is conducted live, led by the instructor, so you can ask questions and engage in conversation - just as you would in an online meeting or a classroom.


Adobe Creative Cloud courses. Learn Front-End Design using Dreamweaver, Adobe Animate, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and more!



Consulting

Get Help with your Creative Project:

Contact us to set up time to meet online with a professional to work with you on your current project. They can help you complete your project and you can learn from them at the same time!



Courses Offered:




Learn applications like Adobe Photoshop or learn Web development using Adobe Dreamweaver in classes in Austin and Houston, TX aswell as Online

ADOBE APPLICATION COURSES

Courses are listed in alphabetical order

Course Descriptions

The following list contains a course description of each Adobe course offered. Please contact us if you don't see the course you need in the list. Courses can be customized and some courses are available only by request. Occasionally, the online course  vs. classroom course content and length may differ to that listed below,

Note: While we attempt to keep this list current, things change rapidly, so course descriptions and availability are subject to change.

Adobe Acrobat Courses

Introduction to Adobe Acrobat Professional Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows/Mac and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

Introducing Acrobat
Creating, Reading and Working with Adobe PDF files
Enhancing and Editing PDF Documents
Using Acrobat with Microsoft Office Files (Windows only)
Combining PDF Files
Adding Signatures and Security
Using Acrobat in the Review Cycle

Adobe Acrobat Professional Section 508 Accessibility and Forms Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows/Mac and the ability to use a mouse. Must have attended Level 1 Introductory Acrobat course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

Accessibility and Adobe PDF
Tagging PDF Documents
Accessibility Options from External Applications
Accessible Forms and Using LiveCycle Designer
Reading Order
Verifying PDF Accessibility
Additional Accessibility Settings

Adanced Adobe Acrobat DC Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Online

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows and the ability to use a mouse. Must have attended Level 1 Introductory Acrobat course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

Topics covered are available only in the Professional version of Acrobat

Using FormsCentral
Using Actions
Using Pro in Professional Printing

Adobe Experience Manager training

AEM Forms Development

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

Familiarity with AEM Sites
Basic understanding of HTML & CSS

What's Covered:

Get familiar with the AEM Forms ecosystem
Learn the differences between Adaptive forms and XFA forms
Get up to date with AEM Forms if upgrading from LiveCycle
Learn how to create and manage Forms
Create Form Portals to present forms to end users
Integrate your forms with Workflows

Adobe AfterEffects courses

Introduction to Adobe After Effects Essential Skills 1 Course, 3 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows or Mac and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • After Effects Basics
  • Learning Basic Animation
  • Intermediate Animation
  • Manipulating Composition Layers
  • Masks, Mattes and Transparency
  • Working with Type
  • Working with Parenting and Nesting
  • Tracking, Stabilizing and Keying
  • Rendering and Output
  • Using Paint and Vector Paint
  • Manipulating Shape Layers
  • 3D Editing Tools Introduction
  • Specialized Tools
  • Resources

Adobe After Effects Essential Skills 2 Course, 3 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows or Mac and the ability to use a mouse. Must have completed Essential Skills 1 course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • After Effects Refresher
  • Rendering and Output
  • Compositing Principles
  • Basic to Advanced Tracking
  • Color Keying
  • Rotoscoping and Paint Tools
  • Working with Expressions
  • Color Correction
  • 32 Bit HDR Compositing
  • 3D Objects and Lighting
  • Specialized Tools
  • Resources

Adobe After Effects Essential Skills 3 Course, 3 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows or Mac and the ability to use a mouse. Must have completed After Effects Essential Skills 2 course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • Motion Graphics Pipeline
  • Cameras and Motion
  • Timeline Operations
  • Compositor's Toolkit
  • Tracking and Stabilization for Real-World
  • Advanced Rendering for Professional Workflows
  • Color Correction and Color Grading
  • Advanced Coloring and Effects for 32-bit
  • Particle Generators
  • Expressions for Productivity
  • Machine Optimization

Cinema 4D for Adobe After Effects Workshop, 2 days - Level 2 Course

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

Previous 3D experience is helpful, but not required.

What's Covered:

Learn the fundamentals of Maxon Cinema 4D and Cinema 4D Lite

  • General Interface
  • Modeling
  • Texturing
  • Animation
  • Rendering
  • After Effects Integration

Element 3D for Adobe After Effects Workshop, 2 days - Level 2 Course

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

Must have completed After Effects Essential Skills 1 course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • About Element 3D and Real-world Applications
  • Working with 3D in AfterEffects
  • Using Cameras and Lights
  • Manipulating Views and Optimizing Performance
  • Touring Effect and Properties
  • Navigating and Workspace of Element 3D
  • Applying Element 3D Objects to Groups
  • Basic Animation using Element 3D
  • Adjusting Transform Properties
  • Creating 3D Objects from Text and Masks
  • Working with Bevel and Material Presets
  • Creating Custom Materials and Working with Mateial Packs
  • Adding Lights and Working with Cameras
  • Working with Replicator Shapes
  • Working wih Multi-Object Animation
  • Using Animation Engine with Multiple Groups
  • Animating Using Single Groups
  • Modifying Depth of Field
  • Incorporating Photoshop and Cinema 4D Objects
  • Aligning with AfterEffects Nulls and Working with Expressions
  • Leveraging Additional Scripts
  • Rendering in AfterEffects

Adobe Animate courses

Animate Essential Skills 1, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows or Mac and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • Get comfortable with the interface and workspaces
  • Learn the difference between Flash Player and HTML 5 Output
  • Create and modify drawing objects with wide array of vector tools
  • Incorporate Layered Photoshop and Illustrator Files
  • Manipulate the timeline with Keyframes, Frames and Labels
  • Become Familiar with the types of animation tweens
  • Build interactive projects with buttons and code snippets
  • Learn to publish and distribute completed projects

Animate Essential Skills 2, 3 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

Essentials Skills 1 course or equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • Understand the differences between AS3 and HTML Canvas projects
  • Learn the basics of Actionscript 3 to create interactive Flash Player projects
  • Build interactive buttons with MovieClips
  • Organize projects with MovieClips and external SWFs
  • Load external swf files into main project
  • Design preloaders to display load times
  • Add animation with Actionscript
  • Incorporate audio into Animate projects
  • Import video files into Animate projects
  • Package and publish to the web

Adobe Captivate training

Adobe Captivate Essential Skills 1 (Introduction) Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows or Mac and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • Introducing Captivate
  • Recording
  • Text Captions and the Timeline
  • Images
  • Pointers, Buttons and Highlight Boxes
  • Converting Demonstrations into Simulations
  • Rollovers and Zoom Areas
  • Introduction to Question Slides
  • Audio
  • Video, Animation and Effects
  • Working with PowerPoint
  • Publishing

Adobe Captivate Essential Skills 2 (Advanced) Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom and Online

Prerequisites:

Must have attended Essential Skills 1 Introductory Captivate course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • Create Master Slides, Themes and Project Templates
  • Tagging PDF Documents
  • Accessibility Options from External Applications
  • Accessible Forms and Using LiveCycle Designer
  • Reading Order
  • Verifying PDF Accessibility
  • Additional Accessibility Settings



Adobe Connect Professional Comprehensive Training Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • Introducing Adobe Connect Enterprise Applications
  • Creating an Adobe Connect Meeting Room
  • Managing an Adobe Connect Meeting
  • Sharing Presentations
  • Customizing the Viewing Experience
  • Using Screen Sharing
  • Sharing Static Text and Images
  • Managing the Meetings Library
  • Customizing Pod Display
  • Customizing and Saving Layouts
  • Using Audio and Video
  • Managing Text Messages and Questions Files, Polls and Web Links
  • Recording Connect Meetings
  • Creating and Managing Adobe Connect Events
  • Adobe Captiviate (Optional)
  • Recording a Simulation (Optional)

Learn about Adobe courses geared for corporate marketing professionals

Adobe Courses Geared for Corporate Marketing Professionals

Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop Training

Adobe Courses which Focus on Corporate Marketing

If you work in marketing and are looking for training in Illustrator, InDesign or Photoshop, you may want to check the schedule and sign-up for a course designated Corporate Marketing.

As an enhanced Essential Skills course, the focus in a Corporate Marketing course will be on specific, corporate-related projects and highlight features that will be most beneficial to corporate marketing professionals. Additionally, special assets will be provided that students can incorporate and use in their business. These courses are the same duration as the regular Essential Skills courses.

For Example:

Adobe Illustrator Corporate Marketing 1 Class

During this class you will create:

  • Business logos, including new and recreations
  • Business cards, flyers and single page documents
  • Design guides and themes
  • Graphs, charts and maps
  • Infographics

Corporate Marketing courses are priced $100 more, for the additional content, than regular Essential Skills courses.

Please contact us with additional questions

Learn Front-end Design with Adobe Dreamweaver and PHP application development

NEW! Front-End Designer Classes

Front-End Designer Essential Skills 1 & 2.

These Courses replace Dreamweaver Essential Skills 1 & 2.

Front-End Designer Essential Skills 1 Course, 3 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows/Mac and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • Get comfortable with the interface and workspaces
  • Learn to define and organize site files
  • Become familiar with HTML tags and their semantics
  • Apply consistent formatting using Cascading Style Sheets
  • Incorporate different types of multimedia assets
  • Build navigation systems using hyperlinks and styles
  • Design site layouts that follow current web trends
  • Learn how to test and deploy a site

Front-End Designer Essential Skills 2 Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

Front-End Designer Essential Skills 1 course or equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • Become familiar with Search Engine Optimization Techniques
  • Understand Visual Formatting and Web Design Trends
  • Learn about Responsive Web Design
  • Controlling the browser viewport setting for mobile screens
  • Use CSS Media Queries to design layouts for different screen sizes
  • Incorporate images that are responsive to screen size
  • Integrate Javascript into web pages

PHP Application Development, 3 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

HTML & CSS familiarity

What's Covered:

  • Understand the concepts of web application servers
  • Set up a development environment
  • Learn the core concepts of PHP syntax
  • Integrate PHP code with HTML
  • Get familiar with MySQL
  • Connect to your database with PHP code
  • Display information from a database on a web page
  • Create forms to input and update data
  • Secure your web application with a login system



Adobe FrameMaker Essential Skills 1 Course, 3 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows/Mac and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • Getting Started
  • Working with Content
  • Formatting and Color
  • Layout Techniques
  • Workin with Graphics
  • Document Tools
  • Using Tables
  • Table Formatting
  • Advanced Graphic Techniques

Adobe FrameMaker Essential Skills 2 Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

Must have attended Level 1 Introductory Unstructured FrameMaker course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • Cross-References and Footnotes
  • Conditional Text
  • Advanced Numbering
  • Advanced System and User Variables
  • Text Insets and Advanced Cross References
  • Hypertext and Markers
  • Chapter Templates
  • Books
  • Building Books
  • Indexes
  • Generated Files (TOCs and Indexes)
  • Converting Documents to PDF

Structured Authoring Essential Skills

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

Must have attended Level 1 and 2 FrameMaker training course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • Structured Authoring Basics
  • Migrating from Unstructured to Structured
  • Editing Structure
  • Adding/Modifying Attributes
  • Testing Validation
  • Dynamic Documents with Structured Documents
  • Books and Long Documents
  • Authoring New Documents
  • MS Word Integration
  • Creating an Application
  • Generating Output
  • Optional: Structured Authoring Using DITA 

Adobe Illustrator courses

Adobe Illustrator Essential Skills 1 Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows/Mac and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • Getting to Know the Work Area
  • Selecting and Aligning
  • Creating Basic Shapes
  • Transforming Objects
  • Drawing with the Pen Tool
  • Color and Painting
  • Working with Type
  • Working with Layers
  • Blending Shapes and Colors
  • Working with Symbols
  • Overview of Printing and Color Separations

Corporate Marketing Version:

This class is also available in the enhanced format geared for Corporate Marketing Professionals.

Adobe Illustrator Essential Skills 2 Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

Must have attended Level 1 Introductory Illustrator course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • Advanced Tools
  • Creating Custom Brushes
  • Typography and Form
  • Gradient Mesh Tool
  • Creating 3D Objects
  • Creating Graphics for Flash
  • Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Advanced Techniques with Clipping Mask
  • Perfecting the Appearance Panel
  • Outputting Files

Corporate Marketing Version:

This class is also available in the enhanced format geared for Corporate Marketing Professionals.

Adobe Illustrator Design Prinicples: User Interface (UI) Design for Web and Mobile, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

Must have attended Level 1 Introductory Illustrator course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • Getting Started with User Interface (UI) Design
  • Working with Layout Controls
  • Creating New Artwork
  • Typography and Form
  • Selecting and Aligning
  • Working with Layers
  • Color Design
  • Creating Reusable Icons
  • Creating Infographics
  • Productivity Tools for Creating UI Layouts
  • Testing and Output

User Experience (UX) Design Strategy for Web and Mobile, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • Defining UX Strategy
  • UX Strategy Framework
  • Validating the Valve Proposition
  • Conducting Competetive Research
  • Conducting Competetive Analysis
  • Storyboarding Value Innovation
  • Creating Prototyes for Experiments
  • Conducting Guerilla User Research
  • Designing for Conversion

Adobe InDesign courses

Adobe InDesign Essential Skills 1 Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows/Mac and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • Learning the Work Area
  • Setting Up Your Document
  • Importing and Linking Graphics
  • Working with Frames
  • Importing and Editing Text
  • Working with Typography
  • Working with Color
  • Working with Styles
  • Printing and PDF Exporting

Corporate Marketing Version:

This class is also available in the enhanced format geared for Corporate Marketing Professionals.

Adobe InDesign Essential Skills 2 Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

Must have attended Level 1 Introductory InDesign course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • Work Area Review
  • Importing and Exporting
  • Working with Styles
  • Importing & Creating Tables in InDesign
  • Working with Transparency
  • Unique Text and Graphics
  • Working with Color
  • Advanced Typography and Design
  • Working with Long Documents
  • Using Data Merge
  • Separations and Transparency Flattener

Corporate Marketing Version:

This class is also available in the enhanced format geared for Corporate Marketing Professionals.

Adobe InDesign Essential Skills 3 Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

Must have attended Level 1 & Level 2  InDesign courses or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • Review basic workflows and tools
  • Learn to plan and organize projects
  • Use space and layouts to communicate your design intentions
  • Become familiarized with different layouts that incorporate today’s design trends
  • Work with the Swiss grid and InDesign guides for organizing designs
  • Utilize different rules and ratios for creating layouts based on standards
  • Explore the use of typography for good design and reuse
  • Learn to design with color using psychology and useful tools
  • Leverage your Illustrator and Photoshop graphics for use in InDesign
  • Create infographics and scalable, reusable icons
  • Create graphics, icons and other UI elements

Adobe Lightroom courses

Adobe Lightroom Essential Skills 1 Course, 1 day

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows/Mac and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • Quick Tour of Photoshop Lightroom
  • Introducing the Workspace
  • Importing
  • Reviewing
  • Organizing and Selecting
  • Developing and Editing

Adobe Livecycle Classes

Adobe LiveCycle ES - Designing Interactive Forms - Level 1 Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows/Mac and the ability to use a mouse as well as Acrobat Professional Level 1 course (Essential Skills/Go Green) or equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • Introducing the Course
  • Understanding Form Development
  • Designing Forms with Accessibility
  • Controlling User Input and Data Display
  • Scripting from Interactions
  • Working with Flowed Layout
  • Creating Shared and Reusable Form Content
  • Imorting Existing Forms
  • Using Digital Signatures

Adobe LiveCycle ES - Developing a LiveCycle Application - Level 1 Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

Basic understanding of XML terminology and structure as well as familiarity with basic programming concepts, processes and constructs.

What's Covered:

  • Introducing to LiveCycle
  • Exploring Workbench
  • Building a Process
  • Testing a Process
  • Using Services
  • Exploring LiveCycle Designer
  • Designing a Guide
  • Working with the User Service

Adobe LiveCycle ES - Technical Platform - Level 1 Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

Basic computer skills including an understanding of Windows/Mac and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • Engaging Applications in the Enterprise
  • What is LiveCycle?
  • Understanding Workbench: Designer Perspective
  • Understanding Workbench: Process Designer
  • Understanding Flash Builder
  • Understanding LiveCycle ES Architecture

Adobe LiveCycle ES - LiveCycle Process Management Specialist - Level 2 Course, 3 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

Must have attended Developing a LiveCycle Application course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • Using the Gateway Element
  • Assigning Work to Multiple Users
  • Handling Data
  • Handling Task Information
  • Controlling User Task Permissions
  • Handling Notes and Attachments
  • Dynamically Assigning Tasks to Users
  • Participating in Processes via Email
  • Using Events in Your Process

Adobe LiveCycle ES - LiveCycle Document Output Specialist - Level 2 Course, 3 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

Must have attended Developing a LiveCycle Application course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • Describing the PDF Generator Service and Settings
  • Handling Multiple Documents with XPath Builder
  • Using Doc Builder to Create DDX Files
  • Creating Archival PDFs
  • Designing Templates for Print Using the Ouput Service
  • Using LiveCyle Output to Create a Print Stream
  • Creating a Custom Component for LiveCycle
  • Performance Tips and Overview of Production Print

Adobe Photoshop Courses including Photoshop Forensics

Adobe Photoshop Essential Skills 1 Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows/Mac and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • Getting to Know the Work Area
  • Photoshop Basics
  • Photo Touch Ups
  • Mastering Selections
  • Using Layers
  • Working with Masks
  • Photoshop Vector Tools
  • Type in Photoshop
  • Output from Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop Essential Skills 2 Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom and Online

Prerequisites:

Must have attended Essentials Skills Level 1 Photoshop course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • General Knowledge: Using Color Mode; Output Attributes that Affect Image Quality; File Formats
  • Managing Color
  • Using Camera Raw
  • Advanced Image Manipulation
  • Painting
  • Drawing and Editing
  • SMART Objects
  • Working with Animation
  • Working with Type
  • Outputting to Print
  • Outputting for the Web

Adobe Photoshop Design Principles: User Interface (UI) Design for Web and Mobile Couse, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, classroom

Prerequisites:

Must have attended Essential Skills Level 1 Photoshop course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • Creating New Files and Designing on a Grid System
  • Adding Photos and Editing the Layout
  • Adding Page Navigation and Editing Smart Objects
  • Text Styling and Adjusting Images Behind Text
  • Adapting a Webpage Layout for Tablets
  • Adapting a Webpage Layout for Mobile Phones
  • Optimizing for Web: JPEGs and HiDPI/Retina Graphics
  • Optimizing for WEB: PNG vs. GIF
  • Extracting Assets from a Design
  • Designing in 2x Photosop Files
  • Paragraph Styles
  • Masking Photos and Visual Effects
  • Optimizing Graphics in a 2x Design
  • Productivity Tools for Creating UI Layouts
  • Testing and Output

Adobe Photoshop Forensic Imaging Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, online

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows/Mac and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • Admissibility in Court
  • Setting up Adobe Photoshop for the most efficient and productive environment
  • Digital darkroom techniques
  • Image analysis and enhancement
  • Scanning
  • Camera capturing techniques
  • Analytical comparisons
  • Enhancing latent prints
  • Sizing one to one
  • Photogrammetry
  • Fingerprint processing
  • Fourier transformation
  • Noise reduction
  • Color deconvolution
  • Video capture enhancements
  • Courtroom displays
  • Surveillance video screen capture
  • Video de-interlacing techniques
  • Production tips and more.

Adobe Premiere Pro courses

Adobe Premiere Pro Essential Skills 1 Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows/Mac and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • Touring Adobe Premiere
  • Setting Up a Project
  • Importing Media
  • Essentials of Video Editing
  • Orgainizing Media
  • Adding Transitions
  • Putting Clips in Motion
  • Multi-Camera Editing
  • Editing and Mixing Video
  • Adding Video Effects
  • Managing your Projects
  • Creating Titles
  • Exporting Frames, Clips and Sequences

Adobe Premier Pro Essential Skills 2 Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom

Prerequisites:

Must have attended Essential Skills Level 1 Premiere Pro course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • Working with Media
  • HD Work Flows
  • Advanced Editing Techniques
  • Working with Clips and Markers
  • Advanced Video Effects
  • Color Correction and Grading
  • Sweetening Sound
  • Exploring Compositing Techniques

Crossover to Adobe Premiere Pro Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Online

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows/Mac and the ability to use a mouse. Experience with another video editing tool.

What's Covered:

  • Getting Started with Premiere Pro
  • Starting a New Project
  • Customizing Premiere Pro
  • Working with Media
  • Basic Editing Commands
  • Advanced Editing Techniques
  • Working with Clips and Markers
  • Premiere Pro Video and Audio Effects
  • Adobe Production Workflow
  • Working with Legacy Projects
  • Exporting Media

NEW! Video Production Classes

Video Production Skills Level 1 - 3

See information below in List.
Adobe Presenter training

Comprehensive Adobe Presenter Course,  2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom or Online

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows/Mac and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • Introducing Adobe Connect Enterprise Applications
  • Adding Audio
  • Publishing an Adobe Presentation
  • Customizing Adobe Presentations
  • Adding Animations, Links and Files
  • Adding Flash Content
  • Adding Quizzes
  • Managing the Connect Enterprise
  • Content Library
  • Creating an Adobe Connect Training Course
  • Creating an Adobe Connect Training Curriculum
  • E-Learning Concepts
  • Project Planning
  • Developing a Concept
  • Planning your Structure

Adobe RoboHelp courses

Adobe RoboHelp Comprehensive Course, 3 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom. Online 2-day Introduction course structure differs - contact us for details.

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows/Mac and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • Getting Started
  • Creating New Projects
  • Working with Links
  • Working with Media Assets
  • Variables, Conditionals Tags and Snippets
  • Working with Tables, Divs and Symbols
  • Indexes, Search and Glossaries
  • Skins and Masterpages
  • Windows, Browsing and Help

Video Production Skills - Level 1, 3 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom.

Prerequisites:

Premiere Pro Essential Skills 1 classs or equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

In this hands-on class learn the fundamentals of video production planning, filming and editing for your corporate or government needs.

  • • Understanding the equipment you already own. Assess its merits and what’s missing to film a quality video project.
  • • Understand the digital video production process: pre-production, shooting, editing, and post-production.
  • • Manipulate white balance, aperture, shutter speed, gain (ISO for DSLR) and focus in a camera to optimize the best shot.
  • • Learn about composition and why it matters including different shot types including the wide shot, establishing shot, long shot, medium shot, close up, point-of-view, and over-the-shoulder.
  • • Utilize different camera movement techniques including static, hand-held, pan, tilt, and zoom shots.
  • • Setup basic pre-production tasks, including location planning and basic lighting setups.
  • • Explore various concepts and direction styles for interviews, events and meetings.
  • • Utilize basic editing techniques for video post-production and exporting options for web marketing.

Video Production Skills - Level 2, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom.

Prerequisites:

Video Production Skills 1, After Effects Skills 1 and Premiere Pro Skills 1 classes or equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

In this hands-on class learn how to organize and create promotional videos and news video packages.

  • • Understand and practice how to film moments.
  • • Understand and practice how to use lighting creatively to enhance a moment.
  • • Understand and practice how to maximize the use of window light and other available light sources.
  • • Understand and practice how to choose the right lens or focal length to enhance composition.
  • • Understand and practice composition better with the use of low and high angles.
  • • Understand and practice composition better with the use of building image relationships which include frame within a frame, shoot throughs and one/two point perspective.
  • • Understand and practice composition better with the use of filming first person, second person and third person.
  • • Understand and practice the importance of capturing factual objective information.
  • • Understand and practice filming “B” roll or reference images.
  • • Implement music and sounds to enhance the visual experience.

Video Production Skills - Level 3, 3 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Classroom.

Prerequisites:

Video Production Skills 1, After Effects Skills 1 and Premiere Pro Skills 1 classes or equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

In this hands-on class learn how to organize and create short documentaries and corporate explainer videos.

  • • Understand and practice how to film moments.
  • • Understand and practice how to use lighting creatively to enhance a moment.
  • • Understand and practice how to maximize the use of window light and other available light sources.
  • • Understand and practice how to choose the right lens or focal length to enhance composition.
  • • Understand and practice composition better with the use of low and high angles.
  • • Understand and practice composition better with the use of building image relationships which include frame within a frame, shoot throughs and one/two point perspective.
  • • Understand and practice composition better with the use of filming first person, second person and third person.
  • • Understand and practice filming “B” roll or reference images.
  • • Learn how to build a story using editing.
  • • Learn about editing pacing.
  • • Implement music and sounds to enhance the visual experience.
  • • Use graphics to provide informative information.
  • • Incorporate animation, graphics, titles, stills, video for a complex composition

Articulate Courses, Storyline and Studio

ARTICULATE STORYLINE & STUDIO COURSES



Introduction to Articulate Storyline Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Online

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Windows and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

  • Understand the Storyline Interface
  • Understand Scenes and Slides
  • Understand Timeline features
  • Understand Layers
  • Publsh your Project to HTML5
  • Publish your Project to SWF Files
  • Add Narration by Recording or Importing Audio
  • Increase User Interactivity with Click, Highlight and Text Entry Boxes
  • Learn How to Increase User Interactivity
  • Insert Question and Scoring Slides
  • Understand Branching to Different Slides and Scenes
  • Import PowerPoint Slides into a Project
  • Creating Links to Websites and to Another Project

Advanced Articulate Storyline 2 & 360 Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Online

Prerequisites:

Must have attended Level 1 Introductory Storyline course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

  • Storyline and eLearning Best Practice
  • Scenario Based Learning and Instructional Path Models
  • Fully Branding a Storyline Template
  • Create Custom Scenarios in Storyline
  • Work with Audio and Video
  • Understand Detailed Graphic Properties
  • Using Cue Points
  • Implement Interactive Objects
  • Use and Display Project Variables
  • Combine Storyline Features into Seamless and Integrated Products
  • Use the Timeline, Scene and Layers more Efficiently
  • Use Variables
  • Use JavaScript with Storyline
  • Use the Tin Can/ExperienceAPI
  • Exporting/Importing a Customized Player

Using Articulate Studio 13 - 360 Course, 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Online

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of Mac or Windows and the ability to use a mouse. Know how to work with a dual monitor system.

What's Covered:

  • Getting to Know Articulate Studio '13
  • Setting Up Player Templates
  • Setting Presentation Options
  • Articulate Studio Components: PRESENTER, QUIZMAKER, ENGAGE, REPLAY
  • Creating a Course in Articulate PRESENTER
  • Working with Audio
  • Adding Slide Annotations
  • Flash and Movies
  • Articulate Replay
  • Managing Slide Properties
  • Publishing
  • Engage Interactions
  • Quizmaker Quizzes
  • Quizmaker Questions
  • Course and File Management

AVID MEDIA COMPOSER COURSES

Media Composer Editing Essentials Course, 3 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Online

Prerequisites:

An Understanding of PC/MAC and the ability to use a mouse.

What's Covered:

This course leads you through the interface and basic editing techniques before moving on to trimming, fine-tuning the edit, adjusting audio, handling multicamera editing, adding transitions, adding titles, and outputting your finished project. The training is hands-on and features project-based lessons in which you work on real-world projects.

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Avid Media Composer Effects Essentials , 2 days

Format:

Instructor-Led, Online

Prerequisites:

Avid Media Composer Editing Essentials course or have equivalent knowledge.

What's Covered:

This course is for video editors who understand the basics of the editing tools in Media Composer and are ready to move ahead and learn the fundamentals of creating effects within Avid Media Composer 6.

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Note:

Please use the content in these outlines as a general guide as to the topics that will be taught. We cannot guarantee that all the topics listed in an outline will be covered during your particular class. Based on student need, your instructor may have to adjust the course content to suit your class, unexpected events, as well as the composition and skill level of the students in attendance.