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Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop

Course Overview

NTUC LearningHub Course Code: ADOBPS
SSG SkillsConnect Reference Number: CRS-N-0032771
Operating System: Windows
Software Version: Photoshop CC

For anyone beginning to learn Photoshop, this course will be their ideal starting point. Perfect for working professionals who would like to create their marketing/publicity material, touch-up photographs or prepare their digital images for both printing and the web, this course imparts students with knowledge to plan, design, build and maintain their graphical designs or/and pictures with Adobe Photoshop.

Who Should Attend

  • Individuals who are keen to learn and use this powerful photo editing software to create high quality professional looking photos,
  • Graphic designers, photographers, web designers or anyone who needs image editing for professional results,
  • Marketing and advertising professionals who want to add visual impact to their campaigns, and
  • Photoshop users who have never received professional training.


The course assumes that students have completed the Microsoft Windows course or have the following equivalent Microsoft Windows knowledge and experience:

  • start and run Windows,
  • use the taskbar,
  • use the Start button,
  • use the Help feature,
  • use Minimize, Restore Down/Maximize, or Close,
  • use the left and right mouse buttons appropriately,
  • understand file management techniques, and
  • navigate between files, folders, or drives

Course Duration

3 Days / 21 Hours

Course Outline


  • Design Planning
  • Copyright Issues


  • Navigating Photoshop
  • Photoshop’s Toolbox


  • Working with Documents
  • Document Management


  • Setting up for a Color-managed Workflow
  • Colour Management Policies (CMP)
  • Monitor Calibration


  • The Layers Panel
  • Layer Styles
  • Blending Modes
  • Smart Objects


  • Selections in Photoshop
  • Feathering & Anti-aliasing
  • Cropping


  • Colour in Photoshop
  • Fills & Gradients
  • Brushes
  • Erasing
  • Shapes


  • Mask Types
  • The Masks Panel


  • Text in Photoshop
  • Creating & Working with Type


  • Image Corrections
  • Image Adjustments
  • The Adjustments


  • Working with Filters
  • Filter Examples


  • Printing in Photoshop
  • Exporting Images



Individual Sponsored Company Sponsored
w/o GST w GST w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee $590.00 $631.30 $590.00 $631.30
Promotional Course fee (until 30 Jun 2017) $550.00 $588.50 $550.00 $588.50
Fee payable $550.00 $588.50 $508.00# $546.50



  • Individual Sponsored
    • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable.
    • NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP). For more details on UTAP, click here.


  • Company Sponsored
    • # This course is supported by SSG with Cat-C Funding and Company sponsored candidates (Singapore Citizens and PRs) are eligible for $2/hr funding. Price indicated above is after funding.

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Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.

Funding Information

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture credit to offset course fees. (Course ID: CRS-N-0032772)
  • Companies can claim $2/hr funding from SSG (SkillsConnect Reference Number: CRS-N-0032772)
  • NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) with Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP). For more details on UTAP, visit here
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