Photoshop Training Will Boost Your Creative Career

Are you a creative professional who needs to polish your design software skills, but you’re not sure where to begin with an Adobe Photoshop training course? At Academy, we offer Photoshop training that can help you master this powerful software. Whether you work in photography, advertising, photojournalism, commercial art, news and media, or video, our courses will enable you to improve your skillset.

Learning Adobe Photoshop on your own can be intimidating. Our expert instructors can equip you with comprehensive knowledge about the program, so you can stand out among the competition in the rapidly changing design industry.

Learning Adobe Photoshop from Academy Class

Our Photoshop training course will help you learn how to use the following tools and options:

  • Layers
  • Adjustment Layers
  • Text
  • Gradients
  • Duplicate
  • Image Size and Resolution
  • History Palette
  • Navigator Palette
  • Canvas Size
  • Crop Tool
  • Hand Tool

Screengrab of Photoshop interface

As you master those skills, you will add on the following options and tools:

  • Image Modes
  • Selections and Masks
  • Quick Mask Mode
  • Marquee Selection
  • Lasso and Wand Selection
  • Transforming Selections
  • Colour Selection
  • Colour Primer
  • Colour and Swatch Palettes
  • Eyedropper and Info Palette
  • Channel Palette
  • Blend Modes
  • Layers Palette
  • Advanced Layer Features


There are still more tools, palettes, and techniques to master. You’ll also gain these skills:

  • Type Tool
  • Type Palettes
  • Pattern and Line Tools
  • Brushes and Fade
  • Pencil
  • Paint Brush
  • Airbrush
  • Eraser
  • Paint Bucket
  • Blur
  • Smudge
  • Sharpen
  • Dodge
  • Burn
  • Sponge
  • Clone stamp
  • History brush
  • Art history brush


We offer several different class options to meet you at your learning level.

In Photoshop: Beginner course, you will learn the basics of painting, retouching, and image enhancement. You’ll master the following basic techniques:

  • Remove red-eye and blemishes
  • Adjust image colours, contrast, and brightness
  • Blend images together in simple compositions
  • Add text to images
  • Save designs for print, web or video


In Photoshop: Intermediate you’ll gain a greater understanding of complex retouching and manipulation techniques. By the end of this course, you will master the following techniques:

  • Use curves and levels to improve image contrast
  • Use masks and blends for sophisticated looks
  • Use colour profiles for a consistent workflow


In Photoshop: Advanced, you will learn the most advanced Photoshop techniques. You will master the following:

  • Use RAW and HDR images from cameras
  • Create and manipulate 3D objects
  • Edit and animate video layers
  • Become more efficient with advanced shortcuts


In the Ultimate Mastery course, our instructors will help you prepare to take the ACA expert exam.


If you choose our Zero to Photoshop Hero course, you’ll learn everything in the 101, 201, 301, and 401 courses combined. At the end of this Photoshop training module, you will be prepared to take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) test. This certification sets you apart from your competition as a highly qualified creative professional with cutting edge design skills.


Our instructors are certified by Adobe, and they offer years of expertise and a huge knowledge base to give you a top-notch learning experience.

Whether you live near London, Manchester, Leeds, or Glasgow, we are here to service your needs. Our classes begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.

We want you to be satisfied with your experience. You have the option to retake the photoshop course once within 18 months at no additional cost. You can pay monthly rather than all upfront. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply let us know the first day of class and we will give you a full refund.

Contact us at Academy Class today to sign up for these Adobe-authorized Adobe Photoshop courses sessions. Our courses will elevate you to the next level of your creative career.