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Adobe Photoshop Fundamentals

Topic:ICT, Media & Design

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses, SkillsFuture Series - Digital Economy

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  • Course Date:

    05 Apr 2023 to 06 Apr 2023
  • Registration Period:

    09 Jan 2023 to 14 Mar 2023
  • Time:

    09:30 AM to 06:00 PM,
    15 hours
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.

Course Objective

Adobe Photoshop Fundamentals is a short course to designing graphics using Adobe Photoshop. The course orientates the student to the workspace and importation process of different types of graphics including integration with Adobe Illustrator. It touches on basic layering and tools, blend modes and integrating text for visual appeal.

This course aims to equip participants with the necessary fundamental image editing and layout skills to take on entry level graphics designer roles. By the end of the course, participants should be able to turn approved sketches/drafts into screen or print design outcomes.

Course Outline

By the end of the course, participants will be able to: 

1.  Navigate Adobe Photoshop's workspace
2.  Browse media using Adobe Bridge
3.  Use the Brush Tool
4.  Layer Graphics
5.  Make and Work with Selections
6.  Use Masks and Channels
7.  Apply texture and blend modes
8.  Export an image

Topics to be covered

1. Workspace and Panels
2. Adobe Bridge
3. Brush Tool
4. Layer Basics
5. Working with Selections
6. Masks and Channels
7. Type Tool
8. Blend Modes
9. Saving and Export

Minimum Requirements

Basic English Proficiency and Computer Literacy

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Attendance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Graphics Designer/Design Assistant

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $450.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $405.00 $10.80 $55.80
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $315.00 $10.80 $145.80
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $315.00 $10.80 $145.80
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $405.00 $10.80 $55.80
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $36.00 $486.00

*As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023. Also, as per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

¹ Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
² Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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