Adobe After Effects Fundamentals


Course DateRegistration DateMode of TrainingCourse Status
15 to 16 Dec13 Sep to 01 Nov 2022
Facilitated Learning (F2F)Opened
22 to 23 Dec18 Sep to 06 Nov 2022Facilitated Learning (F2F) Opening soon

9:30am to 6:00pm

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Introduction

Adobe After Effects Fundamentals is a short course to creating motion graphics using Adobe After Effects. The course orientates participants to the workspace and importation process of different types of graphics including integration with Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. It touches on basic and advanced key frame animation, layer blend modes and creating basic animated graphics for video with integration with Adobe Premiere Pro.

Course Objective

This course aims to equip participants with the necessary fundamental 2D animation skills to take on entry level motion graphics roles. By the end of the course, participants should be able to turn approved static designs such as style frames or graphic assets and turn them into animation.

Course Outline

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

1. Manage Media in Adobe After Effects
2. Perform key frame animation in After Effects
3. Composite graphics
4. Apply simple motion tracking
5. Create background replacement using Chroma key
6. Export an animation into video

Topics to be covered

1. Panels and Workspace and Timeline
2. Keyframe Animation
3. Advanced Motion
4. Parenting and Nesting
5. Mattes and Layer Blend Modes
6. Chromakey
7. Rendering and Export

Suitable for

Motion Graphics Artist/2D Animator

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Basic English Proficiency and Computer Literacy

Award / 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

Full Fees (before GST): $450.00
GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants*: $9.45
GST payable for others: $31.50

Applicants/EligibilitySkillsFuture FundingSubsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$405.00$54.45
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$315.00$144.45
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders$315.00$144.45
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders2$405.00$54.45
Others (Full fees payable)$0.00$481.50

*As per SSG’s policy, the GST payable is calculated based on 7% of the baseline funding subsidy of 70%

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

1Under 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

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

*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.

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
PACE Academy

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.