Adobe Suite for Design and Presentation – Level 1


18 hours


Live delivery





Next Intake

11 November


Learn the essentials for Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign techniques to produce professional graphic materials. The focus of this course is on creating posters for your design presentations. Applicable to those who need to produce posters and other print and digital publications.

Course content

Overview of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Desktop Publishing Concepts
  • Essential Desktop Publishing concepts
  • Create professional page layout
  • Prepare output images for print
  • Image adjustment retouching
  • Create vector graphics
  • Understand file types
  • Prepare files for print and web



How to enrol

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No prior knowledge or experience with this software is necessary for this introductory course. Basic computer skills are essential such as the ability to download content via provided links, create folders and organise content, and navigate your computer's hard drives and folders.

Materials supplied

Materials required for the course will be provided. All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

Materials to bring

You are required to have access to a personal computer or laptop for this course. Other requirements for successful participation are:

  • Fast internet connection
  • A computer that meets the minimum system requirements to run the Adobe Creative Cloud software. See Adobe's website for more information
  • An up to date version of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator software with a valid license installed. Adobe Lightroom is also recommended. For more information visit Adobe
  • Headphones and a microphone on your computer to participate in group discussions
  • A second monitor is recommended for these sessions as you will be required to follow along with the teacher. Connecting your computer to your TV using HDMI is a good workaround.
  • A 4GB+ USB flash drive for transferring and storing files is recommended

Suited to

Applicable to those who need to produce posters and other print and digital publications.


Participants will gain an understanding of essential Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign techniques and their application to the production of professional graphic material.

Upon finishing the course you will receive a RMIT Certificate of Completion. You can use this as a record to demonstrate the outcomes covered in the course.

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