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Adobe software is a suite of computer programs, including Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator, that are used in graphic design and creative industries.

Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign are essential applications for graphic design and editing images. Whether you are a professional designer or an amateur photographer, broaden your scope and increase your knowledge by learning how to use these Adobe software programs to enhance your projects. Learn from experienced instructors in the comfort of our on-campus PC computer labs.

Learn how to use Photoshop’s powerful features, including editing, retouching and customizing images. Progress to the next level with our more advanced course and produce a variety of images for your portfolio in supervised studio time.

Build your skills in Illustrator, including using basic tools such as line, colour swatches and eye dropper. Learn techniques and explore concepts in digital drawing with this key industry software. Up your game in the advanced course by acquiring digital drawing skills and learning senior techniques in shading.

Learn how to lay out documents like a pro with the tools and techniques in InDesign. Explore the interaction of text, typography, colour and images to effectively convey your message in our more advanced course.


Highlights and benefits

Enhance your life — Develop your personal and professional skills

Real-world knowledge — Learn from experienced industry professionals

Gain hands-on experience — Demonstrate workplace competencies to potential employers


Course schedule by semester

(Sept. - Dec.)
(Jan. - April)
(May - Aug.)
Illustrator 1 CL CL
Photoshop 1 CL CL
InDesign 1 CL CL
Illustrator 2 CL CL
Photoshop 2 CL CL
InDesign 2 CL CL



BL: Blended (Online & Classroom)
CL: Classroom
FT: Fast Track
ON: Online
IDS: Independent Study
P: Practicum

This schedule is subject to change. Courses start on various dates within each semester. Fall schedule and registration is available in June; Winter schedule and registration is available in November; and Spring/Summer schedule and registration is available in March.



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