Software Training Falmouth University
bite size courses
There are many short bitesize/taster courses to enable you to gain the basics of applications and understand what they are used for, if they're right for you.

We will offer further courses throughout the year.
All term time courses are mixed with Undergrads except Outlook

Please Contact us if you would like further information about the below courses at softwaretraining@falmouth.ac.uk


digital imagery with Adobe Photoshop bitesize course

Spring Dates coming soon

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Venue:


Understand how to fully control the quality of a digital image. You will be able to use the image size dialogue box in Photoshop and understand how to preserve the quality of your digital images.

Level of literacy: Basic / no knowledge of Photoshop needed


Illustrator Bitesize Course

Tues 16th October

9-12

Venue:

Mac suite - Falmouth Campus


This course will enable you to have a good understanding of what Vector is and be able to create basic vector logo.

Using one of the most powerful vector graphic applications.

Level of literacy: No knowledge of Ilustrator is needed


indesign bitesize

Thursday 18th October

9-12

Venue:

DM IT Training Suite - Penryn Campus


Course Content: This is a short course enabling you to learn how to create a basic layout using text and imagery in Adobe InDesign

This is ideal for anyone who hasn't used InDesign before and would like to learn the basics or have a taster of InDesign.


wordpress

Thurs 8th November

1pm-3.30

Venue:

DM IT Training Suite - Penryn Campus


Learn how to master wordpress and understand what Wordpress can do. 24% of all websites are made using Wordpress! It's not just a blog!


Level of literacy: Basic IT literacy



Video Editing:With Premiere

Friday 9th November

1.30-4.30

Venue:

Mac suite - Fashion Textiles Institute Penryn Campus


A basic introduction to the powerful video editing application Adobe Premiere pro.

You will learn the basics of video editing, adding effects and how to save your footage to the best format.

Level of literacy: A good IT literacy and a knowldge of Adobe would be advantageous.


Intro to excel

Tuesday 23rd October

5.15-8.15

Venue:

Penryn Campus - DM IT Training Suite

Why do maths when Excel can do it for you? Learn the basics or brush up on your current knowledge. This workshop will give you a fundamental starting point for using MS Excel effectively and to begin to understand the features and functions of this powerful spread sheet program.
Learn about using MS Excel on a PC or MAC and how MS Excel forms part of the MS Office365 package.


Digital Portfolios

Wednesday 28th November

5-8pm

Venue:

Digi suite- Photography - Penryn Campus


Course Content: This course will enable you to create your own interactive document using InDesign. Level of literacy: You will need to have a knowledge of using InDesign (inserting, text, images and using colour)


Level of Literacy: a basic understanding of InDesign


Digital Portfolios

Monday 26th November

5-8pm

Venue:

Mac IT Training Suite- Falmouth Campus


This course will introduce you to creating visual effects and motion graphics for video projects. Course covers the following areas: The interface, Creating animations, Applying effects and Exporting files


Level of literacy: A knowledge of Adobe would be advantageus.


excel data

Tuesday 13th November

5.15-8.15

Venue:

Penryn Campus - DM IT Training Suite


Help your presentations and pitches by presenting your data more effectively through the use of MS Excel. Learn the basics of data generation and presentation through the use of MS Excel’s functions and formatting as well as how to generate graphs and charts to give pictorial representations of your data.


Level of Literacy: a basic understanding of Excel


Excel budget

Tuesday 30th October

5.15-8.15

Venue:

Penryn Campus - DM IT Training Suite



Is it caviar or crumpets this week? Learn the basics of how to use MS Excel to create and manage your personal budget with ease and accuracy. Let MS Excel do the maths for you through the use of basic formulas and create and easy to read/use personal budgeting solution.


Level of literacy: A basic knowledge of Excel


excel data

Tuesday 20th November

5.15-8.15

Venue:

Penryn Campus - DM IT Training Suite


Let MS Excel do the maths. Learn the fundamentals of using MS Excel’s powerful functions to create, use and manipulate data. From basic mathematical and logical functions, to data sorting and beyond, you will have the opportunity to learn how using formulas can make your work easier and more efficient.


Level of Literacy: a basic understanding of Excel


projects

Tuesday 6th November

5.15-8.15

Venue:

Penryn Campus - DM IT Training Suite



Learn the basics of how to use MS Excel to create and manage your project budget with ease and accuracy. Begin to use MS Excel to track your budget, present the data to others and even predict where your project finances are going.


Level of Literacy: a basic understanding of Excel


Outlook bitesize course

Friday 16th November

1-4pm

Venue:

Penryn Campus - DM IT Training Suite

It's important to use Outlook as effectively as possible.

This course is designed to enable you to use Outlook to manage and save time by understanding the best and most efficient ways to organise your emails and use your calendar.


This will be taught on a PC, many of the functions are available on Outlook for Mac.

Level of Literacy: You will need to have a basic knowledge of outlook