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 current Bitesize corurses are mixed with Undergrads except Outlook and Onenote

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

Tuesday 24th October

1.30-4.30

Venue:

DM IT Training Suite - Penryn Campus

Weds 6th December

2-5pm

Venue:

DM IT Training Suite - Penryn Campus


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

Thurs 5th October

1.30-4.30

Venue:

DM IT Suite - Penryn 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

Tuesday 3rd October

1.15-4.15

Venue:

DM IT Training Suite - Penryn Campus

Tues 5th December

1.30-4.30pm

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 2nd November

2-5pm

Venue:

DM IT 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!


Session delivered by Vicki Weavers

Level of literacy: Basic IT literacy



Video Editing:With Premiere

Thurs 12th October

1.30-4.30

Venue:

DM IT Training Suite - Penryn Campus


A basic introduction to the powerful video editing application Adobe Premiere pro. You will learn the basics of editing and how to save your footage to the best format.


Level of literacy: A good IT literacy.



Intro to excel

Tues 7th November

1.15-4.15

Venue:

DM IT Training Suite - Penryn Campus


A brief introduction to the basics of using Excel to organize financial data and create an invoice. You will be able to enter data into an Excel spreadsheet, sort and organize information and create an invoice.


Level of literacy: Basic / no knowledge of Excel needed


Creating Patterns in Photoshop and Illustrator

Tues 28th November

1.30-4.30

Venue:

Mac Suite - Falmouth Campus


Patterns are a really fun aspect of design and can be used across homewares, product design, apparel and more. Learn about creating and applying seamless pattern designs. In Vector and Rastor using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.


Level of Literacy: knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.


Digital Portfolios

Thursday 19th October

1.45-4.45

Venue:

DM IT Training Suite - 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


Outlook bitesize course

Tues 31st October

9.30-12

Venue:

Penryn - TBC

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 organize 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



Basic layouts Using Adobe InDesign

Tues 28th November

5-8pm

Venue:

DM IT Training Suite - Penryn Campus


Are you stuck in a rut when it comes to using images in InDesign? Is the most imaginative you get placing an image in a circle rather than a square frame?

This session will teach you to use Gridify to layout multiple images, as well as introducing you to a range of techniques to help your images ‘pop’ out of their frame.

Level of Literacy: You will need to have knowledge of InDesign (inserting text, images and using colour)


onenote

Tues 14th November

9.30-12.00

Venue:

TBC


OneNote is your digital notebook for capturing and organising everything across your devices. Jot down your ideas, keep track of teaching and meeting notes, clip from the web or make a to-do list, as well as draw and sketch your ideas. In this session we will get you up and running using OneNote and show you some useful tricks.


Session delivered by Susannah Travis

Level of literacy: Basic IT literacy