Course Description

In this micro-credential, you’ll learn the fundamentals of Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat Pro, and Illustrator. With in-class instruction and hands-on skills development, you’ll learn the skills you need to start using these powerful tools in your work, your small business, or your hobbies.

Learner Outcomes

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

Adobe Acrobat Pro

  • Digitize documents and create interactive E-Docs for mobile devices
  • Design and customize electronic forms
  • Implement content protection measures like restricting printing and watermarking
  • Efficiently remove confidential content using redaction tools
  • Employ trustworthy digital signatures for enhanced security
  • Extract and edit text and graphics from PDF documents


  • Retouch photos and enhance image quality
  • Create and edit graphics and illustrations
  • Understand resolution and work with layers effectively
  • Correct colors and make precise selections and transformations
  • Repair and enhance photographs
  • Compose images


  • Master the use of vector graphics for professional-quality artwork and logos
  • Utilize selection and drawing tools proficiently
  • Work with typography and text effectively
  • Create and manage color palettes
  • Integrate images from Photoshop and other programs seamlessly
  • Organize and manipulate elements using layers


  • Set up documents and understand design and layout principles
  • Work with frames, layers, and style sheets to organize content
  • Seamlessly incorporate graphics into designs
  • Export and output final designs for various purposes
  • Manage text efficiently, including formatting and styling

Get ready to unleash your creativity and transform your digital skills with this comprehensive Adobe Creative Suite Essentials course! Whether you're a designer, content creator, or simply interested in enhancing your Adobe proficiency, this workshop will equip you with the essential knowledge to create stunning and professional-grade content across various Adobe applications.


Designed for confident, intermediate computer users with strong file management skills. 


"I would recommend the Adobe Creative Suite Micro-Credential to anyone who wants to improve their digital design skillset. Our instructor made the course very easy to understand and it is so well paced so even someone with zero background in digital design can follow along."

— Suneil, Adobe Creative Suite Micro-Credential alumni


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