Digital Skills

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Get equipped and excited to meet new challenges with our short courses for individuals and businesses.

All of our courses are currently delivered by us online, including our ACP exams. The courses will be delivered via Microsoft Teams.

Courses range from bitesize taster sessions to five-day Adobe Certified Associate (ACP) courses. Check out the options below and if you're a student or staff click the button to go to the most relevant information for you.

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You can access staff and student specific information about Digital Skills on our dedicated sites.

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Alumni discount on ACP courses

Falmouth University alumni who graduated less than 18 months ago are eligible for a 50% discount on our ACP courses. For more information, get in touch with our Digital Skills team using our enquiry form.

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Why ACP?

Become an Adobe Certified Professional with our ACP courses (Formally known as ACA courses). You'll leave with a qualification to add to your CV and the confidence to excel in your chosen software.

Adobe Certified Professional courses

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ACP courses

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ACP Illustrator

Take advantage of the precision and power of sophisticated drawing tools, expressive natural brushes...

ACP Illustrator
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ACP InDesign

Learn to create professional layouts for web, print or mobile devices using Adobe Indesign, the indu...

ACP InDesign
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ACP Photoshop

Learn to edit imagery for web, print or mobile devices using Adobe Photoshop, the industry standard ...

ACP Photoshop
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ACP Premiere Pro

Build the skills to edit digital video using Adobe Premiere Pro, learning basic and advanced modes o...

ACP Premiere Pro
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ACP After Effects

Learn about After Effects, the industry-standard tool for video compositing, motion graphics design,...

ACP After Effects

Why take a Microsoft Office Specialist course?

Being certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist demonstrates you have the skills needed to get the most out of Office. Our MOS courses offer you the opportunity to develop confidence in your professional output.

Microsoft Office Specialist courses

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MOS Word

An individual earning this certification will be able to prove their competency at an industry entry...

MOS Word
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MOS Excel

An individual earning this certification will be able to prove their competency at an industry entry...

MOS Excel

Why take a bitesize course?

If you need a quick introduction to a software you've not used before then these are the courses for you. Ideal for beginners, they offer you key foundational knowledge.

Full and half-day courses

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Photoshop to Optimise Images for Web and Print: A Beginner's Guide

Make sure your images are prepared correctly for web, print or mobile devices using Adobe Photoshop,...

Photoshop to Optimise Images for Web and Print: A Beginner's Guide
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Introduction to After Effects

Learn the fundamental skills needed to create stunning animated graphics using Adobe After Effects. ...

Introduction to After Effects
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Premiere - Introduction to Video Editing

Learn the basics of video editing and how to save your footage to the best format.

Premiere - Introduction to Video Editing
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WordPress - Create Websites and Blogs

In this course we will introduce the Wordpress content management system of which nearly 30% of all ...

WordPress - Create Websites and Blogs
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Adobe InDesign for Beginners 

Learn the basics of Adobe InDesign and begin creating your own digital material, including brochures...

Adobe InDesign for Beginners 
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Adobe Illustrator for Beginners

Grow your skills in Adobe Illustrator and learn handy functions to create your own logo and master v...

Adobe Illustrator for Beginners
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Introduction to Adobe Premiere Rush

This course is for anyone wanting to learn how to quickly and professionally edit all types of video...

Introduction to Adobe Premiere Rush
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Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Learn the basics or brush up on your current knowledge. This workshop will give you a fundamental st...

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Coding Using HTML & CSS

Learn to create a basic web page from scratch using HTML and CSS. HTML is the key language to get you started in web design and there's a huge demand for good code knowledge in the industry.

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Tailored training

We can deliver tailored software training courses enabling you to cover more relevant areas in less time. It's a very cost-effective way of group training - at your premises or on campus - and can also work well for individuals. This is particularly true if you don't want to go on longer courses or a series of different courses. If you want to make the most of the flexibility tailoring allows please contact us to discuss your needs.

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Got a question?

We'd love to speak to you about our short courses. Just click the enquire button and submit a form. We'll be in touch with you as soon as we can.

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