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Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate


with UGotClass LERN

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 1, 2024
1 additional session

The Adobe software tools are the leading software for graphic design. Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard computer illustration software. Use Illustrator to draw shapes and design logos, flyers, posters, banners, business cards or any other vector graphics for print or web. 

Adobe InDesign is the industry standard page-layout program that works with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop seamlessly. InDesign allows you to create simple to complex multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books and magazines. Use Adobe Photoshop to effectively work with selection and editing tools, layers, and masks to edit, retouch and enhance existing images or create your own composite digital art work. Access to the Adobe software tools required.

The classes included in this certificate program are: 

• Adobe Illustrator Essentials
   Winter: Feb. 5 - Mar. 1
   Spring: Apr. 1 - 26

• Adobe Photoshop Essenatials
   Winter: Mar. 4 - 29
   Spring: May 6 - 31

• Adobe InDesign Essentials
   Winter: Apr. 1 - 26
   Spring: Jun. 3 - 28

Software Requirements: 

For all online Adobe classes, students are responsible for purchasing their own software for their course. Trial versions of Adobe software are sometimes available on the Adobe company website.  

If you're taking the entire “Graphic Design certificate” you'll need Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign. Otherwise you may sign up for a single software. 

*Note: There is no school discount through LERN. More information on Adobe Creative Cloud software can be found at 

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