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During your weekly online Zoom classes, you will learn how to:

  • Use Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator

  • Create vector shapes and typeface

  • Create branding (logos, social banners, business cards, flyers, posters etc.)

  • Create icons, illustrations and digital art

  • Use tips and tricks from a design expert



Free Adobe license issued to each learner for course duration

course info

This introductory course will allow you to explore the concepts, tools and techniques used in graphic design in order to create a graphic product of your very own. You will be personally guided through your learning journey by a graphic design expert who will assist you in achieving your design goals. This course is aimed at complete beginners but will also benefit those with some design experience as you learn the correct way of creating designs using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Please click on 'Select course dates' on the form at the bottom of this screen to check course dates and times.

Session 1 (2 hours)

- A further exploration of graphic design principles, terms and definitions

- What a design specification is and how to write a detailed one

- How to critically evaluate graphic designs for your own research

- Using essential tools and techniques within Adobe Illustrator to create a logo

Session 2 - (2 hours)

- What is graphic illustration?

- How to find and use copyright free illustrations

- How to adapt illustrations in Adobe illustrator

- How to use Illustrator to create a portrait

Session 3 (2 hours)

- A detailed introduction to typography and magazine design

- How to use Adobe InDesign to create a magazine cover

Session 4 (2 hours)

- Creating your own design product in response to your design brief under the supervision of your expert

- Receiving 1:1 feedback and advice on your designs 

Session 5 (2 hours)

- The role of a Graphic Designer in the creative industries

- Collaborating with others in the graphic design process

- Creating branding as part of a team

Session 6 (2 hours)

- A detailed introduction to packaging design

- How to create your own packaging design

  • Free Adobe license issued to each learner for course duration

  • Classroom videos recorded and uploaded to your Google Classroom to reinforce learning

  • Plenty of slideshows, handouts and other resources that are yours to keep

how to enrol

1. Book your space on the course of your choice below


2. If you have entered a Gmail account when enrolling, then a link to your Google Classroom will be emailed to you. If you do not have a Gmail account, then please create one and email this to ASAP.

3. If you are enrolling onto a free course, send us proof of eligibility confirming your age and address - see here for more information


4. Log into the Google Classroom and prepare yourself for study by completing the pre-course activities (this will all be clearly explained in the online classroom)

5. Attend weekly live Zoom classes with your expert teacher and fellow learners (4 weeks in total)

6. Complete and upload assignments to your drive in Google Classrooms. These are marked by our assessment team who will notify you if you have passed or not. If you have not passed, you will be given feedback on what needs to be adapted so that you can re-submit

7. Once your pass has been confirmed, a digital copy of your certificate will be emailed to you for free upon request (we can mail physical certificates to any UK address for £20 per batch upon request)

important info

• An Adobe license will be issued to you three days before the course start date and can be used for the duration of your course. This will allow you to download and use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for free

• Please check our FAQ to make sure that your computer is capable of running this software before enrolling

• Please be aware that these are accredited qualifications – therefore you will be required to do both homework and paperwork as part of your learning with Spotlight Multimedia. These elements are non-negotiable and must be completed if you wish to participate in our free courses


Level 2 courses are a continuation of level 1 learning, in which advanced tools and techniques are covered. You must have completed the level 1 course before enrolling onto the level 2.


"I’ve done the Level 1 Graphic Design course with Chrissie and the Level 2 GD course with Chloe. Absolutely loved it. Both tutors were very helpful and happy to give advice when requested. Brilliant courses. Learnt a lot of stuff and definitely walked away a better version of myself. Highly recommended. You won’t be disappointed!"

Melanie, London


Complete this form ONLY if you are eligible for free courses (evidence of eligibility is required before starting).



Please complete the below form and make payment of £295 to secure your place on the course.