Photoshop Elements 10

This Photoshop course will help you to be able to edit photographs and use animated features to create amazing photos and share them via social networks.

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Is this for you?

This course is ideal for complete beginners as it will take you through some of the main features of this software step-by-step, right from the start.

So many roles require the knowledge of this software, such as graphic designers, web designers, animators, photographers, illustrators and many more. It’s not just useful in the working world, it’s also a great tool for enhancing and playing around with your own family photographs.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 19 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date


Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type



Around 18 to 20 hours

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About this course

If you want to learn how to manipulate and change images, there is no better software than Photoshop. We see its’ effect every day of our lives on magazine covers, newspapers and brochures where designers will tweak photos to enhance and edit them to look their absolute best.

This course works with Photoshop Elements 10 and you’ll work with real-life photos, so you can really build up some essential, practical, hands-on experience.

Once your training is complete, you will gain a Pitman Training Certificate and be able to put the highly regarded Pitman Training name on your CV.

The course comprises eight lessons:

  • Understanding the Elements Organiser and creating and adding photos to a catalogue, as well as adding star ratings and key words to tag images;
  • Getting to know and use Photoshop Editor in full, guided and quick modes; basic image manipulation such as cropping and adjusting colours;
  • Using the full range of tools provided by Photoshop Elements 10 such as the magic wand, lasso and eraser tools. You’ll then move on to more sophisticated tools such as the eyedropper, paint bucket, sponge, bund and dodge tools;
  • Layers – creating, hiding and viewing layers as well as editing layers, aligning, flipping, linking, merging and deleting layers;
  • Converting images and adjusting images to change images in whole or part and printing images;
  • Using tools to refine images such as the spot healing tool, the dust and scratches filter and the clone tool as well as using text masks;
  • Creating photo collages, changing their layouts, adding artwork and text and sharing your photos.

Aims and Objectives

Having completed this course you’ll be able to edit photographs and use animated features to create amazing photos, both for use at home or in your career.


There are no pre-requisites required for this course.

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 



  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.



Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).


Funding & Grants:

There may be the opportunity to apply for funded grants that can help towards the cost of training. These include the Skills Development Scotland ITAs and the ReAct programme in Wales. All schemes will have different terms and conditions that will need to be met in order to qualify for a grant and these are managed by each individual centre.

We’d recommend you speak to a Course Advisor in your local centre to find out whether they are registered to offer any such schemes and discuss your requirements further.


* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.



Career Path

Photoshop is a great skill to master for both personal and professional use. If you're an aspiring designer, Graphic Designer or Web Designer it would be advantageous to hold proven skills. It's also useful if you're thinking of becoming a Marketing Assistant or Marketing Manager. 

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Whats the difference?

We offer a range of training packages in a range of subject areas and can offer blended learning opportunities to best meet your needs.


Our courses are practical in nature and focus on a single subject and can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.


Diplomas are designed to give you a complete skillset mapped to a specific career path and contain a number of core and elective courses.

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