Adobe Photoshop CS6 Advanced (including Basic) APS001 - Academy of York

Adobe Photoshop CS6 Advanced (including Basic) APS001


Adobe Photoshop CS6 Advanced (including Basic)

Photoshop CS6 is the newest and best in drawing technology. If you are interested in graphic design or in 3D drawing, this is the program for you. If you want a career in video, print design or if you are or want to be a photographer (casual or professional) and would like to do touch-up work on your pictures, this is the course for you.

On successful completion of this course you will understand and be able to use the many elements in Photoshop. Topics that will be covered in this comprehensive course include,

  • Image Selections
  • Layers
  • Image adjustments
  • Repairing & retouching images
  • Resizing images
  • Managing files with Adobe Bridge
  • Working with multiple layers
  • Working with colour
  • Masks
  • Vector shapes
  • Creative image effects

Hardware Requirements (you should have your own computer)

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 1GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash storage devices)
  • 1024×768 display (1280×800 recommended) with 16-bit colour and 256MB (512MB recommended) of VRAM
  • OpenGL 2.0-capable system
  • DVD-ROM drive

Software Requirements (Adobe Photoshop Software is NOT included in tuition fees)

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP* with Service Pack 3 or Windows 7 with Service Pack 1
  • Adobe® Photoshop® CS6
  • Adobe® Acrobat® 9 Pro
  • Internet browser software

Assessment and Award

Once you have successfully completed the self-assessment assignments for this course, you will be required to write the Adobe exam through Certiport, an independent third party assessment centre. Visit the Certiport website at to find a testing centre closest to you. Please note that assessments and exam fees are NOT included in your tuition fees. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a certificate from Adobe.

AOY Accreditation

Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, HWSETA, SABPP, PMSA, CompTIA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private College.

This course is approved by Adobe™

Course Name: Photoshop CS6 Advanced (including Basic) (APS001)
Price Before bursary R7,000
Price after bursaryR4,200
Once off payment priceR3,780
Payment PlanR350 over 12 months
Study period: 12 monthsRegistration fee: R600
Course Name: Adobe Combo – Any 2 Adobe course
Price Before bursary R10,000
Price after bursaryR6,000*
Once off payment priceR5,450
Payment PlanR400 over 15 months
Study period: 18 monthsRegistration fees: R1000

What our students say about us

Thabo-Masina‘’My experience with the college was good and I have never seen or hear about a college that takes care and always keep contact with its learners like AOY. I felt important and while doing the course with all the support I got and quick responses when I had questions, looking forward for my next course, much love.’’Thabo Masina