Training Courses

Creating Graphics For Social Media

  27 reviews

One Day Course

Overview

Visual content works. Research shows that people are 44% more likely to engage with content on social media when it contains pictures and images. As a result, social media gets more visual every day.

This course will teach you how to create powerful graphics and images for use on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest and any other social network you can think of. We’ll be using Adobe Photoshop during the course but don’t worry – no previous Photoshop or design skills are required – we’ll teach you everything you need to know! You need no previous experience to attend this course.

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  • Public Courses

    Small class sizes so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

    A great, cost efficient way to learn, discounts are also available for group bookings.

     

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  • Private Courses

    One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

    We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

    From £499 + VAT

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Course Outline

  • Social Media
    • Which networks are you going to post to?
    • The importance of brand consistency
    • Ensuring images are relevant and have impact

    Gathering content
    • Templates for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
    • Templates for Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest
    • Organising your work
    • Designing for your target audience
    • Using clip art
    • Other free and paid-for online resources
  • Photoshop basics
    • Understanding image size
    • Understanding image resolution
    • Understanding design restrictions
    • Creating images from scratch
    • Adapting existing images
    • Cropping and sizing images and graphics
    • Selecting parts of an image
    • Understanding type and fonts
    • Using text on images – best practice

    Optimsing images and graphics
    • Converting existing graphics for social media
    • Optimising graphics for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest
    • Incorporating photographs
    • Optimising images for mobile devices

    Testing your content

    Questions and answers
Experience + Flexibility

We know training inside out. We can advise you on all the options to make sure you get the best possible course.

Tell us you need to cancel 5 working days before your course and there’s no charge. Great for your peace of mind.

Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

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Our Clients


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We know that choosing the best course can be difficult, maybe the thoughts of the 9642 other clients we've asked will give you the inspiration to join us too.

The most recent comments from attendees of our courses are shown below. We reckon they will give you a pretty good indication of how they think we perform.

  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed9642
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
  Overall Centre Score9.7 / 10
  Overall Experience9.6 / 10
  % Who Would Recommend Us99.7%

  Recent Feedback




"Small course size, excellent trainer, tailored lessons - fantastic course! "



"Good subject knowledge, small group sizes"



"The teacher was very knowledgeable and the training centre was very high quality. I'm also happy that the centre were able to offer the choice of a Mac or a Windows PC. "



"Vicki was a great tutor and I've learnt loads and the food and facilities were excellent and very good value for money"



"Vicky was a lovely trainer, really friendly and patient. Very happy to help people when they made mistakes and had a positive attitude throughout the day. Thanks Vicky !"



"Gill ensured that I left the training confident that I can create my own social media graphics! Thank you Gill. "



"Vicki was a great trainer, she was knowledgeable about pretty much everything and had a very effective teaching methods, kept the class at a nice pace and taught you how to use Photoshop in a way that would make it easier in the real working environment. She was also very helpful to those on a different OS.a"



"Very slick operation and the day was very well structured"



"Very good course, very useful to have 6 month assistance after the actual course"



"Very well organised day, the trainer had excellent knowledge, great that the size was so small (3), very practical, great refreshments and lunch"



"Hazel is brilliant!"



"helpful, friendly, good training, great to have small class sizes. would come again. "



"Very good course, thank you!"



"Matt is a great teacher! Very well orginized course. Thank you."



"The session was very relaxed and being able to work on my own examples was really helpful. "



"great space, great trainer. exercises that were fun and made sense"