- Course Code: UKVC18AOC
- Location: Online
- Duration: 3 hours
- Cost: £299.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: Lifetime
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major devices and browsers
Level 1 Adobe Illustrator Certificate
Adobe Illustrator is a flexible and user-friendly new software that allows you to create attractive designs and images using vector graphics. In addition, it allows you to create small image file sizes - as opposed to other graphics design software, where file sizes are enormous - and print them out in high quality.
If you’re just starting out, this video course on Adobe Illustrator shows you how to use the tools and introduces different features that you can use, to create magnificent designs.
One of the most useful points is that Adobe Illustrator offers compatibility with other Adobe products and integrates with interfaces, such as Adobe After Effects.
In this course, you will learn:
This course on Illustrator covers the following topics:
- The fundamental differences between Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and how each graphic interface works;
- How to open different types of new files for different requirements;
- The icons, elements and features on the Illustrator home page, and how to access each one;
- The features and benefits of using the Pen tool, and how you can use it, to create new designs, by creating pivot points, etc.;
- Using the Line Segment, Spiral and Grid tools, to build an image;
- An introduction to shape tools, and how to use them;
- How to manipulate the Paintbrush and Colour features, to obtain the desired effects, including 3D and gradient effects;
- How to use the Scale, Rotate, Reflect and Width tools, to create the designs that you want;
- How to use and manipulate layers, to insert different elements into your final design;
- How to use the Shape Builder and Free Transform tools, to give your image the final touches and fine-tune it.
The benefits of studying this course on Illustrator include:
- You will be able to use the tools and features, to create drawings, designs and logos for both personal and professional use;
- You will be able to create attractive and aesthetic information graphics and resize every design to your requirements;
- You will be able to use vector graphics, to create trace drawings and maps.
Who can take the Level 1 Adobe Illustrator Certificate course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 25 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 25 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 25 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Level 1 Adobe Illustrator Certificate course?We estimate that the course will take about 3 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.