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Posted 06.01.21

Creative Access and IT training at Sync

At Sync, personal development and training are at the core of our philosophy. In the wake of a new national lockdown we want to make sure that we serve our business and creative community through this difficult time.

We want to enable people to learn, connect and collaborate through technology.

Whilst our in store training centre may be closed for now, we are still committed to creating accessible training opportunities for the people of Manchester (and beyond…)

We’re happy to announce we will be hosting a series of webinars that will be running every Thursday across January and February 2021.

In our latest series of skills-based webinars, we focus on  supporting businesses and opening up new opportunities for people through the development of digital skills. Whether you’re looking for work, on furlough, or want to bring new skills into your business, these sessions are for you.

Covering everything from communication and collaboration, through to complex design principles, these sessions are designed to promote and enhance key digital skills.

If you would like to follow along with the Adobe sessions, you will simply need access to a computer, and have a live or trial version of Adobe Creative Cloud, with the relevant app installed prior to the start of the session. If you’ve not currently got an active subscription with Adobe, you can apply for a free trial here.

January/ February Webinar series Schedule

14.01.21 – Master Microsoft Teams Recording

 Teams has quickly become a core communication and collaboration tool for many businesses. In this session, we will walk you through Microsoft Teams, covering a range of features, tips and tricks – along with a couple of tools to help you enhance and evolve your Teams workflows.

21.01.21 – Get started with Photoshop Recording

 In this introductory session, we will introduce delegates to Adobe Photoshop, and walk you through your first Photoshop project. We will cover the basics, including setting your canvas size, working with layers, and some of the key tools like text.

28.01.21 – Get started with Illustrator Recording

New to Illustrator? Not a problem… during this session, we will demonstrate some of the basics, helping to guide you through your first project. You will get to learn how to set up a new project, and how to use some of the key tools and features built-in to Illustrator.

04.02.21 – Get started with Spark – Recording

Adobe Spark comprises of three apps, Spark Page, Spark Post, and Spark Video – all allowing you to create content quickly. In this introductory session, we will explore the capabilities of Spark, and walk you through your first Spark project!

11.02.21 – Get started with InDesign – Recording

InDesign is an incredibly powerful and industry-leading desktop publishing software, ideal for anyone looking to create stunning print or digital media in the form of fliers, brochures, magazines, books/ebooks or posters. Join us to explore InDesign further, and learn some of the basics.

18.02.21 – Top Tips: Photoshop

10am session: Register Here
2pm session: Register Here

25.02.21 – Top Tips: Illustrator

10am session: Register Here
2pm session: Register Here

Missed a session?

Can’t make on to our Business webinar sessions? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!  You can get in touch and arrange a 1:1 session with our business consultants, to explore how technology could be used to support your business.

Do more, with fully funded training courses at Sync

Looking to take your learning further? We are happy to offer fully funded places on a range of our three-day foundation course (2 hours per day) for Adobe XD, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrate, Adobe Animate, XCode and Augmented Reality.  These courses are normally priced at £195+VAT. Learn more about our fully funded training courses.

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