Adobe CC Essentials (CSSO 109)

Get started in graphic design with Adobe Creative Cloud. In this comprehensive, technical-focused course, immerse yourself in three of Adobe’s industry-leading graphics software—Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Gain fundamental knowledge of each program and learn to identify which software is appropriate for a project or task. Through short practical exercises, explore limitless graphic possibilities with raster and vector artwork, page layout and document creation, colour management, graphic styles and effects, typographic composition, and file formats.

Upon successfully completing this course, students will receive a digital skills badge through Accredible, a digital credentialing service. To opt-out of receiving a digital badge for CS courses, please unsubscribe here.

Contact Hours

45 course hours (3 hours per class)

Prior Learning

To fully benefit from this course, basic computer literacy is required.

Courses offered that meet Prior Learning Requirements


Tuition + Materials

Tuition is $765.00. Download your detailed materials list before your first class.

Course Format

Course offering is available either online synchronous (VCHAT) or on campus (GNWC). View schedule for current and upcoming formats.


Find answers to the most frequently asked questions on our Registration Policies page.