Programme Brief

The Advanced Certificate in Design Essentials - Adobe CS6 Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign provides participants with the knowledge to navigate Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, and teaches how to use key features and capabilities of the software to create and edit professional-looking designs for a variety of purposes and situations.  This is the second level to a Professional Certificate in Design Essentials - Adobe CS6 Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. Both courses provide a solid foundation that allow users to build on for further study.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Appreciating advanced concepts and features of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Using Photoshop to edit camera raw, understand color profile and use the slice tool to edit elements to add interactivity on a web page
  • Using Illustrator to create work that would be print ready
  • Using InDesign to learn the necessary advanced skills in book creation
  •  Integrating applications and automating features to maximize efficiency

The duration of this course is 36 contact hours.

Course Outline

Please click here to view the full course outline.


Why Study Adobe CS6 Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign with SBCS?

  • Instructors are highly skilled and experienced practitioners who bring their knowledge and work experience to the classroom.
  • Course is career oriented. The curriculum was developed to meet the needs of the current marketplace.
  • The course is practical. All sessions are held in a lab and each participant has access to a computer.
  • Modern, fully equipped labs. You learn using the same software that you will encounter in the field.
  • Licensed Adobe software is used for this training.
  • Convenient class schedules. Classes are offered part-time or on Saturdays at two locations. This allows working individuals to balance their work and educational needs.


Please note there are no schedules available at this time.

Please note: All information provided is subject to change without prior notice.

  • 6 weeks
  • Champs Fleurs
  • Administration fee: Free Registration at this time for all short courses.
  • Registration deadline: One week before the scheduled start date of the class.
  • Payment Plan: 50% down payment of the tuition to start the class and the balance to be paid by the end of the course. However, should you require a payment plan more tailored to you, feel free to let us know so we can discuss further.


Online Registration

To register for the online course, please follow the instructions below:

1. Please complete the Online Programme Registration Form, and click submit.


Once the form has been completed, please proceed to make your payment via the following options below:

2. PayPal – Please click the ” Add to Cart” button below:

All relevant information about accessing online sessions will be sent via email within 3-5 working days.


3. WI Pay (Credit Card) – If you wish to utilize this method, please forward an email to indicating if you would be paying the full cost or whether you would like to access any of our payment plan plan options. Once this is confirmed, an invoice will then be forwarded via email.


*If you do not have a PayPal account, or a credit card, you can utilize any of the following payment options:

4. Payment of TT$2,950.00 can be made via direct deposit to the following SBCS Republic Bank Account (3501 3848 7501).

Once you have deposited the required payment, please email and attach a copy of the stamped deposit slip to Centre for Information Technology and Engineering (CITE) informing of such.

Once CITE verifies the deposit, final registration details will be forwarded to the student.


For further information, please send an email to entre for Information Technology and Engineering (CITE)  or call 663-7227 extensions 1092/3/5.


Technical Requirements?

Please check that your laptop / tablet meets the minimum requirements for Adobe Connect web conferencing online platform services before registering by clicking here

For further details please email or call the numbers below:

  • Champs Fleurs – (868) 663-7227 extensions 1092/3/5