Course Outline

The aim of The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Certification Programme is to allow you to demonstrate proficiency in Adobe digital communications tools. Become a Certified Associate and stand apart from your peers, boost your confidence, and expand your career opportunities.

The ACA certification validates basic, entry-level skills in digital communication, creation, and design using Adobe tools.

On completion of this module, students will be able to demonstrate that they have attained the foundational skills to communicate with digital media tools, knowledge of Design principles and Image Composition, and setting project Requirements. Learners will know how to manipulate images using Photoshop; they will learn about Photoshop Interface and all the new tools added in the Creative Cloud version of the software. They will be proficient in preparing images for the web and the print world. The course will give learners the necessary tools to work in a creative environment where they have to present their ideas and work within a team.

The course is fundamental for those students who want to pursue a career as a Graphic Designer, Photographer, Marketing Professional or Web Developer.

Adobe Photoshop


Frequently asked questions:

Do I need to have a background in Adobe Photoshop?

Anyone can apply for the Adobe Certified Associate and a background in a related discipline is not required; the aim of the certification is to enable you to learn everything you need to know at a foundation level so that you can kick-start your creative career.

We recommend anyone wishing to enrol, that you have an interest in Creative Media, Technology, Design or Photography.

Why should I study with eCollege?

At eCollege, you will have access to your course online which is available at any time of any day. From Monday - Friday office hours you will also gain access to two eTutors who can be contacted for any course related queries. Both eTutors have relevant experience in the fields of Graphic & Web Design, Game Development, Architecture and Digital Marketing.

All eCollege students who enrol on an Adobe course are given a complimentary Adobe Creative Cloud licence and 100gb cloud storage for the duration of their course.

What kind of computer do I need?

You will need to have a desktop computer or notebook to complete the course, however, please be aware of the system specifications required for Adobe Photoshop. You can check out the specs at this link. As a rule of thumb, you should have a Windows 7 based computer or Mac running OSX Yosemite.


Assessment

Students will be required to complete various forms assessments in the form of quizzes throughout the course. This will test your knowledge in each module and can be used as an excellent revision tool. 

At the end of the course, there will be a single exam, which may be taken at any Certiport exam centre, the result of this exam will go towards the completion of your Adobe Certified Associate.


Apply for this course

Job-Seeker?

This course is free for job-seekers, please sign-up at your local Department of Social Protection or Intreo office.

Please quote course code –  07465

Not a Job-Seeker?

If you are a fee-payer - the course price includes:

    • Course content
    • Practice exercises and quizzes.
    • Practice exam.
    • Certification exam voucher for one attempt is included. (Repeat Exam(s) if applicable are not included)
    • You may be charged an administration charge by the test centres; this cost is not covered in the course price. 

Fee paying information: Click here

Course Price: €425


Additional Information

Exam: Adobe Certified Associate in Visual Design using Adobe Photoshop CC 2015

Certification Retirement Date:  No date set

Job-Seeker Duration: Maximum 16 Weeks


Adobe Photshop

Course Outline

The aim of The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Certification Programme is to allow you to demonstrate proficiency in Adobe digital communications tools. Become a Certified Associate and stand apart from your peers, boost your confidence, and expand your career opportunities.

The ACA certification validates basic, entry-level skills in digital communication, creation, and design using Adobe tools.

On completion of this module learners will be able to demonstrate how to set project requirements and present their projects/ideas to clients using Wireframing, Storyboards and Flowcharts. Learners will have gained skills in planning a website or application; Learners who successfully complete the course will be proficient in the use of Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS and they will be able to review and maintain sites by using Adobe Dreamweaver.

The course is fundamental for those students who want to pursue a career as a Web Designer, Web Developer or in the fields of Digital Marketing

Adobe Dreamweaver


Frequently asked questions:

Do I need to have a background in Adobe Dreamweaver?

Anyone can apply for the Adobe Certified Associate and a background in a related discipline is not required; the aim of the certification is to enable you to learn everything you need to know at a foundation level so that you can kick start your creative career.

We recommend anyone wishing to enrol, that you have an interest in Creative Media, Technology, Design and a passion for websites.

Do I need to know HTML or CSS?

Students aren't required to have a prerequisite of HTML or CSS as this will be demonstrated at a basic level in the course. Additionally, the Dreamweaver application main feature is to create websites without the need to write complex code.

Why should I study with eCollege?

At eCollege, you will have access to your course online which is available at any time of any day. From Monday - Friday office hours you will also gain access to two eTutors who can be contacted for any course related queries. Both eTutors have relevant experience in the fields of Graphic & Web Design, Game Development, Architecture and Digital Marketing.

All eCollege students who enrol on an Adobe course are given a complimentary Adobe Creative Cloud licence and 100gb cloud storage for the duration of their course.

What kind of computer do I need?

You will need to have a desktop computer or notebook to complete the course, however, please be aware of the system specifications required for Adobe Dreamweaver. You can check out the specs at this link. As a rule of thumb, you should have a Windows 7 based computer or Mac running OSX Yosemite.


Assessment

Students will be required to complete various forms assessments in the form of quizzes throughout the course. This will test your knowledge in each module and can be used as an excellent revision tool. 

At the end of the course, there will be a single exam, which may be taken at any Certiport exam centre, the result of this exam will go towards the completion of your Adobe Certified Associate.


Apply for this course

Job-Seeker?

This course is free for job-seekers, please sign-up at your local Department of Social Protection or Intreo office.

Please quote course code –  07466

Not a Job-Seeker?

If you are a fee-payer - the course price includes:

    • Course content
    • Practice exercises and quizzes.
    • Practice exam.
    • Certification exam voucher for one attempt is included. (Repeat Exam(s) if applicable are not included)
    • You may be charged an administration charge by the test centres; this cost is not covered in the course price. 

Fee paying information: Click here

Course Price: €425


Additional Information

Exam: Adobe Certified Associate in Web Authoring using Adobe Dreamweaver CC 2015

Certification Retirement Date:  No date set

Job-Seeker Duration: Maximum 18 Weeks


Adobe Dreamweaver

Course Outline

The aim of The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Certification Programme is to allow you to demonstrate proficiency in Adobe digital communications tools. Become a Certified Associate and stand apart from your peers, boost your confidence, and expand your career opportunities.

The ACA certification validates basic, entry-level skills in digital communication, creation, and design using Adobe tools.

The Adobe Illustrator course focuses on creating graphics and Illustrations from scratch using a variety of specialised vector tools. Vector graphics are common in the world of printed media as they can be printed to extreme sizes without the loss of quality. However, Illustrator also has heavy use in the digital media industry as well, a popular tool amongst application developers.

The course is fundamental for those students who want to pursue a career as a Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Web Developer or in the fields of Digital Marketing

Adobe Illustrator


Frequently asked questions:

Do I need to have a background in Adobe Illustrator?

Anyone can apply for the Adobe Certified Associate and a background in a related discipline is not required; the aim of the certification is to enable you to learn everything you need to know at a foundation level so that you can kick start your creative career.

We recommend anyone wishing to enrol, that you have an interest in Creative Media, Technology, Design and a passion for creating artwork.

Why should I study with eCollege?

At eCollege, you will have access to your course online which is available at any time of any day. From Monday - Friday office hours you will also gain access to two eTutors who can be contacted for any course related queries. Both eTutors have relevant experience in the fields of Graphic & Web Design, Game Development, Architecture and Digital Marketing.

All eCollege students who enrol on an Adobe course are given a complimentary Adobe Creative Cloud licence and 100gb cloud storage for the duration of their course.

What kind of computer do I need?

You will need to have a desktop computer or notebook to complete the course, however, please be aware of the system specifications required for Adobe Illustrator. You can check out the specs at this link. As a rule of thumb, you should have a Windows 7 based computer or Mac running OSX Yosemite.


Assessment

Students will be required to complete various forms assessments in the form of quizzes throughout the course. This will test your knowledge in each module and can be used as an excellent revision tool. 

At the end of the course, there will be a single exam, which may be taken at any Certiport exam centre, the result of this exam will go towards the completion of your Adobe Certified Associate.


Apply for this course

Job-Seeker?

This course is free for job-seekers, please sign-up at your local Department of Social Protection or Intreo office.

Please quote course code –  08449

Not a Job-Seeker?

If you are a fee-payer - the course price includes:

    • Course content
    • Practice exercises and quizzes.
    • Practice exam.
    • Certification exam voucher for one attempt is included. (Repeat Exam(s) if applicable are not included)
    • You may be charged an administration charge by the test centres; this cost is not covered in the course price. 

Fee paying information: Click here

Course Price: €549


Additional Information

Exam: Adobe Certified Associate in Graphic Design and Illustration using Adobe Illustrator CC 2015

Certification Retirement Date:  No date set

Job-Seeker Duration: Maximum 16 Weeks


Adobe Illustrator

Course Outline

This course focuses on the fundamental process of designing and creating a variety of publications for use in different mediums such as web and print. Such publications can include newspapers, reports, brochures, books and so much more. You will be shown the common and fundamental elements of design and copyright laws and then brought into the Adobe InDesign application.

Adobe InDesign is a powerful editor for creating sophisticated documents with tight integrations to other Adobe Applications such as Photoshop or Illustrator. InDesign has hundreds of powerful features to speed up the workflow, efficiency and quality of produced media.

This course has been designed and aligned to the ACA exam, which is taken by all students at the end of the course. The qualification is officially recognised by Adobe and respected by relevant industries which will help you achieve junior job positions, internship roles or onto the road of higher education.

The course is fundamental for anyone wishing to pursue a career in Graphic Design, Publishing, Editing or even in the fields of Digital Marketing. You will not find any better place to begin.

Adobe InDesign


Frequently asked questions:

Do I need to have a background in Adobe InDesign?

Anyone can apply for the Adobe Certified Associate and a background in a related discipline is not required; the aim of the certification is to enable you to learn everything you need to know at a foundation level so that you can begin your creative career.

We recommend anyone wishing to enrol, that you have a deep interest in Creative Media, Technology, Design and a passion for creating unique looking documents.

Why should I study with eCollege?

At eCollege, you will have access to your course online which is available at any time of any day. From Monday - Friday office hours you will also gain access to two eTutors who can be contacted for any course related queries. Both eTutors have relevant experience in the fields of Graphic & Web Design, Game Development, Architecture and Digital Marketing.

All eCollege students who enrol on an Adobe course are given a complimentary Adobe Creative Cloud licence and 100gb cloud storage for the duration of their course.

What kind of computer do I need?

You will need to have a desktop computer or notebook to complete the course, however, please be aware of the system specifications required for Adobe InDesign. You can check out the specs at this link. As a rule of thumb, you should have a Windows 7 based computer or Mac running OSX Yosemite.


Assessment

Students will be required to complete various forms assessments in the form of quizzes and portfolio projects throughout the course. These assignments will test your knowledge both theoretically and practically but may also be used as a revision tool.

At the end of the course, there will be a single exam, which may be taken at any Certiport exam centre, the result of this exam will go directly towards the completion of your Adobe Certified Associate.


Apply for this course

Job-Seeker?

This course is free for job-seekers, please sign-up at your local Department of Social Protection or Intreo office.

Please quote course code –  08464

Not a Job-Seeker?

If you are a fee-payer - the course price includes:

    • Course content
    • Practice exercises and quizzes.
    • Practice exam.
    • Certification exam voucher for one attempt is included. (Repeat Exam(s) if applicable are not included)
    • You may be charged an administration charge by the test centres; this cost is not covered in the course price. 

Course Price: €549

Fee paying information: Click here


Additional Information

Exam: Adobe Certified Associate in Print and Digital Media Publication using Adobe InDesign CC 2015

Certification Retirement Date:  No date set

Job-Seeker Duration: Maximum 16 Weeks


Adobe InDesign

Course Outline

Become a Certified Digital Marketing Professional with our cornerstone certification, and you will receive a strong foundation in the core concepts of digital marketing. A Digital Marketing Professional Certification will give you an in-depth understanding of how to effectively strategise and implement powerful digital marketing campaigns that convert. From social media marketing to search marketing, you’ll learn everything you need to excel at your digital marketing career.


Modules

  1. Foundations
  2. Website Optimization
  3. Content Marketing
  4. Social Media Marketing
  5. Search Engine Optimization
  6. Paid Search
  7. Display & Video Advertising
  8. Email Marketing
  9. Analytics
  10. Digital Strategy

Digital Marketing eCollege Course


Frequently asked questions:

Who is this professional certification aimed at?

  • Marketing Executives, Managers, Senior Management

  • IT Managers
  • Business owners.
  • Anyone responsible for developing and/or implementing a digital marketing strategy for their organisation
  • Anyone looking to pursue a career in digital marketing

Why should I study with the Digital Marketing Institute through eCollege?

The Digital Marketing Institute is the global certification standard in digital education. To date, over 17,000 people in 80 countries have graduated with a Digital Marketing Institute qualification, making ours the most widely taught digital certification standard in the world.

The Digital Marketing Institute collaborates with global digital experts to define and develop the skills and qualifications required of today’s digital professionals.

eCollege deliver the course in conjunction with the Digital Marketing Institute.


Assessment

Students will be required to complete non-graded assessments in the form of quizzes throughout the course, which will test their knowledge in each module and is also an excellent revision tool. 

At the end of the course, there will be a single computer-based exam, delivered in any Pearson VUE exam centre, the result of this exam will go towards the completion of your certification.


Apply for this course

Job-Seeker?

This course is free for job-seekers, please sign-up at your local Department of Social Protection or Intreo office.

Please quote course code –  NC 09852

Not a Job-Seeker?

Course Price: €2,000


Additional Information

Exam: CDMPv7.0 (SQA 8 - NFQ 6) 

Certification Retirement Date:  No date set

Recommended Duration: Maximum 20 Weeks