Digital Skills for Marketing and Communications
- Level(s) of Study: Professional / Short course
Available at no cost to eligible individuals (see criteria below).*
- Start Date(s): 30 September 2022
- Duration: 30 September - 29 October 2022, Fridays 10 am - 4 pm for five weeks
- Study Mode(s): Short course
Please note: This course is delivered through the Enterprising Ashfield project, which is funded by the Government's Towns Fund. Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is pleased to offer free (fully funded) places on this course to support individuals and employees of businesses that are based in the towns of Kirkby-in-Ashfield and Sutton-in-Ashfield.
The standard fee would normally be £675.
On this practical course, you'll develop your understanding of design principles and effective visual communication skills for marketing on the PC.
Aimed at the beginner with limited or no knowledge of design software, this introductory course will take you from the basics and quickly develop your ability to design professional-looking documents.
How you’re taught
In-person from the Summit Centre in Kirkby-in-Ashfield.
30 September - 29 October 2022; consecutive Fridays.
10 am - 4 pm
Tutor profile: Mark Williams
Mark Williams teaches software skills on the undergraduate programmes at NTU.
He has a degree in graphic design and 17 years' experience working with and teaching Adobe products.
Mark has developed and delivered training courses to large and small businesses all over the UK.
Here's what our previous attendees said
"I took this course so I could gain skills for employment, and support my husband's business. I've gained confidence in designing material for marketing and communications and enjoyed all of the course." - PS
"I wanted to learn new skills and have learnt how to use Photoshop and InDesign." - MS
"I was looking to learn different techniques in digital software programmes such as creating layouts in order to use them for business marketing. I have gained knowledge in Photoshop and InDesign, and can use different layouts, fonts and edited images for marketing. I enjoyed all of it - the course was well-delivered and Mark was an excellent tutor." - JE
Fees and funding
This course is available at no cost to people living or working in the Kirkby-in-Ashfield or Sutton-in-Ashfield areas.