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    • Training Guide Hands on training for Mac systems and applications. Authorised Training Centre
    • To book call 0117 922 5661 • www.western.co.uk The Leading Apple Authorised Training Centre in the West Five Good Reasons Why Training Reasons why people Improves Your Productivity: choose Western Training 1. Learn the short-cuts and pitfalls of software from an expert, save hours of wasted time. ✓ Learn from an expert 2. Quickly discover advanced features that allow you to expand the scope and instructor. creativity of your work. 3. Reduce those costly errors. Understanding applications and equipment means you ✓ Your own dedicated are less likely to make mistakes. 4. Correction of bad habits. We all pick them up, especially when self taught. Life computer. could be a lot easier! 5. Show commitment to the development of your staff, generate enthusiasm and ✓ Comprehensive confidence. course notes on memory stick. Dedicated Training Centre The Training Centre is located directly opposite Temple Meads railway station in the heart of ✓ Hands on! Many Bristol. Courses run from 10.00 am until 4.00 pm with a one hour lunch break. worked examples. The Training Centre is a quiet and pleasant environment without the disruptions of normal daily office life. ✓ Friendly, patient help Each delegate has their own dedicated Mac to provide maximum hands-on learning. on hand. Course notes are provided. Refreshments are available throughout the day and a hot lunch is also provided. ✓ Certificate on successful completion. Expert Trainers The trainer will be an experienced individual with extensive use of the Mac and ✓ Lunch at nearby bistro. relevant application in a commercial environment. The style is informal, with an emphasis on interactive learning undertaken in a group of ✓ Small class size. three to five other delegates. The delegate will be given many exercises to undertake in order to develop their knowledge. ✓ Valuable tips. Our experience tells us that hands-on is essential if the delegate is to consolidate their ✓ Real world examples. knowledge. All delegates receive a certificate confirming their completion of the course. Apple Authorised Training Centre Programme Western’s training centre operates within this programme Apple Authorised Training Centres deliver Apple’s official and delivers Apple’s certified courses on Final Cut Pro, Mac curriculum on Apple hardware, Mac OS X, pro applications OS X, Logic and Mac OS X Server in Apple approved facilities and other key Apple technologies. The comprehensive using Apple Certified Trainers who have met and maintained curriculum addresses a broad range of technical Apple’s highest quality standards. proficiencies. Certified Authorised Trainer Training Centre 2
    • Authorised Training Centre Contents Systems Contact us: Introduction to Mac OS X Page 4 Western Computer Basic Troubleshooting Page 5 Victoria House, Temple Gate, Bristol BS1 6PW Mac OS X Support Essentials Page 6 Telephone: 0117 922 5661 Fax: 0117 922 6504 Mac OS X Server Essentials Page 7 Email: training@western.co.uk Mac OS X Directory Services Page 8 Website: www.western.co.uk Mac OS X Deployment Page 9 Mac OS X Advanced System Administration Page 10 On Demand Courses Acrobat Pages 11+27 Design and Publishing Aperture Pages 15+27 Introduction to Adobe InDesign Page 11 Bespoke Dreamweaver Page 19 Advanced Adobe InDesign Page 12 Bespoke InDesign Page 12 Introduction to Quark XPress Page 13 Bespoke Quark to InDesign Migration Page 12 Advanced Quark XPress Page 14 Bespoke OS X Training Page 4 Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Page 15 Bespoke Training Page 27 Advanced Adobe Photoshop Page 16 Better Design Pages 13 Introduction to Adobe Illustrator Page 17 Colour Management Basics Page 14 Advanced Adobe Illustrator Page 18 Contribute Page 19 Customised Courses Page 27 Web Custom Flash Animation Page 20 Designing a Website with Dreamweaver Page 19 Custom Illustrator Page 17 Enhancing a Website with Flash Page 20 Director Page 27 Final Cut Express Page 21 Pro Video Final Cut Master Pro Certification Page 22 Final Cut Pro 101 Page 21 Flash Video Page 27 Motion 101 Page 22 Illustrator Masterclass Page 18 Motion Graphics and Effects in Final Cut Studio Page 23 Fireworks Page 27 Advanced Editing Techniques in Final Cut Pro Page 24 Keynote Page 27 Lightroom Page 15 Productivity Networks for Beginners Page 5 An introduction to iLife Page 25 Microsoft Office Page 27 An introduction to iWork Page 26 On-site Training Page 4 PDF for Pre-Press Page 14 How to Book Photoshop Workshop Page 16 Voucher Scheme Page 28 Quark Interactive Designer Pages 27 3
    • To book call 0117 922 5661 • www.western.co.uk Introduction to Mac OS X Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend An introduction to the Macintosh computer and the Mac operating system. On This course is intended as an completion of the course, delegates should be able to easily negotiate their way introductory course for those new to around the Mac and understand how to organise and retrieve files, print documents, Macintosh computers or users who are access the internet, add devices and configure their Mac as required. in the process of switching to Mac OS X. Training Course Contents Course Requirements ■ An overview of the basic hardware components. None ■ Understanding what the Operating System does. ■ The Finder. Comments From Delegates ■ The Dock. “One of the best computer courses I’ve been ■ Using folders to set up a filing system. on! Many thanks.” ■ System Preferences. Nigel Wilkins, Home User. ■ Configuring the display. ■ Exposé and Spaces. ■ Using fonts. ■ Adding devices. ■ Printing. ■ Using Safari. ■ Network Preferences. ■ Using the internet. ■ Accessing email. ■ Customising your Macintosh. ■ Time Machine. ■ Quick View. ■ Installing from a Disk Image. You might also want to consider: On-site Training Too far to come? Too busy to take a day out? Why not ask us to come to you? Most of our courses can be delivered at your workplace or where it most suits you. Bespoke OS Training Combine several items in a bespoke course. Combine intro and troubleshooting, Course Duration: 1 Day or concentrate on the issues you require in one-on-one training. Call our training consultant on 0117 922 5661 with your requirements for a quote or to make a booking. Price £249+VAT 4 Systems
    • Authorised Training Centre Basic Troubleshooting Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend This is an introductory course designed to give delegates the knowledge to People working on their own who rely resolve simple hardware faults and software problems. No technical knowledge is on a Mac. assumed and, where required, clear explanations are given. Attendee’s questions are Those who find themselves in charge encouraged. Attending this course should save hours of lost time and reduce blood of a small group of Macs. Anyone who pressure levels. wants to be able to cure simple problems without recourse to a help-line. Training Course Contents ■ Is it hardware or software? Course Requirements ■ The hardware components. Delegates should have a good ■ Power supply, UPS, mains protection. understanding of the Mac OS and have used a Mac for several months. ■ Peripheral interface pros and cons: USB, Firewire, PCI. Completion of the following course ■ Supporting peripheral devices. preferable: Introduction to Mac OS X ■ Hard disk drives, disk fragmentation. ■ Removable media. Comments From Delegates ■ Memory installation and problems. ■ Displays, calibration. “Good, solid intro to Mac support, thanks.” ■ Log in and user problems. IOP Publishing ■ System Preference issues. ■ Font management. ■ Printer problems. ■ Protecting yourself from malicious software. ■ Software version conflicts and compatibility. ■ Some useful on-line resources. You might also want to consider: Networks for Beginners Covers Mac to Mac networks and connecting to the internet. Aimed at the home and non-technical user. Call our training consultant on 0117 922 5661 with your requirements for a quote or to make a booking. Western AppleCare The AppleCare Protection Plan extends your computer’s 90 days of complimentary support and one-year warranty to three years of world-class support. With Western AppleCare you also benefit from priority bench status and free attempted data Course Duration: 1 Day recovery. Call our training consultant on 0117 922 5661 with your requirements for a quote or further information. Price £249+VAT Systems 5
    • To book call 0117 922 5661 • www.western.co.uk Mac OS X Support Essentials Training Course Contents Training Course Objectives ■ Installation: Prepare and partition the drive, install Mac OS X, use the installer Mac OS X Support Essentials is a three-day, log files to verify a successful installation, configure Mac OS X with the Setup hands-on course that provides an in-depth Assistant, update software with Software Update and Installer, tips and exploration of troubleshooting on Mac OS techniques for troubleshooting an installation problem. X. This course is designed to give you a ■ User Accounts: Create and manage user accounts, create and manage tour of the breadth of functionality of Mac administrator accounts, locate directory attributes, security, password OS X and the best methods for effectively selection, Keychain, and FileVault. supporting users of Mac OS X systems. ■ File Systems: File systems supported by Mac OS X, file and directory ownership and permissions, Disk Utility and file repair, using the command line for file Who Should Attend management. This class is for help desk specialists, ■ File Management: The root volume, file system layout, preferences, frameworks, technical coordinators, service technicians file types unique to Mac OS X (i.e. resource forks and packages), Spotlight, file and others who support Mac OS X. archives, disk images. Archiving and restoring data with Time Machine, managing backup data, how to access the data outside of Time Machine. Course Requirements ■ Applications supported in Mac OS X, applications created with different developer APIs, the UNIX concept of a process, the relationship of processes Students should meet the following and applications, tools to monitor and manage processes, application prerequisites for the Mac OS X Support preferences, troubleshooting, Boot Camp. Essentials course: ■ Network Configuration: Basic networking configuration, TCP/IP networking, ■ Basic Mac OS X knowledge. Ethernet, AirPort, multiple network connections, appropriate use of network ■ Basic troubleshooting experience. locations, isolating and troubleshooting network elements. ■ Accessing Network Services: Connecting to common network resources, Comments From Delegates Network Users’ accounts with Directory Services, AFP, SMB, SSH, FTP, and WebDAV connections, Bonjour, NetBIOS, the network browser, isolating client “A great experience that gives me software issues from network issues. confidence to come back for extended ■ Providing Network Services: Enabling network services on a Mac OS X client, training when I or my technicians need it.” peer-to-peer collaboration, sharing files between Macs and Windows, sharing Tiverton High School web documents, screen sharing, firewall, techniques to isolate server issues from client and network issues. ■ Peripherals: Connecting peripherals to a Mac, cabling, connections, device drivers for common peripherals, managing printers, print-job management, printer PPDs and PDF workflow, techniques for isolating cabling, driver, or application issues. ■ Startup Process: Troubleshooting boot issues with a Mac at startup, phases of the startup process, which part of the system is active during each phase, issues that can arise, automatic process launching with launch and login window startup items. Apple Certified Help Desk Specialist Exam Course Duration: 3 Days By passing the Mac OS X Support Essentials exam (9L0-401) you are granted the Apple Certified Help Desk Specialist certification. The cost of the exam is £45 + VAT Price £950+VAT when booked with the training course. 6 Systems
    • Authorised Training Centre Mac OS X Server Essentials Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend Mac OS X Server Essentials is a four-day course designed to give technical This class is for Mac OS X technical coordinators and entry-level system administrators the skills, tools and coordinators and entry-level system knowledge to implement and maintain a network that uses Mac OS X Server. administrators who are tasked with Students learn how to install and configure Mac OS X Server to provide network- implementing and maintaining Mac based services, such as file sharing, authentication and printing. Tools for efficiently OS X Server-based systems. managing and deploying Mac OS X and software updates are also covered. The course is a combination of lectures and hands-on case study exercises that provide Course Requirements practical real-world experience. Students should have a good understanding Mac OS X, and experience Training Course Contents with Mac OS X in a network environment. ■ Installation and Configuration: Installation, initial configuration, server administration tools, and troubleshooting installation issues. Comments From Delegates ■ Providing DNS Service: Configuring Mac OS X Server to provide basic DNS service. “Very impressed all round!” ■ Authentication, Authorisation, and Access Control Lists: Creating and administering Ashton Park School accounts, controlling access lists (ACLs), and troubleshooting. ■ Open Directory: Configuring Open Directory, single sign-on, backing up directory data, troubleshooting Open Directory, and an introduction to Kerberos. ■ File Services: Configuring and troubleshooting Apple File Service, share points for Windows users, NFS, network mounts, and FTP; case sensitivity issues. ■ Mail Service: Configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting email service. ■ Web Service: Hosting multiple web sites on a single server, providing WebDAV access to files. ■ Collaborative Services: Setting up and configuring wikis and blogs, and the iChat and iCal services to assist people working together. ■ Deployment Solutions: Configuring and troubleshooting NetBoot/Network Install to deploy Mac OS X. ■ Managing Accounts: Managed accounts, preference management, managed network browsing, mobile accounts, troubleshooting account management. Apple Certified Technical Coordinator By passing the Mac OS X Support Essentials exam (9L0-401) and the Mac OS X Server Essentials exam (9L0-507) you are granted the Apple Certified Technical Coordinator certification. The cost of the exam is £45 + VAT when booked with the training course. Course Duration: 4 Days Price £1250+VAT Systems 7
    • To book call 0117 922 5661 • www.western.co.uk Mac OS X Directory Services Training Course Contents Training Course Objectives ■ Accessing the Local Directory Service: Creating and editing local users; creating This four-day course focuses on both Mac and editing local groups; troubleshooting login issues. OS X as a directory service client, and ■ Accessing an Open Directory System: Configuring Mac OS X client computer to log Mac OS X Server as a directory server. in using an Open Directory master; configuring Directory Services search paths; Cross platform solutions are emphasised troubleshooting binding issues; troubleshooting login issues. in both instances. In working with Mac OS X, students learn how to use network ■ Accessing an LDAP Server: Populating an LDAP server with information required accounts and Kerberos authentication by Mac OS X for network login; configuring Mac OS X client computer to log in with any common directory service, such using a standard LDAP server; troubleshooting login issues. as Apple’s Open Directory, Microsoft’s ■ Accessing an Active Directory System: Configuring Mac OS X client computer Active Directory, or an industry-standard to log in using an Active Directory system; troubleshooting binding issues; LDAP server. troubleshooting login issues. In working with Mac OS X Server, ■ Configuring Open Directory Server: Configuring Mac OS X Server as an Open students learn how to run a robust, Directory master; configuring Mac OS X Server as a Primary Domain Controller; scalable directory system using Apple’s managing data stored in an Open Directory master; troubleshooting issues Open Directory server. Students also promoting Mac OS X Server to an Open Directory master. learn how to use Mac OS X Server ■ Configuring Open Directory Replicas: Configuring Mac OS X Server as an Open to augment an existing directory Directory replica; troubleshooting Open Directory replication. service infrastructure. The course is ■ Connecting Mac OS X Server to an Open Directory System: Configuring a Mac OS a combination of lecture and hands- X Server to connect to an existing Open Directory server; configuring a service on case study exercises that provide to use an Open Directory network user or group; troubleshooting binding issues; practical real-world experience. troubleshooting authentication issues. ■ Integrating Mac OS X Server with Other Systems: Configuring Mac OS X Server to Who Should Attend supplement directory data provided by a third-party server; configuring Mac OS X Server services to authenticate in a third-party Kerberos realm; configuring a third- This course is designed for system party server to authenticate using an Open Directory KDC. administrators and IT professionals who need to gain specific knowledge about directory services, how to effectively Course Requirements configure Mac OS X computers to access ■ Basic troubleshooting experience or Mac OS X Support Essentials. directory services, and configure Mac OS X Server to provide directory services in a ■ Understanding of basic IP networking, including IP address, subnet masks, ports, mixed-platform environment. and protocols. ■ Experience using the command-line interface with Mac OS X. Apple Certified System Administrator By passing the Mac OS X Server Essentials (9L0-509), Mac OS X Directory Services (9L0-620), Mac OS X Deployment (9L0-619) and Mac OS X Advanced System Admin exams (9L0-621) you are granted the Apple Certified Technical Coordinator certification. The cost of the Mac OS X Directory Services exam is £45 + VAT when booked with the training course. Course Duration: 4 Days Price £1250+VAT 8 Systems
    • Authorised Training Centre Mac OS X Deployment Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend This three-day course focuses on solutions for deploying software, ranging from the This class is for Mac OS X system installation of individual files to the deployment of complete system images to multiple administrators who need to know how to computers. Students then apply what they’ve learned to create a full deployment plan that streamline the process of installing and includes testing, hardware and software deployment, auditing and maintenance. configuring a large number of computers The course also teaches students how to create a tiered Software Update server running Mac OS X. solution, as well as about third-party solutions to supplement tools provided by Apple. Students get hands-on experience in using tools such as Apple Remote Course Requirements Desktop, Disk Utility, PackageMaker, and System Image Utility and discuss the pros and cons of each for different deployment situations. ■ Understanding of Mac OS X. ■ Basic troubleshooting experience or Training Course Contents Mac OS X Support Essentials. ■ Basic Mac OS X Server experience or ■ Deployment Planning: Using the Deployment Planning Template; Mac OS X Server Essentials. understanding primary deployment concepts; planning hardware deployment ■ Experience with Mac OS X in a logistics; planning usage management. network environment. ■ Deploying Individual Items and Containers: Mac OS X file deployment ■ Experience using the command-line considerations; using archive files for deployment; using ARD 3 to deploy interface with Mac OS X. items; using disk images for deployment. ■ Deploying with Installation Packages: Understanding Mac OS X installation technology; creating installation packages; using installation package actions, scripting, and snapshots; deploying and maintaining installation packages; third-party installation tools. ■ Deploying Entire Systems: System deployment techniques overview; creating a cloned system image; creating a modular system image; deploying system images; third-party system image creation tools and Boot Camp. ■ Using NetBoot for Deployment: Understanding the NetBoot service; creating simple NetBoot images; configuring the NetBoot service; creating custom NetBoot images; third-party system deployment tools. ■ Postimaging Deployment Considerations: Postimaging client configuration techniques; postimaging server configuration techniques; third-party postimaging configuration tools. ■ System Maintenance: Understanding system maintenance concepts; using Apple tools for system maintenance; using the Apple Software Update service; third-party system maintenance tools. Apple Certified System Administrator By passing the Mac OS X Server Essentials (9L0-509), Mac OS X Directory Services (9L0-620), Mac OS X Deployment (9L0-619) and Mac OS X Advanced System Admin exams (9L0-621) you are granted the Apple Certified Technical Coordinator certification. The cost of the Mac OS X Deployment exam is £45 + VAT when booked Course Duration: 3 Days with the training course. Price £950+VAT Systems 9
    • To book call 0117 922 5661 • www.western.co.uk Mac OS X Advanced System Administration Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend This five-day course builds on the foundations established in the Mac OS X Support This course is designed for system Essentials and Mac OS X Server Essentials courses and is designed to empower administrators or anyone responsible students to meet the challenges faced by administrators deploying Mac OS X and for day-to-day administration of Mac Mac OS X Server in today’s complex and dynamic data centres. Extensive use of OS X and Mac OS X Server within a the command line interface reveals a deeper scope of the course’s subject material. complex and often heterogeneous Students learn how to become more efficient by taking advantage of the wide environment. Attend this course if you variety of automation technologies built into Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server. They are responsible for tasks ranging from also gain valuable problem-solving experience by using proven and effective planning, configuration, networking troubleshooting methodologies. and implementation, to monitoring and optimising Apple technologies in Training Course Contents a complex environment to meet the business needs of the organisation or ■ Planning: pre-purchase planning, documentation. school, and the users of these resources. ■ Installation and configuration: installation and configuration, configuration files and tools, managed preferences, troubleshooting methodology. Course Requirements ■ Updating and migrating: updating system software, upgrading, migrating. ■ Basic command line experience with ■ Assessment and documentation: system utilisation, statistics, information the Bash shell environment. gathering, additional tools for reporting, user workflows. ■ Basic troubleshooting experience or ■ DNS and NTP: primary and secondary DNS, other DNS configurations, network Mac OS X Support Essentials. time protocol (NTP). ■ Basic Mac OS X Server experience or ■ Controlling access to resources: firewall, RADIUS. Mac OS X Server Essentials. ■ Securing access to resources: controlling the user, cryptography. ■ Basic networking experience. ■ System monitoring: tools and utilities, logs and the logging system, notifications, planning and policy. ■ Scripting and automation: shells and automation, automation examples, scheduling, launchd and launchctl. ■ Data integrity: strategies, tools, data, and configurations. ■ Ensuring reliability: aspects of high availability, disks and RAID. Apple Certified System Administrator By passing the Mac OS X Server Essentials (9L0-509), Mac OS X Directory Services (9L0-620), Mac OS X Deployment (9L0-619) and Mac OS X Advanced System Admin exams (9L0-621) you are granted the Apple Certified Technical Coordinator certification. The cost of the Mac OS X Advanced System Administration exam is £45 + VAT when booked with the training course. Course Duration: 5 Days Price £1560+VAT 10 Systems
    • Authorised Training Centre Introduction to Adobe InDesign Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend This is an introductory course, intended for those who have never used Adobe This course is suitable for delegates InDesign before. without any knowledge of InDesign. No On completion of the course, delegates should be able to produce in-house previous skills are assumed. publications, advertisements, and other artwork, with an understanding of how to Suitable for those new to making up effectively combine and layout photographs, graphics and text. artwork; those in charge of in-house This course is also suitable for people migrating from other DTP software. publications; people requiring a concise overview of electronic publishing. Training Course Contents Course Requirements ■ Overview of the InDesign interface. None. ■ Tool box and palettes. ■ Generating a new document from scratch. Comments From Delegates ■ Using text tools. Using the paragraph tools. ■ InDesign’s typographic tools. “I found the course both informative and ■ Importing and linking text. helpful, whilst in a relaxed atmosphere which made it easier to learn. Will ■ Using and importing table data. recommend.” ■ Using the drawing tools. Capita Symonds ■ Text on a path, coloured text, using text for effects. ■ Importing Photoshop, Illustrator and PDF files. ■ Recovering a crashed InDesign file. ■ Layers, transparency. Shadows and feathering. ■ Master pages and automatic page numbering. ■ Style sheets for characters and paragraphs. ■ Navigating your InDesign document. ■ Using colour and gradients. ■ Quark XPress and PageMaker legacy files. ■ Using OpenType. ■ Checking spelling. ■ Packaging files for output. ■ Creating PDFs. Printing InDesign documents. You might also want to consider: Adobe Acrobat Learn the power of Adobe Acrobat in a business or a publishing situation. Find out how to verify PDF, preflight and comment your acrobat Course Duration: 2 Days documents. Learn how to add interactivity. Price £449+VAT Design and Publishing 11
    • To book call 0117 922 5661 • www.western.co.uk Advanced Adobe InDesign Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend This course covers some of the details that of necessity, beginners tend not to An ideal follow up to the Introduction to worry about. The course gives an advanced overview of new publishing methods InDesign course, this course will add skills and the pivotal role that InDesign plays in these technologies. Taking this course and resources to the delegate’s knowledge. will enhance the skill of the delegate with this leading software. Particular emphasis is paid to the role of PDF in the workflow. Training Course Contents Course Requirement ■ Organising an InDesign workflow. ■ Complex documents. Delegates should have an understanding of the Mac OS and have used InDesign. ■ Copyfitting, using the composers. ■ Books. Comments From Delegates ■ Chapters. ■ Table of contents. “I attended both the Introduction and ■ Producing consistent colour. Advanced courses on Adobe InDesign at Western Computer, and found them both ■ Layers. to be immensely helpful and thorough. ■ Indexing. Following my training, I have been able to ■ Tables, import and export. successfully make a smooth transfer from ■ Images and file formats. Quark to InDesign, and it’s had a hugely positive impact on my workflow. I would ■ Generating a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. and have already recommended this course ■ Preparing for print. to others.” ■ Producing colour separations. Sharon Triggle, Creative Artworker, ■ Transparency and alpha channels. WHSmith Brand Design ■ Solving and troubleshooting InDesign document problems. ■ Interactive Documents. You might also want to consider: Bespoke InDesign Learn how to use InDesign in your publishing environment. Have a bespoke, one-on- one course to help you understand how to get the best from this software in a way that is customised to your particular needs. Bespoke Quark to InDesign Migration Many organisations are migrating from Quark XPress to Adobe InDesign. It is possible to do this on an ‘ad hoc’ basis; put a planned migration will avoid issues in the enterprise that could have been avoided. In particular production Course Duration: 2 Days disruption should be minimised and the issue of legacy filed solved. Western has many years experience in this area and are here to help. Price £499+VAT 12 Design and Publishing
    • Authorised Training Centre Introduction to Quark XPress Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend This is an introductory course, intended for those who have never used Quark XPress This course is suitable for delegates before. On completion of the course, delegates should be able to produce in-house without any knowledge of Quark XPress. publications, advertisements, and other artwork, with an understanding of how to No design skills are assumed. effectively combine and lay out photographs, graphics and text. Suitable for those new to making up artwork; marketing people who wish Training Course Contents to generate simple advertisements; those in charge of in-house publications; ■ An overview of the role of Quark XPress in producing documents. people requiring a concise overview of ■ Getting started on a Quark document. electronic publishing. ■ A guide to the main tools. ■ Input file formats. Course Requirements ■ Using boxes as containers for content. Delegates should have a good ■ Generating a document in XPress – ensure accuracy when drafting. understanding of the Mac OS and ideally ■ Typesetting features, an overview of how type works. have used a Mac for several months. ■ Formatting text for maximum effect. Completion of the following course ■ Using tabs. preferable: Introduction to Mac. ■ Justifying and fitting text. ■ Using the measurement palette for speeding up operations. Comments From Delegates ■ How to use colour in XPress, pitfalls to avoid. “Great course. It’s inspired me to learn lots ■ Path operations. more about Quark.” ■ Master pages. Barefoot Books ■ Style sheets. ■ Proofing on screen to save time. ■ Most delegates will complete at least three full exercises during the two days. In addition there is time to gain confidence using the tool palette. Enhance the value you offer your clients and gain a competitive advantage. Training provides you with reliable sources to keep you abreast of the changes in today’s ever-evolving technology. As a QuarkAlliance™ training provider, we have the tools, resources and certifications needed to succeed as a leading training provider. You might also want to consider: Better Design Many people have to learn and use DTP software as part of their job function, although they are not designers and have no formal training in that area. Course Duration: 2 Days This course aims to give non-designers some simple tips and design considerations to think about when producing such materials. Price £449+VAT Design and Publishing 13
    • To book call 0117 922 5661 • www.western.co.uk Advanced Quark XPress Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend This course covers some of the details that of necessity, beginners tend not to worry It will especially benefit those graphic about. The course gives an advanced overview of electronic publishing methods and designers who may have come to Quark the pivotal role that XPress plays in these technologies. Taking this course will enhance XPress later in the day and are looking to the skill of the delegate with XPress. fast track their abilities. Particularly useful for users of XPress who have never had Training Course Contents the benefit of a structured training course. An ideal follow up to our Introduction to ■ Organising an XPress workflow. Quark XPress course. ■ Complex documents. ■ Alpha channels and Transparency. Course Requirements ■ Books. Delegates should have a good ■ Chapters. understanding of the Mac OS and have ■ Table of contents. used XPress. ■ Projects. Completion of the following courses ■ Layers. preferable: ■ Image effects. Introduction to Quark XPress. ■ Tables, import and export. ■ Shared spaces. Comments From Delegates ■ File formats. “Good coverage of the application and all ■ Preparing for print. the information I need to put to good use in the workplace.” ■ Collecting for output. Thales Underwater Systems ■ Generating a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. ■ Solving and trouble-shooting XPress document problems. You might also want to consider: Colour Management Basics Learn the basics of colour management to better control colour reproduction. Understand the colour space, calibration and profiling. PDF for Pre-Press Learn how to make press-ready PDF from the major applications. Use Acrobat Pro to preflight and verify the PDF is ready for prime time. Understand PDF-X and learn how to check the specifications. Learn how to manage transparency in PDFs. Course Duration: 2 Days Price £499+VAT 14 Design and Publishing
    • Authorised Training Centre Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend Photoshop is deceptively easy to use. Achieving professional results requires This course is suitable for anyone without attention to detail and an understanding of how the software sees the world. any knowledge of Photoshop. The introductory course concentrates on the subject areas of most interest to No design or photographic skills are beginners and casual users in a commercial setting. assumed. Ideal for those requiring an overview of basic photo manipulation. Training Course Contents A must for marketing people and would be in-house designers. ■ Digital imaging theory. ■ Vectors, rasters and resolution. Course Requirements ■ Colour theory. Delegates should have a good ■ Colour space. understanding of the Mac OS. ■ CMYK, RGB. ■ Calibrating your work space. Comments From Delegates ■ A guide to the main tools available. ■ Selection and Layers. “Very good coverage of the application. Nice environment and very knowledgeable ■ Using Photoshop to combine images. trainer. Great value for money.” ■ Anatomy of a scan. BBC NOW ■ File formats. ■ Correcting and modifying scans. ■ Colour correction. ■ Contrast correction. ■ Retouching photos. ■ Changing colours. ■ Repairing damaged photographs. ■ Most delegates will complete at least four exercises during the two days. Additionally there is time to explore the tool palette. You might also want to consider: Adobe Lightroom Edit and catalogue RAW images, convert to DNG format. Call our training consultant on 0117 922 5661 with your requirements for a quote or to make a booking. Apple Aperture Course Duration: 2 Days Edit RAW images. Call our training consultant on 0117 922 5661 with your requirements for a quote or to make a booking. Price £449+VAT Design and Publishing 15
    • To book call 0117 922 5661 • www.western.co.uk Advanced Adobe Photoshop Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend Adobe Photoshop is the pre-eminent raster image editor. It is the software of This course is intended as a follow up to choice for most professionals working in this field, offering an unrivalled selection the introductory course. of tools and effects. Successful completion of this course will see delegates achieve It is ideal for those wishing to develop professional results, creating impressive images. their Photoshop skills further or improve the results of current projects. Training Course Contents Also of great benefit to those who have used Photoshop without any structured ■ The working environment, and calibration of the work area. training. ■ The Photoshop environment. ■ Setting up Photoshop. Course Requirements ■ Colour spaces and colour depth. Delegates should have a good ■ Conversion pitfalls. understanding of the Mac OS. ■ Resizing issues. Completion of the following course ■ Image capture overview. preferable: Introduction to Photoshop. ■ Line art scans. ■ Colour scans. ■ Colour correction. Comments From Delegates ■ Creating images for the web. “The trainer was very welcoming, had ■ Alpha channels. excellent knowledge of Photoshop and ■ Layer masks. made me feel at ease. I look forward to the ■ Creating textures. next course.” ■ Using Illustrator with Photoshop. Nationwide Building Society ■ Retouching. ■ Rescuing old photos. ■ Blending shadows. ■ Using spot colours. ■ Creating shadows. ■ Filters. ■ Digital RAW. ■ Using filters for correction and effect. You might also want to consider: Photoshop Workshop Have a personalised course designed for you. Bring real-world issues or troublesome files and get your questions answered. Cover the corners of Photoshop not normally covered in our scheduled courses. Fast-track learning into Photoshop’s extended Course Duration: 2 Days features. Call our training consultant on 0117 922 5661 with your requirements for a quote or to make a booking. Price £499+VAT 16 Design and Publishing
    • Authorised Training Centre Introduction to Adobe Illustrator Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend Illustrator is a powerful and effective vector based illustration package. Intended for infrequent users or those It is one of the three packages most required by studios and organisations new to Illustrator. delivering to print. Illustrator can be used to produce all kinds of line based No drawing ability is assumed. Suitable illustration. for those who have to redraw or Delegates will leave with a good grounding in Illustrator. generate from scratch company logos and other graphics; artists who wish to expand into digital media. Training Course Contents ■ A world of vectors. Course Requirements ■ Getting started. Delegates should have a good ■ An overview of the major tools in Illustrator. understanding of the Mac OS and have ■ Basic drawing techniques. used a Mac. ■ Using guides to speed up production. ■ Using the pen tool, shapes, curves, editing points. Comments From Delegates ■ Brushes. “A very informative and fun two days!” ■ Patterns. National Deposit Friendly Society ■ Simple 3D. ■ Palettes, windows and pull-down menus. ■ Fonts. ■ Using the text tool, setting type, text outlines. ■ Using bitmaps. ■ Layers. ■ Producing a logo using Illustrator. ■ Using colour within Illustrator. ■ Gradients and blending. ■ Fills and strokes. ■ Graphing. ■ Using Illustrator with other software. You might also want to consider: Custom Illustrator Learn how to use Illustrator in your publishing environment. Have a bespoke, one-on-one course to help you understand how to get the best from this software in a way that is customised to your particular needs. Spend time analysing and improving your work, and troubleshooting specific Course Duration: 2 Days issues you may have. Price £449+VAT Design and Publishing 17
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    • Authorised Training Centre Designing a Website with Adobe Dreamweaver Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend This course is designed to cover the issues that confront the novice website This course is intended as an developer. No knowledge of web development is assumed and the course covers introductory course. It is suitable for both the setting up and the construction of the website. anyone new to web development or Completion of the course will enable delegates to design and deploy their own wanting to gain a good understanding website using the market leading software package. of Dreamweaver. An essential guide to setting up a Training Course Contents website. Aspiring web masters welcome! ■ Starting a website. Course Requirements ■ Choosing a host for your website. Delegates should have good ■ Software needed for the production of a site. understanding of the Mac OS and have ■ An overview of Dreamweaver. familiarity with Adobe Photoshop. ■ Planning your pages. ■ Gathering assets for the site. Comments From Delegates ■ The Dreamweaver insert menu. “Another great course. A brilliant ■ Using layout tools. introduction considering I’ve never done ■ Using absolute position elements. any web work before!” - Thales Underwater ■ Rollovers. Systems ■ Using graphics. ■ Image maps. ■ Linking pages. ■ Using tables to organise content. ■ Targeting your pages for specific browsers. ■ Adding interactivity. ■ Navigating your site. ■ Helping people find your pages. ■ Using Dreamweaver to publish and manage your website. You might also want to consider: Bespoke Dreamweaver Have a day with one of our experts to really sort out those issues with your website. One-on-one training directed by you, delivered by us. Adobe Contribute Course Duration: 2 Days Enable others to edit your website in a controlled manner. You maintain the design, while someone can be delegted to keep the details up-to-date. Price £499+VAT Web 19
    • To book call 0117 922 5661 • www.western.co.uk Enhancing a Website with Adobe Flash Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend Flash is the software responsible for some of the attention grabbing moving images This course is intended as an and interactions that you see on web pages. introductory course. It is suitable for It also has a less publicised role in providing web pages with scalable images and anyone without any knowledge of Flash buttons. Delegates will learn how to create images in Flash from scratch. or drawing software. By the end of the course delegates Training Course Contents will understand how to do simple animation and buttons and link these for ■ The role of Flash. interactivity. ■ The Flash interface. ■ The Flash toolbox. Course Requirements ■ Windows and properties. Delegates should have a good ■ Drawing with Flash. understanding of the Mac OS. An ■ Bringing graphics into Flash. elementary knowledge of producing ■ Simple animations with Flash. web pages is assumed but is not a prerequisite. ■ Understanding the three symbols in Flash. ■ Coming to grips with instances, symbols and timelines. Comments From Delegates ■ More complex animations using tweening. ■ Adding sound. “Fantastic course! Very useful and very enjoyable. Thank you.” ■ Using layers. ■ Masking and motion guidelines. Chalk-DK ■ Making buttons. ■ Simple interactivity. ■ Optimising Flash. ■ Publishing your work. ■ Connecting to the web. You might also want to consider: Custom Flash Animation Need to go further than the basics? Spend a day polishing up your animation skills. Goes from storyboard to short film. Call our training consultant on 0117 922 5661 with your requirements for a quote Course Duration: 2 Days or to make a booking. Price £499+VAT 20 Web
    • Authorised Training Centre Final Cut Pro 101 Course Description Certification This three day hands on course introduces students to the primary feature set and This course covers the requirements basic interface of Final Cut Pro. necessary to successfully become an In this course you learn to perform basic editing functions while familiarising yourself Apple Certified Pro, Level 1 in FCP. Level 1 with the user interface. certification attests to basic operational knowledge of the application. FCP Level 1 Topics include: basic setup; adjusting and customising preferences and settings; certification also counts towards the Final capturing video and audio; various editing and trimming techniques; ripple, roll, slip Cut Studio (FCS) Master Pro certification. and slide tools; audio editing and audio creation; finishing and final output. Exam cost included in course fee Course Contents Course Requirements ■ Working with the Final Cut Pro interface. Understanding of the Macintosh ■ Marking and editing. operating system and basic computer ■ Drag-and-drop editing. navigation is desired. The course is ■ Marking in the timeline. designed for those who prefer hands-on ■ Trimming edit points. and interactive instruction to best explore ■ Adjusting edit points. the full functionality of Final Cut Pro. ■ Other editing options. ■ Browser basics. Comments From Delegates ■ Project customisation. “A well conceived and brilliantly ■ Capturing footage. delivered course.” ■ Applying transitions. Devon Fire Service ■ Mixing audio tracks. ■ Changing motion properties. ■ Applying filters. ■ Multicam editing. ■ Adding titles and graphics. ■ Finishing and outputting. You might also want to consider: Final Cut Express Call our training consultant on 0117 922 5661 with your requirements for a quote or Course Duration: 3 Days to make a booking. One day £249.00 Price £750+VAT Pro Video 21
    • To book call 0117 922 5661 • www.western.co.uk Motion 101 Course Description Who Should Attend? This three-day hands-on course will familiarise students with Motion, Apple’s This course is designed for anyone revolutionary software for motion graphics design. looking to learn more about creating The course comprehensively covers working with Motion’s real-time design engine motion graphics using Motion. The and interface, behaviour based animation, parameter behaviours, blend modes, course is designed for those who prefer advanced particle system design, advanced title animation, working with templates, hands-on and interactive instruction to chroma key techniques, masking methods, DVD motion menu design, tablet-driven best explore the functionality of Motion. gesture UI techniques, working with audio, key framing, and integration. This course is designed for those students who wish to learn the Course Contents fundamentals and functionality of Motion. ■ Tour of Motion. ■ Generators and particle presets. Certification ■ Groups, layers and blend modes. This course covers the requirements ■ The third dimension. necessary to successfully become an ■ Using templates. Apple Certified Pro, Level 1 in Motion. ■ Creating text effects. Level 1 certification attests to basic ■ Particles and parameter behaviours. operational knowledge of the ■ The replicator. application. Motion Level 1 certification also counts towards the new Final Cut ■ Advanced particle design. Studio (FCS) Master Pro certification. ■ Key framing. Exam cost included in course fee. ■ Painting in Motion. ■ Keying and shapes. ■ Tracking and matchmoving. ■ Roundtripping. ■ Audio and markers. You might also want to consider: Final Cut Studio Master Pro Certification FCS Master certification recognises a Certified Pro’s skills with the entire Final Cut Studio product suite. Since workflow is such a significant component of Final Cut Studio, users need Course Duration: 3 Days certification in at least three of the applications to earn Master Certification. For details, please visit http://training.apple.com/certification/proapps. Price £750+VAT 22 Pro Video
    • Authorised Training Centre Motion Graphics and Effects in Final Cut Studio Course Description Who Should Attend? This three day hands-on course familiarises students with real-world effects This class is designed for anyone who techniques, including filters, layering, composite modes and animating video, wants to learn more about the motion graphics and titles. The practical approach to motion graphics focuses on the graphics and effects capabilities of Final features of Final Cut Studio that editors and designers need to create motion Cut Pro, Motion and Live Type. The graphics in their daily work. course is designed for those who prefer hands-on and interactive instruction to Course Contents best explore the functionality of Final Cut Studio. ■ Compositing and animating text in FCP: using the Boris 3D text generator, adding a graphic, using a travelling matte, animating text with key frames, animating text with a Certification generator and building a credit roll. ■ Creating an animated lower third. Preparing the project, the LiveType interface, placing This course covers the requirements the background, adding and styling text, using preset animations, modifying the necessary to successfully become an animation, adding an animated background, integrating LiveType into FCP. Apple Certified Pro, Level 1 in Final Cut Studio. Level 1 certification attests to basic ■ FCP to Motion: building an animated title sequence, animating text with behaviours, operational knowledge of the application. creating an animated background, round-tripping, sending multiple clips to motion, applying transformations and blends, working in the timeline and returning to FCP. Final Cut Studio Level 1 certification also counts towards the new Final Cut Studio ■ Creating Motion templates for FCP. Setting up the template for drop zones, applying (FCS) Master Pro certification. Exam cost drop zones, saving a template, and applying the template in Final Cut Pro. included in course fee ■ Compositing in Motion: creating and saving a custom project preset in Motion, building animated background, and creating and animating shapes. Prerequisites ■ Creating custom text animations: creating a custom text behaviour, separating the title sequence, completing the title sequence, and adding DVD menu items. Students should have the following ■ Working with particles: understanding particles, creating particles, modifying them, prerequisite knowledge prior to particles in z-space, modifying preset particles, and using an image mask. attending the course: Basic knowledge ■ From Motion to DVD Studio Pro: setting a loop point, using overlays, preparing audio, of the Macintosh OS. Basic knowledge of importing into DVD Studio Pro, simulating the menu and round-tripping. Final Cut Pro. ■ Creating custom shapes, blend modes, animating shapes, and animating graphics. ■ Creating animated background elements. ■ Using the vector mask tools, animating a mask, and adding a touch of 3D. ■ Building a multi-layered text effect. Working with preset behaviours, layer clones, using the sequence text behaviour, and saving custom animating to the library. ■ Working in a 3D world. Motion in 3D, creating a set, moving the camera, adding a second set, animating with camera behaviours, refining the adding a 2D background. ■ Blend modes, key framing, 3D layers, using paint, and animating text on a path in 3D. ■ Manipulating video. Using fxplug in FCP, retiming footage, stabilizing shots, match moving, and keying footage. ■ More Motion techniques. Animating filters, more replicator, using the audio behaviour, working with Photoshop files, and working with key frames. Course Duration: 3 Days Price £750+VAT Pro Video 23
    • To book call 0117 922 5661 • www.western.co.uk Advanced Editing Techniques in Final Cut Pro Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend? This three-day course delivers hard-to-find advanced editing and finishing This course is designed for existing Final techniques. Learn how to create polished transitions, fix screen direction Cut Pro users who want to increase their errors, edit multi-camera projects, work with nested sequences, create fantastic skill level through learning advanced effects, use filters creatively, colour-correct your video, and composite like a features and workflows. The course is pro. This course also covers Soundtrack Pro, managing clips and media, and designed for those who prefer hands-on working with film. and interactive instruction to best explore the advanced functionality of Course Requirements Final Cut Pro. Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending the course: Level One Final Cut Pro End User certification is required. Ideally, students will have attended a Final Cut Pro 101, 200 or 250 course. Training Course Contents ■ Timing tools. ■ Working with trimming tools. ■ Multi-camera editing. ■ Sound editing. ■ Sound mixing. ■ Compositing. ■ Mastering video filters. ■ Dynamic effects. ■ Nesting sequences. ■ Variable speed. ■ Correcting contrast. ■ Controlling colour. ■ Colour correcting for scene continuity. ■ Clip management. ■ Managing media. ■ Importing and exporting. Certification This course covers the partial requirements necessary to successfully become an Apple Certified Pro, Level 2, in Final Cut Pro. Level 2 attests to a knowledge of more advanced features and a deeper understanding of the application. Course Duration: 3 Days Price £750+VAT 24 Pro Video
    • Authorised Training Centre An Introduction to iLife Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend? This two-day, hands-on course introduces students to the features and interface of iLife. This class is designed for anyone who iLife is a suite of digital authoring tools that comes with every Mac: iPhoto, iMovie, prefers hands-on and interactive GarageBand, iDVD, and iWeb. You will learn to create media-rich digital projects, and share instruction to best explore the them online with a few clicks. You will also learn to easily create stunning music, websites, functionality of the iLife applications. and photo books, and enjoy your photos and videos in exciting new ways. What you will learn Course Requirements ■ Organising and editing pictures in iPhoto. Students should have the following ■ Editing and sharing movies with iMovie. prerequisite knowledge prior to ■ Working with audio in iMovie. attending the course: basic knowledge ■ Recording a podcast. of the Macintosh OS. ■ Creating a website with iWeb. ■ Creating a blog. Training Course Contents ■ Getting photos into iPhoto ■ Arranging your pictures. ■ Editing your pictures. ■ Editing your movie. ■ Finishing your movie and sharing a movie. ■ Working with audio in iMovie. ■ Scoring an iMovie or QuickTime video. ■ Recording a podcast. ■ Creating a website. ■ Creating blogs, photo pages and podcasts. Course Duration: 2 Days Price £259+VAT Productivity 25
    • To book call 0117 922 5661 • www.western.co.uk An Introduction to iWork Training Course Objectives Who Should Attend? This two-day, hands-on course introduces students to the key features and basic interface of This class is designed for anyone who iWork. iWork is a suite of productivity tools that includes Pages for producing professional prefers hands-on and interactive looking documents, Numbers for creating spreadsheets, tables and charts, and Keynote for instruction to best explore the developing high-quality presentations. functionality of the iWork applications. In this course, you will learn how to work with writing and graphics tools to create beautiful documents. You will find out how to effortlessly create stunning presentations, complete Course Requirements with Apple-designed themes, cinema-quality animations, and voiceover narration. You will create compelling spreadsheets for everything from family budgets and event planning Students should have the following to invoices and complex financial reports. And all three applications give you import and prerequisite knowledge prior to export compatibility with Microsoft Office applications. attending the course: ■ Basic knowledge of the Macintosh OS What you will learn ■ Creating presentations with themes, graphic, media and hyperlinks. ■ Animating presentations. ■ Exporting presentations. ■ Creating a newsletter from a template. ■ Creating a spreadsheet with formulas and functions. ■ Converting a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet to Numbers. Training Course Contents ■ Creating a basic presentation. ■ Adding media to your presentation. ■ Animating and viewing your presentation. ■ Converting a PowerPoint presentation. ■ Working with themes, graphics and hyperlinks. ■ Publishing and giving your presentation. ■ Word processing. ■ Creating a newsletter. ■ Creating a marketing package. ■ Creating a spreadsheet. ■ Creating an event planner. ■ Creating a script, storyboard, budget and presentation. Course Duration: 2 Days Price £295+VAT 26 Productivity
    • Authorised Training Centre Bespoke Training On-Site and Director iWeb Customised Courses Integrate interactive audio, video, Use iWeb to produce stunning websites vectors, bit maps and text. Add without learning HTML and without the interactivity to your presentations and expense of a professional level application. Custom workshops are tailored to meet then deploy on the web, CD or DVD. Two specific needs of client companies. We day course that lifts the lid on this vast Flash Video can provide training on all leading Mac package software. One day course covering capture, basic editing and delivery of streamed Several topics may be covered in a Numbers Flash video. Understanding of Flash day, or a particular problem covered in Apple’s new spread sheet application lets development environment assumed. detail. The agenda is set by the client, you manage all your number crunching and clients may bring in “real” jobs to requirements and is compatible with work on. iDVD Microsoft Excel. Trainers will also attend the client site, Make your own DVD. Delegates are encouraged to bring short material of working with client equipment and Quark Interactive Designer workflows. Standard courses can also their own and will take a video from Learn to use the new interactive features raw shots, adding menus and burning be delivered on site if the client prefers. of Quark XPress version 8 to quickly a DVD. Please note that travelling expenses are prototype and deploy Flash™ based chargeable on top of standard course rates and that course notes are not animation and interactivity. Quark offers iPhoto the possibility of realising these without provided unless requested, and are the steep learning curve usual with other Learn how to use iPhoto for editing, chargeable. software. cataloguing and printing pictures. Use iPhoto to produce photo albums On Demand Keynote online that you can have delivered as hard-back books. Courses Use Apple’s presentation package to its This course can be run on Saturday full advantage. mornings for domestic users. These courses are run when required, Learn how to produce compelling slide often these can be done at short notice shows quickly and easily. Microsoft Office subject to space and trainer availability. Contact us to make a booking. Notes are Fireworks The world’s leading business productivity not usually provided. software is just great on the Mac. Rapidly prototype websites and Two day courses that fully cover Word, application interfaces with Adobe PowerPoint and Excel. Aperture Fireworks. Create and optimize images for the web more quickly and accurately than Apple’s pro photo editing application ever before with an enhanced toolset. Pages offers non-destructive RAW picture Pages is both a streamlined word editing. Acrobat processor and an easy-to-use page One day course covering the basics layout tool. It allows you to be a writer of acquisition and RAW mode editing Unlock the power of PDF and Acrobat. one minute and a designer the next, through to delivery of files for various Learn why Acrobat is so much more than always with a perfect document in the applications. just a tool to look at PDFs. works. 27
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