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Free design courses for small businesses in Leicestershire

Free design courses for small businesses in Leicestershire, perfect your website and marketing documents with our free design courses starting this month!

Ideal for small businesses, you will walk away with a functioning website and/or print-ready documents including posters, leaflets, business stationery and booklets.

Free Design Courses

If you are a small business in the Leicestershire area – these courses are free!

Criteria:

  • Businesses with 250 or fewer employees located in the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership area
  • Employees must be aged 19 or over and meet UK residency criteria.

Skills Support for the Workforce is a brand new scheme funded by the European Social Fund. Click here to find out more about free training with the ESF. 

What’s available?

Website Design

Websites are an integral part of any business – the virtual shop window that is often the first port of call for your customers.
So how can you make your website enticing, engaging and most importantly – user-friendly?

This course will take you through the basics of web design skills including:

  • Design
  • Structure
  • Layout
  • Navigation

Once your website is beginning to take shape you will learn how to take the perfect photograph.

Using advanced DSLR Cameras, we’ll teach you about lighting and composition and how to enhance and edit photos using Photoshop.

You’ll then choose your best shots to upload to your website image gallery.

At the end of this course you will walk away with a fully functioning website for your business!

Starting Monday 15 January 2018
At our Creative Arts Campus, Lower Bond, Street, Hinckley, LE10 1QU

Click here to discover more about our website design course.

Desktop publishing design

Create professional looking print documents for your business!

This course will cover:

  • Layout
  • Typography
  • Importing and editing images
  • Inputting copy text
  • Desktop publishing terminology

You will learn basic skills in Adobe Creative Suit (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and relevant Microsoft packages including Word and Publisher.

At the end of this course, you will walk away with print ready posters, leaflets and booklets!

Starting 22 January 2018
At our Creative Arts Campus, Lower Bond, Street, Hinckley, LE10 1QU

Click here to discover more about our Desktop Publishing course.

Contact us today to find out more about the free design courses in leicestershire and to apply:

harmi.kandola-basi@slcollege.ac.uk
0116 264 3545

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