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Cancellation PolicyYou may reschedule or cancel without concern up to 10 business days before the course date.
FREE Post Training SupportStudents taking a public class are invited to attend the same class or take the online class free of charge within one calendar year to refresh their skills.
Tailored CurriculumsNo matter where you are in the communications circle—creation, management, production—we have a fast four-step model to assess your educational needs, design and deliver your training, and review your preparedness.
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Adobe Photoshop CS6 - Level 1, Essential Training 


In Photoshop CS6 Essential Training, get hands-on experience in creating the highest quality images with fantastic detail in the shortest amount of time, using a combination of Photoshop CS5, Adobe Bridge, and Camera Raw. This course shows the most efficient ways to perform common editing tasks, including noise reduction, shadow and highlight detail recovery, retouching, and combining multiple images. Learn the secrets of non-destructive editing, utilizing and mastering Adobe Bridge, Camera Raw, layers, adjustment layers, blending modes, layer masks, and much more.


Topics include:
Automating image adjustments with Camera Raw
Adding keywords, ratings, and other metadata to images
Filtering a large collection of images down to the "keepers"
Cropping, correcting perspective, and straightening images
Creating, naming, hiding, and deleting layers
How to make selections and masks quickly
Improving mask quality with Refine Edge
Techniques for combining multiple images
Non-destructive editing techniques with adjustment layers and Smart Filters
Retouching essentials, such as blemish removal and body sculpting
Color correcting images
Using the essential blend modes, layer effects, and styles
Creating contact sheets and web photo galleries

 



Course outline

Thursday April 19th 2018
Friday April 20th 2018



Duration: 2 days
Price: $595.00
Location: Ottawa

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Articulate Storyline Version 3 (NEW) 


In this instructor-driven and project-driven course, users will learn to harness Storyline's accessible slide templates and animated character presets, slide layers with multiple interactive moments, a full set of action triggers and object states and more. Storyline can set and read variables, making it easier to track user activity across a slide or a module. Assessment tools, quizzes and a full screencasting environment round out the feature set. iPad and HTML 5 output are both one-click easy. The Mobile Player doesn't yet fully support SCORM tracking or other enterprise e-learning management features, but they are on the way!


Course outline

Thursday April 19th 2018
Friday April 20th 2018



Duration: 2 days
Price: $595.00
Location: Ottawa

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Articulate Storyline 


In this instructor-driven and project-driven course, users will learn to harness Storyline's accessible slide templates and animated character presets, slide layers with multiple interactive moments, a full set of action triggers and object states and more. Storyline can set and read variables, making it easier to track user activity across a slide or a module. Assessment tools, quizzes and a full screencasting environment round out the feature set. iPad and HTML 5 output are both one-click easy. The Mobile Player doesn't yet fully support SCORM tracking or other enterprise e-learning management features, but they are on the way!


Course outline

Thursday April 19th 2018
Friday April 20th 2018



Duration: 2 days
Price: $595.00
Location: Ottawa

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Drupal 8 


Drupal is a free, open-source content management system (CMS) for a variety of platforms. It has a robust user community and easy-to-use administration features. Drupal Essential Training covers all the important aspects of installing, configuring, customizing, and maintaining a Drupal-powered website. This instructor-led class explores blogs, discussion forums, member profiles, and other features while demonstrating the steps required to make Drupal perform. You will also learn fundamental concepts and skills along the way, including installation, backups, and updates; security and permissions; flexible page layouts and CSS; menu navigation; and performance monitoring and disaster recovery. He also discusses how to select and install the community-supported modules that further expand Drupal's capabilities, and gives experienced PHP programmers tips on customizing page templates.


Topics include:
Understanding the inner workings of Drupal
Creating stories, pages, blogs, forums, and polls
Managing users and comments
Setting and customizing themes
Exchanging content via RSS
Stopping comment spam with a CAPTCHA
Launching a site and joining the Drupal community

 


Course outline

Thursday April 19th 2018
Friday April 20th 2018



Duration: 2 days
Price: $695.00
Location: Ottawa

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Microsoft Access 2010 - Level 2  


As you begin this course, you should have the basic skills you need to work with Microsoft Office Access 2010 databases. This includes working with Access tables, relationships, queries, forms, and reports. But thus far you have been focusing on essential database user skills only. In this course you will consider how to design and create a new Access database, how to customize database components, and how to share Access data with other applications.


Course outline

Thursday April 19th 2018



Duration: 1 day
Price: $285.00
Location: Ottawa

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Microsoft Access 2016 - Level 2  


As you begin this course, you should have the basic skills you need to work with Microsoft Office Access 2016 databases. This includes working with Access tables, relationships, queries, forms, and reports. But thus far you have been focusing on essential database user skills only. In this course you will consider how to design and create a new Access database, how to customize database components, and how to share Access data with other applications.


Course outline

Thursday April 19th 2018



Duration: 1 day
Price: $285.00
Location: Ottawa

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Microsoft Office Excel 2016 - Level 1  


This course is designed for people preparing for certification as a Microsoft Office Specialist in Excel, who already have knowledge of Microsoft Office, Windows 2000 (or above), and who desire to gain the skills necessary to create, edit, format, and print basic Microsoft Office Excel 2016 worksheets.


Course outline

Thursday April 19th 2018



Duration: 1 day
Price: $285.00
Location: Ottawa

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Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 - Level 1  


You will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a new presentation. You will format text on slides to enhance clarity. In order to enhance the visual appeal, you will add graphical objects to a presentation and modify them. You will also add tables and charts to a presentation to present data in a structured form. You will then finalize a presentation to deliver it.


Course outline

Thursday April 19th 2018



Duration: 1 day
Price: $285.00
Location: Ottawa

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Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016 - Level 1  


You will explore the PowerPoint environment and create a new presentation. You will format text on slides to enhance clarity. In order to enhance the visual appeal, you will add graphical objects to a presentation and modify them. You will also add tables and charts to a presentation to present data in a structured form. You will then finalize a presentation to deliver it.


Course outline

Thursday April 19th 2018



Duration: 1 day
Price: $285.00
Location: Ottawa

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Microsoft Office Word 2010 - Level 1  


Word processing is the use of computers to create, revise, and save documents for printing and future retrieval. This course is the first in a series of three Microsoft Office Word 2010 courses. It will provide you with the basic concepts required to produce basic business documents.


Course outline

Thursday April 19th 2018



Duration: 1 day
Price: $285.00
Location: Ottawa



Cancellation Policy

After courses are scheduled, you may reschedule or cancel without concern up to 10 business days before the course date.

If you cancel or reschedule a registration within 10 to 5 business days of the course date, payment is due and payable at that time and will be held as a credit towards a re-scheduled date or a future course booking. Course credits are valid for 6 months from the date of the original class booking.

If you cancel a course registration within 4 business days of the class, payment is due and payable at that time and will be held as a credit towards a re-scheduled date or a future course booking. A 25% cancellation fee also is due.

Course credits are valid for 6 months from the date of the original class booking.

Post Training Support

All courses include Red Rocket's Free Post Training Support Program.

Students are provided with unlimited phone and e-mail support for issues concerning modules covered in their course. In addition to ongoing support, all students taking a public class are invited to attend the same class free of charge within one calendar year to refresh their skills.

Students will also have access to online tips specific to their courses and will be informed via e-mail when new tips are available that are relevant to their interests.

No matter where you are in the communications circle—creation, management, production—we have a fast four-step model to assess your educational needs, design and deliver your training, and review your preparedness. Red Rocket is the foremost source of knowledge, insight, and skills to help you benefit from the most up-to-date training on Adobe, Quark, Apple, and Microsoft software.

1 Define your needs.

We can identify the right training for the right personnel - and when, where, and how it should be delivered. We'll create a training plan for your:

• Project Manager
• Copywriters
• Graphic Designers


2 Design the optimum training plan.

With your training needs now known, we can help design a curriculum path that will bring individuals and the team to the appropriate skill level to support business requirements and corporate initiatives. We offer a comprehensive portfolio of technical training for creative applications such as:

• Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Premiere Pro, Encore DVD, FrameMaker, Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, ColdFusion
• QuarkXPress
• Apple Motion, Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro
• Microsoft ASPX, .NET, SQL Server, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
• XML, XHTML, MySQL


3 Identify the appropriate training methods.

We'll help you determine the right mix of live instructor-led and online training, onsite customer training, and self-study training. The result will be the most convenient and effective way to deliver knowledge to all levels and locations of your organization.


4 Verify that the training was delivered according to plan.

Our goal is to ensure that your training needs are met. We can identify opportunities where certification could increase your team's efficiency, preparedness, and expertise, resulting in more autonomy and faster problem resolution. In addition, all students registering for public classes are welcomed back up to one year after taking the class to refresh their skill.

Ongoing support is also provided free of charge for the application learned.



CHOOSE AND CONFIGURE HOW YOU LEARN.

You have access to anytime, anywhere learning and a worldwide network of certified instructors and classrooms.

CLASSROOM TRAINING
Classroom training is the most effective way to gain the critical concepts and skills your technical team needs. Class sizes are small (maximum 6) so all students get the guidance of our certified instructors - professional teachers who also have extensive experience in the creative field.

PRIVATE TRAINING
If your project has a tight timeline and you need to bring your team up to speed fast, consider a private session. Dedicated Training: We can offer you dedicated classroom training where you'll have the instructor and the classroom all to yourselves, and we can customize the course to focus on your environment and your specific issues. Onsite Training: Red Rocket Education can deliver classroom-quality training directly to you - at your site and on your schedule - either by using your onsite facilities or by bringing our Mobile Training unit to you.

VIRTUAL ACADEMY
Virtual Academy is our live, online training option delivering the same content as our classroom training without the need for travel or time out of the office. Virtual Academy combines multiple live and self-paced learning methods with expert mentoring to achieve the level of deep knowledge transfer that you get in the classroom:

• LIVE WEBCASTS anchors the Virtual Academy program and provide real-time interaction with the instructor.
• SELF-PACED MODULES can be web-based, pre-recorded webcasts, or other training formats that are available 24/7, so you can complete them when you have the time.
• HANDS-ON LABS let you practice your skills in an authentic product environment.
• EXPERT MENTORING offers one-on-one instructor support to answer your individual questions.

Self-study learning

WEB-BASED For those who want the convenience of learning online and on their own schedule, many of our courses are available via the web. Your team can learn without travel, 24 hours a day for a specified length of time.
CD-ROMS AND INTERACTIVE DVDS Interactive media let your team members study and absorb the material at their own pace. These self-paced courses are very effective tools for learning the basics or refreshing your team's skills.


DEFINE YOUR PURCHASE OPTIONS.

When we work with you to design your training plan, we will also suggest the purchase method that's right for your needs.
1 Individual classes
2 Education packs
Gives you the option to purchase training days in 2, 4, and 28 day blocks for anyone in your organization, to use within a specified amount of time. Training days can be used for all live training including classroom, private, and Virtual Academy classes. Plus, you receive FREE Education Skills Assessment. 3 Volume purchase agreement Gives you a defined discount and training period, depending on the number of days purchased.