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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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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 September 28th 2017
Friday September 29th 2017



Duration: 2 days
Price: $695.00
Location: Ottawa

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Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 - Level 2  


This course is designed for students who desire to gain the skills necessary to work with design templates, various types of hierarchies, processes, or other diagrams, special effects, web presentations, and advanced presentation delivery. This course also helps in the preparation for the Microsoft Office Specialist exam in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. It is for students who already have knowledge of the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010, including slide formatting, and working with tables, charts, images, objects, and presentation preparation.


Course outline

Friday September 29th 2017



Duration: 1 day
Price: $285.00
Location: Ottawa

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Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016 - Level 2  


This course is designed for students who desire to gain the skills necessary to work with design templates, various types of hierarchies, processes, or other diagrams, special effects, web presentations, and advanced presentation delivery. This course also helps in the preparation for the Microsoft Office Specialist exam in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. It is for students who already have knowledge of the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint 2016, including slide formatting, and working with tables, charts, images, objects, and presentation preparation.


Course outline

Friday September 29th 2017



Duration: 1 day
Price: $285.00
Location: Ottawa

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Microsoft Project 2010 - Level 1  


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • explore the Microsoft Office Project environment and the various views in which you can verify project information.
  • create a new project plan.
  • manage tasks by organizing them and setting task relationships.
  • manage resources in a project plan.
  • finalize the project plan.


Course outline

Friday September 29th 2017



Duration: 1 day
Price: $315.00
Location: Ottawa

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Microsoft Project 2016 - Level 1  


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • explore the Microsoft Office Project environment and the various views in which you can verify project information.
  • create a new project plan.
  • manage tasks by organizing them and setting task relationships.
  • manage resources in a project plan.
  • finalize the project plan.


Course outline

Friday September 29th 2017



Duration: 1 day
Price: $315.00
Location: Ottawa

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Adobe Lightroom 6.x (Photoshop Lightroom) 


From first look to final image, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom makes everything about digital photography easier, faster, and more organized. And with the new Lightroom mobile for iPad, you can perfect, edit, manage, and share your images from anywhere.


Course outline

Thursday October 12th 2017
Friday October 13th 2017



Duration: 2 days
Price: $595.00
Location: Ottawa

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Adobe Lightroom 6.x (Photoshop Lightroom) 


From first look to final image, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom makes everything about digital photography easier, faster, and more organized. And with the new Lightroom mobile for iPad, you can perfect, edit, manage, and share your images from anywhere.


Course outline

Thursday October 12th 2017
Friday October 13th 2017



Duration: 2 days
Price: $595.00
Location: Ottawa

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Acrobat 9 Pro Essential  


With Acrobat 9, Adobe continues to evolve the venerable PDF from a simple paperless document into a collaborative hub for many forms of digital communication. In Acrobat 9 Pro we will explores the many new and enhanced features in version 9 of Acrobat Standard, Acrobat Pro, and Acrobat Pro Extended, demonstrating different ways to create and modify PDFs, including the enhanced OCR tool, and show how to combine them with other files into a PDF Portfolio. We will cover collaboration in detail, including the new Collaborate Live and Shared Review options as well as investigate redaction and other security features.


Course outline

Wednesday October 18th 2017
Thursday October 19th 2017



Duration: 2 days
Price: $595.00
Location: Ottawa

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Snagit 13 


With Snagit's capture, edit, organize and share technology... it's easy to create engaging visuals that grab attention and keep it. Let images do the talking for you.

Use Snagit to capture any image you want straight off your computer screen. Enhance with transparency, callouts, and other effects to turn a simple screen shot into an eye-grabbing visual. Easily organize your images and use them again and again for other projects. Then show off your Snagit creations to anyone. Just add them to your documents and presentations... or share using your favorite applications.

It doesn't take much to explain a concept or an idea with Snagit. The images you create do the talking. And the more you use Snagit, the more ways you'll find to use it!


Course outline

Wednesday October 18th 2017



Duration: 1 day
Price: $325.00
Location: Ottawa

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*NEW* Standard on Web Accessibility and the Standard on Web Usability  


The Internet is an increasingly important communication tool providing an effective means for the public and the government to exchange information and for the government to offer its services in the official language and at the time and place of Canadians' choosing. The consistent and predictable presentation of government services and content offered by these standards facilitate effective online interaction.


Course outline

Wednesday October 18th 2017



Duration: 2 day
Price: $595.00
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.