Adobe Graphic & Web Specialist Program available Online

Adobe Graphic & Web Specialist Program Summary

The Adobe Graphic & Web Specialist Program offers instructor-led computer training on the Adobe Creative Suite products Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver plus HTML and CSS. This program includes hands-on instruction, eLearning, labs, exam preparation, online resources, resume and interviewing assistance.

The goal of this career training program is to prepare you for positions such as Graphic Designer, Graphic Artist, Website Content Editor, Multimedia Artist, Web Developer, or Desktop Publisher.

Adobe Graphic & Web Specialist Program Details

Adobe Graphic & Web Specialist Program Details

Adobe Acrobat

Students will learn the power of the Portable Document Format. Taking advantage of the functionality and features available in Acrobat, students will ensure the integrity of electronic documents for any viewer, on any devices, or operating systems.

  • Accessing PDF Documents
  • Creating and Saving PDF Documents
  • Navigating Content in a PDF Document
  • Modifying PDF Documents
  • Reviewing PDF Documents
  • Converting PDF Files
  • Customizing the Acrobat XI Pro Workspace
  • Creating PDFs from Technical Documents
  • Enhancing PDF Documents
  • Securing PDF Documents
  • Creating Interactive PDF Forms
  • Finalizing PDF Files for Commercial Printing

Adobe Illustrator

This course covers the Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator CC objectives to help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam.

  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • Creating Documents Containing Basic Shapes
  • Creating Graphics Containing Customized Paths
  • Creating Graphics Containing Customized Text
  • Customizing Objects
  • Customizing Basic Shapes
  • Preparing Documents for Deployment
  • Customizing the Illustrator Interface
  • Drawing Complex Illustrations
  • Enhancing Artwork Using Painting Tools
  • Customizing Colors and Swatches
  • Formatting Type
  • Enhancing the Appearance of Artwork
  • Preparing a Document for Print Output
  • Preparing Graphics for the Web

Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign course gives you all the tools you need to give your documents a well-designed, professional look, including Paragraph and character styles, layout features, and customized text and graphics.

  • Getting Started with InDesign
  • Designing a Document
  • Customizing a Document
  • Working with Page Elements
  • Building Tables
  • Preparing a Document for Delivery
  • Creating Documents for Multiple Formats
  • Managing Advanced Page Elements
  • Managing Styles
  • Building Complex Paths
  • Managing External Files
  • Creating Dynamic Documents
  • Managing Long Documents
  • Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats
  • Customizing Print Settings

Adobe Photoshop

This course focuses on the features of Photoshop so that the student can navigate the environment and use Photoshop tools to work with photographic images, advanced image creation and editing techniques, and offers hands-on activities that demonstrate how these techniques can be used in combination to create exciting visual effects.

  • Getting Started with Photoshop
  • Beginning with Image Basics
  • Managing Selections and Layers
  • Making Image Adjustments
  • Refining Images
  • Saving Images for Web and Print
  • Creating Raster Images
  • Working with Vector Image Tools
  • Using Advanced Layer Techniques
  • Automating Tasks
  • Creating and Editing Video

Adobe Dreamweaver

In this course, students learn to maintain and administer your website with Dreamweaver’s site and page management tools, create fluid CSS layouts, implement mobile integration techniques, and share files over a server to work in a collaborative manner

  • Getting Started with Dreamweaver
  • Creating A Website
  • Creating Web Pages
  • Inserting Tables and Importing Content
  • Creating Reusable Site Assets
  • Linking Web Pages and Sending the Website To The Server
  • Identifying Website Requirements
  • Creating Layouts
  • Formatting Web Pages
  • Creating Forms
  • Integrating Media Files with Dreamweaver
  • Managing Website Files


HTML5 is one of the most integral and evolving web technologies that enables a user to structure content and present it on the web. This course lays the foundation for mastering this popular web publishing technology plus the new and advanced features of HTML5, covering how to create HTML5 and CSS3 markup that will work well on the widest possible variety of web browsers, mobile devices, and machine readers, such as search engine web crawlers.

  • Authoring Content in HTML
  • Embedding and Linking Content
  • Formatting Content with CSS
  • Authoring Complex Content Structures
  • Testing and Publishing Html Content
  • Creating HTML Content
  • Using Advanced Techniques to Select and Apply Styles
  • Using Advanced Background and Border Techniques
  • Incorporating Advanced Text Formats
  • Adding Animation and Multimedia
  • Making HTML Readable and Accessible

Program Info

Full-time Length: 2 Months
Part-time Length: 4 Months
Clock Hours: 160

Tuition: $4,880
Optional Cert Exam Fees: $115 (per exam)

Graduation/Placement Rate
     Knoxville: N/A / N/A
     Chattanooga: N/A / N/A

Career Opportunities

     Graphic Designer
     Graphic Artist
     Website Content Editor
     Multimedia Artist
     Desktop Publisher
     Web Developer

Certifications Available

      Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)
     Microsoft Office Word

Contact Me

Find Funding for Your Training

We will help you navigate through the variety of funding sources available, which include programs for:

  • Student Loans
  • Training Grants through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
  • Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Funding

Depending on your individual situation, there are different funding options available for New Horizons of East Tennessee (Knoxville, Chattanooga and Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol) students. Your Career Consultant can help you identify the best options for you.

Student Loans

Private student loans are available to fund your training and future career. New Horizons of East Tennessee (Knoxville, Chattanooga and Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol) recommends consulting with your banking institution or financial advisor to help figure out the best student loan option for you. You can also apply online at Paramount Capital Group for a student loan.

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Funding

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) provides job training benefits for adults, dislocated workers and youth to help gain skills necessary to obtain and maintain employment. To qualify, you must be approved by your local workforce development agency. For more information about WIOA funding please visit

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Funding

The TAA program was designed to help workers who lost their previous job due to foreign outsourcing. The TAA program includes job training benefits that may be used at New Horizons of East Tennessee (Knoxville, Chattanooga and Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol). You must be approved by the local workforce development agency to receive this type of funding. For more information please visit

Job Placement at New Horizons of East Tennessee (Knoxville, Chattanooga and Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol)

Our caring and experienced Career Services Department is dedicated to helping you achieve your growth goals with job placement assistance as soon as you graduate from the program! We take pride in making sure that our graduates step into the workforce prepared and well-equipped to succeed.

We have 40+ years of local relationships with the top employers and staffing firms in the local market and will put those relationship to work for you.




Training programs can be completed in less than one year and are tailored to industry demands giving our students a powerful advantage.



Our military team consists of veterans who are experienced and highly qualified to help you achieve maximum success in our IT classes for veterans.



We offer both day and night programs to fit your schedule, emphasizing our friendly IT class structure.



Our Career Services department gives job placement assistance providing our graduates with opportunities at top organizations, including Fortune 500 companies.

Do Certifications Really Matter???

"The person with the certification is the one that is going to get hired.”

Robert Blanchard, Director of Support Services
Aspen Skiing Services Co.


Employers require IT certifications

72% of employers require IT certifications for certain job openings.

67% of employers use certifications to measure a candidate’s willingness to work hard and meet a goal.

Employers use certifications to select best candidates


Certifications confirm subject matter expertise

60% of employers use certifications to confirm subject matter expertise.

Source: CompTIA HR Perception of IT Training and Certification Study: 2015