Terminal Competency: After completion of the training, Participants would be able to:
  • 1. Write, Edit & Print documents using MS-WORD & EXCEL
  • 2. Understand various software used for Desktop Publishing and would be able to create and design documents with text and graphics like news paper ad, wedding cards, visiting cards, greeting cards etc. using PageMaker, CorelDraw & Photoshop
  • 3. Understand Colour concept in Printing
Underpinning Knowledge (Theory)
Computer Fundamentals
  • History and Generations of Computer
  • Advantage and disadvantage of Computer
  • Block Diagram of a Computer
  • Description of Different parts of a Computer.
  • System Software and Application Software
MS Office
  • Introduction to MS Office
  • Word Processing Software
  • Electronic Spreadsheet
  • Introduction to various versions, concepts and applications of PageMaker
  • Guides & rulers. Drawing tools. Fills & outlines.
  • Print Design Basics

    Study Printing technology and uses

  • Design Principles & Color Harmony

    Introduction to colors

    Primary and Secondary in both RGB & CMYK schemes/modes.

    Importance of each primary and secondary color.

    Proper Application of colors.

    Analyze colors applied in different print media

    Visualize look and feel of a print or a web to apply colors

  • Typography

    Study different fonts and typo issues with Web design

  • Layout Design

    Study Designing standards, Print layout Design and creative visualization for intuitive layouts

  • Computer Graphics

    Introduction to various versions, concepts and applications of Corel Draw

    Know the difference between Vector Graphics and Raster Graphics. Know the difference between Screen Graphics and Pixel Graphics. Understand the following formats :- .pdf, .eps, .svg, .svgz, .psd, mp, .gif, .jpg, .pcx, .pct, .png, .raw, .sct, .tga, .tiff, .vst

    Photo Shop

Photo Shop
  • Introduction to various versions, concepts and applications of Photoshop
  • Understanding the Print Industry, Printing technology and uses
  • Understanding Design principles and color theory
  • Understanding the use of various fonts and typo issues with Web design
  • Understanding Designing standards, Print layout Design and creative visualization for intuitive layouts
Print Technology & Print Publishing using Pagemaker
  • Types of Printing an Introduction-Letterpress printing-lithography-offset
  • printing- different printing process-machines for letterpress, offset, gravure,
  • flexography and screen printing-printing materials.
  • planning a printing, design factors, color application-film assembly and
  • plate making-binding & finishing.
  • Image editing, color correction, color management, poly master, methods of
  • color proofing
  • Different types of font, text file formats, vector & raster graphics, graphics
  • file formats.
Practical Competencies
Computer Fundamentals
  • Identification of Different parts of a Computer System.
  • Turning a computer system on and off
Windows OS
  • Identifying different Desktop Icons. My Computer, My Documents
  • Changing Desktop Backgrounds, Mouse Pointer, Screen Saver
  • Notepad , WordPad, MS Paint
MS Word
  • Document formatting options
  • Tables, Bullets and Numbering
  • Font, Alignment, paragraph formatting
  • Insert Picture, Clipart, Shapes, WordArt
  • Header & Footer, Text Box
  • Page Layout, Mail Merge
  • Spelling & Grammar
MS Excel
  • Cell Formatting Options
  • Formulas and Functions
  • Charts
  • Sort, Filter, What if Analysis, Grouping
MS PowerPoint
  • Creating Slide Show by using Animation Technique.
  • Slide Master.
  • Clip Art. Picture Editing
  • Creating new Filets
  • Entering text
  • Defining style
  • Saving files
  • Creating Frame
  • Inserting and removing pages
  • Adding shapes
  • Creating header and footer
  • Using story Editor
  • Developing long documents
  • Using colour
  • Printing
  • Practice on Multilingual software like INDIC
  • Drawing –lines, shapes .inserting-pictures, objects, tables, templates,
  • Use of various tools such as Pick tools, Zoom tools, Free hand tool, square tool, rectangle tool, Text tool, Fill tool etc. and all fonts used in designing of monograms, logos, posters, stickers, greeting cards, wedding cards, visiting cards, etc.
  • Adding special effects, Exporting drawings, outlining & filling objects,
  • Inserting symbols & Clip arts.
  • Exporting file
  • Use features of Corel draw to create artistic characters and shapes.
Photo Shop
  • Photoshop-History & introduction, the file menu, the tools, Drawing lines & shapes
  • Photo editing /inserting starting with Setting Up, introduction of layers
  • The Interface Managing Palettes
  • Working With Photoshop Tools Working With Layers
  • WEB & WEB GALLERY using internet explorer in photo shop.
  • creating animations using image ready, creating animations & presentations
  • Tips and tricks in Photoshop.
  • and formats, Working with Creating Illustrations apply different color scheme Palettes Digital Imaging
  • Working with Images in Photoshop. Working with Palettes, i.e., layers palette, navigator palette, info palette, color palette, Swatches palette, Styles palette, History palette, Actions Palette, Tool preset palette, Channels Palette and Path Palette. Working with Layers.
  • Photo editing.
  • Image adjustment options – Labels, Auto labels, Auto contrasts, Curves, Color balance, Brightness / Contrast, Posterize , Variations.
  • Preparing the file and work area. Creating different shapes.
  • Creating three Dimensional effects using Layers.
  • Working with the magic wand tool and lasso tool.
  • Creating images using Symbol Sprayer Tool.
  • Edit the images using options of Warp Tool. Using Dodge tool, Burn tool, Sponge Tool and Clone Stamp Tool.
  • Editing Selections.
  • Creating images and giving special effects using Filters.
  • Using Layer Styles.
  • Produce an image by mixing two or more different images using Layer Masking & Vector Masking.
Print Technology & Print Publishing using Pagemaker
  • Designing layouts for print, integrating media elements on print layouts and saving files for print compatibility
  • Understanding how images are formed, image file formats and their properties Creating Illustrations for visual media with good understanding of colors and formats
  • Designing for different visual medium and create professional images especially for Print Advertising media
  • Designing layouts for print, integrating media elements on print layouts and saving files for print compatibility