Who is this course for

If you are looking forward to work in the video field or currently working there, or just looking to put that delicate finishing touch that captivates your viewers, Adobe After effects would get the job done for you. This course will not only teach you about editing videos suitable for the web, but also for adding after effects for films and broadcast media. If this doesn’t make you stand out from the rest of the crowed, what will?

Assumed Knowledge

You won’t need to learn anything special beforehand to be eligible for this course. Only having a basic understanding of your computers operating system will do.  It’s our job to teach you something though these courses that will enable you do something special!

What you will learn

On this course you’ll become familiar with the After Effects interface learning to create animations, work with layers, apply effects, work with masks & mattes, use colour  effectively and export files.


After Effects User Interface and Animation

  • What is a project file and what is in it?
  • Tools and PanelsBasic Animation
  • Transform properties of layers
  • Keyframing

Intermediate Animation

  • In depth keyframe manipulation & interpolation
  • Graph Editor
  • Motion Sketch/Smoother
  • Auto-Orient/Motion Blur
  • Roving Keyframes
  • Anchor Point/Pan Behind Tool

Layer Control

  • Trim-move-stack-split
  • Slip Tool
  • Sequence Layers
  • Solo Switches
  • Looping Footage
  • Image Sequences
  • Frame Rate vs. Time Stretch
  • Blending Modes
  • Effects & Solids with Blending Modes
  • Effects & Presets Panel


  • Masks
  • Shape
  • Feather
  • Expansion
  • Masking with the Pen Tool

Type aple Rules of Titling

  • Basic Text


  • Precomps
  • Editing precomps
  • Locking panels

Render Order

  • How After Effects put it all togetAher
  • Exporting files
  • Render Queue
  • Export As/Same Frame As/Pre-render

Course details

Evening class duration Weekend class duration Weekday class duration Course level
6 Beginner - Yellow Belt - 101

How to book

Simply select your start date from below and pay online to book your course.

If you are joining us during a weekday class then the lessons begin at 09:30 and finish at 16:30. This class will run for weeks.
If you are joining us during an evening class then the lessons begin at 18:00 and finish at 21:00 each week. This class will run for 6 weeks.
If you are joining us during a weekend class then the class starts at 10:00 and will finish at 17:00 each week. This class will run for weeks.