Adobe After Effects training courseAfter Effects training

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01527 834783

Reading - 0118 327 6467

Milton Keynes - 01908 726085

Sheffield - 01143 583940

Adobe After Effects is the leading professional software for motion graphics, video compositing and visual effects. Used across all forms of video and screen based media, After Effects offers a powerful set of tools to deliver stunning visual results.

Armada offers After Effects training courses to users at all levels. For newcomers to After Effects we offer:

Introduction to Adobe After Effects training course for beginners - three daysIntroduction to Adobe After Effects

For existing After Effects users we can provide:

Advanced Adobe After Effects training courseIntermediate, advanced and bespoke Adobe After Effects training

Our After Effects courses are Adobe-accredited. The trainer for these courses is an Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI) and an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) in After Effects with over twenty years' experience as a designer and digital imaging specialist working with motion graphics, compositing, 3D CGI and more.

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Introduction to Adobe After Effects training course (2 days)

Entry-level course covering the key tools and techniques used in After Effects to create motion graphics and visual effects, and introducing some of the more sophisticated features available including tracking, keying, 3D space and shape layers.

Introduction to Adobe After Effects training is ideal for newcomers to After Effects, and those with limited After Effects experience. No prior knowledge is necessary.

Scheduled (public) courses

Birmingham/Bromsgrove  –      

Reading  –      

Milton Keynes  –      

Sheffield  –      

Course times: 9.30am-4.30pm.

Course fee: £ + VAT. Recently reduced from £495 + VAT.

After Effects version: Training is based primarily on After Effects . The techniques taught are relevant to all recent releases of After Effects.

Training guide and certificate: Course delegates receive a training guide for After Effects, and an e-certificate confirming successful completion.

Prerequisites: No prior After Effects knowledge is necessary.

On-request training

Introduction to Adobe After Effects training is available on-request, i.e. one-to-one training or a course for your group, at one of our venues in Bromsgrove, Reading, Milton Keynes or Sheffield, or yours anywhere in the UK.

Intermediate, advanced and bespoke Adobe After Effects training

Because of the different ways that After Effects can be used once you get beyond the basics, we tailor intermediate and advanced After Effects training to focus on the specific subject areas and high-end techniques relevant to the type of content you're looking to produce.

We can arrange for you to discuss your specific requirements with our After Effects trainer so that he can make some recommendations of the training that meets your needs.

All intermediate, advanced and bespoke After Effects training is provided on-request, i.e. one-to-one or a course for your group.

General course information

Method of delivery

After Effects training combines lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice. Delegates have ample opportunity to discuss their specific requirements with the trainer.

Accredited After Effects training

Armada is an Adobe Authorised Training Centre (AATC), accredited by Adobe to provide After Effects training.

Courseware and certificate

Delegates receive:

A comprehensive training guide to refer to throughout the course, and to use as a refresher afterwards.

An e-certificate confirming successful completion of an accredited After Effects training course.

Expert trainers

Our After Effects trainer is an Adobe Certified Instructor and an Adobe Certified Expert in After Effects with vast experience of using the application.

After course support

Delegates are entitled to 30 days' email support from their After Effects trainer to help with any post-course issues.


Payment for After Effects training can be made bank transfer or card. View training course payment options.


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If a company or delegate cancels an After Effects training course booking giving less than 10 working days' notice, a cancellation fee is payable. View cancellation terms.

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