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Welcome to Armada Training

Established over 20 years ago, Armada is the market leader in providing training to designers, creatives and other professionals.

Accredited Training

Accredited Training

Our courses are accredited by:

  • Autodesk.
  • Adobe.
  • Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators.

These accreditations are your guarantee of first-class training.

Expert instructors

Expert instructors

Our instructors are specialists in their fields, equipped with many years’ industry experience.

CAD design courses are hosted by Autodesk Certified Instructors.

Creative courses are hosted by Adobe Certified Instructors.

Our guarantees to you

Our guarantees to you

Price guarantee: if you find the same scheduled course at a lower price, we’ll match that price.

Training guarantee: if you don’t feel you learned enough to put your skills into practice, you can repeat the same scheduled course free of charge.

Great client satisfaction

Great client satisfaction

Our performance is monitored by accrediting organisations, including Autodesk and Adobe.

Our overall approval rating based on delegate feedback exceeds 95%.

Great facilities

Great facilities

Our centres offer a comfortable and professional learning environment conductive to learning.

All offer dedicated, air-conditioned training suites, equipped with large-screen workstations for you to practice what you learn.

Course reviews

Course review

AutoCAD Essentials

By Grace B - March 2018

“Good amount of content learnt on the course as wasn't rushed so could ask plenty of questions and spend enough time on different topics. Also good buffet lunch with great puddings.”

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Introduction to Premiere Pro

By Maria B - March 2018

“Hannah was very welcoming and Chris was really friendly, helpful and enthusiastic. The other delegate on the course was also lovely and I'm sure I speak for the both of us when I say the workshop was over too soon!...”

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Revit Essentials

By Andrew S - March 2018

“The course has proven to be very engaging and relevant, I enjoyed learning the Revit 2017 software.”

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Introduction to Illustrator

By Chantelle S - March 2018

“Great course - very relevant to apply in my own work environment.”

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Introduction to SketchUp

By Ann D - March 2018

“Rod was knowledgeable, approachable and patient. His training style was non-intimidating and professional. He was always happy to answer questions and rescue my errors! The facilities were excellent and Emily was particularly welcoming and friendly on Day 1. I would...”

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Introduction to InDesign

By Mandy C - March 2018

“Pete was amazing, there wasn't anything he couldn't answer. Great trainer and was happy to go off topic to help us learn. Absolutely amazing course, gave me great knowledge to go forward in my role and feel confident in what...”

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Fusion 360 Essentials

By Paul D - March 2018

“Fantastic bespoke training, Pete really knows his stuff on Fusion and is able to respond to my quick requests for individual queries on all areas of the software.”

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AutoCAD Intermediate

By Bill H - March 2018

“Excellent course. Not only have I learned more about the functionality of AutoCAD, but with Carl's knowledge and experience of the software I feel will improve my workflow. 10 out of 10.”

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Introduction to Photoshop

By Dean R - March 2018

“A most enjoyable two days of training that flew by far too quickly. The quality and presentation skills used were fantastic and the facilities were great. Thanks!”

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Civil 3D Essentials

By Benjamin W - March 2018

“Very good course! I now have a much better understanding of the basics of Civil 3D and feel it will help me on future projects!”

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Introduction to After Effects

By Anna H - March 2018

“Very useful course.”

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Technical authoring programme

By Jane F - March 2018

“Excellent course and facilities. Thank you to Nigel and Crow for providing well-structured and thorough training in technical authoring skills and their application. Thank you also to Emily for excellent communication during the course booking process and to both ladies...”

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3ds Max Essentials

By Luke D - March 2018

“Stewart is a fantastic tutor who is able to put the training and objectives of the course into real-world scenarios. I thoroughly enjoyed learning 3DS Max having never used it before!”

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Inventor Essentials

By Philip B - March 2018

“This was an excellent course taught by an excellent instructor. He had lots of useful insights into using the program effectively.”

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AutoCAD 3D

By Faye W - March 2018

“Excellent AutoCAD training courses. The instructors have excellent teaching methods and an outstanding knowledge of the product. I learnt a great deal that will help me in my profession.”

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