Course Details and Schedule

GIMP is a free cross-platform image manipulation program. It has a similar feature set to Adobe Photoshop. In this session you will be introduced to its fundamental tools and features, including working with layers and selections.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Overview of the software
  • Introduction to image size
  • Creating and manipulating selections
  • Working with layers
  • Saving image files in appropriate formats
Course information
Intended audience Anyone interested in digital image manipulation
Prior knowledge Basic computer skills
Resources A course book must be purchased when you attend the course (included in the Cost below)
Software GIMP 2.8.14
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Further information Please bring your own images on a memory stick or CD/DVD. N.B. This course was previously called Digital images: GIMP - correcting and improving images.
Where next? Digital images: GIMP - further techniques
Taught using:
Windows 7

Course provider: IT Learning Programme

What you will need:

BYOD friendly. A computer and software are provided, however you can bring your own with the correct software installed (read our guidance first)


Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.