Established for over 25 years, our accredited training courses empower you to make the most from the worlds leading creative, marketing and communications software packages. In addition to regular scheduled classroom and closed courses, since 2012 we have also been delivering live online courses which can be attended from anywhere. We have now succesfully taught hundreds of delegates online on subjects including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, SEO, Google Analytics, Captivate and other Adobe CC products.

The majority of our courses are delivered by Andy Gardiner, an Adobe Certified Intructor and CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer with over 25 years in the industry. Over the years he has delivered courses for some of the worlds best known brands, and spoken at tradeshows and events across the UK. Some examples of past feedback from Andy's delegates can be seen further down this page.

Are you worried about attending online?  We are so confident you will enjoy your live online class with Highlander that, we let you come back and resit the course in the classroom at no additional cost if you aren't 100% happy. Standard T's and C's apply.

Scheduled Courses

We offer regular scheduled courses from our training centre, located just a few mins from the station in York.

Live Online

You can attend our courses Live Online from anywhere with a computer, internet access, and a headset. It's simple.

Onsite Courses

We can come to you and deliver either our scheduled courses or customised classes to your team at your own venue.

Adobe training courses at Highlander make happy customers

Photoshop Courses

Learn how to make the most of Adobe Photoshop, with courses available at all levels.

InDesign Getting Started

If you are looking to create brochures, flyers, magazines, documentation or other materials look no further.

Premiere Pro

A beginners course that gets you up and running with Premiere Pro quickly and easily.

Design Bootcamp

In this 5 day course our Adobe Certified Instructors get you up and running on Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.

Google Analytics Intro

When it comes to mastering Google Analytics our Qualified Instructors have you covered.

SEO Getting Started

There are many aspects to search engine optimisation and our 1 day course focuses on the most important.

Why Choose Highlander


Established in 1995, Highlander has a 20 year proven track record of delivering high quality training courses on leading creative software like Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator as well as the latest digital marketing technologies and skills.

Over the years we have partnered with a wide range of leading IT companies including Adobe, Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, Oracle, Google and Macromedia, which has allowed us to gain a wealth of experience we can share.

Quite simply, we deliver quality training and consulting services that work.


Our instructors not only have extensive experience on the software but also on delivering training courses.

As Adobe Certified Instructors they have passed the relevant Adobe Certified Expert exams, demonstrating a depth of knowledge on the products which goes beyond an everyday user.

Additionally as CompTIA Certified Technical Trainers (CTT+) they have proven training delivery skills, and are able to communicate their knowledge of the products to others.


Our courses are available as public scheduled dates at our York centre, Live Online, or as remote courses, and are capped at a maximum of 10 delegates.

Our centre is easily accessible from public transport and the training rooms are fully equipped with the latest versions of all the relevant software (older versions can be supported on request).

Additionally we can offered closed courses at your own location, and content for these can be customised as required.

Onsite Courses / Closed Courses

Organisations increasingly recognise the value of team development at their own site. At Highlander we can provide customised training for groups of up to 10 people, covering either our scheduled course materials, or content customised to suite your specific needs.

Maybe you want to bring your team up to speed on the latest creative tools such as InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator all in one go. Or perhaps they need to ramp up on Google Analytics, SEO or Social Media Management. With our onsite training options both are possible.

Benefits of our onsite training include:

  • Content customised to your needs
  • Lower cost per delegate
  • Post course support
  • Vendor certified instructors

For more details please visit our team training page