Introduction
What does Photoshop do?

Understanding the interface
Lets get familiar with the Tools panel
Switching tools using the keyboard    
Dark or Light Interface
Navigating your image      
Navigating tabs and windows    
Panels and workspaces    
Zooming in and zooming out     
Scrolling and panning images         
Cycling between screen modes    
Switching tools using the keyboard 

Opening and setting-up a document
Opening from files from Windows and Mac
Opening from Photoshop
An overview of Bridge          
Closing  images

Digital imaging fundamentals    
Image size and resolution    
The Image Size command    
Resolution standards    
Upsampling and what happens when you do    
Changing the print size    
Downsampling for print  and web    
Best practices

Crop and straighten
The new and improved Crop tool    
Straightening a crooked image    
Using the Perspective Crop tool
Automatically Cropping and Straightening scanned images
The Rule of Thirds
   
Extending images
Extending the canvas
Using Content Aware Extend
Using Content Aware Fill
Using Content Aware Scale

Adjusting image Brightness
The Auto commands    
Adjustments using Brightness/Contrast
Adjustments using Levels
Adjustments using Curves
Working non-destructively with adjustment layers    
Editing adjustment layers    
Isolating an adjustment with a layer mask    
The histogram    
Basics of the Shadows/Highlights command

Adjusting colours
Assessing an image
Identifying a colour cast and how to correct it
Correcting a colour cast automatically    
Changing the colour balance using levels
Changing the colour balance using colour balance
Changing specifically to black and white
Adjusting colour intensity with Vibrance    
The Hue/Saturation command

Scale, rotate, skew and warp
Meet the transformations
Transformation and Smart Objects
Content aware Move
Content Aware Extend
Rotating a layer with Free Transform
Scale, duplicate, repeat, distort, perspective, and skew

Undo and history panel
Undo
Utilising the History Panel
Creating a Snapshot
Creating a new Document from a History State

Selections
What are selections and why we use them?
The Marquee tools    
Getting to know the Lasso tools    
Magic Wand and Quick Mask tools  
Adding to and subtracting from Selections
Modifying Selections   
Saving and Loading Selections
Meet the Channels Panel

Masking
Understanding what a mask is and does
Working with Layer Masks 

Basic retouching
Using the Spot Healing Brush    
Using the Healing Brush
Using the Patch Tool
Clone Stamp tool  
The Dodge and Burn tools
Tips and Tricks

The layer basics
The Background  
Using a layer mask instead of deleting pixels
Naming, hiding, creating, and deleting layers
Altering the stacking order of layers    
Layer transformations  
Aligning and distributing layers    
Changing the opacity of layers   
Grouping layers    
Merge or rasterise layers  
Best Practises

Basic brushes
An overview of brushes and the Brushes panel
Brush size and hardness   
Brush shortcuts

Working with colour
The Swatches Panel
The Colour Panel   
The Colour Picker
Using the Eyedropper Tool to sample colour
Creating simple gradients

Simple compositing
The various options for copying and pasting
Dragging and dropping
Placing an image
Smart Objects and why when to use them

Saving your work  
Saving images to PSD    
Saving images to TIFF    
File Formats and which to use
Best practises
Using the Save For Web utility
The Colour Modes explained

Combining images
Auto Align
Auto Blend
Creating panoramas with Photomerge

Working with text
Horizontal and Vertical type tools
Customising font properties
The Character panel
The Paragraph panel
Managing text layers