PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The pace of technology in our industry is getting faster and faster, and keeping up can be tough. Yoobee short courses keep you abreast of industry advances - and at the top of your game. Whether you’re after a specific short course to round out your skill set, or a more in-depth training package, we’ll give you the tools you need to take your digital career to the next level.

We know you’re busy. That’s why our professional development courses are short, sweet, and flexible. And if you can’t find exactly what you are after, we also offer customised training!

 

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Delivered over two to three days, these are the ultimate crash courses in digital design. We can take you from an absolute beginner through to proficiency developing the content you need.

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Training Packages

These in-depth courses run for two evenings per week over seven weeks. They’re an ideal way to build your skills while keeping your day’s busy with other things. Whether you’re looking to upskill or considering a change of career, these courses are a great entry point for a holistic overview of a subject area.

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Online

Take control of time and place while learning at our online campus. ACG Yoobee Online provides a range of short courses where you set a pace that you’re comfortable with. Learn from the office, at home, or on the go.

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If you or your workplace needs a training package to suit your specific needs, our subject matter experts can work with you to deliver exactly what you’re after.

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Calendar of Courses

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Web Design (Front End) Bootcamp Auckland
26
Tue
Introduction to InDesign Auckland
26
Tue
Introduction to InDesign Christchurch
27
Wed
Advanced Photoshop (1) Wellington
02
Mon
3D Animation using Maya and Photoshop - School Holiday Programme Christchurch
02
Mon
Augmented Reality - School Holiday Programme Wellington
02
Mon
Digital Graphic Design - School Holiday Programme (1) Christchurch
02
Mon
Digital Graphic Design - School Holiday Programme (1) Wellington
02
Mon
Film Production - School Holiday Programme Wellington
02
Mon
Film Production - School Holiday Programme (4 Days) Auckland
02
Mon
Game Art & Development - School Holiday Programme (3 days) Christchurch
02
Mon
Game Development - School Holiday Programme Auckland
02
Mon
Graphic Design Training Package Auckland
02
Mon
Graphic Design Training Package Christchurch
02
Mon
Introduction to ZBrush - School Holiday Programme Wellington
03
Tue
Web Design Training Package Auckland
03
Tue
Web Design Training Package Christchurch
04
Wed
3D Animation Using Maya - School HOliday Programme Wellington
04
Wed
Game Art & Development - School Holiday Programme (3 days) Wellington
05
Thu
2D Animation using Animate - School Holiday Programme Wellington
05
Thu
Digital Illustration - School Holiday Programme Wellington
05
Thu
Introduction to ZBrush - School Holiday Programme Christchurch
05
Thu
Photography Techniques - School Holiday Programme Christchurch
07
Sat
Animated GIF Workshop - School Holiday Programme Auckland
07
Sat
Photography Techniques - School Holiday Programme Auckland
09
Mon
3D Modelling - School Holiday Programme (1) Auckland
09
Mon
Film Production - School Holiday Programme Christchurch
12
Thu
Introduction to Photoshop - School Holiday Programme Auckland
12
Thu
Web Design Kickstart - School Holiday Programme Christchurch
16
Mon
Introduction to InDesign Auckland
16
Mon
Introduction to InDesign Christchurch
16
Mon
Introduction to InDesign Wellington
18
Wed
Social Media Strategy Workshop with Pauline Stockhausen Christchurch
06
Mon
Introduction to Photoshop Auckland
06
Mon
Introduction to Photoshop Christchurch
15
Wed
Advanced Photoshop Christchurch
23
Thu
Introduction to After Effects Auckland
27
Mon
Introduction to WordPress Christchurch
28
Tue
Introduction to Illustrator Auckland

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Advanced Photoshop (1)

Expand on your existing Photoshop CC skills by learning how to create and enhance your digital images to produce great results. This course covers blending modes, adjustment layers, the history brush, shape layers, levels and curves, and more. We recommend completing the “Photoshop – Introduction" course first, or similar experience.

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Introduction to Photoshop

Take a sneak peek into the exciting world of Photoshop. Create your own images and enhance your designs using simple editing tools and image manipulation techniques. You’ll learn how to manage layers, make selections, create digital illustrations, manipulate photos, and apply effects and output files for your design purposes. You don’t need experience, but proficiency with computers is a must.

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Introduction to After Effects

After Effects is a powerful application used to create motion graphics and visual effects for film, video, broadcast graphics and music videos. This course will teach you how to create sophisticated motion graphics using text and object animation, compositing videos and images and adding audio effects. Cover basic animation of shapes and layers, working with keyframes, effects and layer options, 3D layers, cameras and rendering and colour grading and enhancing footage. The course will also teach you about track mattes and keying, motion tracking and stabilisation, time remapping, image sequences and playing with particles.

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Graphic Design Training Package

In this comprehensive introduction to Graphic Design course you will learn skills in Abobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat. You will create your first ideas on paper and learn the principles of design required to take the ideas into final digital concepts, making ready for print, web and multimedia. You will explore typography, type, colour and image, page layout, hierarchy, brand and historical design contexts. You will get to take home your printed work. Take the next step and realise your visual ideas.

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Introduction to InDesign

Learn the key layout principles of graphic design and use basic techniques to create single-page and multi-page documents using this industry standard desktop publishing program. You’ll cover text formatting, styles, tables, basic drawing and effects http://www.yoobee.ac.nz/study/short-courses/introduction-to-indesign

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Introduction to Illustrator

Get up and running with Adobe Illustrator, the industry standard software for creating vector art. Learn how to create illustrations, diagrams, logos, advertisements and single page layouts with text and graphics using drawing, painting and text manipulation Illustrator tools.

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Web Design (Front End) Bootcamp

Busting to break into the web industry, but don’t have quite the right skills? Prepared to do whatever it takes to land a job you love? Then strap yourself in and hold on tight. Yoobee’s Web Design (Front End) Boot Camp will get you where you want to go, lightning fast. It’ll be the most intensive 12 weeks of your life – and possibly the most life-changing. You’ll spend 45+ hours a week immersed in hands on, industry standard training. Half of that will be spent with your insanely talented tutors, while the other half will see you flexing your creative muscles on team and individual projects. Not only will you graduate with a portfolio that sets you apart in the job market, we’ll also help you apply for roles and internships with web design companies.

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Web Design Training Package

Learn the technical skills to plan and build a website to an industry standard. The course includes front end design and development, HTML and CSS, design principles for web, troubleshooting, back end database management and integrating PHP and MySQL. You will learn forms to CSS drop downs, integrating jQuery and media queries. Beginners welcome, proficiency with computers required.

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Introduction to WordPress

Whether you want to learn how to create your own website or just want to know how to update your existing website. This introductory course will teach you entry level WordPress skills. No experience necessary, proficiency with computers required, basic skills in HTML and CSS recommended. All files and copy provided but feel free to bring your own project. The purpose of this course is to educate business owners and employees on how build and keep their current websites up to date. But more importantly build a website that will generate leads from search results and sound user experience or Human Optimisation. After finishing the course you will be able to build a WordPress site from scratch and create liquid layouts with theme editing tools and increase your SEO or PageRank standing. These are highly sort after and valuable skills for any business owner or employee whether you are managing your businesses website or working with your developers you will learn how to not only build but how to grow.

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Social Media Strategy Workshop with Pauline Stockhausen

This two day workshop has been designed to teach you about creating success when using Social Media to grow your business in three ways: learn how to set up your Social Media Foundation, learn how to design your Social Media Strategy and learn where you need to spend your time and effort. You will learn how digital marketing works and how to build an audience who will Like, Know and Trust, and then Buy. When you leave this workshop at the end of the day, you will have a Social Media Strategy that you can implement to grow your business. More about Pauline: www.paulinestockhausen.com

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Advanced Photoshop

Expand on your existing Photoshop CC skills by learning how to create and enhance your digital images to produce great results. This course covers blending modes, adjustment layers, the history brush, shape layers, levels and curves, and more. We recommend completing the “Photoshop – Introduction”course first, or similar experience.

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