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Yearning for a creative career but not sure which direction to take?  Filmmaker? Graphic designer? Animator? Web developer?  The creative industries encompass a diverse and incredibly exciting range of career pathways – and ACG Yoobee’s Foundation courses will help you discover where your true talents lie. Dip your toes into different areas of design, enhance your skill base and prepare yourself for more specialised study.  If you’re bursting with creative ideas, but have no idea how to channel them, you’ll find your calling at ACG Yoobee.

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Youth Guarantee Free Programme for 16 & 19 year olds - Level 2 (Creative Industries)

24 Weeks NZQA Level 2

If you’re bursting with creative ideas but have nowhere to unleash them, ACG Yoobee has the perfect antidote.

Our Level 2 digital media course in Christchurch is guaranteed to fuel your creative spirit. Graphic design, web design, film and animation.

This course will set you on an exciting path to a future in a creative industry, and you’ll graduate with a CV and portfolio that ensures you’ll stand out. And best of all it’s FREE for 16 – 19 year olds! 

Students who complete this programme will be awarded with NCEA Level 2.

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Certificate in Digital Media (iCreate)

15 weeks NZQA Level 3

Got digital design in your DNA? iCreate explores the high-octane world of digital media, and is the perfect course to unlock your imagination, enhance your skills and prepare you for further study. This is where your creativity and digital technology collide – and multiply!

Using digital still and video cameras and computers, you’ll produce a wide range of original art that combines traditional and digital media. You’ll also learn digital illustration techniques and how to create images and pages suitable for web publication, how to capture and edit video, and how to create and animate 2D and 3D objects. This work is complemented by a wide range of art and creative practices to further enhance your skills base and prepare you for further study.

For International Students, please read our application process page

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Certificate in English & Digital Design

12/24 Weeks NZQA Level 3

Did you know it is possible to study English at the same time as digital design? With this unique course offered only at ACG Yoobee School of Design Auckland you will be able to improve your academic English, as well as gain the essential design skills necessary to start a career pathway in the creative industry.

In the digital design classes, you will learn how to create your own logo, CD cover, website, magazine layout, animation, digital portrait, short film, motion graphics and more. You will get to use the latest software including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro and After Effects. Imagine studying English in a creative environment where the contents are visually presented.

This course provides a quality English programme suitable for intermediate level and above international students who want to improve their academic English skills to enter higher level courses. With flexible start dates, friendly and knowledgeable tutors, and great resources, why not use this course to make the most of your study in Auckland?

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Certificate in Digital Media Online (Full time)

15 weeks Introductory
The Certificate in Digital Media is an exciting opportunity to explore digital design. It’s where your creativity meets digital technology. Using digital still and video cameras and computers, you’ll produce a wide range of original art that combines traditional and digital media. You’ll also learn digital illustration techniques, how to create images and pages for the web, how to capture and edit video, and how to create and animate 2D and 3D objects. This work is complemented with a wide range of art and creative practices to further enhance your skills base and prepare you for futher study.
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Certificate in Digital Media Online (Part time)

25 Weeks Introductory
The Certificate in Digital Media is an exciting opportunity to explore digital design. It’s where your creativity meets digital technology. Using digital still and video cameras and computers, you’ll produce a wide range of original art that combines traditional and digital media. You’ll also learn digital illustration techniques, how to create images and pages for the web, how to capture and edit video, and how to create and animate 2D and 3D objects. This work is complemented with a wide range of art and creative practices to further enhance your skills base and prepare you for futher study.
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