PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

The pace of technology in our industry is getting faster and faster, and keeping up can be tough. ACG 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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Short courses

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.

Short Courses

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.

Training Packages

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.

Online

Custom Training

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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Introduction to Photoshop Auckland
29
Mon
Introduction to Photoshop Christchurch
29
Mon
Introduction to Photoshop Wellington
06
Tue
Web Design Training Package Auckland
06
Tue
Web Design Training Package Christchurch
06
Tue
Web Design Training Package Wellington
07
Wed
Graphic Design Training Package Auckland
07
Wed
Graphic Design Training Package Christchurch
07
Wed
Graphic Design Training Package Wellington
10
Sat
Introduction to InDesign Auckland
10
Sat
Introduction to InDesign Christchurch
10
Sat
Introduction to InDesign Wellington
12
Mon
Certificate in Digital Media Online (Full time) Online
12
Mon
Web Design (Front End) Bootcamp Auckland
14
Wed
Introduction to Illustrator Auckland
14
Wed
Introduction to Illustrator Christchurch
14
Wed
Introduction to Illustrator Wellington
17
Sat
Introduction to Photoshop Auckland
17
Sat
Introduction to Photoshop Christchurch
17
Sat
Introduction to Photoshop Wellington
19
Mon
Introduction to HTML and CSS Auckland
19
Mon
Introduction to HTML and CSS Christchurch
19
Mon
Introduction to HTML and CSS Wellington
26
Mon
Certificate in Digital Media Online (Part time) Online
26
Mon
Introduction to After Effects Auckland
26
Mon
Introduction to After Effects Christchurch
26
Mon
Introduction to After Effects Wellington
03
Mon
Introduction to InDesign Wellington
05
Wed
Introduction to Premiere Pro Auckland
05
Wed
Introduction to Premiere Pro Christchurch
05
Wed
Introduction to Premiere Pro Wellington
10
Mon
Digital Graphic Design - School Holiday Programme (1) Wellington
10
Mon
Film Production - School Holiday Programme Christchurch
13
Thu
Digital Graphic Design - School Holiday Programme Christchurch
13
Thu
Digital Illustration - School Holiday Programme Wellington
17
Mon
3D Modelling - School Holiday Programme (1) Christchurch
17
Mon
Film Production - School Holiday Programme (4 Days) Wellington
17
Mon
Game Art & Development - School Holiday Programme Wellington
18
Tue
Introduction to ZBrush - School Holiday Programme Wellington
20
Thu
3D Modelling - School Holiday Programme Wellington
20
Thu
Introduction to ZBrush - School Holiday Programme Christchurch
20
Thu
Photography Techniques - School Holiday Programme Christchurch
20
Thu
Web Design - School Holiday Programme Wellington
25
Tue
Introduction to InDesign Auckland
25
Tue
Introduction to InDesign Christchurch
07
Mon
Graphic Design Training Package Auckland
07
Mon
Graphic Design Training Package Christchurch
07
Mon
Graphic Design Training Package Wellington
08
Tue
Web Design Training Package Auckland
08
Tue
Web Design Training Package Christchurch
08
Tue
Web Design Training Package Wellington
14
Mon
Introduction to Photoshop Auckland
14
Mon
Introduction to Photoshop Christchurch
14
Mon
Introduction to Photoshop Wellington
16
Wed
Introduction to Illustrator Auckland
16
Wed
Introduction to Illustrator Christchurch
16
Wed
Introduction to Illustrator Wellington
28
Mon
Introduction to InDesign Auckland
28
Mon
Introduction to InDesign Christchurch
28
Mon
Introduction to InDesign Wellington
04
Mon
Certificate in Digital Media Online (Full time) Online
25
Mon
Web Design (Front End) Bootcamp Auckland
02
Mon
Graphic Design Training Package Auckland
02
Mon
Graphic Design Training Package Christchurch
02
Mon
Graphic Design Training Package Wellington
03
Tue
Web Design Training Package Auckland
03
Tue
Web Design Training Package Christchurch
03
Tue
Web Design Training Package Wellington

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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 HTML and CSS

This bite-sized course will show you how to create a basic website using HTML5 & CSS3. You’ll learn how to create your own HTML document using plain text editor, format text, set up pictures and links using HTML, and add style using CSS documents. We’ll also teach you how to add custom colour and text, extra pages, outgoing links and multimedia to a website. Plus plenty of other tips and tricks to future proof your website. You’ll need basic computer skills on a PC or MAC, and access to a browser and text-editing program (notepad, textedit etc.)

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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

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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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Introduction to Premiere Pro

Pining to master Premiere Pro? Our 2 day short course will teach you how to capture footage, set up a timeline and gain an understanding of video formats, compression and importing audio. You’ll create transitions and export your finished edits to suit your desired delivery platform. You’ll need basic computer and file management skills, and be sure to bring a USB to save your work.

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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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