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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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.

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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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Custom Training

Calendar of Courses

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InDesign Essentials Yoobee Christchurch Campus
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Photoshop Essentials Yoobee Auckland Campus
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Premiere Pro Essentials Yoobee Auckland Campus
03
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InDesign Essentials Yoobee Auckland Campus
03
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InDesign Essentials Yoobee Wellington Campus
13
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Introduction to WordPress Yoobee Christchurch Campus
17
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After Effects Essentials Yoobee Auckland Campus
17
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After Effects Essentials Yoobee Christchurch Campus
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After Effects Essentials Yoobee Wellington Campus
20
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InDesign Essentials Yoobee Christchurch Campus
26
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Illustrator Essentials Yoobee Christchurch Campus
01
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3D Modelling - School Holiday Programme (2) Yoobee Auckland Campus
01
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Clay Sculpting Workshop - School Holiday Programme Yoobee Christchurch Campus
01
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Digital Graphic Design - School Holiday Programme (1) Yoobee Christchurch Campus
01
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Game Development - School Holiday Programme Yoobee Auckland Campus
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Game Development - School Holiday Programme Yoobee Wellington Campus
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Graphic Design Training Package Yoobee Auckland Campus
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Graphic Design Training Package Yoobee Christchurch Campus
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Graphic Design Training Package Yoobee Wellington Campus
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Introduction to UX\UI App Development - School Holiday Programme Yoobee Christchurch Campus
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Digital Character Sculpting with ZBrush - School Holiday Programme (3 days) Yoobee Wellington Campus
02
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Editorial Graphic Design - School Holiday Programme Yoobee Wellington Campus
02
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Photography & Film Basics - School Holiday programme Yoobee Wellington Campus
02
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Web Design Training Package Yoobee Auckland Campus
02
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Web Design Training Package Yoobee Christchurch Campus
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Web Design Training Package Yoobee Wellington Campus
03
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3D Modelling - School Holiday Programme (1) Yoobee Christchurch Campus
03
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Digital Painting - School Holiday Programme Yoobee Auckland Campus
03
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Game Art & Development - School Holiday Programme (3 days) Yoobee Christchurch Campus
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Introduction to Photoshop - School Holiday Programme Yoobee Christchurch Campus
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Digital Character Sculpting with ZBrush - School Holiday Programme Yoobee Christchurch Campus
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Digital Illustration - School Holiday Programme Yoobee Christchurch Campus
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Photography Techniques - School Holiday Programme Yoobee Christchurch Campus
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Digital Illustration - School Holiday Programme Yoobee Wellington Campus
08
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Digital Illustration - School Holiday Programme (1) Yoobee Auckland Campus
08
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Film Production - School Holiday Programme Yoobee Christchurch Campus
10
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Digital Painting - School Holiday Programme Yoobee Wellington Campus
11
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Introduction to InDesign - School Holiday Programme Yoobee Christchurch Campus
11
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Portfolio Layout with InDesign - School Holiday Programme Yoobee Auckland Campus
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Photography Techniques - School Holiday Programme Yoobee Auckland Campus
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Photoshop Essentials Yoobee Auckland Campus
24
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Illustrator Essentials Yoobee Auckland Campus
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Illustrator Essentials Yoobee Christchurch Campus
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InDesign Essentials Yoobee Auckland Campus

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Photoshop Essentials

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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After Effects Essentials

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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InDesign Essentials

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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Illustrator Essentials

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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Premiere Pro Essentials

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 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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