SCHOOLS

At ACG Yoobee we believe first class design education starts in secondary school. For over a decade we’ve been collaborating with high schools and parents all over New Zealand, to offer an exciting range of trailblazing design courses especially for teens.

ONLINE COURSES

Our Online Campus has heaps of great courses, covering all the fundamentals of digital design. Enrolled students work at their own pace from their own classroom.

STAR FUNDING

ACG Yoobee is a Ministry of Education authorised provider. That means you can allocate STAR funding to our courses. Even our online courses! To find out more, contact us today.

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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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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 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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