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Harbourside Institute of Technology (HIT), Canada's premier and most technically advanced audio training institute offers Certificate and Diploma programs in Audio Engineering and Music Production, Pro Tools, Ableton Live and Advanced Recording Artist development. Located in the beautiful district of North Vancouver, BC, HIT has access to waterfront parks and enjoys a view of Downtown Vancouver across the Burrard Inlet.
We are a highly specialized elite school that teaches within the environment of a world-class recording studio. HIT is a certified Pro Tools training facility with one of the only two Pro Tools experts in Canada and a certified Ableton training instructor on staff.
All the HIT instructors are successful professionals currently active in the recording, game audio, post audio and film industries. Students receive a great deal of personal attention due to the small class sizes.
Harbourside Institute of Technology is accredited by the PCTIA - the Private Career Training Institutions Agency (of BC). The Agency is given its authority by the Province of British Columbia, Canada, Ministry of Advanced Education.
- Audio Engineering and Music Production Diploma program (9-month)
- Advanced Recording Artist Diploma program (3-month)
- Electronic Music Production Diploma (6-month)
- Pro Tools 101
- Pro Tools 110
- Pro Tools 130 (Game Audio)
- Pro Tools 201
- Pro Tools 210M
- Ableton 101: Weekend Workshop
- Introduction to Basic Recording Techniques
Conveniently located in the heart of Vancouver, BC in Canada, Pacific Audio Visual Institute (PAVI) is a fully-accredited post-secondary school. We offer 1-year comprehensive, "hands-on" diploma programs in Audio Engineering & Production and Music Business Management to students from Canada and around the world.
PAVI provides an outstanding curriculum and world-class facilities, while ensuring that each student is treated and related to as an individual. All PAVI instructors are active industry professionals with invaluable information on how to get your career underway. Each program incorporates career planning and business skills. We also offer an optional Internship Placement Program as part of all our diploma programs.
Graduates leave PAVI with a portfolio, and with the job search and entrepreneurial skills required to build a career in the industry. PAVI actively assists graduates with securing program related work and places qualified students in industry internships while still in school.
3. GLOW Academy - Toronto, Mississauga & Kitchener
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At GLOW Academy in Mississauga, Toronto, and Kitchener, Ontario, we provide professional training in Makeup Artistry, Airbrush Makeup, Hair Design, Lash Extensions, and all areas of Aesthetics, including: Manicures, Pedicures, Waxing, Nails, Facials, Peels, Brow/Lash Tinting, Massage and Microdermabrasion.
Specialized makeup programs are also offered in Bridal, Fashion, TV/SFX and Fantasy makeup. We offer full-time, part-time, evenings and weekend classes with flexible schedules.
We believe that true experience and confidence is built within a practical setting, which is why we are one of the few schools that is excited to provide our students and graduates with the opportunity to gain an extensive amount of practical experience in industry events and our in-house studio.
This allows our students to graduate with a resume full of experience and a complete portfolio book of their actual work as they embark on their career path.
Aesthetic students also have the opportunity to be scheduled into working at our “Beauty Lounge” to further hone their skill sets and confidence by servicing the general public.
Student Testimonial: "The teachers are great, very helpful and understanding. The overall environment of the school is friendly and everyone is so helpful in achieving my career goals. Ive learned a lot of great new techniques in all the courses I have taken so far. Great school! I would recommend this school to all."
- Samantha T, Hamilton, ON
4. Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver (VCAD)
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The Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver (VCAD) is an innovative and dynamic college of creative applied arts. Our small, intimate campus is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, BC, near major bus routes and steps away from the Skytrain.
VCAD offers a range of Art and Design diploma programs in fields including fashion, graphic design, interior design, and animation. Our Applied Arts curriculum has been developed to ensure that our graduates are successful in meeting the employment requirements of these industries.
By the end of their studies, graduates will have developed the expertise needed to create a professional portfolio that showcases their creativity and talent while displaying the skill set that employers look for. VCAD maintains close ties with the fashion, graphic design and video gaming industries to continually assess our curriculum and gain insight about industry needs.
Note: Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver only accepts inquiries here from persons living in Canada at present.
With four convenient locations across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Arthur Murray Dance Studio is your premier dance studio in Toronto, ON. Our locations include Kingsway, Yorkville, North York and Woodbridge. Our dance school operates under the famous and reputable Arthur Murray franchise, the world’s largest dance instruction organization. We've taught Latin & ballroom dance lessons in Toronto to over 100,000 students since 1952.
If you’ve been thinking about dance lessons, but are nervous or intimidated, don’t be. We offer dance lessons to students of all skill levels. We'll work with you to create a personalized program of private lessons & group classes to help you learn what you want, and at your own pace.
Take advantage of our proven 3-way system that includes private classes, group dance classes, and practice sessions. Together, these elements target these areas: knowledge, repetition, and application. Our dance classes have helped thousands of people from all walks of life become confident on the dance floor.
Our studios are staffed with friendly dance teachers who are highly trained professionals striving to make your dance lessons as much fun & as enriching as possible.
Founded in 1968, Capilano University's main campus is in North Vancouver, nestled in a natural environment on the slopes of the North Shore and only a 20-minute drive from downtown Vancouver. The beauty of the campus and the quality of education attract students from around the world. Capilano University welcomes international students from more than 60 countries each year. Capilano University provides a solid academic foundation and is committed to developing new and innovative programs in response to market demand. The Illustration/Design: Elements and Applications (IDEA) program is a unique three-year diploma program that prepares students for employment as visual communicators. IDEA teaches students how to think conceptually and to apply traditional and digital tools to solve communication challenges using both disciplines in an integrated way. IDEA is also different because instructors are working professionals, bringing current experience into the classroom.
3 year diploma program: Illustration/Design: Elements and Applications (IDEA). If you have artistic talent or a sense of design, the IDEA program may be for you. The curriculum addresses applied development in both design and illustration skills supported by a strong theoretical foundation. This dual training makes IDEA very different from other programs and gives graduates a definite edge in career building.
Paramita Academy of Makeup Inc. is dedicated to introducing the world of makeup artistry to students internationally. The students benefit greatly from the one-on-one teaching system offered at Paramita Inc. with a maximum of eight students per class, Jessica (the instructor and owner of Paramita Inc.) is there to constantly guide you and give constructive criticism. The small class sizes allow Paramita Inc. to train students in the one week bootcamp. There is a maximum of 4 students working at a time, with a 4-1 ratio.
It is Paramita Inc.'s purpose to teach Makeup Artistry to both beginners and experienced Makeup Artists through our one-on-one Bootcamps. Our commitment is to exceed our students expectations and encourage the evolution of every artist's individual style.
We understand that the students' ultimate goal is to work in the field of their choice. Paramita Academy of Makeup Inc. provides a comfortable and professional environment for students, with an instructor who is passionate about makeup artistry and relays this enthusiasm onto her students.
"Choose a job you LOVE, and you will never have to work a day in your life" - Confucius
Nimbus School of Recording Arts Ltd is a music and recording industry training school in downtown Vancouver BC in Canada. We offer a range of 8 and 12-month Certificate and Diploma programs in courses such as Music Business, Advanced Music Production, and Beats & Urban Music Production among others. Our students are taught in classes of six students to ensure individual attention and hands-on instruction. They are mentored by world class music producers and engineers and taught using our practical, proven & accredited curriculum.
Students will benefit from hands-on experience with Solid State Logic consoles (we are the only school in Western Canada with SSL Consoles), Studer analog multitracks, ProTools HD digital workstations and a vast selection of processors, mics, amps, vintage keys and guitars. Students have access to our facilities 24 / 7!
Our courses start in January, May and September. You must be over 19 years of age or a high school graduate to apply. Nimbus School of Recording Arts holds accreditation by the Private Career Training Institutions Agency of BC, British Columbia Education Quality Assurance and Avid.
Located in the centre of Victoria on Vancouver Island, British Columbia in Canada, Pacific Film & New Media Academy offers full-time diploma programs in screen acting and motion picture production as well as an e-learning diploma in 3D Animation & FX.
Our goal is to provide students with practical and theoretical knowledge through hands-on training facilitated by experienced instructors. Pacific Film & New Media Academy strives to maintain professional connections in the Film, Acting and Animation sectors in order to provide students with a successful start to a career in the growing Media Art industry.
The programs are aimed to introduce and familiarize students with approach, tools, techniques, and knowledge to enter the profession of acting, with a particular emphasis on acting for film, television and voice-over. Motion Picture Production and Acting for the Screen are both 9 month programs at 20 instructional hours per week while the e-learning 3D Animation & FX diploma program also takes 9 months to complete. Our programs start in September and January.
If you are looking to free your imagination with a career that involves a passion for creativity, LaSalle College Vancouver can provide you with the skills to launch your career. Students are able to follow their passions and satisfy their vision of design. We provide you with the knowledge and resources to push your limits, maximize your learning and fully develop your talent. We strive to stimulate the creative force of each student and prepare the student to meet the needs of the industry.
We offer Diploma programs in Fashion Design & Merchandising, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Animation, and Jewellery Design. Our aim is to provide our students with training to assist them to acquire the skills and techniques required in today's design industry.
Our small class sizes enhance the student’s learning opportunities and provide extensive student/instructor interaction. We provide a supportive, nurturing learning environment with industry experienced instructors. LaSalle College Vancouver is fully accredited by the Private Career Training Institutions Agency of British Columbia.
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