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Diploma & Certificate Courses in Kelowna, BC

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Centre For Arts And Technology - Kelowna:
Located in Kelowna, the largest city in interior British Columbia, The Centre for Arts and Technology is one of Canada's leading digital arts and technical training colleges. The Centre delivers unique Diploma and Certificate programs designed in consultation with industry employers and working professionals. This ensures your education is completely aligned with evolving career opportunities in the employment marketplace.

Accredited Diploma & Certificate Programs in Digital Art, Design, Entertainment, and IT:
All of our programs are delivered with a mix of teaching and learning methods by industry professional instructors and mentors, to give you a competitive edge and a portfolio of experience leading up to graduation. This makes you job ready in just 6, 9, 12, 18, or 24 months, depending on which program you choose.

Courses include:

Animation for Game, Film & Visual Effects
Duration: 24 months
This program takes you from scratch to screen in 24 months, combining highly robust technical and artistic training. Students graduate with a polished demo reel to prepare them for entry into the professional animation industry.

2D Animation & Digital Art
Duration: 12 months
If you love to draw and create, then this 12 month hands-on program could be for you. Grounding you in the foundations of art and design for 2D Animation and Digital Art, students are prepared for a career in classical and digital animation, character design, interface design, storyboarding, visual communication, digital painting, life drawing, and layout and production.

Audio Engineering & Production
Duration: 18 months
This 18 month program gives you professional training to prepare you for a career in music engineering, audio-post, editing, ADR and Foley, sound design, audio for game production and multimedia, location audio, live sound reinforcement, and independent audio production.

Digital Filmmaking
Duration: 18 months 
Using a combination of lecture, lab, and on-site shoots, this 18 month program prepares students to be confident in procuring entry-level positions in the industry or following the route of independent filmmaking.

Digital Fusion Filmmaking
Duration: 12 months
Our intensive 1 year Digital Fusion Filmmaking program in Kelowna, BC, immerses you in the process and practice of creating multimedia productions utilizing skills in the photographic, film, and audio disciplines. 

Digital Photography
Duration: 12 months
This in-depth, full-time, 1 year diploma program provides you with the skills, expertise, business understanding and industry insight necessary for success in photography, photo journalism, and related visual arts fields.

Electronic Music Artist
Duration: 6 months
The program equips you with the necessary tools providing the foundation to build your career as a digital audio composition and performance artist. You’ll be taken through the art of production while learning the business and entrepreneurial side of the industry. 

Electronic Music Production 
Duration: 12 months
This 12 month program focuses on computer based audio software and hardware, equipping graduates with relevant skills that can be applied to Audiovisual and Multimedia Production, Game Audio, MIDI Programming, Live Sound, Assistant Engineering, and more.

Event & Promotions Management
Duration: 12 months
This 1 year in depth program provides you for a career in the business and management side of the event planning and promotions industry, by providing a broad-based business education coupled with specific industry intelligence and practical real-world experience.

Fashion Design & Merchandising
Duration: 24 months
This 24 month program prepares you for a wide variety of roles in the fashion industry, from sole proprietorships to local, national, or international corporations. Students graduate with a strong portfolio as well as industry and business insight for career success.

Graphic Design & Web Development

Duration: 18 months
Explore graphic design, web design, digital  maging and publishing, interactive multimedia, and web development in this 18 month diploma program. Students acquire a foundation in art and design, software skills, and the career development needed for building your future in rapidly changing digital media environments.

Graphic & Digital Design

Duration: 12 months
Our 12 month Graphic and Digital Design program focuses specifically on the graphic design, digital imaging, and publishing side of the digital arts and media industry.

Interior Design
Duration: 24 months
This 24 month program prepares you to become a professional Interior Designer. Exceptional educators, talented staff, and practitioners with a passion for design enhance student learning by sharing their wisdom and expertise. Offered in Kelowna and Fredericton only.

Interior Decoration and Residential Design
Duration: 9 months
Our Interior Decorating & Residential Design program develops your skills and abilities to work as a professional Interior Decorator in an exciting creative industry. Interior Decoration and Residential Design plays an integral part in our day-to-day surroundings. Interior Decorators contribute in surprising ways to our physical world where we live, work, play, and interact. 

Network Security Specialist/Administrator
Duration: 9/18 months
Hackers and viruses have reached epidemic proportions and companies face a plethora of accelerating security threats. Our 9 and 18 month programs prepare graduates to be highly trained network security professionals in a wide variety of industries.

Studio Production
Duration: 12 months 
This 12 month program allows you to learn in high-end dedicated studios, concentrating on audio engineering for all applications including music, theatre, concerts, broadcasting, internet, gaming, video and film, and more.

Veterinary Hospital Assistant
Duration: 9 months
This 9 month program equips you with the foundation of knowledge and skills essential to the success of primary animal care so you can become an integral member of any veterinary care environment.

Web Programmer Specialist
Duration: 6 months
Designed by working web professionals, our 6 month career driven Web Programmer Specialist program equips students with specialized training in interactive content development for the web and mobile devices.

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Address: V1Y 7T2, Kelowna, BC , Canada
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PortfolioPrep
Courses / Programs
Improve your art / design / architecture portfolio with private lessons from renowned art tutor Mr Rick Gee.

PortfolioPrep provides private, one to one portfolio preparation sessions and experienced guidance to Canadian and international students. Lessons are available online via Skype, and in the Greater Toronto Area of Southern Ontario, Canada.

Preparing a strong portfolio to demonstrate your artistic abilities is a critical part of your application to any art school or college around the world.
Private Portfolio Preparation Classes (Online & In-person)

Portfolio topics include:
- Art
- Design
- Architecture
- Animation
- Painting
- Illustration
- Advertising
- Interior Design
- Drawing
- Photography
- Graphic Design
- Fashion Design/Marketing
Yukon School of Visual Arts, Yukon Territory
Courses / Programs
Located in the vibrant community of Dawson City in the Yukon Territory in Northern Canada, Yukon School of Visual Arts (SOVA) is an accredited post-secondary institution. We offer a Foundation Year program that specializes in the instruction, promotion and advancement of contemporary visual arts practices from a multiplicity of cultural perspectives. This is the first year of study in a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) or Bachelor of Design degrees (BDes). Students can then transfer into a second year of study at our partnering institutions to complete their degrees.
- Visual Arts Foundation Year Program
Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts, Vancouver
Courses / Programs
Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (PICA) in Vancouver, BC is the city's most progressive centre for culinary & baking & pastry arts education for Canadian and international students. Since 1997, our accredited institute has offered highly regarded career programs in Culinary Arts & Baking & Pastry Arts, with the option of expanding your career training with a 1-Year Dual Diploma program.

Our culinary programs are designed for students who wish to be productive immediately in a professional environment upon graduation. Instruction from Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts includes job-search training and a lifetime placement assistance service for every graduate. We are proud to have over 2,400 successful alumni working around the world in over 30 countries.

Small class sizes (15 students maximum to 1 chef instructor in Culinary Arts & 12 to 1 in Baking & Pastry Arts), 90% hands-on training and dedicated internationally experienced chef instructors give each student the personal attention they need to master the “art” of cooking and baking and pastry.

We also offer many short programs to inspire 'the chef within'. In addition, we provide short career programs, workshops and more.
Professional Culinary programs:

- Dual-Diploma program - Culinary & Baking & Pastry Arts (12 months, full-time, 7 hours per day): Offered twice daily, Monday - Friday (15 students to 1 Chef Instructor)

- Culinary Arts program (6 months, full-time, 7 hours per day): Offered twice daily, Monday - Friday (15 students to 1 Chef Instructor)

- Baking & Pastry Arts program (6 months, full-time, 7 hours per day): Offered twice daily, Monday - Friday (12 students to 1 Chef Instructor)

- Short programs
Complections College of Makeup Art & Design (C|MU), Toronto
Courses / Programs
Complections College of Makeup Art and Design (C|MU) creates the new faces of the global entertainment and fashion industry. Based in the heart of Downtown Toronto, we are a private career college, unique within Canada, that offers highly specialized courses in make-up artistry for film, theatre, television and fashion.

C|MU is an industry leader, influencing the direction of make-up artistry worldwide through the accomplishments of our graduates and the notable activities of our instructors and staff.

Attracting students from across the country and around the world, C|MU is the only makeup school that offers courses in all seven disciplines of makeup artistry. Specialized areas of study include character and special makeup effects, creature design and prosthetics, theatrical makeup design, and fashion photographic makeup. C|MU is committed to providing unparalleled training for the next generation of makeup artists worldwide.
Diploma Programs
- Complete Makeup Artist
- Comprehensive Makeup Artist
- Essential Makeup Artist

Advanced Fashion Courses
- Advanced Fashion Makeup Artist

Fashion Certificates
- Total Fashion Makeup Artist
- Fashion Photographic Makeup Artist

Special Makeup Effects
- Creature Design
- Character And Special Makeup Effects

Short Certificates
- Basic Beauty
- Photographic And Studio Hairstyling
London Art Portfolio, UK
Courses / Programs
• London Art Portfolio provides successful Art and Design portfolio preparation courses and foundation courses in Central London in all areas of fine art and design to students from Canada & around the world - at all levels. We help to prepare you for University applications, professional interviews, or your personal development!

• Prepare for entry to a Masters Degree, Bachelor Degree, Foundation Diploma or Pre-Degree level course in Art and Design.

• We ensure successful placements at all levels, including onto University of the Arts London, UCA & other renowned art colleges & universities in the UK, USA & around the world.

• London Art Portfolio is run by Julia Dennis, a practicing artist with many years of experience in preparing art and design portfolios for degree applications, organising exhibitions and preparing students for interviews.

• Julia has great success in placing British and international students onto the right course, at the right level, at any stage in your career.

• With class size limited to 12 students, we offer a very personal, tailored service throughout the year.

"Central Saint Martins has offered me a place on Foundation Pathway: Graphic Design. I'm so happy! Thank you so much for your guidance and all heart that you put in to help me out."
- Aleksandra, Poland

"At the end of the course, I had an interview at the London College of Fashion and was accepted! It was a great victory & I owe a lot to London Art Portfolio! Thank you very much!"
- Paola, Italy
Art & Design Portfolio Courses / Career Change / Private Tutoring in:

• Fine Art
• Fashion Design
• Textiles
• Graphic Design
• Photography
• 3D Design / Architecture

Year-round & Summer Courses:
• Portfolio Preparation Courses: 24, 18, 12, 6, or 4 weeks
• Digital Portfolio Preparation
• Foundation Course in Art and Design
• 1 week Enrichment Course in Drawing or Model Making
• One-to-one Tutoring
• Art & Design Short / Evening Classes
• Art & Design Summer Courses (Adults & Teens)
• Corporate Workshops
• Private Online Tutoring (Adults & Teens)
L'ambiance Dance Centre Inc., Thornhill
Courses / Programs
L'ambiance Dance Centre is a dance school in Thornhill in the Greater Toronto Area, Ontario. Voted Best of the Best Dance School in Toronto for 6 years, we are conveniently located to serve North York, Vaughan, Richmond Hill and GTA. Our professional dance instructors teach Ballrooom dancing and Latin dance to students who want to learn for fun, fitness, or for special occasions such as weddings, corporate events or holidays.

We teach adults, teenagers and kids in private lessons or interactive group classes. You can choose from Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Salsa, Merengue, Waltz, Tango, Cha Cha, Hustle, Belly Dance and DanceSport. The teachers at L'ambiance Dance Centre are fully certified in both International Style Standard and Latin as well as American style (social) Smooth and Rhythm.

With many years of competitive and social dance experience, our teachers are capable of teaching anyone, at any level, to dance for all occasions. Our teachers are dynamic, outgoing, knowledgeable, competent, attentive, patient and caring. With over 45 years of combined experience, L'ambiance Dance Centre's professional teachers will have you dancing in minutes!
Dance Lessons for Adults, Teens & Kids:

- Ballroom
- Latin
- Swing
- Salsa
- Merengue
- Waltz
- Tango
- Cha Cha
- Belly Dance
- Yoga
- Zumba
- Hustle & more...

We provide interactive group classes, private dance lessons and fun supervised practice sessions.