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Pacific Design Academy, Victoria:
If you wish to design there's no better quality career training than at the Pacific Design Academy in Victoria, British Columbia. Our programs expand your ability to think and design creatively. We help foster your skills in drawing, drafting and illustration and develop your competency in the use of market relevant software. However, at heart it's not about tools or media, it's about design. The Pacific Design Academy was founded in 1991, to provide quality education in the 'design arts'. From our earliest program offerings in Interior Design, the Academy has grown to become the pre-eminent private design school in Victoria. The Pacific Design Academy is an accredited college registered with the Private Career Training institution Agency and has authority to grant diplomas in all courses. The Pacific Design Academy is at the forefront of a new kind of arts education. Our dynamic curriculum is dictated by the current and evolving needs of the design Marketplace.

Programs:

Programs in Interior Design; Building Technology; Fashion Design; Graphic Design; Landscape Design. Full-time and Part-time courses. The programs vary in length. Each program year is typically 37 weeks consisting of at least 740 hrs of instruction. Programs start in September and January.

Educational Approach:

The quality education you receive is artistically inspired and supported by the latest digital technology. We encourage our students to develop marketable skills and foster individual ability and excellence.

Because of our quality approach to design training, our graduates emerge with highly marketable skills. We believe the skills that you learn at Pacific Design Academy are not just the 'frosting' on your education but are the beginning of your career horizons. The skills you learn here will last you a lifetime.

Instructors:

The Academy's instructors are working professionals who bring current, up-to-date ideas into the classroom. Our classrooms and studios are bright and well equipped. The software we teach is relevant to real-world needs with MacIntosh computers which are the design industry standard.

Our limited class size ensures you get the individual attention you need to successfully master new skills. We take pride in our teaching environment where small classes and individual attention are the norm.

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Address: 1252 Wharf St., Victoria, BC , Canada
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Nimbus School of Recording Arts Ltd, Vancouver
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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!

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The Beauty Box by Sheriff - Professional Makeup Classes in MB & Canada
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• The Beauty Box by Sheriff is Canada's #1 MUA School & Beauty Retailer.

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• Our mobile makeup classes are available in Brandon, Thompson, The Pas and Steinbach MB; Edmonton, Calgary, and Lethbridge in Alberta; Vancouver and Victoria in BC; Regina and Saskatoon in Saskatchewan; Montreal in Quebec; Fredericton in NB; and Halifax in Nova Scotia.

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London Art Portfolio, UK
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• 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!

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MOSMA | Mid-Ocean School of Media Arts
Courses / Programs
For 25 years MOSMA is proudly the Central Canadian Prairies most established audio institution.

Important to a solid curriculum and strong faculty is exposing students to industry professionals through mentorships, lectures and workshops, and providing our graduates with ample resources and opportunities; helping them transition into the industry. In tandem, MOSMA has the privilege to continuously build strong relationships with our local and national arts community and maintain involvement with many outreach programs. These are all elements of our continued success. In this industry, our grads are trained with the skills necessary to compete, thrive, and pursue a successful career.
AUDIO IN MEDIA - Diploma
1 Year, Full-time, Audio Engineering Program
Maximum Enrolment of 15 Students per Intake
1,305 Hours


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Courses / Programs
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