Creative Technology Fundamentals

Build the skills you need for jobs in Animation, Visual Effects and Games

Did you know that the creative technology sector in BC is among the country’s fastest-growing and highest-paying? The rapid growth of the sector means there is an immediate demand for qualified candidates to fill a range of roles within the industry.

Pursue a career in the creative tech job market by focusing your learning where it matters most.

Skills Employers Look For

We learned from our industry partners that the most sought-after hires in creative tech possess three kinds of skills: technical, creative, and collaborative. We are excited to offer training in these core areas.

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Technical Courses: Learn a new tool

Learn the basics of some of the most powerful and popular software used by industry in a Technical Primer course. These introductory courses are designed for beginners.

Our small class sizes and practice-based approach offer a welcoming space for diverse learners. With live classes and one-on-one guidance from instructors, join a dynamic community on your path to the Creative Technology industry.

Course Formats

Course offerings are available online (synchronous) and on campus. View schedule for current and upcoming formats.

Coming Soon

  • Introductory SolidWorks
  • Introductory Adobe Premiere
  • Introductory Adobe After Effects

Technical Courses: Apply your skills

Take your understanding of the software used to create animated films, visual effects, and video games to the next level. Our Technical Applied courses will help you apply the skills you have with confidence. Our courses are discipline-focused and up-to-date with the latest industry standards. From introductory to intermediate-level learning, our courses welcome you to explore, practice, participate and create.

Course Formats

Course offerings are available online (synchronous) and on campus. View schedule for current and upcoming formats.

Coming Soon

  • Introductory 3D Modeling for Animation
  • Introductory 3D Animation
  • Introductory Visual Effects
  • Motion Design and Visual Effects
  • Video Editing and Effects
  • 3D CAD Modeling

Creative Courses: Distinguish yourself through your creativity

Discover your unique style and vision, be inspired to create something new, and begin building a portfolio that can showcase both your technical and creative abilities.

Course Formats

Course offerings are available online (synchronous) and on campus. View schedule for current and upcoming formats.

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  • Game Design Thinking
  • Storyboarding
  • Scriptwriting
  • UX for Games
  • UI for Games

Collaboration + Leadership Courses for Creative Industries

What makes a successful leader? Make the jump from contributor to team leader. From responding better to client needs to developing a growth mindset and inspiring others to work alongside you, these courses are designed to help you identify your leadership potential, move up in your organization, and start leading your own teams or projects.

Course Formats

Course offerings are available online (synchronous) and on campus. View schedule for current and upcoming formats.

    Coming Soon

    • Workplace Culture + Community
    • Representation + Inclusion
    • Effective Communication
    • Storytelling for Business
    • Creative Leadership + Entrepreneurship


    • Data Literacy for Creative Practitioners
    • Project Management
    • Business Acumen
    • Client Relations + Partnerships

    Developed in partnership with DigiBC and with support from BC’s Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.