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SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme

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Specialist Diploma in Digital Content Creation for Business

The SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme leading to Specialist Diploma in Digital Content Creation for Business will provide opportunities for participants to deepen their skills and knowledge needed for producing engaging digital content for the typical distribution platforms businesses use in today’s market.

Short Courses (Beginner)

  • Audio/Visual
  • Design
  • Games
  • Theatre/Events

Fundamentals of Sound System Operation (1 Day)

What goes on behind the scenes in a sound system environment?

Come find out, and pick up a skill that will surely come in handy. This course will provide you with the basic theoretical and practical knowledge on working with live sound and public address reinforcement systems.

Illuminate the Stage

Illuminate the Stage (2 Days)

Captivate your audience by setting the mood and channelling the emotion of every scene.  Develop your creative design skills and apply the psychology of lighting and colour to a theatrical performance, live concert or corporate event.

Transform the atmosphere and turn a standard performance into a spectacular and dramatic production. Convey your vision through special lighting effects to create a powerful impact and make every event a success. Course participants will get a chance at hands-on experience in learning the nuances of lighting and colour to illuminate their stage.

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Mobile Music Making (2 days)

Want to make music on the go?

This two-day course is perfect for getting a kick start in music content development with your mobile device. You will explore the basics of composing music using popular mobile apps and use techniques such as loops, sequencing, recording, arranging and simple mixing to create music anytime, anywhere.

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Mobile Video Creation (2 days)

Discover your creative talent from your mobile device and extend your digital reach!

This course equips participants with the fundamental digital media skills in video production to create the content needed to market their businesses on multiple digital channels such as social media platforms, or simply to create good entertainment on the go! 

Through this course, participants will also learn how businesses can tap on mobile devices to   develop and structure effective digital content to convey message creatively to each out to your target audience.

 

 

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Captivate your e-learning audience (1 Day)

Learn to captivate your e-learning audience.

Always wanted to create e-learning content that is engaging?  This one-day course is designed to help participants pick up the basic concept and skills required to create a highly interactive and immersive e-learning experiences with Adobe Captivate.

You will learn how to build projects with effects and animations, produce click-through simulations using interactive and non-interactive objects, build quizzes, and integrate with SCORM-compliant learning management systems.

You will also learnt create projects with HTML5 based mLearning, allowing you to deliver your content to almost any device or platform.

Create Graphics Like A Pro for Social Media

Create Graphics Like a Pro (2 days)

Create digital magic!

Learn to enhance visual content for your Facebook, YouTube or Instagram. Get hands-on experience, tips and techniques in designing publicity materials such as electronic direct mailers, banners, ad posters and brochures to reach out to your business partners and target audience

Embark on this course to unlock your creative skills, wow your audience, and take things beyond your imagination!

Design Thinking for problem solving_EDM

Design Thinking for Successful Problem Solving (1 day)

Design touches all aspects; and impacts the human experience.

The new age requires change-makers, inspirers of new ideas, implementers and solution finders. Be it the individual, the community, or the organisation, design allows for a human centric approach to creative thinking and problem-solving.

To be competitive, organisations today need to create new strategies, new brands and new applications. They must find new ways to connect with users and customers.

So learn and use design thinking tools to lead innovative ideas, and increase the probability of success and breakthrough.

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Designing and Prototyping 3D Objects (2 Days)

Learn the basics of drawing and how to design objects of everyday objects with Solidworks in this two-day course.

Find out how to incorporate your design ideas and fabricate them with the skills of 3D prototyping – assembly for 3D printing with FDM printers.  You will also get to bring home your design artefacts.

This course is suitable for those who want to know how to draw simple 3D models and fabricate your designs into the real world.

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Designing Interactivity with Electronic Kits (2 Days)

Always wanted to automate simple task in your home?

This two-day course introduces participants to building IoT solutions using micro-controllers, and sensors. Using the Raspberry Pi platform with Grove Pi+ microcontroller and sensor, participants will be able to create simple prototypes of smart home devices

Digital Publishing

Digital Publishing (2 Days)

This two-day course equips participants with the basic skills in visual communication design using Adobe Photoshop and InDesign software. Through this course, participants will learn about the workflow, roles and responsibilities required in a creative team.

Participants will also gain hands-on experience at designing the different elements of a poster and newsletter from conceptualisation to publishing.

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Draw from the Creative Side of the Brain (1 Day)

Visually, we have always drawn on faces for information vital to our physical and social wellbeing. Artistically, the art of being able to draw have always been daunting, and people have always had the misconception that drawing faces can be very difficult.

Taking the first step to conceptualise a drawing may seem challenging but it is certainly possible!

Join this course to equip you with the fundamentals of drawing and portraiture. You will also learn how to tap on your right brain to unlock your creativity and apply realism to your drawings.

Building Interactive with Unity_EDM

Introduction to Building Interactive Experiences with Unity (3 Days)

Learn to create and build immersive experiences with Unity.

Use the Unity game engine to create interactive visualisation for architectural walkthroughs, engineering visualisations, event gamification and more.

Create 2D and 3D assets with Unity's robust and powerful game rendering capabilities that are both high-fidelity and scalable. Deploy your content on various platforms, including PC, Mac, smart phones, and web applications in traditional and immersive technologies like AR and VR.  Find out how you can use Unity to enhance interactivity by adding game elements to content too.

Intro to UX_EDM

Introduction to User Experience Design (2 Days)

Heard of "user experience" or "user interface" design and keen to find out how these can be incorporated in your business and in your daily lives?

Through this course, participants will learn the tools and methods to create effective designs in meeting users’ needs.

In addition to learning the tools and methods, participants will be introduced to the User Experience Design Cycle; components of the cycle such as research, analysis, design and testing.

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iOS App Development Fundamentals (2 Days)

This two-day course is perfect for getting a kick start in the wonderful world of mobile app development.

Through this two-day course, you will learn the basics of creating media-rich, location-aware apps using Apple’s Software Development Kit (SDK) and the new Swift programming language. This will be followed by an overview of cross platform development with modern web technologies such as Angular, Meteor and Ionic.

Finally, you will explore the use of high level development tools such as Unity for creating 3D and VR games.

Sign up for this course and be prepared to immerse in the exciting world of mobile app development!

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Service Design for Business (2 Days)

The customer’s journey today crosses both the digital and physical realms.  A customer's choice to explore, purchase, and return a service or product is influenced by his or her experience with the business's various digital and physical engagement and service touch points including websites, mobile apps, blogs, communities, storefronts and front offices.

This course will help participants, using design thinking methodology, leverage on good service design.  It will provide strategies to help companies design and integrate service experience that addresses customer engagement, purchase, and loyalty on his/her journey across the digital and physical expanse.

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Unity for Professionals (1 Day)

Prepare yourself to be a Unity Certified Developer.

Used in games, VR, film, design and many other industries, employers are seeking out developers with Unity skills.  In 2017, Linkedin ranked Unity Developer as one of their Top 20 Emerging Jobs.  If you are an existing user or professional looking for certification, join us for this one-day refresher to prepare you for the Unity Certified Developer Exam.

Participants will sit for the certification exam at the end of the course.

Unity Courseware and exam fees are included in Course fees.

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User Experience for Mobile Applications (2 Days)

This two-day course equips participants with a basic introduction on how mobile applications for phones and tablets can be designed with users in mind.

Participants will learn how the User Experience Design Process can be used to create effective digital interfaces which will provide users with better experiences. Through this course, you will also learn how to create simple mobile application prototypes based on user needs, which will be tested with other participants.

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User Experience for Programmers (2 Days)

This two-day course focuses on user-centered design - empathy and user testing. Participants will explore how these can be applied in the process of software development. Hands-on activities and discussions will be used throughout the workshop for participants to experience the design process. This introductory course is suitable for participants with programming background in developing software such as websites, applications, and games, seeking to enhance the usefulness and usability of the products through the user-centered design approach.

 

Building Interactive with Unity_EDM

Introduction to Building Interactive Experiences with Unity (3 Days)

Learn to create and build immersive experiences with Unity.

Use the Unity game engine to create interactive visualisation for architectural walkthroughs, engineering visualisations, event gamification and more.

Create 2D and 3D assets with Unity's robust and powerful game rendering capabilities that are both high-fidelity and scalable. Deploy your content on various platforms, including PC, Mac, smart phones, and web applications in traditional and immersive technologies like AR and VR.  Find out how you can use Unity to enhance interactivity by adding game elements to content too.

ios_development_fundamentals

iOS App Development Fundamentals (2 Days)

This two-day course is perfect for getting a kick start in the wonderful world of mobile app development.

Through this two-day course, you will learn the basics of creating media-rich, location-aware apps using Apple’s Software Development Kit (SDK) and the new Swift programming language. This will be followed by an overview of cross platform development with modern web technologies such as Angular, Meteor and Ionic.

Finally, you will explore the use of high level development tools such as Unity for creating 3D and VR games.

Sign up for this course and be prepared to immerse in the exciting world of mobile app development!

Unity certification_EDM

Unity for Professionals (1 Day)

Prepare yourself to be a Unity Certified Developer.

Used in games, VR, film, design and many other industries, employers are seeking out developers with Unity skills.  In 2017, Linkedin ranked Unity Developer as one of their Top 20 Emerging Jobs.  If you are an existing user or professional looking for certification, join us for this one-day refresher to prepare you for the Unity Certified Developer Exam.

Participants will sit for the certification exam at the end of the course.

Unity Courseware and exam fees are included in Course fees.

ux_mobile_app

User Experience for Mobile Applications (2 Days)

This two-day course equips participants with a basic introduction on how mobile applications for phones and tablets can be designed with users in mind.

Participants will learn how the User Experience Design Process can be used to create effective digital interfaces which will provide users with better experiences. Through this course, you will also learn how to create simple mobile application prototypes based on user needs, which will be tested with other participants.

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User Experience for Programmers (2 Days)

This two-day course focuses on user-centered design - empathy and user testing. Participants will explore how these can be applied in the process of software development. Hands-on activities and discussions will be used throughout the workshop for participants to experience the design process. This introductory course is suitable for participants with programming background in developing software such as websites, applications, and games, seeking to enhance the usefulness and usability of the products through the user-centered design approach.

 

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Creating Awesome Events (2 Days)

It is time to take your event from dull to wow.

Compelling content, detailed planning and great execution are what keep audiences coming back for more.  Start by learning the methods to come up with an exciting event concept, then transform it into a story that will engage your audience at every stage of their journey. 

Through this course, you will learn how to harness the power of digital marketing and build a presence on social media as you plan on-the-ground activities.

Fundamentals of Sound System Operation (1 Day)

What goes on behind the scenes in a sound system environment?

Come find out, and pick up a skill that will surely come in handy. This course will provide you with the basic theoretical and practical knowledge on working with live sound and public address reinforcement systems.

Illuminate the Stage

Illuminate the Stage (2 Days)

Captivate your audience by setting the mood and channelling the emotion of every scene.  Develop your creative design skills and apply the psychology of lighting and colour to a theatrical performance, live concert or corporate event.

Transform the atmosphere and turn a standard performance into a spectacular and dramatic production. Convey your vision through special lighting effects to create a powerful impact and make every event a success. Course participants will get a chance at hands-on experience in learning the nuances of lighting and colour to illuminate their stage.

Enquiries & Applications

To learn more about our courses, please contact Academy for Continuing Education (ACE).