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3 Campuses

Vancouver

1490 West Broadway #200, Vancouver, BC V6H 4E8

The HTML & CSS Essentials Course is a 30-hour part-time program designed to give our students a solid foundation in the skills and technologies used by today’s web developers, with a specific focus on HTML and CSS. You will learn the essentials and create your first webpage from scratch. The HTML & CSS Essentials program is designed to be a thorough introduction to professional web development. Through this program, you’ll learn the building blocks for technical skills in front-end web development including HTML5, CSS3, Git and Responsive Web Design.

Course Details

Deposit
$250 CAD (included in tuition)
Financing
RED is an affiliate partner with GROW, a Vancouver based lending company.
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three instalments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $100 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 15, '18 -Mar 23, '18
2,450

In PersonPart Time6Hours/week

Apr 16, '18 -Jun 22, '18
2,450

In PersonPart Time6Hours/week

Throughout the 12 week RED Academy UI & Communication Design Program, students will engage in the creative process and learn how to apply design theory foundations to create engaging user interfaces for apps and websites. They will learn the technical aspects of User Interface Design while simultaneously building the skills to work on multidisciplinary teams in an agency, start up, or freelance environment.

Course Details

Deposit
$500 CAD (included in tuition)
Financing
RED is an affiliate partner with GROW, a Vancouver based lending company.
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three installments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $300 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 8, '18 -Mar 30, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

Apr 10, '18 -Jun 29, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

Throughout this intensive 12-week program, you will learn the fundamental technical skills for this career path, including HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, JavaScript, AngularJS, PHP, and WordPress. You will also learn about responsive web design, how to use Sass (a CSS preprocessor), and how to use build tools such as Gulp and Webpack. You will be working on real hands-on projects working on building out all of the necessary skills you need to start a career as a front-end developer.

Course Details

Deposit
$500 CAD (included in tuition)
Financing
RED is an affiliate partner with GROW, a Vancouver based lending company.
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three instalments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $300 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 8, '18 -Mar 30, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

Apr 10, '18 -Jun 29, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

Throughout this intensive 12-week program, you will learn the practical skills and techniques used in modern web and mobile application development using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node.js. Additionally, you’ll learn in-demand libraries, frameworks, and platforms including React, Express, Meteor, and React Native. You’ll also learn how to interpret functional specifications and UX documentation, deploy different types of databases, write maintainable and testable code, use industry-standard practices for working collaboratively in teams, and deploy your applications to the cloud.

Course Details

Deposit
$500 CAD (included in tuition)
Financing
RED is an affiliate partner with GROW, a Vancouver based lending company.
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three instalments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $300 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
To be admitted to this program, applicants must successfully complete a short code challenge (using HTML, CSS, and JS), which will be reviewed by the course instructors.
Placement Test
Yes
Jan 8, '18 -Mar 30, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

Apr 10, '18 -Jun 29, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

You will get hands-on experience and learn to effectively use tools like Google Analytics, how to segment your target market, track customer behaviour, optimize conversion processes and ROI. Working with our Community Partners on Real Projects you will get practical hands-in experience in Website and Content Management and Strategy, Online Brand Strategy, CRO and A/B Testing, SEO and SEM, Social Media Management and Advertising, all the things you need to succeed in a career in Digital Marketing.

Course Details

Deposit
$500 CAD (included in tuition)
Financing
RED is an affiliate partner with GROW, a Vancouver based lending company.
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three instalments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $300 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 8, '18 -Mar 30, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

Apr 10, '18 -Jun 29, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

The Digital Marketing Foundation Program is designed for students who want to gain the practical skills necessary to develop a comprehensive digital marketing strategy in a professional setting, leveraging the software, tools, tactics, and techniques used in today’s industry. Upon successful completion of the 60 hour course, students will be able to create and track digital marketing campaigns, determine cost per acquisition of customers and users, and leverage campaign data to increase ROI, as well as gaining their Google Adwords and Analytics Certifications.

Course Details

Deposit
$250 CAD (included in tuition)
Financing
RED is an affiliate partner with GROW, a Vancouver based lending company.
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three instalments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $100 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 15, '18 -Mar 23, '18
2,450

In PersonPart Time6Hours/week

Apr 16, '18 -Jun 22, '18
2,450

In PersonPart Time6Hours/week

This immersive 12-week program will help you learn the UX Design process and prepare you to become a Junior UX Designer. You will work on five projects, two of which are with real clients who are part of our tight-knit community. Throughout the UX Design Professional program you will establish a comprehensive understanding of how to design for mobile apps, web apps and mobile-first websites. You will work in an agency-like environment that is well supported by experienced designers and mentors.

Course Details

Deposit
$500 CAD (included in tuition)
Financing
RED is an affiliate partner with GROW, a Vancouver based lending company.
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three instalments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $300 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 8, '18 -Mar 30, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

Apr 10, '18 -Jun 29, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

The Digital Design & UX Foundation program is an introduction to web design with a strong emphasis on user-centered design practices. In this course, you will gain introductory skills in research, planning, design, testing and iterating for digital products. You will also learn to use design and prototyping tools, as well as essential presentation and storytelling skills. Upon successful completion of the course, you will have an overview of the entire UX process, and will be able to gather requirements, conduct user research, construct a basic sitemap and information architecture, leverage design patterns to construct wireframes, design a responsive website, use prototypes to test website designs, and construct a visual theme for a website. Students will learn to use Sketch for visual design and wireframing, and will learn to use Invision to build prototypes.

Course Details

Deposit
$250 CAD (included in tuition)
Financing
RED is an affiliate partner with GROW, a Vancouver-based lending company.
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three instalments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $100 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 15, '18 -Mar 23, '18
2,450

In PersonPart Time6Hours/week

Jan 15, '18 -Mar 23, '18
2,450

In PersonPart Time6Hours/week

Students first master the fundamentals of front-end web development by coding interactive, client-facing websites and basic single-page applications (SPAs) using a combination of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP. Students then dive deeper into the back-end of the web stack using Node.js. Coursework then goes into in-demand libraries, frameworks, and platforms including React, Express, Meteor, and React Native.

Course Details

Deposit
$1000 CAD (included in tuition)
Financing
RED is an affiliate partner with GROW, a Vancouver based lending company.
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three installments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $500 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 8, '18 -Jun 29, '18
16,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

Apr 10, '18 -Sep 21, '18
16,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

In every encounter or interaction, experience design is a defining element in how a product or service will be perceived by the end user. In digital media, the medium through which users can experience a product is called an “interface”. If the visual components of the interface are designed beautifully, crafted strategically, and meet the needs of the user, the outcome of the experience will be positively impactful and marketable. With the vast amount information available online and through digital channels, businesses are increasingly relying on digital marketing to stand out and reach consumers. It is no longer enough to build a cool product or service – a well-built brand and a robust digital marketing strategy is critical to getting the next big thing to market and on the radar of consumers around the world. The Full-Stack Marketer Professional Program is designed for students who want to gain a strong set of skills and understanding in all stages of digital marketing while learning how to use the tools to apply design principles to create highly engaging user interfaces for apps, websites and marketing campaigns.

Course Details

Deposit
$1000 CAD (included in tuition)
Financing
RED is an affiliate partner with GROW, a Vancouver based lending company.
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three installments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $500 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 8, '18 -Jun 29, '18
16,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

Apr 10, '18 -Sep 21, '18
16,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Designers have the skills and knowledge to create delightful visual designs that are true to the brand while balancing seamless interactivity and ease of navigation for apps and websites. With today’s growing consumer expectations of flawless, high-quality experiences, the caliber of the digital design can be what makes or breaks the success of a business. Through this immersive 12-week program, you will learn the deep principles of UX Design process while diving into how to apply visual design principles using industry standard software to create highly engaging user interfaces for mobile apps, web apps, mobile-first websites and digital marketing campaigns. You will work on 10 projects, three of which are with real clients who are part of our tight-knit community. You will work in an agency-like environment that is well supported by experienced designers and mentors.

Course Details

Deposit
$1000 CAD (included in tuition)
Financing
RED is an affiliate partner with GROW, a Vancouver based lending company.
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three installments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $500 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 8, '18 -Jun 29, '18
16,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

Apr 10, '18 -Sep 21, '18
16,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

A great digital User Interface Designer (UI) has the skills and knowledge to create delightful visual designs that are true to the brand while balancing seamless interactivity and ease of navigation for apps and websites. With today’s growing consumer expectations of flawless, high quality experiences, the caliber of the UI Design can be what makes or breaks the success of a business. Throughout this 5 week part-time program, you will gain the introductory skills required to apply design theory foundations to create engaging user interfaces for apps and websites. Upon successful completion of the course, you will have an overview of the UI Design process and be able to put in practice their knowledge of composition, colour, typography and interaction design to create interfaces using Sketch and Photoshop.

Course Details

Deposit
$250 CAD (included in tuition)
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three instalments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $100 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.

The UX Design Essentials program is a comprehensive part-time UX Design Certificate program, designed to give students a solid foundation in the principles of UX for digital products. The course is taught by seasoned industry professionals over 5 weeks in two weekly evenings sessions, and is designed to provide you with the right skills, tools and software to help them succeed in today's UX and design industry.

Course Details

Deposit
$250 CAD (included in tuition)
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three instalments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $100 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.

London

Aldwych House 71-91 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4HN

Designed to provide you with an introductory overview of the core skills needed to succeed in a Digital Marketing role. The Digital Marketing Foundation Program is designed for students who want to gain the practical skills needed to develop a comprehensive digital marketing strategy in a professional setting, leveraging the software, tools, tactics, and techniques used in today’s industry. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to create and track digital marketing campaigns, determine cost per acquisition of customers and users, and leverage campaign data to increase ROI, as well as gaining their Google Adwords and Analytics Certifications. 10 WEEK PROGRAM 1 REAL CLIENT PROJECT 60 HOURS

Course Details

Contingency Fee
£1,750 (£2,250 in total)
Deposit
£500
Payment Plan
Payment plans are available
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Basic IT skills.
Digital Marketing, Mobile, User Experience DesignIn PersonFull Time40 Hours/week

Become industry-ready in 12 weeks. Learn all aspects of a digital marketing strategy and gain hands-on experience building a portfolio with real clients. The Digital Marketing Professional Program covers all of the aspects of digital marketing and strategy to help you succeed in a career in this exciting field. You will get hands-on experience and learn to effectively use tools like Google Analytics, how to segment your target market, track customer behaviour, optimize conversion processes and ROI. Working with our Community Partners on Real Projects you will get practical hands-on experience in Website and Content Management, Marketing Strategy, Online Brand Strategy, CRO and A/B Testing, SEO and SEM, Social Media Management and Advertising.

Course Details

Contingency Fee
£7,450 (£7,950 in total)
Deposit
£500
Payment Plan
Payment plans available where you can split the cost over a number of months. Payment plans are also available where you can pay after you're employed after graduating from RED Academy.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Being able to use a laptop.

Learn the essential skills of UI Design in 5 weeks. A great digital User Interface Designer (UI) has the skills and knowledge to create delightful visual designs that are true to the brand while balancing seamless interactivity and ease of navigation for apps and websites. With today’s growing consumer expectations of flawless, high quality experiences, the caliber of the UI Design can be what makes or breaks the success of a business. Throughout this 5 week part-time program, you will gain the introductory skills required to apply design theory foundations to create engaging user interfaces for apps and websites. Upon successful completion of the course, you will have an overview of the UI Design process, and be able to put in practice your knowledge of composition, colour, typography and interaction design to create interfaces using Sketch. 5 WEEKS 30 HOURS 2 EVENINGS PER WEEK

Course Details

Contingency Fee
£750 (£1,250 in total)
Deposit
£500
Payment Plan
Payment plans are available.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Basic IT Skills.

Designed to provide graduates with an in-depth understanding of the core skills, tools, and technologies to succeed in a career as a UX/UI Designer. Interface and experience design are defining elements in how a product or service will be perceived by the end user. Designing experiences goes beyond just how the product looks: it starts with identifying human needs, and ends with the creation of pixel-perfect interfaces. With today’s growing consumer expectations of flawless, high quality experiences, the caliber of the design can be what makes or breaks the success of a business. A great digital designer has UX & UI skills and is able to design any website or app from scratch. This 24-week program (12 weeks focused on UI + 12 weeks focused on UX) was designed to teach you the skills and knowledge needed to create delightful visual designs that are true to the brand while balancing seamless interactivity and ease of navigation for apps and websites. Throughout the 24-week Full-Stack Designer Program, you will engage in the creative process and learn how to apply human-centric design principles to create engaging user interfaces for apps and websites. You will learn the technical aspects of UX and UI Design while simultaneously building the skills to work on multidisciplinary teams in an agency, start up, or freelance environment. By enrolling in the course, you will learn from top industry professionals, engage in real world projects with community partners, team up with students from our other RED Academy programs, network and build connections with hiring partners and professionals in the design, technology and start-up industries, and build a robust portfolio with tangible results to jumpstart their career as a UX/UI Designer. 24 WEEK PROGRAM 5 CLIENT PROJECTS 960 HOURS

Course Details

Contingency Fee
£11,500 (£12,500 total)
Deposit
£1,000
Payment Plan
Payment plans available where you can split the cost over a number of months. Payment plans are also available where you can pay after you're employed after graduating from RED Academy.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Basic IT skills.
Digital Marketing, User Experience DesignIn PersonFull Time40 Hours/week

Designed to provide you with in-depth practical experience and relevant skills to succeed in a User Experience Design related field. Throughout the course of a day, we have thousands of interactions with people, places, products, and services. Some of these interactions leave us feeling accomplished, while others bring high levels of frustration. The most pleasant of these interactions occur when the exchange feels personal and intuitive. Behind these delightful interactions is thoughtful and skilled user-centric design thinking. This immersive 12-week program will teach you the UX Design process and prepare you to become a Junior UX Designer. You will work on five projects, three of which are with real clients who are part of our tight-knit community. Throughout the UX Design Professional Program, you will establish a comprehensive understanding of how to design for mobile & web apps, as well as responsive websites. You will work in an agency-like environment that is well supported by experienced designers and mentors.

Course Details

Contingency Fee
£7,450 (£7,950 in total)
Deposit
£500
Payment Plan
Payment plans available where you can split the cost over a number of months. Payment plans are also available where you can pay after you're employed after graduating from RED Academy.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Being able to use a laptop.

Learn the essential skills of UX Design in 5 weeks The UX Design Essentials program is an introduction to user experience design with a strong emphasis on human-centered design practices. In this course, you will gain introductory skills in research, planning, design, testing and iterating for digital products. You will also learn to use design and prototyping tools, as well as essential presentation and storytelling skills. Upon successful completion of the course, you will have an overview of the entire UX process, and will be able to gather requirements, conduct user research, construct a basic sitemap and information architecture, leverage design patterns to construct wireframes, design a responsive website, and use prototypes to test website designs. You will learn to use Sketch to create wireframes and mid-fidelity mockups, and will learn to use InVision to build prototypes. 5 WEEKS 30 HOURS 2 EVENINGS PER WEEK

Course Details

Contingency Fee
£750 (£1,250 in total)
Deposit
£500
Payment Plan
Payment plans are available.
Minimum Skill Level
You need basic IT skills.

The Full-Stack Developer program is a comprehensive 24 week, full-time immersive diploma program designed for beginners. This program enables students to develop the necessary skills to succeed as a junior web and/or mobile application developer. The Full-Stack Developer program has been designed to help students acquire the necessary skills to first master the fundamentals of front-end web development by coding interactive, client-facing websites and basic single-page applications (SPAs) using a combination of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and PHP. In the second half of the program, you’ll dive deeper into the back-end of the web stack and learn the practical skills, techniques and best-practices used in modern, full-stack JavaScript application development by using in-demand libraries, frameworks, and platforms including React, Express, Meteor, and React Native. You’ll also learn how to work with UX and UI designers, deploy different types of databases, write maintainable and testable code, use industry-standard practices for working collaboratively in teams, and deploy your applications to the cloud. 24 WEEK PROGRAM 2 CLIENT PROJECTS 960 HOURS

Course Details

Contingency Fee
£11,950
Deposit
£1,000
Financing
Payment plans available where you can split the cost over a number of months. 
Payment plans are also available where you can pay after you're employed after graduating from RED Academy.
Payment Plan
Payment plans available where you can split the cost over a number of months. Payment plans are also available where you can pay after you're employed after graduating from RED Academy.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Basic IT skills.

The Web Developer Professional program is a comprehensive 12 week, full-time immersive diploma program designed for beginners. This program enables students to develop the necessary skills to succeed in a career as a junior front-end web developer. The Web Developer Professional program has been designed to help students acquire the necessary skills to start a career as an industry-ready front-end web developer. Throughout this intensive 12-week program you’ll learn the fundamental technical skills for this career path, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, and WordPress. You’ll also learn about responsive web design and how to use build tools such as Gulp and Webpack. Throughout the program, you’ll have the opportunity to build up your portfolio with a series of individual projects, and at the end of the program work in a small team to build out a real-world project for a RED community partner. 12 WEEK PROGRAM 1 CLIENT PROJECT 480 HOURS

Course Details

Contingency Fee
£6,540 (£6,950 in total)
Deposit
£500
Financing
Payment plans available where you can split the cost over a number of months. 
Payment plans are also available where you can pay after you're employed after graduating from RED Academy.
Payment Plan
Payment plans available where you can split the cost over a number of months. Payment plans are also available where you can pay after you're employed after graduating from RED Academy.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Basic IT skills.

HTML & CSS Essentials is a part-time certificate program designed to give students a solid foundation in the principles of web development. This program is taught over 5 weeks in the evenings, and is designed to teach students about the fundamental building blocks of modern websites. HTML & CSS Essentials is a 30-hour part-time program designed to provide students an introduction to the basic skills and software used by front-end web developers, with a specific focus on HTML5 and CSS3. You will learn the necessary skills required to build your first mobile-first, responsive website from scratch. This program is designed to be a light introduction to professional web development. At the end of 5 weeks, you will have foundational knowledge in basic front-end web development, including HTML5, CSS3, Git, and responsive web design. 5 WEEKS 30 HOURS 2 EVENINGS PER WEEK

Course Details

Contingency Fee
£750 (£1,250 in total)
Deposit
£500
Payment Plan
Payment plans are available.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Basic IT skills.

Toronto

462 Wellington Street W #101, Toronto, ON M5V 1E3

Throughout this 12-week program, students will engage in the creative process and learn how to apply design theory foundations to create engaging user interfaces for apps and websites. They will learn the technical aspects of user interface design while simultaneously building the skills to work on multidisciplinary teams in an agency, start up, or freelance environment.

Course Details

Deposit
$500 CAD (included in tuition)
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three installments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $300 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 8, '18 -Mar 30, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

Apr 10, '18 -Jun 29, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

Students first master the fundamentals of front-end web development by coding interactive, client-facing websites and basic single-page applications (SPAs) using a combination of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP. Students then dive deeper into the back-end of the web stack using Node.js. Coursework then goes into in-demand libraries, frameworks, and platforms including React, Express, Meteor, and React Native.

Course Details

Deposit
$1000 CAD (included in tuition)
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three installments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $500 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 8, '18 -Jun 29, '18
16,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

Apr 10, '18 -Sep 21, '18
16,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

Throughout this 5 week part-time program, you will gain the introductory skills required to apply design theory foundations to create engaging user interfaces for apps and websites. Upon successful completion of the course, you will have an overview of the UI Design process, and be able to put in practice your knowledge of composition, colour, typography and interaction design to create interfaces using Sketch.

Course Details

Deposit
$250 CAD (included in tuition)
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three installments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $100 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 15, '18 -Feb 16, '18
1,650

In PersonPart Time6Hours/week

Apr 16, '18 -May 18, '18
1,650

In PersonPart Time6Hours/week

Our SEO & Content Marketing Essentials Certificate offers the perfect introduction to the basics of search engine optimization and content marketing strategy. The course is designed for students who want to gain the practical skills needed to develop a comprehensive content marketing strategy in a professional setting, leveraging the software, tools, tactics, and techniques used in today’s industry. Upon successful completion, students will be able to create, manage and measure digital content marketing strategy for a brand, including; blog writing, copywriting, e-mail marketing campaigns, social media management, and SEO.

Course Details

Deposit
$250 CAD (included in tuition)
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three installments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $100 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 15, '18 -Feb 16, '18
1,650

In PersonPart Time6Hours/week

Apr 16, '18 -May 18, '18
1,650

In PersonPart Time6Hours/week

Our Paid Advertising Essentials Certificate is designed to equip you with the necessary skills to launch and measure digital advertising campaigns in a professional setting, leveraging the software, tools, best practices, and techniques used in the digital advertising industry today. Upon successful completion, you will be able to create and track digital marketing campaigns, determine cost per acquisition of customers and users, and leverage campaign data to increase ROI.

Course Details

Deposit
$250 CAD (included in tuition)
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three installments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $100 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.

HTML & CSS Essentials is a 30-hour part-time program designed to provide students an introduction to the basic skills and software used by front-end web developers, with a specific focus on HTML5 and CSS3. You will learn the necessary skills required to build your first mobile-first, responsive website from scratch. This program is designed to be a light introduction to professional web development. At the end of 5 weeks, you will have foundational knowledge in basic front-end web development, including HTML5, CSS3, Git, and responsive web design.

Course Details

Deposit
$250 CAD (included in tuition)
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three installments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $100 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
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Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.

This immersive 12-week program will teach you the UX Design process and prepare you to become a Junior UX Designer. You will work on five projects, three of which are with real clients who are part of our tight-knit community. Throughout the UX Design Professional Program, you will establish a comprehensive understanding of how to design for mobile & web apps, as well as responsive websites. You will work in an agency-like environment that is well supported by experienced designers and mentors.

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$500 CAD (included in tuition)
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Tuition can be paid in three installments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $300 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
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Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 15, '18 -Mar 30, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

Apr 10, '18 -Jun 29, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

The Web Developer Professional program has been designed to help students acquire the necessary skills to start a career as an industry-ready front-end web developer. Throughout this intensive 12-week program you’ll learn the fundamental technical skills for this career path, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, and WordPress. You’ll also learn about responsive web design and how to use build tools such as Gulp and Webpack. Throughout the program, you’ll have the opportunity to build up your portfolio with a series of individual projects, and at the end of the program work in a small team to build out a real-world project for a RED community partner.

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$500 CAD (included in tuition)
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Tuition can be paid in three installments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $300 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
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Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 8, '18 -Mar 30, '18
9,500

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Apr 10, '18 -Jun 29, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week

The Digital Marketing Professional Program covers all of the aspects of digital marketing and strategy to help you succeed in a career in this exciting field. You will get hands-on experience and learn to effectively use tools like Google Analytics, how to segment your target market, track customer behaviour, optimize conversion processes and ROI. Working with our Community Partners on Real Projects you will get practical hands-on experience in Website and Content Management, Marketing Strategy, Online Brand Strategy, CRO and A/B Testing, SEO and SEM, Social Media Management and Advertising.

Course Details

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$500 CAD (included in tuition)
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three installments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $300 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Interview
Yes
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 8, '18 -Mar 30, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time

Apr 10, '18 -Jun 29, '18
9,500

In PersonFull Time

The UX Design Essentials program is an introduction to user experience design with a strong emphasis on human-centered design practices. In this course, you will gain introductory skills in research, planning, design, testing and iterating for digital products. You will also learn to use design and prototyping tools, as well as essential presentation and storytelling skills. Upon successful completion of the course, you will have an overview of the entire UX process, and will be able to gather requirements, conduct user research, construct a basic sitemap and information architecture, leverage design patterns to construct wireframes, design a responsive website, and use prototypes to test website designs. You will learn to use Sketch to create wireframes and mid-fidelity mockups, and will learn to use InVision to build prototypes.

Course Details

Deposit
$250 CAD (included in tuition)
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three installments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $100 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.
Jan 15, '18 -Feb 16, '18
1,650

In PersonPart Time6Hours/week

Apr 16, '18 -May 18, '18
1,650

In PersonPart Time6Hours/week

The future of tech is here and it has never been more exciting! With the emergence of affordable headsets, like Google Cardboard and Samsung Gear, virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality is the new frontier of design and software development. This course was created for anybody who is interested in this space and wants to be a part of it. In this 10-week course, you will learn the basics of Unity development, fundamentals of design and experience in the context of virtual reality, storytelling and content creation for VR. You will be able to get your hands dirty by working on your own VR project using Google Cardboard.

Course Details

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$250 CAD (included in tuition)
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RED is an affiliate partner with GROW, a Vancouver based lending company.
Payment Plan
Tuition can be paid in three instalments: 30 days prior to the term start date, on the term start date, and 30 days after the term start date. This option has a financing fee of $100 CAD, with the fee attached to the first payment.
Minimum Skill Level
Our requirements are more focused on attitude and behaviour. We also expect students to be proficient using a computer and have good English communication skills.

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Title: Managing Director, North America
Tuesday, Jun 27 2017

Thank you for your feedback and we sincerely apologize that your overall experience at RED Academy has not been positive. 

We recognize that there have been some growing pains and staff changes at the Toronto campus. We cannot undo the past, but as discussed we acknowledge there have been issues and we are ready to work with you and your class to rectify any negative experiences throughout your program.  You have listed examples that we see as areas for improvement and we assure you that we have taken your concerns seriously.  As you mention, there are significant changes that need to be made and we are working to address these, but it will take time for the process to complete.  
In the meantime, we do want to continue to work with you and everyone in your program to ensure you receive the career support that was miscommunicated during the course. We are completely committed to working with all our RED graduates in order to achieve that first role in the development industry. The support we can offer includes, additional career coaching, one on one tutoring time for any area you feel you need improve, and access to additional portfolio building opportunities.  If you have additional suggestions we are more than willing to discuss and provide them to you. 

Though the experience has not been positive, we are doing are best to focus on the future and hope you would be open to collaborating on a solution. We strongly encourage and hope that you will reach out to us to access this support, and discuss your experience so we can learn and make improvements. If you are open to this, please contact me either by email: sean.eikerman@redacademy.com or by phone: 647-671-3477. 

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Tuesday, Jul 11 2017

Hi Allen,

We are truly sorry that we were not able to fulfill your expectations in the Winter 2017 web development course. We know that you and your colleagues put in a lot of effort and hard work, and were very patient with us during the cohort. The concerns that you and the other members of your class have voiced have played a huge role in hiring new staff members at the Toronto Campus to improve the student experience such as a team of career coaches.  We are still ready and willing to provide you with support, and if you are open to receiving it, we would really like to hear from you. If you have any questions regarding this support or how we can further support you in your job hunt please contact me by phone or e-mail.  I am the new General Manager for the Toronto Campus.

Peter Lane
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647-793-2333
peter@redacademy.com

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Hi Jakub,

We know that our Toronto school has struggled to deliver what you initially expected entering the web development full-time program. We were facing many challenges during your particular cohort, and were trying our best to support students while rebuilding staff teams and company culture. We sincerely apologize for the negative experience you had with us as this was definitely not the experience we'd hoped for you.

Following the feedback from your cohort, we have since been looking for the right people to fill the roles necessary to set our students up for success in the industry. We've made changes in the leadership and administration team, and filled those roles with people who are committed to supporting our students anyway they can. 

Though we can’t undo the experience you’ve already had, we are sincerely and very much willing to continue to work with you in your job search. We will work with you on technical interviewing skills, resume reviews, cover letters, any sort of career coaching we can provide in addition to any suggestions you may have. If you are still open to receiving this support, please reach out to myself as I am the General Manager at the Toronto Campus either by phone: 647.793.2333 or email: peter.lane@redacademy.com

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  • Alumni Spotlight: Nicholas Peckham of RED Academy

    Lauren Stewart10/21/2017

    Q&A

    Nicolas Peckham’s career was scattered until he found UX Design: from video production in Los Angeles to photography in Hawaii, phlebotomy in Salt Lake City, to the oil industry in North Dakota. He wanted to get into tech so he taught himself JavaScript, but it didn’t stick. When his friend pointed out that intensive technology schools like RED Academy teach design as well as coding, Nicolas jumped at the opportunity. See why Nicolas enrolled at RED Academy’s UX Design program in Toronto and how he landed a Product Designer role at Rokk3r Labs.

    What is your background before RED Academy?

    It’s been a pretty winding road! Out of high school, I worked in TV and film production, then digital media marketing and advertising in Los Angeles and San Diego, and learned some visual graphics design and Photoshop along the way. I then worked as a photographer, videographer, and editor in Hawaii.

    I felt I wasn’t developing intellectually so I took some general education and EMT community college courses in Sacramento. It was great to actually use my brain. I worked as an EMT for 3 months, then moved to Salt Lake City, Utah where I got back into video production with professional sports teams. After a year, I went back to school, started a job in phlebotomy while simultaneously continuing to produce video content. I then moved to North Dakota to work with a friend in the oil industry as a Health Safety and Environment (HSE) Manager for a year. Finally, I moved to Sweden and started studying programming online with Treehouse and Codecademy.

    What motivated you to start to learn programming on your own?

    I had friends in computer science courses at Berkeley and UCLA and I could see how their career was opening up for them – there were a lot of job opportunities. I’ve always been a tech savvy person and interested in how things work and operate. I thought it would be cool to learn how to build a program. I started learning with the potential goal of becoming a developer, but after a month my dedication started to fade away. I moved to West Palm Beach, Florida for a year and worked at a restaurant while still freelancing in video production.

    When I spend too much time away from doing something mentally stimulating I get a little restless. I reached out to my network to find a new role and got offered a role in North Dakota as a Data Analyst for Hess. During this time, a coworker and I created a physical mechanism that helped truck drivers identify power lines on rural dirt roads called DakotaFox.

    What made you want to start learning UX Design in at an immersive technology school? Tell us about your research process.

    Throughout all of my careers, the one thing I really loved was directing videos. I was staring at a page of JavaScript and realized that I really hated it. There’s a part of me that really wants to learn to code because it’s challenging, but coding is really not for me.

    Coding was something I liked to do as a hobby, not a career. When I was in Utah, a friend was going to DevMountain. I saw that they had UX Design courses and I really didn’t know much about the field. After I did more research, I realized that UX Design was the skill I wanted to learn. DevMountain seemed pretty cool and convenient – I was accepted, but 10 days before the course started they needed to push back the start date by two months.

    How did you decide to attend RED Academy?

    After that experience, I came across RED Academy online. I was traveling in Rome when I had my interview and I felt good about the conversation. I did consider DESIGNATION because they focused strictly on design, but I was looking for something less expensive since I had been traveling over the year. The US to Canadian conversion rate for RED Academy was great because I could save a lot of money. I was also really excited to move to Toronto, a place I had never been. So I just went for it and that’s how I ended up at RED Academy.

    What was the application and interview process like for you?

    It actually happened pretty quickly. When I called RED Academy I had five days before the early bird registration deadline. I had an interview with the lead UX/UI Instructor and received my acceptance. I started the course January 5th and finished on March 31st.

    How many people were in your cohort? Was your class diverse?

    There were 17 people total and half were women. We had people from animation, copywriting, defense, industrial design, graphic design, film production, and programming. Many people came with diverse career backgrounds.  

    Could you share a typical day at RED Academy? How was student life?

    I typically arrived at 8:30am. At 9:15am, we would have a two-hour lesson on a topic like how to conduct user research or the purpose of rapid prototyping. We would then have lunch followed by a continuation of the morning’s lesson or some kind of creative collaborative project, like a design sprint or partner project work. A lot of times we would have to present our design sprint at the end of each day. We also worked on our community projects on specific days – where you get to work with real clients from RED’s community. We had our morning session with instructors and then in the afternoon, there was an open format to work on our projects. If we needed help we could ask our instructors or other classmates.

    Student life included Friday socials, town halls, and teamwork. (#REDFAM) I feel pretty fortunate to have been in my cohort. The friendships that were formed were definitely one of the best takeaways from my time at RED. The individuals I met challenged me quite a bit to learn design on a deeper level. I feel that we all really supported each other emotionally and mentally. Having certain people in my cohort kept me motivated and on-track. They also made my experience that much more enjoyable.

    What Real Client Projects did you work on?

    In the UX Designer Professional you work on three client projects, I created a responsive website design and cross-browser compatibility for TheBrewBox.co. A two-sided platform was designed for B2B operations and I collaborated with an industrial designer to create their new product packaging.

    I also created a design for a new mobile app for MoveSnap.com. We used rapid prototyping and usability testing, which enabled me to validate my design choices. A new UI was designed to reflect updated branding and restructured and tested information architecture using card sorts.

    Lastly, we looked at the optimization of an existing product, using analytics for Lendified.com. I redesigned desktop and mobile-specific experiences, restructured top and bottom navigation for optimal task completion and optimized the site for load speeds, search rankings, conversions, and acquisitions.

    Did the RED Academy teaching style benefit your learning style?

    Our full-time instructor definitely helped me in my journey of design exploration. He was a really smart guy and a big picture thinker. He could question my questions to make me think harder. He was also really into technology and design in general, like me, so it was great to speak to him and be excited about things that we would see outside of class.

    What tools did you learn at RED Academy to be a designer?

    Learning the methodologies of design was one of my most favorite parts of the course. We learned about rapid prototyping, user research, storyboarding, task analysis, information architecture, and human-centered design.

    Prior to going to RED Academy, when I was founding my company DakotaFox, we used a lot of these methodologies without knowing what they were called. We were doing iterative design processes but had no idea that we were doing it naturally. Now I can put a name to those processes.

    RED Academy pushed the importance of empathy pretty heavily. I think one the greatest skills that a designer can possess is empathy. It’s hard for some people to be empathetic with design because they want it to be their way, rather than the client’s way. It’s hard to accept criticism when building products for other people. What I benefited from most at RED Academy is learning how to build and design for others.

    How was your job search after RED Academy? Did your Portfolio help you with the search?

    Because I was a U.S. citizen in Toronto, I didn’t have a work visa. RED Academy was supportive, but couldn’t sponsor a visa. I did get help with my resume and with the job search from my instructor.

    Without the real client projects I worked on at RED contributing to my portfolio, I don’t think I would have been in a position to apply for any type of design job. After the cohort, I really felt like my portfolio was solid enough to start applying for positions. Disclaimer: It’s not unrealistic to search for a job for 3+ months. Start preparing for that.

    Do you have any tips for those on the job search looking for design roles?

    There are a lot of myths about making your resume only one page and amazingly designed etc. I was applying to a lot of places with no responses so I decided to completely redesign my website to focus more on the process of my design and my thinking. That was key, emphasizing the way I thought about design and the process I follow. I also found a website called VisualCV where you use pre-made templates that help in getting past ATS (applicant tracking systems). After I did those two things, I started getting callbacks. Obviously, your resume and website have to be good, but timing matters. It took a long time to hear back from different companies, but I eventually landed a Product Designer role at Rokk3r Labs.

    There were a lot of times I felt discouraged. I would think “I’m not going to get hired as a designer because I’m too junior” or “no one really cares that I graduated from a bootcamp.” I then realized it’s not about your education, it’s about how you present yourself with your resume and portfolio. It’s about your process and how you think about design. That’s what separates you from a general graphic designer and someone who truly understands design thinking.

    What advice do you have for people thinking about learning design at an intensive technology school?

    Don’t rely on the school or the instructors to teach you everything. Make sure to fully immerse yourself by learning from your classmates, and every additional resource you have while not in school (youtube etc). You have three months to grow as much as possible, so it’s worthwhile to fully commit yourself mentally and emotionally.

    Read more RED Academy reviews on Course Report. Check out the RED Academy website.

    About The Author

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    Lauren is a communications and operations strategist who loves to help others find their idea of success. She is passionate about techonology education, career development, startups, and the arts. Her background includes career/youth development, public affairs, and philanthropy. She is from Richmond, VA and now currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.

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    Canadian bootcamps are working hard to develop the talent needed to keep up with Canada’s growing tech hubs. StartUp Genome ranks Toronto and Vancouver amongst the top 20 startup ecosystems in the world. The Canadian tech economy as a whole is being fueled by thriving companies such as Shopify, HootSuite, Kik, Wattpad, and Erkem. Their success has generated a lot of interest among investors.

    In 2016, $157 million was invested into 418 Canadian companies by angel investors, according to the National Angel Capital Organization 2016 Angel Investing Report.

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