Yoobee Colleges New Zealand

Yoobee Colleges is New Zealand’s largest specialist digital design and IT college and has been training students for the creative and IT industries with a proven record of success. Experienced design educators are fully connected with industries and the programmes are designed as a result of extensive consultation with industry.

Programs at Yoobee embrace to evolving world of technology, from Digital Media and Design, Web Design and UX and 3D Animation, to Filmmaking, Game Art and Development and 3D Graphics, all programmes keep students up to date in the industry.

International students can study at Levels 4, 5, 6 and 7, and gain an education that opens doors to the best digital and design studios in the world. No experience – no problem! The Certificate in Digital Media (for example) provides students with the fundamentals of design and the software used in the diploma courses. No previous design experience is required, nor a portfolio. With a number of pathways in place, Yoobee students can start with a Certificate course, next a Diploma and and then continue their education with a Bachelor degree (Level 7).

Industry-experienced tutors who are not only experts in their fields but fantastic teachers help you realise your full potential and put you on the road to achieving the same industry success they have. Your training is practical and you are assessed by the quality of the work you create, so no written exams!

Small class sizes form the backbone of the Yoobee Colleges educational model, meaning you can build the strong relationships needed to fuel your creative and technical careers. There is also focus on relationships, face-to-face time with tutors and deep mentorship that will live past your time at Yoobee.

Yoobee College was formed in 2019. The creative minds and legacies of South Seas Film & Television School, Animation College, Yoobee School of Design, AMES – The Institute of IT and Design & Arts (Canterbury) joined forces to become Yoobee Colleges, an interdisciplinary college with seven campuses located in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Rotorua. With a combined 30 year history, you can be assured tat with a programme at Yoobee you're learning the skills employers want.

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Animation College

Yoobee Colleges has a rich 30-year history dating back to 1989 when Disney animator John Ewing and design studio owner Barry Pearce started training New Zealand-based animators out of their studio, later to become Animation College New Zealand. Animation College has trained some of New Zealand's, and the world's, best animators and VFX artists with top billing credits to their names.

Yoobee School of Design

For the past 20 years, Yoobee School of Design armed creatives with the technical know-how and practical, real-world skills to turn their brilliant ideas into careers. It is New Zealand’s largest specialised digital design school.

South Seas Film & Television School

South Seas Film & Television School has fuelled the film and television industry for 27 years. Grounded in intensive, practical courses, the school has bred an army of creatives in post-production, directing, script-writing, art and design, animation and VFX, acting and photography.

AMES – The Institute of IT

AMES has long been the industry's go-to educational training institution for budding software and hardware engineers. Offering specialisations in web and software development, hardware engineering and cloud technologies, the teaching staff bring a rich history and depth of knowledge to our Yoobee Colleges offering.

Courses at Yoobee Colleges

  • Diploma in Game Art and Development - 2 Years, level 7, Christchurch
  • Diploma in Cloud Technology - 45 weeks, level 7, City, Auckland , Wellington
  • Diploma in Photography - 40 weeks, level 6, Glenfield, Auckland
  • Diploma in Screen Production - 40 weeks, level 6, Christchurch
  • Diploma in Creative Digital Design - 40 weeks, level 6
  • Diploma in Web and UX Design - 40 weeks, level 6, City, Auckland
  • Diploma in Networking - 32 weeks, level 6, City, Auckland
  • New Zealand Diploma in Screen Production - 40 weeks, level 5, Glenfield, Auckland
  • Diploma in Digital Design – Animation and Film Production - 40 weeks, level 5, Auckland , Christchurch , Wellington
  • Diploma in Digital Design – Web and Graphic Design - 40 weeks, level 5, City, Auckland
  • Diploma in Film & Television Production - 40 weeks, level 5, Glenfield, Auckland
  • Certificate in Information Technology and Client Support - 14 weeks, level 5, City, Auckland
  • Diploma in Web and Application Development  - 32 weeks, level 5, City, Auckland
  • Diploma in Fashion - 42 weeks, level 5, Christchurch
  • Certificate in Fashion - 20 weeks, level 4, Christchurch
  • Certificate in Creative Media - 20 weeks, level 4, Christchurch , City, Auckland , Manukau, Auckland , Rotorua , Wellington

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