LaSalle College Vancouver

Introduction

LaSalle College Vancouver

Located at the bottom of the west coastal mountains, LaSalle College Vancouver is an award winning higher education provider offering an array of exciting applied arts programs in diverse creative fields. LaSalle College Vancouver welcomes students from around the world at two campuses: one 80,000 square feet building located in the Renfrew neighborhood and a heritage building dating back to the early 1900s located in the trendy Yaletown neighborhood, offering students the opportunity to live downtown and commute via public transportation. Both campuses are designed to stimulate student creativity, perfectly reflects the nature of the programs offered. Our credentials range from diplomas to bachelors* and we offer online and on-campus diploma programs accredited by British Columbia’s Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) in Canada.

*Bachelor degrees are delivered by The Art Institute of Vancouver Inc., PTIB Designated Institution ID-00045 and located at 2665 Renfrew St, Vancouver, BC, V5M 0A7. LaSalle College and the LaSalle College logo are trademarks of LaSalle International Inc. and used under licence by The Art Institute of Vancouver Inc.

LaSalle College Vancouver is a member of the LCI Education network, which consists of 22 select higher education institutions on 5 continents, and some 2,000 employees offering instruction to over 12,000 students throughout the world each year.

Our Advantages

LaSalle College: the international reference in post-secondary education

Training beyond compare

  • Programs offered in English.
  • Practical educational projects that reflect professional realities and lead to internationally-recognized diplomas.
  • Enthusiastic, devoted teachers with solid background in the work force.
  • Combination work/study programs.
  • Opportunities for students to participate in regional, national and international contests.
  • Internships with the most innovative companies.
  • A general education – in all programs – encouraging environmentally conscious practices.
  • Integration of entrepreneurial concepts in all programs.
  • Dedicated team of professionals providing personal career planning services, capping an outcome-oriented education experience.
  • Support services for international students.

The 10 basic principles of our academic project

LaSalle College Vancouver offers an edifying education in an inclusive environment that allows its students to obtain their desired diploma, as well as acquire and develop the following:

  • Oral and written abilities in English.
  • The ability to master new industry-related information technologies.
  • Competencies that facilitate professional mobility.
  • Management skills applicable in the current context of market globalisation and instant communications.
  • The ability to work with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Leadership and entrepreneurship.
  • An attitude that reflects a responsible citizen, respect for others, and rigour in all circumstances.
  • An inherent value for continuing education.
  • An awareness of responsible habits that promote good health for one’s self and for others.
  • A natural impulse to protect the environment and advocate for sustainable development.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Courses

Diploma in Fashion Design

Campus Full time 1500 hours September 2017 Canada Vancouver

If you are passionate about fashion and full of creative & avant-guard ideas for your very own clothing collection, the Fashion Design Program will take your talent to the next level. [+]

Course: Fashion Design If you are passionate about fashion and full of creative & avant-guard ideas for your very own clothing collection, the Fashion Design Program will take your talent to the next level and provide you with the skills to succeed in such a riveting industry. Express your artistic talent through pattern & garment designs. Study the use of raw materials and analyze fashion trends. Graduates have a sound grasp of the history of fashion design and recognize how fashion impacts culture and society. This program reinforces job market realities by assisting the students in illustrating a design with such computer applications as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Macromedia Flash, developing a business plan and marketing their creations. COURSE OBJECTIVES Develop the ability to transform design ideas into garments; Learn the elements, principles and techniques of pattern drafting, draping, sewing and tailoring; Translate fashion concepts into sketches and illustrations using freehand drawing techniques; Learn the history of fashion design and how the economy, society and culture influence fashion trends; Learn to design, create, sell and market a design collection; Recognize job market realities. PROSPECTIVE STUDENT PROFILE Artistically driven and talented; Great communication skills; Passionate about fashion and trends; Passion for hands-on work and the creative process. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA To be considered for admission to a program leading to a diploma, you must meet one of the following criteria: Be 19 years of age or High School graduate; Working knowledge of the English language; Have an Interview with an Admissions Representative.... [-]

Diploma in Graphic Design

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada Vancouver

If you have imagination, a business-oriented mind and a passion for graphic design, take your talent to the next level with the Graphic Design Program. [+]

Students in this program will have the opportunity to learn to apply the fundamentals of design, typography, illustration and production procedures in creative communication problems and projects. In addition, students have the opportunity to learn how to meet the needs of clients quickly, creatively and economically. Training will be provided to give students the opportunity to design with the following software tools: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Flash, and Dreamweaver. Objectives Upon graduation, Graphic Design graduates will have acquired the training and developed the portfolio necessary to interview for entry-level positions in advertising agencies, design studios, publishing houses, web development companies, corporate communications departments, and television studios. Visual communicator Magazines, newspapers, advertising agencies, publishing houses, engineering companies, builders, packaging, and web development companies all require the specialized skills of graphic designers. Course List History of Art in Early Civilization Concept Development Typography History and Analysis of Design Advanced Typography Electronic Design Production Procedures Photoshop for Prepress Digital Illustration Corporate Identity Dimensional Design Art Direction Design and Technology Foundation of Electronic Production Portfolio I Portfolio II Course List Cont'd Advertising Design Senior Project Digital Visual Composition Computer Animation for Multimedia Professional Development Fundamentals of the World Wide Web WS130 Web Site Development I WS230 Web Site Development II [-]

Diploma in Interior Design

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada Vancouver

The Interior Design Program at LaSalle College will give you the skills to pursue a career as an interior designer! [+]

Interior designers give form to the spaces in which we spend our lives. An interior designer is, by definition a person who identifies, researches, and solves problems pertaining to the function and quality of interiors. Their work includes programming, design analysis, as well as specifying and designing all aspects of interior spaces. Using specialized knowledge of interior construction, building codes, materials, lighting, and furnishings, interior designers prepare drawings and documents in order to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public. You’re not the only person who has a knack for re-imagining the look of a room, and office, or even an entire building interior. For you though, it goes much deeper. You think about how a space connects to the people who use it—and to the environment. If you’re ready to go all-in and make a career out of it, our Interior Design degree program is the place to start. Here, you’ll develop the technical and creative skills to design interior spaces that meet demanding requirements—not just aesthetically, but in terms of safety, accessibility, and sustainability. You’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty*. It’ll take total commitment. But it could add up to a career doing what you love. Objectives The Interior Design diploma program is rich in theory and practice. Students will have the opportunity to develop abilities in all aspects of the design of three-dimensional spaces, both residential and... [-]

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Diploma in 3D Modeling for Animation & Games

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Vancouver

The 3D Modeling for Animation & Games diploma program at LaSalle College Vancouver is designed to provide graduates with the relevant skills necessary to pursue entry-level employment in the game, animation and visual effects entertainment industries. Students will have the opportunity to develop the technical and creative aptitude necessary to demonstrate and present their skills to industry. [+]

MASTERING FORM AND SPACE The 3D Modeling for Animation & Games diploma program at LaSalle College Vancouver is designed to provide graduates with the relevant skills necessary to pursue entry-level employment in the game, animation and visual effects entertainment industries. Students will have the opportunity to develop the technical and creative aptitude necessary to demonstrate and present their skills to industry. This goal is achieved by building a foundation of traditional artistic skill, and then providing students with hands on training in its modern application. All kinds of industries—beyond just entertainment and media—need creative minds to bring ideas to life. Animators. 3D animators. Multimedia artists. Special Effects artists. Along with others, they put their skills and imaginations to work everywhere from film and TV to medicine and law. If you have the talent, passion, and tenacity to follow that career path, Media Arts & Animation degree programs can prepare you for a life of doing what you love. In our creative and supportive environment, you’ll use industry-specific hardware and software in an environment that’s as challenging and competitive as the real world. You’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty*. It won't be easy. But nothing truly worthwhile ever is. Objectives Each three-month quarter of the program is comprised of tightly integrated, cohesive courses which are designed to provide the opportunity for students to accomplish specific, industry driven competencies and outcomes. Each course builds... [-]

Diploma in Animation Art & Design

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Vancouver

The Animation Art & Design diploma program is designed to provide graduates with the relevant skills necessary to pursue entry-level employment in the animation, game and visual effects entertainment industries. Students will have the opportunity to develop the technical and creative aptitude necessary to demonstrate and present their skills to industry. [+]

The Animation Art & Design diploma program is designed to provide graduates with the relevant skills necessary to pursue entry-level employment in the animation, game and visual effects entertainment industries. Students will have the opportunity to develop the technical and creative aptitude necessary to demonstrate and present their skills to industry. This goal is achieved by building a foundation of traditional artistic skills, and then providing students with the opportunity to receive hands on training in various modern applications. All kinds of industries—beyond just entertainment and media—need creative minds to bring ideas to life. Animators. 3D animators. Multimedia artists. Special Effects artists. Along with others, they put their skills and imaginations to work everywhere from film and TV to medicine and law. If you have the talent, passion, and tenacity to follow that career path, Media Arts & Animation degree programs can prepare you for a life of doing what you love. In our creative and supportive environment, you’ll use industry-specific hardware and software in an environment that’s as challenging and competitive as the real world. You’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty*. It won't be easy. But nothing truly worthwhile ever is. Objectives In this program, students begin with a foundation in drawing, colour, design, and computer applications. Students have the opportunity to develop advanced skills in various aspects of computer graphics and animation. Students use the tools of the computer animation... [-]

Diploma in Baking & Pastry Arts

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada Vancouver

Top professionals in the culinary arts do more than just cook. They manage restaurants, cater special events, offer personal chef services, and more. For many however, the ultimate goal is to own their own restaurant – to create a place that reflects their culinary passions and lets them share their style and personal panache with the world. [+]

THE COMPLETE PROFESSIONAL Top professionals in the culinary arts do more than just cook. They manage restaurants, cater special events, offer personal chef services, and more. For many however, the ultimate goal is to own their own restaurant – to create a place that reflects their culinary passions and lets them share their style and personal panache with the world. For these individuals, The International Culinary School at LaSalle College Vancouver offers the Culinary Arts & Restaurant Ownership advanced diploma program. The program begins with basic culinary skills and progresses to advanced food techniques, garnishing, and presentation. During the hands-on production, students are exposed to specialty products and produce, as well as the skills and techniques of baking and pastry arts. International, Asian, Classical French, and North American regional cuisine help round-out the student’s knowledge of the culinary world. As they have the opportunity to hone their skills and gain a solid foundation in the culinary and baking and pastry arts, students can move on to develop managerial and leadership skills. Course Objectives Receive training in management, marketing, human resources, accounting and financial management, technology, business communications, beverage management, legal issues, customer service, and global management and operations as they relate to the food service industry. Management by menu, garde manger, and catering and banquet operations are also covered and students have the opportunity to learn to celebrate the culinary styles, restaurants, and chefs who are currently in the industry spotlight. As part of the practical training received in the... [-]

Diploma in Culinary Arts

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada Vancouver

The mission of the Culinary Arts diploma program is to provide an environment for students to become learners possessing the skills, knowledge, creativity, and ethical values necessary to survive and flourish in the rapidly-changing culinary, restaurant and catering professions. [+]

FOOD ISN'T JUST WHAT YOU EAT The mission of the Culinary Arts diploma program is to provide an environment for students to become learners possessing the skills, knowledge, creativity, and ethical values necessary to survive and flourish in the rapidly-changing culinary, restaurant and catering professions. Experienced industry professionals aim to impart their knowledge and up-to-date technical acumen to their students, and curriculum relies heavily on actual participation in projects that are practical and technical in scope. For you, food isn’t just what you eat. It’s somewhere between how you express your creativity and who you are as a person. And at a time when culinary tastes are evolving and cultural barriers are disappearing, the industry needs people like you. In our Culinary Arts degree programs, you’ll be immersed in an environment that’s as close to the real world as it gets. Working in a modern, professional kitchen, you can hone your cooking skills as you focus on learning to deliver the popular international flavors and techniques today’s consumers—and employers—want and expect. You’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty*. It’ll take everything you’ve got. But it can lead to a career where you do what you love. Course Objectives Throughout this four-quarter program, students will have the opportunity to learn the business aspects of culinary arts along with intensive practical hands-on training. Instruction begins with an introduction to culinary skills, which outlines the fundamental... [-]

Diploma in Digital Film & Video

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Vancouver

Expanding digital markets continue to present new challenges for the workforce. With this in mind, the Digital Film & Video program offers students a curriculum which is designed to prepare them to meet the needs of industry. [+]

Expanding digital markets continue to present new challenges for the workforce. With this in mind, the Digital Film & Video program offers students a curriculum which is designed to prepare them to meet the needs of industry. With the guidance of industry professionals students will explore the skills and organizational thinking necessary for a creative and productive experience, accessing and executing their own ideas and vision via hands-on learning opportunities and practical field exercises. Whether you’re watching a movie screen, TV monitor, or your smartphone, you’re looking at the work of a team of writers, producers, directors, camera operators, lighting technicians, video editors, and digital video effects designers. If you want to join them, the place to start is our Digital Film & Video program. We’ll guide your learning as you work with digital video cameras, editing and graphics software, and other technologies. You’ll explore how to create everything from broadcast news to motion pictures as you get ready to write and direct the story of your future. You’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty*. You’ll work harder than you thought you could. But it can pay off in a future where you do what you love. Objectives The curriculum, designed in consultation with industry representatives, is intended to prepare students to seek entry-level positions in digital filmmaking and related industries. The Digital Film & Video program is best suited for highly-motivated, self-starters... [-]

Diploma in Digital Photography

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Vancouver

Compelling imagery carries much of the emotional power in today’s visual media, both print and electronic. This imagery is most commonly photographic. Students in the Digital Photography diploma program must be creative, imaginative, and attentive to detail as they prepare to seek entry-level employment in the field upon graduation. [+]

Compelling imagery carries much of the emotional power in today’s visual media, both print and electronic. This imagery is most commonly photographic. Students in the Digital Photography diploma program must be creative, imaginative, and attentive to detail as they prepare to seek entry-level employment in the field upon graduation. While building an awareness of significance in visual style, students have the opportunity to develop core values based in professional standards and practices and a skill set with a solid technical and design foundation. One day, you picked up a camera. And you’ve never put it down. You were captured by the magic of telling stories with pictures. There’s a market for people who constantly find innovative ways to fill the world with their ideas, impressions, and insights. And Digital Photography can help you make a positive impression when you’re ready to match your talents against the competition. From the very start, we’ll guide your development, both creatively and technically. You’ll work with technology similar to what professionals use—it’s a step-by-step process that’s all about preparing you for a future when you can do what you love. You’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty* who are focused on your success. Objectives Students have the opportunity to explore the principles of photographic design and the significance of visual style in the commercial sector; study the application of professional cameras, lenses, and related processes as they... [-]

Diploma in Entrepreneurship & Restaurant Ownership

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada Vancouver

Maybe you think you have what it takes to manage a dining room operation or run a bustling kitchen, but you want to get the right training before you make the leap. Or perhaps you have always wanted to own a top restaurant, but want to understand the foodservice industry from the inside out. [+]

THE BUSINESS OF DINING Maybe you think you have what it takes to manage a dining room operation or run a bustling kitchen, but you want to get the right training before you make the leap. Or perhaps you have always wanted to own a top restaurant, but want to understand the foodservice industry from the inside out. Either way, in the Entrepreneurship & Restaurant Ownership diploma program at The International Culinary School at LaSalle College Vancouver, you have the opportunity to become competent in the identified priorities of the foodservice industry: communication, training, leadership, management, human resources, technology, accounting, marketing, and customer relations. When you go to a restaurant, you’re not just looking at the menu. You’re taking in the ambience, watching the flow of customers and employees, tuning in to the rhythm of the whole operation, even peeking into the kitchen. You know there’s more to it than just serving food. And if you’re willing to work for it, our Culinary Management degree programs can open up a career in the business side of a demanding industry. At a time when consumers expect more choices than ever, you need to be equally adept in the kitchen and the front of the house. That means knowing how to manage people, control costs, and create harmony among the menu, the ambience, the staff, and the customers. You’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty*... [-]

Diploma in Event Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada Vancouver

Every day special events take place all over the world. Festivals, galas, awards shows, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, incentive programs, marketing events, sporting events, and many more. All these events require someone, or a team of people to put them together. Event managers and coordinators spend countless hours preparing and coordinating every detail of their event so that the audience can enjoy a seamless and spectacular event. [+]

THE RIGHT TIME AND THE RIGHT PLACE Every day special events take place all over the world. Festivals, galas, awards shows, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, incentive programs, marketing events, sporting events, and many more. All these events require someone, or a team of people to put them together. Event managers and coordinators spend countless hours preparing and coordinating every detail of their event so that the audience can enjoy a seamless and spectacular event. Course Objectives In the Event Management program, students have the opportunity to learn what it takes to manage and publicize events. Students have the opportunity to gain knowledge of how to work with vendors including caterers, florists, and rental companies. Additionally, students are exposed to the correct methods to spread the word about the event — including insight advertising and community relations. Course List Food & Beverage Services Essential Software Project Management & Strategic Planning Business Communications Stakeholder Management & Measuring Return Financial Management & Administration Human Resource Management Site Management & On-Site Operations Event Marketing Customer Service, Sales, & Relationship Building Risk Management & Law Technical Production Event Design Sponsorship & Program Funding Proposals & Presentations Destination Management, Meetings, Conferences & Trade Shows Practical Application Ethics & Professionalism Public Relations Professional Development Professional designation LaSalle College Vancouver and the Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council (CTHRC) have analyzed and compared the Event Management diploma program to the Occupational Knowledge component of the Tourism Certified Professional - Event Coordinator (TCP-EVC) certification program and found the programs to be... [-]

Diploma in Fashion Marketing

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada Vancouver

The Fashion Marketing program blends individual creativity with a keen sales orientation. The program exposes students to the apparel industry from a business standpoint, offering them the knowledge and skills needed to effectively market companies, create advertising campaigns and identify appropriate messaging to target demographics. [+]

THE BUSINESS OF DESIGN The Fashion Marketing program blends individual creativity with a keen sales orientation. The program exposes students to the apparel industry from a business standpoint, offering them the knowledge and skills needed to effectively market companies, create advertising campaigns and identify appropriate messaging to target demographics. After the styles have been sketched, developed and created, someone needs to draw consumers into the boutiques and drive them to the fashion websites. If you have the energy, passion, and tenacity to make that your mission, our Fashion Marketing diploma program is your starting point. Working with hardware and software used in the business world, you can learn about the business of fashion—from gaining key insights into consumer behavior to managing a retail operation to finding new ways to increase in-store and online traffic. It’s about giving you the skills to compete in a fast-moving industry. You’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty* committed to helping put you in the front line of fashion. Course Objectives Students are introduced to foundation skills such as colour theory, fashion sketching, costume history, digital imaging and introductory retail skills. They later move on to topics such as concepts and trends in apparel, merchandise management, textiles and fabrics, advertising and marketing, elements of retail operations and technology, manufacturing, retail mathematics, consumer behaviour, business ownership, media buying, human resources, accounting, store planning and lease management. Prior to graduating,... [-]

Diploma in Game Art & Design

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Vancouver

The Game Art & Design diploma program is designed to prepare graduates for careers as game designers and level designers in the video game industry. This goal is achieved by building foundational skill sets in game design, level design, game scripting, written communication, as well as 2D and 3D art. [+]

THEORY AND PRACTICE OF FUN The Game Art & Design diploma program is designed to prepare graduates for careers as game designers and level designers in the video game industry. This goal is achieved by building foundational skill sets in game design, level design, game scripting, written communication, as well as 2D and 3D art. Students will have the opportunity to learn to write professional design documentation, design games, game systems, game mechanics and level environments, as well as apply knowledge to create their own interactive experiences. Students will also have the opportunity to create professional quality production work to showcase in a capstone portfolio project. From start to finish, you’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty*. It’ll be intense. Demanding. All-consuming. And totally worth it. Course Objectives Graduates will demonstrate: the application of learned concepts from foundation level design courses: Game design principles and terminology, research, critical analysis, prototyping, gaming systems design, level design, user-interface design, design for business requirements, as well as scripting and art. Applied technical knowledge of scripting, design tools and software in accordance with current industry standards. practical understanding and application of the principles of game design, systems design, level design, user interface design, user experience design, platform-specific design, and free-to-play game design. professionalism through the process of conceptualizing, planning, executing, and delivering quality game design projects that will lead toward the capstone project and self-promotion package in... [-]

Diploma in Graphic Design & Foundation for Design

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Vancouver

Students in this program will have the opportunity to learn to apply the fundamentals of design, typography, illustration and production procedures in creative communication problems and projects. In addition, students can learn how to meet the needs of clients quickly, creatively and economically. [+]

Students in this program will have the opportunity to learn to apply the fundamentals of design, typography, illustration and production procedures in creative communication problems and projects. In addition, students can learn how to meet the needs of clients quickly, creatively and economically. Training will be provided to give students the opportunity to design with the following software tools: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Flash, and Dreamweaver. Objectives Graphic Design & Foundation for Design graduates will have acquired the training and developed the portfolio necessary to interview for entry-level positions in advertising agencies, design studios, publishing houses, web development companies, corporate communications departments, and television studios. Visual communicator Magazines, newspapers, advertising agencies, publishing houses, engineering companies, builders, packaging, and web development companies all require the specialized skills of graphic designers. Course List History of Art in Early Civilization Drawing Fundamentals of Desig Colour Theory Digital Imaging Concept Development Typography History and Analysis of Design Advanced Typography Electronic Design Production Procedures Photoshop for Prepress Digital Illustration Corporate Identity Dimensional Design Art Direction Design and Technology Foundation of Electronic Production Portfolio I Course List Cont'd Portfolio II Advertising Design Senior Project Digital Visual Composition Life Drawing I Computer Animation for Multimedia Professional Development Fundamentals of the World Wide Web Web Site Development I Web Site Development II [-]

Diploma in Hospitality & Restaurant Business Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada Vancouver

At The International Culinary School at LaSalle College Vancouver, we understand that successful communication between all the players in the business – in the kitchen and in the front of the house – keeps things running smoothly and contributes to the overall success of any culinary venture. [+]

WHERE HOSPITALITY AND CULINARY MEET The world’s most illustrious restaurants build their reputations on being able to meet customer expectations and demands for service, quality, nutrition, diversity of product, and flavour. At The International Culinary School at LaSalle College Vancouver, we understand that successful communication between all the players in the business – in the kitchen and in the front of the house – keeps things running smoothly and contributes to the overall success of any culinary venture. When you try a new restaurant, it’s not just about quenching your appetite. It’s an experience. You soak it all in, from the appetizer to the ambience. And you come away with your own thoughts on how to make it better. There's a place in the food and beverage industry for someone with your passion—and an intense desire to succeed. Today’s employers are looking for people who can bring something new and unexpected to the table. If you’re up for the challenge, our Hospitality Food & Beverage Management degree programs are the place to start. You’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty* whose only goal is to help you start a career where you do what you love. Course Objectives Curriculum for the Hospitality & Restaurant Business Management diploma program begins with an introduction to the fundamental culinary skills and techniques used in basic cookery. Students then explore the various dimensions of culinary, such as... [-]

Diploma in Jewellery Design

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Canada Vancouver

Are you fascinated by the construction and composition of jewellery? Do you enjoy working with your hands and have an artistic edge? If so, our Jewellery Design Program will take your talent to the next level! [+]

Course: Jewellery Design Are you fascinated by the construction and composition of jewellery? Do you enjoy working with your hands and have an artistic edge? If so, our Jewellery Design Program will take your talent to the next level! Explore the art of metalworking and beading—one of the world’s most ancient art forms. Using concepts in jewellery design, students learn freehand drawing techniques to produce sketches and illustrations which are further enhanced with acquired skills in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Jewellery presentation and display techniques also give students an entrepreneurial edge. From producing to marketing a jewellery collection, students build a portfolio to illustrate their skills, talents and achievements so they may enter the job market with confidence. By the end of the program, you will have completed 900 hours which amounts to 300 hours per semester or 20 hours per week that entitles you to a diploma in Jewellery Design. COURSE OBJECTIVES Develop the ability to transform jewellery concepts into jewellery pieces; Translate jewellery concepts into sketches and illustrations using freehand drawing techniques; Develop skills to design and construct fashion jewellery creations; Learn about the various materials available to create jewellery pieces; Learn the history of jewellery design and how culture influences fashion jewellery trends; Produce a collection of jewellery; Acquire skills to produce, manage, market, promote and present jewellery designs. PROSPECTIVE STUDENT PROFILE Artistically driven and talented; Enjoying working with your hands; Passionate about fashion and trends; Passion for hands-on work and the creative process. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA To... [-]

Diploma in Professional Recording Arts

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Vancouver

The Professional Recording Arts program is designed to meet the needs of industry by offering a curriculum that provides students with a solid background in technology, theory and industry practices. Practical hands-on experience with recording and live production equipment is essential to being prepared for the contemporary market place. [+]

The Professional Recording Arts program is designed to meet the needs of industry by offering a curriculum that provides students with a solid background in technology, theory and industry practices. Practical hands-on experience with recording and live production equipment is essential to being prepared for the contemporary market place. You don’t just listen to music. You live it. And your goal is to work in a studio, using your talent and the latest tools to create the music and sound that inform, entertain, stir, and inspire others. Our Audio Production programs will show you how to record, edit, mix, and master digital audio using industry-standard professional recording studio technology, including sophisticated Solid State Logic recording consoles. You’ll explore everything from producing live and studio music to designing sound for film, radio, TV, web, live performances, and other venues. With professional audio recording studios as your classrooms, we’ll work with you to develop your unique talents. You’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty. Overview This program consists of 90 credits over 6 quarters. The diploma in Professional Recording Arts is a six-quarter, course of study that is designed to prepare students with the essential skills and knowledge necessary to seek entry-level employment in the field of audio. LaSalle College Vancouver’s Professional Recording Arts program is designed to prepare graduates to seek entry-level employment in the field of audio engineering and production, music recording, live... [-]

Diploma in Professional Recording Arts (LIPA)

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Vancouver

The Professional Recording Arts (LIPA) program is a fully articulated block transfer program. Students aspiring to a higher level of academic work and/or are clear about their desire to transfer to the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) may apply for the articulated program at the beginning of their studies at LaSalle College Vancouver. [+]

The Professional Recording Arts (LIPA) program is a fully articulated block transfer program. Students aspiring to a higher level of academic work and/or are clear about their desire to transfer to the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) may apply for the articulated program at the beginning of their studies at LaSalle College Vancouver. You don’t just listen to music. You live it. And your goal is to work in a studio, using your talent and the latest tools to create the music and sound that inform, entertain, stir, and inspire others. Our Audio Production programs will show you how to record, edit, mix, and master digital audio using industry-standard professional recording studio technology, including sophisticated Solid State Logic recording consoles. You’ll explore everything from producing live and studio music to designing sound for film, radio, TV, web, live performances, and other venues. With professional audio recording studios as your classrooms, we’ll work with you to develop your unique talents. You’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty. Sound good? Objectives The program includes all course work in the Professional Recording Arts diploma program with additional academic and project requirements and higher expectations regarding academic achievement. Additional courses include Media Studies and Technology, and Directed Studies. The program requires the completion of a variety of written papers through Directed Studies courses. In addition, students are required to complete a major collaborative project. Course List... [-]

Diploma in VFX for Film & Television

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Vancouver

The VFX for Film & Television diploma program at LaSalle College Vancouver is designed to provide graduates with the relevant skills necessary to seek entry-level employment in the post-production industry for film and television as VFX artists and technicians, as well as the game and animation industries. [+]

The VFX for Film & Television diploma program at LaSalle College Vancouver is designed to provide graduates with the relevant skills necessary to seek entry-level employment in the post-production industry for film and television as VFX artists and technicians, as well as the game and animation industries. This goal is achieved by building a foundation of traditional artistic skill, a solid knowledge base in film and VFX theories and principles, and by then providing students with hands on training in various modern applications and tools including compositing and digital film production techniques. Some people see things as they are, and want to make them more interesting, more exciting, more memorable. And a few of them manage to work their way into film and television production houses and design firms, making their living combining images, space, movement, sounds, and imagination to communicate and entertain. If you think you have the talent and commitment to join them, the place to start is with our VFX for Film & Television program. Here, you’ll work with professional-grade HD video technology and computer equipment as you have the opportunity to learn to grab the attention of an audience that’s growing more sophisticated every day. You’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty* who are dedicated to helping you succeed. Course Objectives Each 3 month quarter of the program is comprised of tightly integrated, cohesive courses which are designed to... [-]

Diploma in Visual & Game Programming

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Vancouver

Video game programmers must be well versed in the technical aspects of game creation. They must be able to create the core game engine subsystems, integrate art assets, and translate the intent of the game designers into functional game software. The game programmer’s skill set includes the ability to create and customize game code, scripts and tools to best meet the needs of an individual game project. [+]

GAME CREATORS Video game programmers must be well versed in the technical aspects of game creation. They must be able to create the core game engine subsystems, integrate art assets, and translate the intent of the game designers into functional game software. The game programmer’s skill set includes the ability to create and customize game code, scripts and tools to best meet the needs of an individual game project. There’s a market for creative minds who have the talent and tenacity it takes to breathe life into the ideas behind video game levels, characters, and stories. Those who succeed in this competitive field are able to combine a programmer’s skills and an artist’s vision to take on both creative and technical challenges. If you think you’re ready to test yourself in that market, our Visual & Game Programming degree program is the place to start. Using industry-driven programming tools, you’ll enhance the skills you already have and develop the ones you’ll need to spark imaginations...and start a career where you do what you love. From start to finish, you’ll be surrounded and inspired by other talented, creatively driven students. And you’ll be pushed, challenged, and, above all else, supported by experienced faculty*. It’ll be intense. Demanding. All-consuming. And totally worth it. Course Objectives The Visual & Game Programming diploma program is an intense hands-on program with a focus on technical programming skills for video games. While the emphasis is on object oriented programming, students also study mathematics, scripting, game design,... [-]

Advanced Diploma

Advanced Diploma in Culinary Arts & Restaurant Ownership

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Vancouver

Top professionals in the culinary arts do more than just cook. They manage restaurants, cater special events, offer personal chef services, and more. For many however, the ultimate goal is to own their own restaurant – to create a place that reflects their culinary passions and lets them share their style and personal panache with the world. [+]

THE COMPLETE PROFESSIONAL Top professionals in the culinary arts do more than just cook. They manage restaurants, cater special events, offer personal chef services, and more. For many however, the ultimate goal is to own their own restaurant – to create a place that reflects their culinary passions and lets them share their style and personal panache with the world. For these individuals, The International Culinary School at LaSalle College Vancouver offers the Culinary Arts & Restaurant Ownership advanced diploma program. The program begins with basic culinary skills and progresses to advanced food techniques, garnishing, and presentation. During the hands-on production, students are exposed to specialty products and produce, as well as the skills and techniques of baking and pastry arts. International, Asian, Classical French, and North American regional cuisine help round-out the student’s knowledge of the culinary world. As they have the opportunity to hone their skills and gain a solid foundation in the culinary and baking and pastry arts, students can move on to develop managerial and leadership skills. Course Objectives Receive training in management, marketing, human resources, accounting and financial management, technology, business communications, beverage management, legal issues, customer service, and global management and operations as they relate to the food service industry. Management by menu, garde manger, and catering and banquet operations are also covered and students have the opportunity to learn to celebrate the culinary styles, restaurants, and chefs who are currently in the industry spotlight. As part of the practical training received in the... [-]

Advanced Diploma in Graphic Design

Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Vancouver

Students in this program will have the opportunity to learn to apply the fundamentals of design, typography, illustration and production procedures in creative communication problems and projects. In addition, students have the opportunity to learn how to meet the needs of clients quickly, creatively and economically. [+]

Students in this program will have the opportunity to learn to apply the fundamentals of design, typography, illustration and production procedures in creative communication problems and projects. In addition, students have the opportunity to learn how to meet the needs of clients quickly, creatively and economically. Training will be provided to give students the opportunity to design with the following software tools: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Flash, and Dreamweaver. Overview This program consists of 75 credits over 5 quarters. Objectives Upon graduation, Graphic Design graduates will have acquired the training and developed the portfolio necessary to interview for entry-level positions in advertising agencies, design studios, publishing houses, web development companies, corporate communications departments, and television studios. Visual communicator Magazines, newspapers, advertising agencies, publishing houses, engineering companies, builders, packaging, and web development companies all require the specialized skills of graphic designers. Course List History of Art in Early Civilization Concept Development Typography History and Analysis of Design Advanced Typography Electronic Design Production Procedures Photoshop for Prepress Digital Illustration Corporate Identity Dimensional Design Art Direction Design and Technology Foundation of Electronic Production Portfolio I Portfolio II Course List Cont'd Advertising Design Senior Project Digital Visual Composition Computer Animation for Multimedia Professional Development Fundamentals of the World Wide Web WS130 Web Site Development I WS230 Web Site Development II [-]

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