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Pacific Design Academy
http://www.pacificdesignacademy.com


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Pacific Design Academy was founded in 1991 and is located in Victoria, BC. It is an accredited private college and is registered with the Private Career Training Institution Agency. The college is all about design. The programs are designed to nurture your drawing, drafting, and illustration skills so that you think and design creatively.

The curriculum is designed by instructors who are also practicing professional designers. The programs provide market-relevant knowledge and skills. The aim is to equip students with highly marketable skills. The curriculum is supported by the latest digital technology. Relevant software applications are taught with Macintosh computers, the standard in the design industry. The classes are small, so that each student can receive individual attention.

The college offers eight full-time programs. Students can choose any of the following full-time programs: Building Technology, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Graphic Media Design, Interior Architectural Design, Interior Design, Landscape Design, and Event Planning.

There are lots of career opportunities available to a PDA graduate. Graduates can look forward to a career as a draftsman, a computer aided design operator, or a freelance designer. Graduates of the Fashion Design program can have career opportunities as fashion consultants. They can also start their own clothing line or specialize in designing hats, bags, and accessories. Graphic designers are sought by newspapers, marketing and advertising agencies, magazines, and product packaging companies. As you can see, there is no shortage of career opportunities for PDA graduates.


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    Programs
  • 3-D CADD Modeling - Interior Architectural Design
  • 3D Modeling I, II & III - Building Technology
  • Alternations & Tailoring - Fashion Design
  • Architectural History - Building Technology
  • Building Code - Building Technology
  • Building Code - Interior Architectural Design
  • Business of Fashion - Fashion Design
  • Business of Graphic Design - Graphic Design
  • Business of Graphic Design - Graphic Media Design
  • Career Development - Fashion Design
  • Colour & Design Fundamentals - Interior Architectural Design
  • Colour & Design Fundamentals I - Interior Design
  • Colour Theory - Landscape Design
  • Computer Aided Design - Interior Architectural Design
  • Computer Aided Design 1 - Landscape Design
  • Computer Aided Design I, II & III - Building Technology
  • Conceptual Thinking I & II - Graphic Design
  • Conceptual Thinking I & II - Graphic Media Design
  • Construction Theory - Interior Architectural Design
  • Construction Theory I & II - Interior Design
  • Construction Theory I, II & III - Building Technology
  • Copywriting - Graphic Design
  • Copywriting - Graphic Media Design
  • Design Fundamentals - Graphic Design
  • Design Fundamentals - Graphic Media Design
  • Design Fundamentals 1 - Landscape Design
  • Design Fundamentals I & II - Fashion Design
  • Digital Imaging for Fashion I & II - Fashion Design
  • Drafting & Drawing - Interior Design
  • Drafting & Drawing (Residential & Commercial) - Interior Architectural Design
  • Drafting & Drawing I & II, Residential and Commercial - Building Technology
  • Draping - Fashion Design
  • Drawing & Illustration I & II - Graphic Design
  • Drawing & Illustration I & II - Graphic Media Design
  • Drawing & Illustration I, II & III - Fashion Design
  • Drawing & Rendering - Interior Architectural Design
  • Drawing and Rendering - Building Technology
  • Drawing and Rendering I - Interior Design
  • Embellishment - Interior Design
  • Embellishments - Interior Architectural Design
  • Estimating & Administration - Landscape Design
  • Estimating & Take-Off - Building Technology
  • Estimating & Take-Off - Interior Architectural Design
  • Field Trips - Interior Architectural Design
  • Field Trips I & II - Interior Design
  • Field Trips I & II - Landscape Design
  • Garment Construction I, II & III - Fashion Design
  • Graphic Design Software - Graphic Media Design
  • Graphic Software - Graphic Design
  • History 1 - Landscape Design
  • History of Art & Graphic Design I & II - Graphic Design
  • History of Art & Graphic Design I & II - Graphic Media Design
  • History of Fashion - Fashion Design
  • History of Interior Design & Furnishings I & II - Interior Design
  • History of Interior Design, Furnishings & Styles, Architecture - Interior Architectural Design
  • Interactive Media I & II - Graphic Media Design
  • Introduction to Computer Aided Design - Interior Architectural Design
  • Introduction to Computer Aided Design - Interior Design
  • Introduction to Interactive Media - Graphic Design
  • Introduction to Photoshop
  • Kitchen & Bath Design - Interior Architectural Design
  • Kitchen and Bath Design I & II - Interior Design
  • Landscape Construction 1 & 2 - Landscape Design
  • Landscape Drafting 1 & 2 - Landscape Design
  • Media Projects - Graphic Media Design
  • Model Building - Building Technology
  • Model Building - Interior Architectural Design
  • Pattern Making
  • Patternmaking I, II & III - Fashion Design
  • Photography I & II - Graphic Design
  • Photography I & II - Graphic Media Design
  • Plant Identification 1 & 2 - Landscape Design
  • Portfolio and Personal Promo - Graphic Design
  • Portfolio and Personal Promo I & II - Graphic Media Design
  • Portfolio Preparation - Building Technology
  • Portfolio Preparation - Interior Architectural Design
  • Product Knowledge - Interior Architectural Design
  • Product Knowledge I & II - Interior Design
  • Project Management - Building Technology
  • Project Management - Graphic Media Design
  • Project Management - Interior Architectural Design
  • Project Management - Interior Design
  • Sound Design - Graphic Media Design
  • Space Planning - Interior Design
  • Space Planning (Residential & Commercial) - Interior Architectural Design
  • Storyboarding I & II - Graphic Media Design
  • Studio Projects - Graphic Design
  • Studio Projects I & II - Graphic Media Design
  • Supervised Lab Time - Building Technology
  • Supervised Lab Time - Graphic Design
  • Supervised Lab Time - Graphic Media Design
  • Supervised Lab Time - Interior Architectural Design
  • Supervised Lab Time - Interior Design
  • Textiles - Fashion Design
  • Typography I, II & III - Graphic Design
  • Typography I, II & III - Graphic Media Design
  • User Interface Design - Graphic Media Design
  • Video Technologies - Graphic Media Design

    Program Keywords:
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Animation and Game Design
  • Computer and Software Programming
  • Computer Networking and Internet Security
  • Construction, Surveying and Building
  • Costume Design
  • Drafting and AutoCAD
  • Drawing and Illustration
  • Employment and Career Counselling
  • Fashion Design and Merchandising
  • General Art
  • General Business
  • General Computing
  • Graphic and Multimedia Design
  • Horticulture and Landscape
  • Interior Decorating and Design
  • Journalism and Creative Writing
  • Management, Leadership and Training
  • Massage and Spa Therapy
  • Modeling
  • Pattern Making
  • Photography
  • Project Management Professional
  • Tailoring and Alterations
  • Television, Film and Video Production
  • Visual Art and Design

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