Elevate Educates

Elevate Creative Apprentice Program is a comprehensive training program that provides participants with an introduction to the fields of technical design and creative services. Upon successfully completing this program, Apprentice Designers are able to join the era92 media creative team as project-based freelancers. Era92 offers studios and mentorship in 3D design, printmaking, painting, photography, coding, graphic design, film and animation. Design mentors collaborate with youth on projects that impact the vitality of the community as well as client commissioned creative projects.

The program takes place over six months in two phases: Creative Training, which provides a foundational knowledge and skills for working in the creative industry; and Design Apprenticeship, which assesses proficiencies while also emphasizing professional development and workforce preparedness. During the first phase, participants begin as Creative Trainees with 3-weeks of creative foundations during session one, followed by 3-weeks of core training in a specified discipline during session two. Next, Creative Trainees will become Apprentice Designers and begin a 6-week capstone project, where they are mentored by industry leading creatives while working on a community benefits project or building their Portfolio. Apprentices receive a certificate upon successful completion of the program. 

Our Courses

Motion Graphic Design

The work of graphic designers is all around us. As the craft of creating visual content to Create striking promotional content for websites, films and television and bring life to your work using animations, visual effects and other cinematic techniques.

Motion graphics is one of the leading skills in the creative industry today. In this course students will learn to craft emotionally captivating stories from conceptualization to storyboarding, animating and editing for branding, creating awareness and explaining concepts. Get skilled in using Adobe software and create dynamic motions in form of videos, title sequences and ads to communicate to your viewers.

Web Development/Design

In today’s global market place, it’s not enough to just have a digital presence, an optimized, functional, interactive website is a must. To deliver digital results, a website must offer an engaging, dynamic user experience. Good web design has a positive impact on conversion. Everything about a website – including the content, the way it looks, and the way it works- is determined by the website design.

Our web development course will bring you up to speed on a variety of creative and technical skills for planning and building a website. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of web design and development and grow your career opportunities. Enhance your understanding of web development tools and techniques and rush up on the latest web design trends.

Graphics Design

The work of graphic designers is all around us. As the craft of creating visual content to communicate messages becomes more visible and prevalent in our lives, graphic design as a practice has become more important in our culture. Graphic designers create visual concepts that inspire, inform and transform. 

Words and pictures—the building blocks of graphic design—are the elements that carry the majority of the content in both the digital world and the printed world. This course provides students with the skills and competencies in Adobe software required for effective work practices in this sector. You will discover the skills, tools and techniques to build innovative design projects and discover the skills needed to become an in-demand visual thinker and communicator. Learn how to find and build a client base and position yourself strategically to be relevant.

Digital Photography and Film

In the digital age, filming and photography have become effortless. We can use photos and videos to express ourselves and communicate with one another. Learn how to tell the story that we don’t always speak. Photography and film is an innovative multi-genre program that combines practice, theory and professionalism.

Whether you are interested in creating still images (photography) or moving images (film), you’ll need to learn a mix of creative and technical skills such as how the lens can be used as a tool for storytelling, specialist and experimental camera techniques, editing and post-production. You will be introduced to the latest technologies in both photography and film as well as receive support on your career path in the creative industry.

Motion Graphic Design

The work of graphic designers is all around us. As the craft of creating visual content to Create striking promotional content for websites, films and television and bring life to your work using animations, visual effects and other cinematic techniques.

Motion graphics is one of the leading skills in the creative industry today. In this course students will learn to craft emotionally captivating stories from conceptualization to storyboarding, animating and editing for branding, creating awareness and explaining concepts. Get skilled in using Adobe software and create dynamic motions in form of videos, title sequences and ads to communicate to your viewers.

Web Development/Design

In today’s global market place, it’s not enough to just have a digital presence, an optimized, functional, interactive website is a must. To deliver digital results, a website must offer an engaging, dynamic user experience. Good web design has a positive impact on conversion. Everything about a website – including the content, the way it looks, and the way it works- is determined by the website design.

Our web development course will bring you up to speed on a variety of creative and technical skills for planning and building a website. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of web design and development and grow your career opportunities. Enhance your understanding of web development tools and techniques and rush up on the latest web design trends.

Graphics Design

The work of graphic designers is all around us. As the craft of creating visual content to communicate messages becomes more visible and prevalent in our lives, graphic design as a practice has become more important in our culture. Graphic designers create visual concepts that inspire, inform and transform. 

Words and pictures—the building blocks of graphic design—are the elements that carry the majority of the content in both the digital world and the printed world. This course provides students with the skills and competencies in Adobe software required for effective work practices in this sector. You will discover the skills, tools and techniques to build innovative design projects and discover the skills needed to become an in-demand visual thinker and communicator. Learn how to find and build a client base and position yourself strategically to be relevant.

Digital Photography and Film

In the digital age, filming and photography have become effortless. We can use photos and videos to express ourselves and communicate with one another. Learn how to tell the story that we don’t always speak. Photography and film is an innovative multi-genre program that combines practice, theory and professionalism.

Whether you are interested in creating still images (photography) or moving images (film), you’ll need to learn a mix of creative and technical skills such as how the lens can be used as a tool for storytelling, specialist and experimental camera techniques, editing and post-production. You will be introduced to the latest technologies in both photography and film as well as receive support on your career path in the creative industry.

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Kalema Road,
Kampala, Uganda.

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