find your passion

Digital Media Production

Workforce development skills training in digital production

Find your voice, build your platform.

Participants will have the opportunity to explore audio, visual, and video editing and production using current industry standard tools. A focus will be placed on developing a unique voice through an in-depth self-branding exercise. Media professionals from different cultural, life and experiential backgrounds guide youth through the process. Participants should feel empowered to transform barriers and underrepresentation into an asset in their creative and career pursuits. This course will give youth a glimpse at the world of the digital entrepreneur, and the remote employee. All content will be put through a lens of environmental sustainability and challenge youth to use technology responsibly.

Who

Youth aged 15-30 facing barriers to education and employment with upward mobility. Must be eligible to work in Canada, current students are not eligible.

What

Hands on, paid work experience and skills training in digital media production, build a platform and portfolio to launch your voice and career.

Where

Digital media production is available at our Collingwood, Ontario, Durham Ontario and Perth-Andover NewBrunswick campuses.

When

Programs run for 8 weeks at a time on a rolling basis throughout the year.

How

Complete the application form and tell us why you think you are a good fit for the program!

Skill
development

  • Videography & video editing
  • Digital music production 
  • Audio recording & editing (podcasting)
  • Graphic design 
  • Digital illustration
  • Digital communications
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Cloud based file sharing & management (digital literacy) 
  • Project management 
  • Branding 
  • Introduction to online business opportunities

Brilliant futures start here.

benefits

get paid to learn

Spend 8 weeks learning and working at one of our beautiful campuses developing skills for your future career and getting paid for your time.

build a support network

Everyone who interacts with Elephant Thoughts becomes part of an international family of incredible humans who will be there to support you along your journey.

invest in yourself

Gain incredible experiences, skills, certifications and connections that will help you achieve your career and life goals.

Let's get down to the nitty gritty

THE DETAILS

– Legally able to work in Canada

– Not currently enrolled in high school or post secondary education

– Between the ages of 15+

 

The ideal candidate for this program is an individual with a passion to learn and grow but faces barriers (social, geographic, mental, physical, economic, etc.)  to achieving their goals. 

30 hours of training or working time per week for 8 weeks. 

Youth participants must complete WHIMIS for all programs and an online food handling course for culinary arts, prior to gaining access to the program. All costs will be covered by Elephant Thoughts.​

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