Duration: Ranging From 60 Hours - 180 Hours
Studio-based Interactive Learning Environment I Hands-on Creative Exercises I Personalised 1-to-1 Attention I Visual & Spatial Abilities Workshops
Certificate Programmes at VISTAS are intended to provide a strong foundation to students interested in design and looking to improve their creative abilities and to be exposed to technical aspects. To this end the curriculam is structured to provide a realistic understanding and a overview into the Professional Creative Industries.
Programmes are designed around exercises that challenge, test and in the process improve creativity. The learning atmosphere is interactive and personalized 1-to-1 attention is provided considering students are from varied backgrounds and their approach to design vary accordingly.
Students would be able to make better-informed career choices with more conviction at the end of these programmes. And those taking up Specialized Certificate Programmes can be rest assured that the domain skills the acquire would keep them in good stead in the job market.
The CERTIFICATE Programmes will be most suitable and apt if you fall under one of the following categories:
- School students who are looking for a Foundation Programme in the creative fields of their interest
- School students preparing to appear for Competitive Entrance Exams like NATA / AIEEE / SPA / CEPT / NID / NIFT
- College students pursuing other Academic Degrees who have a passion for design and want to get a realistic understanding to take up a career in these domains
- College students pursuing Design Degrees like Architecture / Interior / Product / Fashion Design and want to enhance their employability by acquiring specialized skills / domain knowledge
- Anyone passionate about design and want to gain a technical knowledge and understanding
Students can opt and focus on one of the following based on their career interests:
- International Visual & Fine Arts
- Landscape Design & Site Planning
- TEEN Architect ™ - Level 1
- TEEN Architect ™ - Level 2
- Digital Architecture - Package 1
- Digital Architecture - Package 2
- Fashion Styling
- VAASTU Science
VISTAS is a 360 Degree Design & Design Management education provider that offers a holistic understanding of various creative domains. The programmes are carefully structured to give students a thorough understanding of technical knowledge, completely focussed towards the profession & industry. Students are encouraged to challenge and go beyond their creative limits and to this end we equip them with the knowledge and tools. The overall learning experience is curated to help students grasp from various avenues.
AMBIENCE / MODE OF LEARNING / BATCH SIZES
With warm, comfortable ambience; atmosphere conducive to learning; knowledgeable, accomplished faculty; one-to-one, personal attention students learn through interaction.
Theory / lectures / guest seminars are interspersed with rigorous studio exercises.
Mode of learning is primarily in English with batch sizes not exceeding 12 students.
Drafting tables / chairs / equipment form an integral part of a designer’s initiation into design. Being the first point of contact, the imagery is ever present in the designer’s mind. We have equipped our studios with very comfortable and well designed furniture and the general ambience is conducive for interaction and participation.
LIBRARY & RESOURCES CENTER
A well stocked and compact library of books, plans / layouts, journals and magazines and subscriptions to premier e-journals, students have at their finger tips the information and inspiration required to set them forth and hold their stead in the learning and design processes..
SOFTWARE / COMPUTING INFRASTRUCTURE
With a well equipped lab, computers with good processing and rendering capabilities and software specific to various design courses including some niche ones, students have an excellent platform to learn design thoroughly.
At the end of each year students have an opportunity to showcase their projects, portfolios, products and models in a three day event that is well attended, publicized and covered in media. Being also open to public, it is organized along with lectures, seminars, workshops and programs for further benefit of the students.
SITE VISITS & FIELD TRIPS
Site visits & field trips form an integral part of imparting knowledge at VISTAS. It is instrumental in students gaining practical exposure prior to Internship and primes them for an in-depth understanding of various aspects of executing design projects.
At the end of each year students have an opportunity to showcase their projects, portfolios, products and models in a three day event that is well attended, publicized and covered in Media. Being also open to public, it is organized along with lectures, seminars, workshops and programs for further benefit of the students.