30 Courses and Certifications

Online Animation Courses & Certifications

From shadow puppetry (200 AD) to Mickey Mouse (early 20th century) to  the incredible motion pictures of today, the world of animation has come a long way. That is the beauty of animation design: a beautiful way of storytelling.

And animation is used not only for entertainment but for any field which seeks to captivate its viewers. Be it any corporate or government, effective marketing relies on powerful animation. Your talent as an artist is needed more than ever. And there are world class Animation certification courses to hone in your skills.

What is animation?

To animate means to bring to life. If a picture’s worth a thousand words, what’s the worth of a moving picture? Animation is an amazing way of storytelling where we fuse the art of drawing and colours with motion techniques.     

In the old days, artists would draw picture after picture of the same character with slight variations.  Today, there is computer-generated imagery (CGI) which is used to make most of the animation. 

Different types of animation

  • Traditional Animation
  • 2D Animation (vector-based)
  • 3D Animation
  • Motion Graphics
  • Stop Motion

Who can pursue Animation courses?

  • You have great visualisation skills 
  • You are naturally curious and spontaneous. You turn the mundane into something exciting. 
  • You have great observational skills
  • You have great focus 

If this is you, then animation courses are for you. 

Eligibility Criteria for Animation Courses

For UG animation courses (e.g.: B.Sc. in Animation), you must have (10+2) with minimum 50% marks. However there are some institutions which give admission after grade 10 as well. The admission could be on the basis of merit or entrance examination.

For diploma animation courses, you must have (10 + 2 with minimum 50% marks) 

For PG animation courses such as M.Sc. Animation, you will need an animation degree

with a minimum aggregate (50 %) marks. 

You can also opt for online animation courses that will amplify your skill set. 

Skills required for Animation courses

  • Creativity
  • Powerful visualisation skills
  • Great sketching and drawing skills.
  • A good eye for colour and contrast
  • Ability to capture the expressions of characters (humans, animals, birds)
  • Dedication, hard work and patience 
  • Teamwork and communication skills 

What will you learn in Animation Courses?

  • Storyboarding
  • Scriptwriting
  • Character design and development
  • Sketching 
  • Techniques in lighting

Popular Animation Certification Courses 

Course Name

Offered by

Duration

Fees

Basic 3D Animation using Blender

IIT Bombay

1 month

Free

Animations

BHU Varanasi

15 weeks

Free

Visual COntent Development for Print and  Social Media

Arena Animation

3 months

INR 1,00 000/-

Animation in Film Design

Arena Animation

2 years

INR 2,00,000/-

Trinity 3D

Arena Animation

28 months

INR 3,50,000/-

VFX Film making

Arena Animation

1.5 years

INR 2,50,000/-

Certificate Course Animation Technology

Manipal Institute of Communication, Manipal

6 months

INR 60,000/-

Animation and CGI Motion

Columbia University, New York via Edx

3 months

Free

3D Interactions and Navigation

Unity Technologies via Coursera

1 month

Free

3D Printing Applications

University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign via Coursera

1 month

Free


Bachelor of Design animation courses (B.Des in Animation)

Eligibility: 10+2 level or 10+3 diploma.

Duration: 4 years

Fees: INR 1.2 - 3.25 lakh p.a.

Entrance exams for  B.Des Animation courses

M.Des (Master of Design)

Eligibility: B.Des

Duration: 2 years

Fees: INR 2 - 3 lakh p.a.

Entrance exams for  M.Des Animation courses

Note: Some institutes take GATE score

Career Opportunities Animation courses

After successful completion of animation courses, you can branch off to different areas. You can take your expertise to different fields: Game Designing, Web designing, Character animation, Visual effects, Fine arts, Advertising etc.

Top careers after animation courses are:

Animator

You make characters, events etc. come to life by successive multiple frames together. To achieve this you may work using 2D, 3D model-making, stop-frame or computer-generated animation.

Average Base salary: INR 3, 24, 438/-

Web Designer

You create the design and layout of a web page. You may create one from scratch or modify a new one. You customise the visual elements of the page. You know coding (HTML, CSS) and softwares (Weebly, Blue fish, Adobe Dreamweaver etc.) to create the design.

Average Base salary: INR 2, 72, 932/-

VFX artist

You create realistic, digitally generated images. These could be mythical creatures, super heroes, aliens, a giant tsunami, an asteroid and so on. You have to harmoniously fuse these images into live action (movies, tv series, games etc.) and make it look real.

Average Base salary: INR 3, 35, 705/-

Illustrator

You produce still drawings. Your customers could be newspapers, magazines or publishing companies (books, greeting cards etc.) A profession that has been around for quite a while, this is all about pure drawing.

Average Base salary: INR 3, 04, 410/-

See also: UI Designer, Art Director, Graphics Designer, Game Designer

Salary Trends 

Experience

Average Salary p.a.

Less than 1 year

INR 3,01.113 /-

1-4 years

INR 3,05,828 /-

5-9 years

INR 510,061 /-

10 years and above

INR 600,000 /-

20 years and above

INR 10,80,000 /-

 **Source of Salary details: Payscale

Note: The above salary details may vary depending on experience, skills, company location etc.

Scope after Animation courses

According to Businesswire, the total value of the Global Animation, VFX & Video Games industry was  264 billion dollars in 2019. This market is estimated to grow every year. 

With digitalisation, there have been innumerable innovations in the animation industry. From entertainment to business, new ways of animation are used to captivate the consumer. plays an integral role. Take the one of the best animation courses and one who is specialising in any one (or multiple) diverse streams of animations, a rewarding journey lies ahead. 

Top Recruiters in Animation

Disney

Dreamworks

Cartoon Network

Oriental Light and Magic

Pixar

Silvertoon Studio

Toei Animation

Maya Entertainment

Warner Brothers

 

FAQs

Q: How do I learn animation?

A: You can take animation courses after 12th. Depending on your interests, you can go for UG (BSC animation), Diploma to have in-depth knowledge or certification courses (for specialisation).  Try some of the online animation courses offered by top institutes as well.

Q: Is a career in animation worth it?

A: Animation is a rewarding industry for those with creative skills. A professional is  sought after by many industries (entertainment, marketing etc.) Start with an online animation course to have a fair idea. If this is your field, then go for a degree as well. 

Q: What skills do I need to become an animator?

A:  As an animator you should have technical skills to combine the visuals to bring them to life. You should also have practical experience  in 2D, 3D model-making, stop-frame or computer-generated animation.

Q: What are the different careers in animation?

A: The job spectrum is vast, when it comes to animation. Depending on your specific skill set, you can be employed as an Animator, illustrator, Graphic Designer, Web Designer, Concept artist, etc.

Q: What are the various industries for animators?

A: Advertising, Motion Picture and video, Software Publishers, Computer System Design, Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing, Merchant Wholesalers

Q: What qualifications do I need as an animator?

A: You must have a bachelor’s / diploma in animation. You can also opt for online animation courses to amplify your skills. 

Q: How long do animation courses last? 

A: This would depend on the course you are opting for: There are online animation courses that can be completed in a few days to diploma/UG animation courses that can last upto 4 years.

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Online Degree

BCA Multimedia And Animation

36 Months
87,000

Offered by

Certificate

Trinity 3D

Trinity 3D programme is a fusion of conventional art and design theory. This is a high-end programme provided by Arena Animation. The programme covers both the technological and artistic elements of animation, gaming and visual effects. Here in this programme candidates are able to choose a specialisation in the fields selected. The programme is created and taught by industry experts and candidates will be trained to work in animation, gaming and visual effects for various product segments and also extends candidates' career opportunities. 

All the faculties are highly qualified and have industrial experience. There will be workshops and industry interactions provided to enhance candidates. With all these, candidates will become ready for their profession.

The Trinity 3D programme curriculum contains 3 terms so there will be 3 certifications as well. By the completion, candidates will have 3 valuable certificates. Those certifications will bring many job opportunities in the candidates' career. Arena Animation will be helping successfully completed candidates to find their dream job. Candidates will be provided with interviews at top companies and they have to pass in them. So, by the completion candidates of the Trinity 3D programme will be in a better position.

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28 Months
3,50,000
Skills Covered:
Animation skills

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Certificate

VFX Prime

With the rising complexity in the digital world, people are not hesitant to accept and learn new technologies. VFX Prime course is one such wholesome course that covers everything ranging from advertising to television productions. 

This course not only provides you with thorough knowledge in the design fundamentals, CG asset creation, that too both – 2D & 3D, FX, dynamics but also helps you learn about different VFX techniques such as keying, camera tracking, composting, roto- painting, etc.

This VFX course will help you specialize and master as a Visual Effects expert and even produce your own creations matching the standards of the industry.

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28 Months
2,00,000
Skills Covered:
Designing skills Visualisation skills Animation skills

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Certificate

Animation Prime

At present times, Animation and creative visualisation techniques are being utilised extensively in areas like education, medical technology, advertisement, entertainment, information technology, marketing, gaming, creative arts, and architecture. Animation and creative visualisation technology are considered as a revolutionary technology that impacts various other industries to a greater extent. Arena animation is well-known for its animation courses. The course Animation Prime is an extensive course that deals with the basics and fundamentals of animation. It gives an in-depth understanding of the latest tools and software that are used in the processes in the animation industry. The course will prepare the participant to prepare for a career in animation after grade 12. 

During the course, the participants will be trained in key aspects like Creative visualisation, 3D animation, and 2D animation. In the creative visualisation, the participant will be taught the concepts and basics of design, storyboards, and sketching. 

The course will provide knowledge about the concepts, editing, and graphics of 2D animation. Also, the course teaches the concepts, tools, and techniques required for 3D animation. After successful completion of the course, the learner will be equipped with the skills to work as a texturing artist, 3D animator, compositor, graphic designer, illustrator, 3D modeler, video editor, rendering artist, and storyboard artist.  

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27 Months
2,00,000
Skills Covered:
Animation skills

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Certificate

Animation VFX Prime

This course on the Animation VFX Prime programme is a great way to learn all about animation and VFX Prime. One can access all the necessary techniques and skills through this course. This course also provides various job opportunities and placement assistance to its learners. This course gives a clear background of many skills such as animation- 2D and 3D, digital filmmaking, VFX, and Dynamics. 

Indian animation and VFX effects are increasing day by day and this is why the demand for such roles keeps increasing. The animation and editing industry are worth millions and offer a lot of opportunities. This is one of the reasons why this course is a great option for learners to get ahead in their careers. When they complete the course, learners can get into working as a professional easily and can start their new journey. 

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26 Months
1,70,000
Skills Covered:
Animation skills

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Certificate

Animation Film Design

Animation movies provide an awe-striking experience to most of the audience, irrespective of the age group that they belong to. Animation Film Design course offered by Arena is a comprehensive programme that delivers complete training in all aspects of animation film production. The course provides a complete understanding of all the basics and technical concepts in pre-production. The participant will get thorough knowledge of Animatics, anatomy designs, character design and development, visualisation, 2D animation, and 3Danimation. The course would also provide a hands-on learning experience about the latest technologies and tools that are utilised in the animation industry.

The learner will be initially introduced to basic shapes, sketching techniques, and anatomy drawing during the course. Aspects of pre-production like Expressions, Body language, colour and perspectives, and Lights will also be explained thoroughly. The course also provides du importance to aspects like Scriptwriting, Concept design and development, character design and creation, and storytelling techniques.

The participants will have hands-on experience of visual scripting using film language, characterisation of acting and voice, drawing inspirational sketches, and creating a storyboard for Animatics.

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24 Months
2,00,000
Skills Covered:
Designing skills Animation skills

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Certificate

VFX Film Making

Arena Animation’s leading programme VFX Filmmaking is ideally best suited for candidates who are aiming to make it big in Bollywood, Hollywood, and other regional level film industries. The course is created in a way that candidates get exposure and learning around the end to end processes right from pre-production to post-production to 3D and VFX production. 

The course covers subjects pertaining to visualization, design, VFX Basics, and visual effects for films. In addition to this, candidates will work on different tools such as Natron, Openshot, Nuke, and many others. The course and curriculum of the programme are designed in a way that covers all the latest trends as well as the skills needed to pursue it further. This is 6 days a week programme and the candidate needs to attend 2-hour classes daily. The entire course will take 18 months to complete after which the candidate will gain knowledge about filmmaking. They will be able to understand background colours and sound better.

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18 Months
2,50,000
Skills Covered:
Editing skills Animation skills

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Certificate

VFX Compositing Editing

This learning programme trains and prepares the candidates in the two most crucial dimensions of VFX: editing and compositing. Video editing calls out for high-class aesthetic imagination, for the urge of drawing out all the emotions in a story, and the concentration for focusing on the minutest details.

VFX compositors are in charge of yielding three-dimensional naturalistic creations by blending footage of live-action with two dimensional, three-dimensional special effects, and graphics. To become a video editor or a VFX compositor one needs to acknowledge the tools of shadow and lighting, colour, and composition. This course VFX Compositing Editing offered by Arena Animation covers all these elements throughout the programme.

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12 Months
80,000
Skills Covered:
Editing skills Animation skills

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Certificate

Visual Content Development for Print and Social Media

The Visual Content Development for Print and Social Media is an all-inclusive learning course that you to the learners in alto means of print design, graphic design and others it provides exposure to you on the foundations’, approaches and methodologies as well as the trends ongoing in this industry, which are pivotal in gaining success in the sector of prints and publishing.

This training programme comprises methodologies that are recommended by the industry itself. This will make you fit perfectly into the requirements of many media and creative houses today who want professionals with the ability and skills to make high-quality mixed-media content, engaging and alluring websites, logos, labels, and much more.

Participants will learn to operate various applications like Photoshop CC, CorelDraw, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc. The learners will be taught using the AR ( Augmented Reality ) technology, which means they will have a glimpse of the industry and its processes without actually visiting the site.

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12 Months
1,00,000
Skills Covered:
Editing skills

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Tech Mahindra SMART Academy for Digital Technologies, Hyderabad
Certificate

Visual Effects (VFX) course

The Visual Effects (VFX) programme by Tech Mahindra SMART Academy has been curated for those interested in understanding the world of virtual reality. It will help you learn the techniques, art, and software needed to become a successful VFX artist. The course will run for 12 months and be available in Hyderabad, Mohali, and Visakhapatnam as an offline or online curriculum. 

Furthermore, the Visual Effects (VFX) certification syllabus includes software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Blender, NukeX, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Silhouette, and more. The curriculum has been designed by an expert faculty that will also deliver the course. After completing the programme, you will be eligible for job roles like Roto Artist, Motion Graphic Artist, Compositor, Environment Builder, etc. 

By joining the Visual Effects (VFX) certification course, you will also get training in crucial employability skills and practical experience through internships to become industry-ready. Moreover, Tech Mahindra SMART Academy also offers placement assistance to help you find a well-paying job in the Digital Media Sector.

Also Read:
Visual Effects Course

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12 Months
Skills Covered:
Animation skills

Offered by

Tech Mahindra SMART Academy for Digital Technologies, Mohali
Certificate

Visual Effects (VFX) course

The Visual Effects (VFX) programme by Tech Mahindra SMART Academy has been curated for those interested in understanding the world of virtual reality. It will help you learn the techniques, art, and software needed to become a successful VFX artist. The course will run for 12 months and be available in Hyderabad, Mohali, and Visakhapatnam as an offline or online curriculum. 

Furthermore, the Visual Effects (VFX) certification syllabus includes software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Blender, NukeX, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Silhouette, and more. The curriculum has been designed by an expert faculty that will also deliver the course. After completing the programme, you will be eligible for job roles like Roto Artist, Motion Graphic Artist, Compositor, Environment Builder, etc. 

By joining the Visual Effects (VFX) certification course, you will also get training in crucial employability skills and practical experience through internships to become industry-ready. Moreover, Tech Mahindra SMART Academy also offers placement assistance to help you find a well-paying job in the Digital Media Sector.

Also Read: Visual Effects Course

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12 Months

Offered by

Tech Mahindra SMART Academy for Digital Technologies, Visakhapatnam
Certificate

Visual Effects (VFX) course

The Visual Effects (VFX) programme by Tech Mahindra SMART Academy has been curated for those interested in understanding the world of virtual reality. It will help you learn the techniques, art, and software needed to become a successful VFX artist. The course will run for 12 months and be available in Hyderabad, Mohali, and Visakhapatnam as an offline or online curriculum. 

Furthermore, the Visual Effects (VFX) certification syllabus includes software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, Blender, NukeX, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Silhouette, and more. The curriculum has been designed by an expert faculty that will also deliver the course. After completing the programme, you will be eligible for job roles like Roto Artist, Motion Graphic Artist, Compositor, Environment Builder, etc. 

By joining the Visual Effects (VFX) certification course, you will also get training in crucial employability skills and practical experience through internships to become industry-ready. Moreover, Tech Mahindra SMART Academy also offers placement assistance to help you find a well-paying job in the Digital Media Sector.

Also Read:
Visual Effects Course

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12 Months
Certificate

Certificate Course Animation Technology

The Certificate Course Animation Technology is a six-month-long programme offered by the Manipal Institute of Communication, Karnataka. It is designed to teach the fundamentals of animation technology to its learners through a practical-centric approach. The focus of the programme will be less on theory and more on hands-on learning.  

The Animation Technology programme by the Manipal Institute of Communication uses a blend of classroom lectures and weekly assignments to impart knowledge of the latest technology in animation. The course includes a series of up-to-date and carefully structured modules that will enable the students to create impressive 3D artworks.

Learners will also get their hands on the cutting-edge software that is used in the industry to make animated movies. The Animation course empowers the students to design, imagine and build their portfolio they can share for career opportunities. They will also receive constant feedback on the project from their expert instructors and peers.

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6 Months
Beginner
60,000
Skills Covered:
Animation skills
Animations

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Certificate

Animations

Animations Certification Programme is a free and unique offering by Swayam with a view to providing accessible and quality education to everyone irrespective of their financial disabilities. This course has been designed specially and exclusively for students majoring in Design Engineering, Animation, and Game Technology. The curriculum furnishes learners with an opportunity to learn about design theories and histories through experts themselves.

The course will be delivered by experts from various universities across India. Learners will also receive education from and knowledge about the experiences of international subject matter experts. Exploring animation across various platforms including television, film, advertising, motion capture, web and game design, this programme will deal with multiple areas of animation to ensure learners learn about animation in all fields.

Further, the course will provide the opportunity for self-assessment to students so that they can analyse their weak points and work on it. Video modules can be revisited to strengthen the weak areas. Project-based assessment relevant to the media and entertainment industry will polish the practical skills of course takers. Besides this, they can refer to a lot of books dealing with topics like character animation, 3D animation, and animated films for a better understanding.

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15 Weeks
Free
Join
Skills Covered:
Animation skills
Certificate

Animation and CGI Motion

The candidates who are willing to participate in the programme of Animation and CGI Motion from the platform of edX will gain hands-on experience about how to produce and build animations that are realistic, keeping in mind the technical features of CGI animation. Students will gain expertise about the procedure to create physically based animation by learning about studio approaches for the same. 

wThe experts allotted for this course will make sure that the audience of this programme are able to create such characters or films that the society believes in. They will be provided with advice about how to predict as well as improve the mobility of their workpiece. This course, designed by Columbia University will run for a tenure of 12 weeks, where the students will gain the appropriate knowledge required to apply for higher posts. The course is an advanced-level course, and the candidates can easily complete it by putting in 8 to 10 hours of hard work per week.

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12 Weeks
Expert
Free
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Skills Covered:
Animation skills
Creating Cutscenes in Unity

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Certificate

Creating Cutscenes in Unity

The Creating Cutscenes in Unity certification course, curated and delivered by Unity Technologies, is an intermediate-level, self-paced study. The programme is a part of Coursera’s Unity Certified 3D Artist Specialisation. The 100% online course helps you in preparing for the Unity Certified 3D Artist exam and receiving the professional certification for entry and mid-level Unity artists.

In this Creating Cutscenes in Unity online course, you will learn to work on 3D adventure sci-fi-themed games and develop animated cutscenes for the same. The hands-on approach of the curriculum enables you to add particle effects, build a cutscene environment from the game’s assets, block out cameras that capture the action, and more. You will also be managing LOD groups to achieve optimal graphics performance and animating objects and cameras to generate the perfect scene. 

At the end of the Creating Cutscenes in Unity programme, you will be adept in skills, including 3D art, Unity, animation, and real-time 3D. The training takes approximately 13 hours to complete. Moreover, Coursera provides you with the opportunity to reset deadlines as per convenience. Joy Horvath, who is an instructional designer with Unity Technologies and a passionate game developer, is your instructor. 

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7 Weeks
Intermediate
Free
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Skills Covered:
Animation skills
Certificate

3D Printing Hardware

This course is offered by Coursera in collaboration with the University of Illinois which is supreme in researching, teaching, and providing education across the world and helping students to solve problems arising in the real world. It is recognised for its excellent and distinguished alumni. 

This course will help you to know in-depth about 3D printing hardware. It will teach you how 3D printers are made, their evolution, and their work. You will learn how to repair and use it and what can be printed using this. 

It will help you to create various objects using its tools and materials. This course is designed in such a way that after completing it you will be able to repair, upgrade, and operate a 3D printer. At the end of this course, you can also purchase a 3D printer at a discounted price offered by Ultimaker. 

It is totally an online course with flexible work hours. They have a syllabus divided into certain modules that contain a specific number of videos, sufficient reading material, and practice exercises to test your knowledge. 

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6 Weeks
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Skills Covered:
Designing skills
Certificate

3D Printing Software

The 3D Printing Software course on Coursera offered by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is prepared to serve the needs of students by creating knowledgeable content, preparing them to influence lives and to cater to them with an understanding of 3D printing software. 

The course of 3D Printing Software demonstrates the step-by-step application of tinkered and Fusion 360, the two popular 3D modeling programs which will help them learn about 3D scanning techniques and to make 3D printed objects. In addition to this learners will gain knowledge about 3D computer modelling, 3D printing, sketchbook, 3D scanning which will help them both personally and professionally. 

The course will teach candidates how to draw and communicate through their ideas, and to express them in three-dimensional structures, it will give them a chance to bring their imagination of creating objects into reality.  After successful completion of this course, learners will receive a shareable certificate, which freshers and professionals can upload on platforms like Linkedin for getting jobs or for getting a hike in their pay.

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6 Weeks
Beginner
Join
Skills Covered:
Designing skills

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Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich via Edx
Certificate

Introduction to Web Cartography Part 1

The Introduction to Web Cartography: Part 1 by edX is made with a view to make students more aware and enhance their understanding of web cartography and its related aspect of the field to generate more progress towards it in the coming future.

Why would you want to create cartographic visualizations to help convey the outcomes of the project or data analysis? Or if you're just involved in using new web tools for cartographic purposes? This would be the course for you, then!

This Introduction to Web Cartography: Part 1 certification course is a cartographic MOOC concerned with the use of nation web technology for the efficient design and development of immersive cartographic services. Beginning with a simple understanding of the workings of javascript plotting resources with a good design of an immersive cartographic product.  Initially, no conceptual understanding of cartography is required. 

Throughout the Introduction to Web Cartography: Part 1 online course you will be additionally provided with overall guidance that will directly contribute towards making you aware of ongoing updates in this respective field. You should ultimately go for this course. 

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6 Weeks
Beginner
Free
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Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich via Edx
Certificate

Introduction to Web Cartography: Part 2

The Programme of Introduction to Web Cartography: Part - 2 by edX provides an amazing learning opportunity to all the individuals who are interested to study the procedures related to map production. The platform of edx provides this cartography training course in association with ETHx. The course curriculum provided here is a 100 percent online learning course. Candidates who want to pursue this professionally and academically should definitely study in this cartography certificate training course. Participants who will be enrolled in this program need to spend at least 6 weeks completing the program. Aspirants interested in achieving valuable insights from the course curriculum and materials should invest 2-4 hours per week to successfully finish this course. Experienced faculty will help and provide all the required guidance to the enrolled candidates. Introduction to Web Cartography: Part - 2 certification syllabus is an introductory level course. Verified certification is available for all the candidates who will be able to complete the modules and course materials. Certification can be availed after paying the fees by the aspirants.

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6 Weeks
Beginner
Free
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Skills Covered:
Knowledge of IT industry
Character Setup and Animation

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Certificate

Character Setup and Animation

The Character Setup and Animation certification course is a four-week-long online course that is designed to teach you animation and character setup. You will be working in the Unity game development engine.

During the Character Setup and Animation online course by Coursera, you will work on a 3D sci-fi themed adventure video game. You will learn how to import assets and generate effects for the main character. Also, you will use Unity’s Animator Controller to get the animations working.

Throughout the Character Setup and Animation syllabus, you will get access to high-quality video lectures, practice exercises, and readings to strengthen your understanding of concepts. In this course, you will learn to make exciting and stylish effects within the game.

The course is also a part of the 3D Artist Specialisation offered by Unity technologies. The course also has a peer-reviewed project near its completion and offers an e-certificate.

Also Read:
Certificate Course Animation Technology

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5 Weeks
Intermediate
Free
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Skills Covered:
Animation skills
Certificate

3D printing Applications

The 3D printing applications course by Coursera helps the candidate to understand the application of 3D printing technology in various processes like retailing, designing, and manufacturing. It also helps the individuals to examine this technology and create solutions to the problems faced by the industries. This course would enrich the thinking ability of the candidate to print objects. More technical lectures like making of 3D printing, on-demand manufacturing, 3D printing technology for revolutionizing education and converting ideas to objects are also taught.

This course covers concepts like cutting edge application, 3D printing with soft materials, bio printing, use cases of 3D printing, Hype around 3D printing, Market of one and few, future of 3D printing, design thinking and Utensil grip personalization. Undergoing this course would even make the candidate to emerge as an entrepreneur in this domain.

This certification can be shared on other sites like LinkedIn. This course improves the value of the candidate’s CV and provides high paying jobs or promotions in their companies.

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4 Weeks
Beginner
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Skills Covered:
Designing skills Design thinking
Synfig

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Synfig

Synfig Studio or Synfig is an open-source, 2D vector graphics software, supported by Windows OS, Linux, and Mac OSX. This timeline-based animation programme allows the user to create high-quality 2D animations without engaging many resources or people. The Online Course in Synfig will equip learners with the skills and methodologies to use this industrial-grade tool and create film-quality animations via bitmap artwork and vectors. 

The Synfig programme by Swayam will teach the candidates skills like how to transform a vector into animation and creating animated graphics using over 50 layers like geometric, distortion, fractal, gradients, transformations, and filters. Besides, Synfig can also render video formats like MPEG, AVI, and Theora, and animated graphics formats, including GIF and MNG.

Additionally, the candidates who enroll for the Synfig Certificate Course by Swayam will get detailed instructions about how to download, install, and run Synfig on their machine. Further, the course tutorials follow an audio-visual format to enhance retention, and the entire curriculum comprises 12 such videos. The candidates’ learning will be aided by practical work, regular practice, and assignments. Upon completion, aspirants will receive their Synfig certificate, enabling them to pursue employment in esteemed companies. 

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4 Weeks
Skills Covered:
Animation skills
Basic 3D Animation using Blender

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Basic 3D Animation using Blender

The animation is a hot topic in the professional courses industry. However, owing to the high prices of such programmes, not many aspirants can pursue it. However, the Basic 3D Animation using Blender course by edX is entirely free-of-cost. The programme also allows learners to understand and get hands-on practice with Blender, an open-source, free animation tool. The curriculum covers all the necessary areas to help you master the nuances of Blender and 3D animation in a sustainable manner.

The Basic 3D Animation online programme will touch down on the fundamentals of 3D animation, including key-framing and animation principles. The course only focuses on animation skill development for non-organic objects. Further, the programme is a part of a two-course certification. The other programme is a prerequisite for this one.

IIT Bombay offers the online Basic 3D Animation using Blender course. Therefore, the instructors for the programme are the institution’s esteemed faculty members. Moreover, the training programme comprises video tutorials, quizzes, assignments, and other hands-on learning options. It is a self-paced module, suitable for beginners as well that you can complete within four weeks.

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Beginner
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Skills Covered:
Animation skills
3D Interactions and Navigation

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3D Interactions and Navigation

The 3D Interactions and Navigation online programme is the third programme in Unity Technologies' Unity Certified Programmer Specialisation. Spread over four weeks of learning modules; it will assist you in preparing for the Unity Certified Programmer exam effectively.

For the first week into the course, you will begin working on a new 3D application called Stealth. By learning to implement the Stealth application, you will learn critical skills and practices covered in the Unity exam. These include working with 3D character animation, setting up navigation agents & meshes, scripting camera movement, and more.

Besides, the 3D Interactions and Navigation syllabus is in line with the topics covered in the Unity Certified Programmer exam. While you can complete the entire course and assessments in approximately 12 hours, the course offers a self-approach for your comfort.  

You'll also get the opportunity to earn the 3D Interactions and Navigation certificate, shareable on your CV or LinkedIn profile, once you finish all the course modules. 

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4 Weeks
Intermediate
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Skills Covered:
Animation skills
Integrating Scripts for Scene Interactions

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Integrating Scripts for Scene Interactions

Integrating Scripts for Scene Interactions programme is the third course in the Unity Certified 3D Artist Specialisation from Unity Technologies. 3D artists are vital to the Unity development pipeline. They act as a bridge between programmers and artists. By taking this programme, you will be on your path to crack the Unity Certified 3D Artist examination and become a Unity 3D artist.

The Integrating Scripts for Scene Interactions course will cover all the essential topics aligned to the exam. Moreover, it also includes hands-on exercises, wherein you will be challenged to complete art implementation tasks in Unity. The syllabus also covers the Kitchen Configurator application, UI design, and incorporating VR.

By the end of the Integrating Scripts for Scene Interactions course by Coursera, you will be adept in a myriad of skills such as 3D designing, creating a graphics pipeline, creative coding, and many others. You also have the opportunity to set your own course deadlines, as it’s a flexible course. Your instructor for the course will be Joy Horvath from Unity Technologies.

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4 Weeks
Intermediate
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Skills Covered:
Designing skills
Asset Creation and Management

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Asset Creation and Management

The Asset Creation and Management programme is the first course in a five-part course series called ‘Unity Certified 3D Artist Specialization’. This course series has been designed so that the candidates can easily prepare for the Unity Certified 3D Artist exam. This exam is a certification examination for entry-level and mid-level Unity artists. The course takes you through practical learning using implementation tasks in Unity to prepare you for the topics covered in the exam. 

Asset Creation and Management online course focuses mainly on practical training. You will practice several tasks with the Kitchen Configurator application, an application where you can create realistic renders of a kitchen. The skills you will learn include importing assets into a Unity project, tweaking the materials, and troubleshooting common issues with importing. Moreover, you will create and organise Prefabs such that they will work with the application’s code. 

Asset Creation and Management certification is offered by Unity. It is a four-week course that takes about seven hours to complete. You can either enrol for free or get certified with a paid subscription.

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Intermediate
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Troubleshooting Animation skills Game designing skills
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Programme in Print, Web and 3D Animation

The Programme in Print, Web and 3D Animation will make candidates professionals in producing state of the art print, 3D animation products and web for various platforms and viewers. If a candidate is dreaming of working in a reputable organisation as a communication designer or a 3D animator, the Programme in Print, Web and 3D Animation at MAAC will be the right choice. This professional programme teaches candidates the basics of drawing, web design concepts, principles of design and illustration, and much more.

The Programme in Print, Web and 3D Animation will be having 432 hours of duration. The duration may vary according to the course centre selected by candidates. 

From the Programme in Print, Web and 3D Animation candidates will learn about many software and tools. From that knowledge and skills, they will be availing a lot of career options. This programme will be making candidates' dreams come true.

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432 Hours
Skills Covered:
Animation skills
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Program in Graphic, Web and 2D Animation

DGWA or Diploma in Graphics, Web and 2D Animation is one of the most in-demand courses and for good reason. It covers a much wider range than all the other multimedia courses and prepares its candidates for any and all opportunities of the multimedia and graphic designing world. 

The course Program in Graphic, Web and 2D Animation offered by Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics covers contents that teaches its participants everything, from designing book covers to motion graphics, corporate brand design, traditional animation, designing layouts for tabloids, and illustrating children’s books. The course is a one-stop solution to all of the dreams of an animator, be it VFX, gaming, or the media and entertainment industry.

The printing world, as well as the visual media world, are among those industries that have been growing the fastest in recent times and it is only predicted to grow more even in the future. The candidates who are after their big breaks in the multimedia industry - this is the place to be.

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288 Hours
Skills Covered:
Animation skills
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DGA - Program in Graphics & Animation

The DGA - Program in Graphics & Animation is being imparted by Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics. It is the entertainment and media education brand of Aptech Ltd. It aims to provide the learners an insight into the dynamics of the animation and multimedia industry. 

This course has been built by industry experts to provide the learners with a comprehensive introduction to the various aspects of graphic design, interactive design, and page layout design. The participants will be given a detailed understanding of the 3D animation process. 

The participants will learn about graphic designing, page layout designing, and interactive 3d animation. This course will make the participants proficient in the fundamentals of designing. The course covers diverse topics like video editing, digital design, page layout, and 3D animation. 

They will be trained in software such as Adobe After Effects, Autodesk 3ds Max, Adobe Premiere, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Animate CC, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Audition, and Adobe Premiere. The participants will be skilled enough to make a website fun and interactive by adding exciting graphics and giving life to different characters.

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288 Hours
Skills Covered:
Animation skills

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