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At the Australian Creative Academy (ACA) you can choose from an extensive range of real-world courses and turn your creative passion into a rewarding career.

 

You may be surprised to learn that, in Australia:

At the Australian Creative Academy (ACA) students can choose from an extensive range of real-world courses and turn their creative passion into a rewarding career.

The creative industry is a world of excitement brimming with opportunities, but it can be hard to break in to without the right know-how. For those dreaming of a creative career, mights truggle to find work without the right skillset, experience or industry connections - and with limited courses available, where does one start?

At ACA, creatives looking to kick start their future in a range of creative fields will be privy to one-of-a-kind training they won’t find anywhere else. 

Opening the Brisbane training studio in March 2020, the ACA team now have their sights set on expanding to the Gold Coast. 

ACA offers and extensive scope of courses across a range of fields of the creative industry. From creative business, styling, makeup, photography and event management, many facets of the creative industry are available to students of ACA looking to upskill or retrain in a particular field. 

Each course provides students options for hands-on experience and learning in their preferred field, with additional opportunities to utilise what they have learnt by participating in work experience and internships within some of Brisbane's and the Gold Coast's most exciting creative businesses. 

ACA is now taking enrolments for creatives of the future to come and learn alongside some of the best specialists in the creative industry.

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WHY CHOOSE A CREATIVE INDUSRTY

As the word of social media and technology evolves, creativity is becoming more of a necessity in securing your dream job and running a successful and profitable business. 

Human creativity is a skill that cannot be automated or programmed by a machine, instead creativity is the beast behind generating ideas and the driving force behind moving innovation forward. 

ONE-OF-A-KIND IN PERSON TRAINING

Learn in person by attending classes at our Brisbane or Gold Coast campus.  
  • Develop your creative portfolio while you study. Students can access ACA's creative space including the photography studio outside of class days. 

       Planning, collaborating

       and creating a portfolio has               never been so easy!

  • Work on real world projects

  • Frequent portfolio building sessions with professional fashion photographer (makeup & styling)

  • Get access to exclusive work experience opportunities

  • Learn in a fun, unique and safe environment

LEARN ANYTIME, ANYWHERE, ONLINE OPTION

Study online or by correspondence 
  • 100% online learning

  • By studying online, you choose your own learning environment that works best for your needs

  • Studying online gives you more flexibility. You can work around your work schedule (and your hobbies) 

  • Taking an online course also means that you don’t have to commute to class, which means less time spent on the bus and more study time

  • A common misconception about studying online is that you're on you own, we have proactive and timely checkins scheduled with you to help you succeed.

  • Access to trainers and mentors are only ever an email or call away.

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TOP INDUSTRY TRAINERS

Qualified and skilled leaders

Our industry experienced trainers will provide up to date and relevant industry content, developed to give a results-driven outcome. Our trainers are qualified and skilled leaders in a variety of creative industries.

PROFESSIONAL MENTORING

Your learning doesn't have to stop after graduation..

Graduating doesn't necessarily mean you're now on your own, our professional mentors can work with you for a 6 or 9 month period after graduation. 

 

ACA Mentors will ;

  • Help you develop your abilities faster.

  • Stay on track to achieve your goals

  • Advance your career

  • Assist to build your network

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ACA's

RESIDENT PHOTOGRAPHER

- BRISBANE 2021 -

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Morgan will work with ACA's students to create and build their professional portfolio bringing the students creative concept to life.

THANK YOU TO OUR 2021 CONTRIBUTING GUEST SPEAKERS

Carly

Vidal-Wallace

Ranging from Fashion Editor, Stylist, to Creative Director, General Manager and Head of Global Marketing. Having owned her own label, to then go on and create an annual Fashion Festival where Carly was the Founder and Director. In 2020 Carly Co-Founded Women in Fashion Global community for women working in the fashion industry. Carly's stand out career moments have been interviewing Mr Jimmy Choo OBE, chatting about all things fashion at a private fashion event with Diane von Fürstenberg and attending Paris Fashion Week in 2019. 

 

You can get to know more about Carly here: https://www.carlyvidalwallace.com

Laura 

Churchill

Laura Churchill is a renowned Brisbane stylist and fashion journalist with more than a decade's experience in print and online media, she is also the Director of Brisbane's biggest annual fashion event, Brisbane Fashion Month.

You can get to know more about Laura here: https://www.brisbanefashionmonth.com.au/aboutbfm 

Carly

Wacker

Carly has over 20 years professional experience in the media and entertainment industries. Carly's radio and television career as a reporter/presenter expands to commercial stations in Melbourne, Brisbane, Tasmania and regional Queensland. Carly is frequently travelling Australia as an in demand emcee.

Carly's played a role in education as a former lecturer with the Australian Film Television and Radio School. Her acting experience includes extra work on Neighbours and various movies.

 

You can get to know more about Carly here: https://worldofwacker.blog

Fiona 

Mehmet

Fiona is the Founder of Allthingsfi, born to create sustainable impacts on local community and society through the ethical supply of lifestyle clothing for women, by women. Not only do they provide good quality women's clothing online internationally (without charging the earth) they create and build effective + emotive campaigns to generate support for women entrepreneurs and their families struggling in less fortunate locations around the world. Allthingsfi is an ambassador for Opportunity international Australia and has started an Allthingsfi - Purchase with purpose fund. 

You can get to know more about Fiona here: https://www.allthingsfi.com.au 

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OUR STUDIOS

Brisbane

Studio 2, 555 Brunswick Street

NEW FARM, QLD Australia 4005

Gold Coast

4/13 John Duncan Drive,

VARSITY LAKES QLD

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