Certificates

What does a certificate mean?

Certificates are the ideal way to get a truly personalized education at BAVC: we listen to your goals, assess your needs, and provide a tailored pathway to success. In addition to our career support services, our small class sizes offer opportunities for one-on-one attention from instructors. You’ll emerge with the technical skills and a rebooted professional network of fellow BAVC members to make you truly competitive.

Why get a certificate?

The U.S. Department of Labor, the State of California and leading employers all recognize BAVC certificate holders as having had comprehensive training in their selected field. BAVC Certificate students land new jobs, receive salary increases, start their own businesses and cultivate lifelong collaborators. Get started!

Certificates

Current Certificates

Certificates are approximately 148 hours of training in BAVC classes and require four-six months to complete. Enrollment is rolling, your schedule is customizable, and you pick the start date of your training. All BAVC certificates require you to have a portfolio.

Gain a solid understanding of Adobe's Creative Suite design tools, as well as basic open-source coding. You’ll be able to hand code a website with a must-have grasp of cross-browser issues.

TechSF Eligible 
$4,990.00
160 hours total

Develop your design aesthetic while learning how to add interactive elements, manipulate typography, and sequence keyframes in a timeline to tell a story with moving images.

TechSF Eligible 
$4,945.00
160 hours total

Learn how to apply your graphic and web design skills to answer the question: What makes people click? Experiential Design focuses on best practices for design and implementation from a user perspective.

TechSF Eligible 
$4,825.00
160 hours total

Cover both the aesthetic and technical side of editing. This Certificate covers effective storytelling, color correction, audio editing, output, compression, FX and motion graphics.

TechSF Eligible 
No
$4,900.00
160 hours total

Master HD video production and editing basics such as lighting, sound, editing, workflow, compression, and output to web. This is a great accompaniment to other multimedia skillsets.

TechSF Eligible 
No
$4,135.00
136 hours total

In addition to a solid understanding of Adobe's Creative Suite design tools, as well as open-source coding, you'll learn how to embed video, enable functionality, incorporate best practices in interactivity, and create simple motion graphics.

TechSF Eligible 
$4,990.00
160 hours total

Fast Track Certificates

Fast Track certificates are great for targeting specific skill sets in a short amount of time. They take one-to-two months to complete and are composed of approximately 48-60 hours of BAVC classes. Enrollment is rolling, your schedule is customizable, and you pick the start date. All BAVC certificates require you to have a portfolio.

Learn how to apply your graphic and web design skills to answer the question: What makes people click? Focus on best practices for design and implementation from a user perspective.

TechSF Eligible 
$1,750.00
56 hours total

The perfect introduction to all of Adobe's Creative Suite design tools so can create professional, web and print-ready graphics and layouts.

TechSF Eligible 
$2,335.00
72 hours total

Gain a solid understanding of Adobe's Creative Suite design tools, as well as basic open-source coding. You’ll be able to hand code a website with a must-have grasp of cross-browser issues.

TechSF Eligible 
$1,840.00
56 hours total

Take your hard coding skills to the next level with this intensive overview of HTML and CSS, including basic styling and working with HTML5.

TechSF Eligible 
$1,840.00
56 hours total

If you’ve always wanted to build a website but have never written a line of code, this Fast Track covers the basics of web development.

TechSF Eligible 
$2,335.00
72 hours total

Develop your design aesthetic while learning how tell a story with moving images using Adobe After Effects.

TechSF Eligible 
$1,840.00
56 hours total

Building on MoGraph basics this Fast Tracks Certificate also covers interactive elements, typography manipulation, and keyframe sequencing in a timeline.

TechSF Eligible 
$1,795.00
56 hours total

Learn the aesthetic and technical side of editing: effective storytelling, color correction, audio editing, output, compression, FX, and motion graphics.

TechSF Eligible 
No
$1,840.00
56 hours total

Master HD video production basics such as lighting, sound, editing, workflow, compression, and output to web.

TechSF Eligible 
No
$1,840.00
48 hours total

A “Preditor” both produces and edits video. Cover all your bases (storytelling, lighting, sound, editing, workflow, compression, and output to web) with this all-in-one Fast Track Certificate.

TechSF Eligible 
No
$1,750.00
56 hours total