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The Summer Sampler: Free week of tech classes in Vancouver

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DH Vancouver Staff Jul 02, 2015 8:20 am

Whether you’ve just graduated from high school or are thinking of a career change, trying to decide which path to take can be daunting to say the least. Post-secondary education has become somewhat expected amongst many employers, but navigating through the seemingly endless course options is no easy feat. Not only is it a time commitment, but it’s also a financial one. Attending just one year at UBC, or 30 credits, is almost $8,000, and that doesn’t include housing, food or transportation costs.

Investing wisely in education is crucial for students carving their professional career path. And since many jump head first into a program and then realize it’s not for them, having an option to sample the classes beforehand may help prevent any future regrets.

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That’s exactly why local tech school, RED Academy is offering The Summer Sampler. From July 6 to 10, budding IT professionals can try a variety of courses that apply directly to the most in-demand tech jobs in Vancouver. Classes include:

  • Introduction to Digital Marketing
  • UX Design
  • HTML & CSS
  • Responsive Web Design

Taught by real industry professionals, attendees can join lunch hour or evening classes completely cost-free.

To register for a class, visit www.redacademy.com/events or contact [email protected].

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