Course Description

This unique 10-week Applied Virtual Reality bootcamp program is designed to empower individuals who are curious about or interested in exploring the emerging opportunities, roles and career pathways in the virtual reality industry. Virtual Reality (VR) is an emerging industry in the digital economy and many companies with a digital footprint are looking at integrating VR into their ecosystem.

This program is perfect for individuals who have a growth mindset and an interest in the interrelationship between coding, design and logic, and are looking to acquire the essential and technical skills in VR design and development to launch innovative products.

Graduates of the program will come away with the skills to develop Virtual Reality experiences — including 3D modelling and animation, design, and client engagement skills — to create a tangible enterprise-ready product portfolio. 

In this collaborative and multi-disciplinary program you will work directly with a product manager to design and develop a VR experience that solves problems for a real client. We’ll also support you in building your network in business and VR to support your career growth. Join us and our experienced VR professionals, as you evolve your skills to meet the growing demand for virtual reality wizards in Alberta’s emerging technology-driven economy.

Powered by the DX Talent Hub and delivered in partnership with InceptionU and Red Iron Labs, you will learn:

  • Technical skills:
    • 3D Modelling (using Blender)
    • C# Software Development
    • Virtual Reality Development (using Unity 3D)
    • 3D Animation (using Blender)
  • Essential skills:
    • Critical thinking
    • Collaboration, networking, communication, and presentation skills
    • Data storytelling and communication
    • Executive functioning and cognitive skills
    • Problem setting and solving
    • Systems thinking
    • Computational thinking
  • Business skills
    • Client engagement
    • Requirements gathering


If you have any questions about the bootcamp please direct them to sadt.info@sait.ca.  There are a limited number of bursaries that are available for this bootcamp. For more information please contact alison.farrell@sait.ca.
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