Design & Fine Art – Study Programs

Literacy in the Digital Age: Literacy traditionally refers to the ability to read and write. In the digital age, it extends to the ability to understand, evaluate, and create content using a variety of digital platforms.

Components: Digital literacy includes skills like navigating the internet, using software applications, understanding digital content, creating digital media and other information, or computer literacy skills.

Information Technology (IT) Fundamentals: IT refers to the use of systems (especially computers and telecommunications) for storing, retrieving, and sending information.

Components:

Hardware: Physical devices like computers, servers, and networking equipment.

Software: Applications and systems software that run on hardware, including operating systems and applications like word processors and databases.

Networks: Systems that connect computers and other devices, allowing for data exchange (e.g., the Internet, LANs, and WANs).

Data Management: The practices of handling data including storage, retrieval, security, and integrity.

Digital Literacy Skills:

Technical Skills: Using hardware, software, and networks efficiently.

Information Literacy: Finding, evaluating, and using information effectively and ethically.

Media Literacy: Understanding, analyzing, and creating digital media content.

Communication Skills: Effective communication using digital tools and platforms.

Collaboration Skills: Working with others using digital collaboration tools (e.g., cloud-based applications).

Importance of Digital Literacy and IT Knowledge:

Personal Development: Enhances employability, personal growth, and access to information.

Professional Development: Necessary for most careers, enabling productivity, collaboration, and innovation.

Civic Engagement: Facilitates informed participation in society and democracy.

Lifelong Learning: Enables continuous learning and adaptation to new technologies.

Core IT Concepts:

Computer Systems: Understanding the basic components (CPU, memory, storage) and how they interact.

Operating Systems: Knowledge of systems that manage hardware and software resources (e.g., Windows, macOS, Linux).

Networking Basics: Understanding how devices communicate, basic network configurations, and internet principles.

Cybersecurity: Awareness of threats and protective measures, including antivirus software, firewalls, and safe online practices.

Programming Basics: Introduction to coding and software development concepts, often starting with languages like Python or JavaScript.

Database Management: Understanding how data is stored, retrieved, and managed using database systems.

Practical Applications:

Office Productivity Software: Proficiency in using tools like word processors, spreadsheets, and presentation software.

Email and Communication Tools: Effective use of email, instant messaging, and video conferencing tools.

Social Media: Understanding the use and impact of social media platforms for communication, marketing, and information sharing.

Cloud Computing: Using cloud-based services for storage, computing, and collaboration (e.g., Google Drive, Dropbox, AWS).

Challenges and Considerations:

Digital Divide: The gap between those who have access to digital technologies and those who do not.

Privacy and Security: Managing personal data and understanding privacy rights and security measures.

Ethical Use of Technology: Responsible use of technology, including understanding intellectual property and avoiding plagiarism.

Summary
Literacy and information technology fundamentals encompass a wide range of skills and knowledge areas, essential for navigating and succeeding in the modern, digital world. From basic hardware and software understanding to advanced digital literacy skills, mastering these concepts is crucial for personal, professional, and societal growth.


Awareness Lane

Below are the study programs and courses in the awareness lane under the Literacy and Information fundamentals skill track. To proceed, tap on a study program below to apply to study at DevWorld Tech Academy.
1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

Courses under this lane are for individuals who are aware that the future belongs to digital literates, and so are willing to upgrade themselves to gain some tech skills. From Zero (total novices) to Hero (beginners and intermediates).

Weekdays: Two (2) days per week | 4 hours per class
Weekends: Saturdays | 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Weekly Online Assignments are submitted 24 hours before lecture time.

The teaching schedules are easily favorable to Workers, High School or University Students, recent Graduates & Non-Workers. This lane is recommended for Novice, Beginners, and Intermediate learners.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

Tuition & Guidance Fees (billed per session)
– Weekday Students: Online & Offline – Ghc 1640 | Online Only – Ghc 1450
– Weekend Students: Online & Offline – Ghc 1700 | Online Only – Ghc 1500

Tuition & Guidance Fees (billed per month)
 Weekday Students: Online & Offline – Ghc 700 | Online Only – Ghc 600
– Weekend Students: Online & Offline – Ghc 800 | Online Only – Ghc 700′

Tuition & Guidance Fees (FREE no billing)
– Weekday & Weekend Students
Online Video and Reading Course Only – Ghc 0 | No real-time live streaming online or offline lectures | No grading, project or assignments | You can pay for final examinations, and get a certificate or diploma if you pass.

Student admission to the Awareness Lane is every month.

Web Design & Computer Programming

Academic Certificate (at least)
1 session

Graphic, Web & User Interface (UI) Design

Academic Certificate (at least)
1 session

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User Interface (UI) Design & Computer Programming

Academic Certificate (at least)
1 session

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Graphics, UI Design & Computer Programming

Professional Certificate (at least)
2 sessions

Web Design, Computer Programming & Multimedia

Professional Certificate (at least)
2 sessions

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Graphic, Web, UI Design & Multimedia

Professional Certificate (at least)
2 sessions

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Web Design, Computer Programming, Security & Database

Professional Certificate (at least)
2 sessions

User Interface (UI) Design, Computer Programming, Security & Database

Professional Certificate (at least)
2 sessions

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Slow-Paced

Workplace Computer Literacy & Job Search Skills

Academic Certificate
1 session

Slow-Paced

Computer, Digital & Information Literacy

Academic Certificate
1 session

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Fast-Paced

Workplace Computer Literacy & Job Search Skills

Academic Certificate
1 month

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Fast-Paced

Computer, Digital & Information Literacy

Academic Certificate
1 month

Graphic, Web & User Interface (UI) Design

Academic Certificate
1 session

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Computer Programming & Web Design

Academic Certificate
1 session

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Network Security, Database & Computer Programming

Professional Certificate (at least)
2 sessions

Computer Programming, Web Design & Database

Professional Certificate
2 sessions

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Digital Design & Multimedia

Professional Certificate
2 sessions

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Computer Programming Database & Data Analysis

Professional Certificate (at least)
2 sessions

Apply Now

Expert Lane

Below are the study programs and courses under this skill track. To proceed, tap on a study program below to apply to study at DevWorld Tech Academy.
1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

Expert lane intensive study programs are best for individuals who see and desire a strong career and future in the tech industry. Taking you from Zero (total novices) to Hero (intermediates and advanced) in less time but with more theoretical & practical skills than other schools.

Weekday Lectures only (no weekends)
1st Session: that is the first 3 months (Five (5) days per week | 8:00 am – 4:00 pm)
2nd Session & Beyond: Three (3) days per week | 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Projects and Assignments submitted as per the policy of each study program

The teaching schedules are most favorable to recent High School or University Graduates & Non-Workers. Also, this lane is recommended for Novice, Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced learners.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

Tuition & Guidance Fees (billed per session)
 Premium: Ghc 2400 per session (offline & online)
 Core: Ghc 1900 per session (online only)
 Free Basic: Ghc 0 per session (online only)

Tuition & Guidance Fees (billed per month)
 No monthly installment payments (but you can pay half at the beginning of the session and the remaining after 3 weeks)

Tuition & Guidance Fees (FREE no billing)
– Weekday & Weekend Students
Online Video and Reading Course Only – Ghc 0 | No real-time live streaming online or offline lectures | No grading, project, or assignments | You can pay for final examinations, and get a certificate or diploma if you pass.

Student admission to the Expert Lane is every 3 months.

Graphic Designer

Professional Certificate (at least)
2 sessions

User Interface (UI) Designer

Professional Certificate (at least)
4 sessions

User Experience (UX) Designer

Professional Certificate (at least)
4 sessions

Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Drafter/Technician

Professional Certificate (at least)
2 sessions

Motion Graphic Designer

Professional Certificate (at least)
4 sessions

Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Designer

Professional Certificate (at least)
4 sessions

2D & 3D Modeller

Professional Certificate (at least)
2 sessions

Multimedia Designer

Professional Certificate (at least)
4 sessions

Motion Graphic Designer

Professional Certificate (at least)
4 sessions

UI Designer

Academic Certificate (at least)
3 sessions

Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Drafter

Academic Certificate (at least)
2 sessions

Illustrator

Professional Certificate (at least)
4 sessions

Product Designer

Diploma (at least)
5 sessions

Games Artist

Professional Certificate (at least)
4 sessions

Multimedia Designer

Professional Certificate (at least)
4 sessions

Concept Artist

Professional Certificate (at least)
4 sessions

3D Artist

Academic Certificate (at least)
4 sessions

Installation Artist

Academic Certificate (at least)
3 sessions

Creative Director

Diploma (at least)
5 sessions


Boost Lane

Below are the study programs and courses under this skill track. To proceed, tap on a study program below to apply to study at DevWorld Tech Academy.
1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

Looking to upgrade for a promotion or for changing your career field or industry? Returning to work after a break and wanting to refresh your knowledge? Already proficient in tech but want to learn a new skill? Our Boost Lane courses are for you.

Evening & Weekend Lectures only
Thursdays & Fridays | 7:00 pm – 10:00pm
Saturdays | 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Weekly Online Assignments to be submitted (Thursday and Friday evenings)

The teaching schedules are most favorable to High School or University Students, Workers, recent Graduates & Non-Workers. Also, this lane is recommended for Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced learners.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

Tuition & Guidance Fees (billed per session)
– Gold: Ghc 1640 per session (offline & online)
– Silver: Ghc 1450 per session (online only)

Tuition & Guidance Fees (billed per month)
– Gold: Ghc 700 per month (offline & online)
– Silver: Ghc 600 per month (online only)

Tuition & Guidance Fees (FREE no billing)
– Weekday & Weekend Students
Online Video and Reading Course Only – Ghc 0 | No real-time live streaming online or offline lectures | No grading, project or assignments | You can pay for final examinations, and get a certificate or diploma if you pass

Student admission to the Boost Lane is in batches (a minimum of 10 – 15 students are required to start each batch).

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

Graphic Design

Professional Certificate (at least)
2 sessions

Brand Guide & Identity, Visual Design Theory, Imagery, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Tone, Conceptualization, Replication, Fonts, Typography, Color, Figma, Marketing & Advertising Principles, Output Specializations, Logo, Letterhead, Flyer, Email Template, Poster, Billboard, Signage

Not For This Lane

There are currently no Literacy & Fundamental study programs or courses in the boost lane.


DWTA Bootcamp

Bootcamp Admission Ongoing >> Some courses and study programs listed below have already started.

Preparing for a promotion? Returning to work? Switching careers? Well, DWTA’s Fast-paced and Slow-paced bootcamps provide the perfect crash courses to teach you the most essential, industry-required knowledge to get you up and running with any skill.

Weekdays: Fast-Paced (Monday – Friday | 8:00 am – 4:00 pm)
Weekends: Slow-Paced (Saturday | 8:00 am – 2:00 pm)
Weekly Online Assignments are submitted 24 hours before lecture time.

The teaching schedules are most favorable to University Students, Workers, recent Graduates & Non-Workers. Also, this lane is recommended for Intermediate & Advanced learners.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

Tuition & Guidance Fees (billed per session)
– Fast-Paced Students: Online & Offline – depends on the course | Online Only – depends on the course
– Slow-Paced Students: Online & Offline – depends on the course | Online Only – depends on the course

Tuition & Guidance Fees (billed per month)
– Fast-Paced Students: Online & Offline – depends on the course | Online Only – depends on the course
– Slow-Paced Students: Online & Offline – depends on the course | Online Only – depends on the course

Student admission to the Bootcamp Lane is in batches (a minimum of 5 – 10 students are required to start each batch).

DesignJenius Graphic Design & Web Design

Professional Certificate | Ghc 1700
7 Weeks

BECE/JHS Students Bootcamp (50% Discount)

Academic Certificate | Ghc 700
8 Weeks

Not For This Lane

There are currently no Literacy & Fundamental study programs or courses in the DWTA Intensive Bootcamp.

Courses under this lane are for individuals who are aware that the future belongs to digital literates, and so are willing to upgrade themselves to gain some tech skills. From Zero (total novices) to Hero (beginners and intermediates).

Weekdays: Two (2) days per week | 4 hours per class
Weekends: Saturdays | 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Weekly Online Assignments are submitted 24 hours before lecture time.

The teaching schedules are easily favorable to Workers, High School or University Students, recent Graduates & Non-Workers. This lane is recommended for Novice, Beginners, and Intermediate learners.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

Tuition & Guidance Fees (billed per session)
– Weekday Students: Online & Offline – Ghc 1640 | Online Only – Ghc 1450
– Weekend Students: Online & Offline – Ghc 1700 | Online Only – Ghc 1500

Tuition & Guidance Fees (billed per month)
 Weekday Students: Online & Offline – Ghc 700 | Online Only – Ghc 600
– Weekend Students: Online & Offline – Ghc 800 | Online Only – Ghc 700′

Tuition & Guidance Fees (FREE no billing)
– Weekday & Weekend Students
Online Video and Reading Course Only – Ghc 0 | No real-time live streaming online or offline lectures | No grading, project or assignments | You can pay for final examinations, and get a certificate or diploma if you pass.

Student admission to the Awareness Lane is every month.

Expert lane intensive study programs are best for individuals who see and desire a strong career and future in the tech industry. Taking you from Zero (total novices) to Hero (intermediates and advanced) in less time but with more theoretical & practical skills than other schools.

Weekday Lectures only (no weekends)
1st Session: that is the first 3 months (Five (5) days per week | 8:00 am – 4:00 pm)
2nd Session & Beyond: Three (3) days per week | 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Projects and Assignments submitted as per the policy of each study program

The teaching schedules are most favorable to recent High School or University Graduates & Non-Workers. Also, this lane is recommended for Novice, Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced learners.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

Tuition & Guidance Fees (billed per session)
 Premium: Ghc 2400 per session (offline & online)
 Core: Ghc 1900 per session (online only)
 Free Basic: Ghc 0 per session (online only)

Tuition & Guidance Fees (billed per month)
 No monthly installment payments (but you can pay half at the beginning of the session and the remaining after 3 weeks)

Tuition & Guidance Fees (FREE no billing)
– Weekday & Weekend Students
Online Video and Reading Course Only – Ghc 0 | No real-time live streaming online or offline lectures | No grading, project, or assignments | You can pay for final examinations, and get a certificate or diploma if you pass.

Student admission to the Expert Lane is every 3 months.

Already proficient in tech but want to learn a new skill? Looking to upgrade for a promotion or for changing your career field or industry? Returning to work after a break and wanting to refresh your knowledge? Our Boost Lane courses are for you.

Weekend Lectures only (no weekdays)
Saturdays | 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Weekly Online Assignments to be submitted (Thursday and Friday evenings)

The teaching schedules are most favorable to High School or University Students, Workers, recent Graduates & Non-Workers. Also, this lane is recommended for Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced learners.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

Tuition & Guidance Fees (billed per session)
– Gold: Ghc 1640 per session (offline & online)
– Silver: Ghc 1350 per session (online only)

Tuition & Guidance Fees (billed per month)
– Gold: Ghc 700 per month (offline & online)
– Silver: Ghc 540 per month (online only)

Tuition & Guidance Fees (FREE no billing)
– Weekday & Weekend Students
Online Video and Reading Course Only – Ghc 0 | No real-time live streaming online or offline lectures | No grading, project or assignments | You can pay for final examinations, and get a certificate or diploma if you pass

Student admission to the Boost Lane is in batches (a minimum of 10 – 15 students are required to start each batch).

Preparing for a promotion? Returning to work? Switching careers? Well, DWTA’s Fast-paced and Slow-paced bootcamps provide the perfect crash courses to teach you the most essential, industry-required knowledge to get you up and running with any skill.

Weekdays: Fast-Paced (Monday – Friday | 8:00 am – 4:00 pm)
Weekends: Slow-Paced (Saturday | 8:00 am – 2:00 pm)
Weekly Online Assignments are submitted 24 hours before lecture time.

The teaching schedules are most favorable to University Students, Workers, recent Graduates & Non-Workers. Also, this lane is recommended for Intermediate & Advanced learners.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

1 session in DWTA is equal to 3 months.

Tuition & Guidance Fees (billed per session)
– Fast-Paced Students: Online & Offline – depends on the course | Online Only – depends on the course
– Slow-Paced Students: Online & Offline – depends on the course | Online Only – depends on the course

Tuition & Guidance Fees (billed per month)
– Fast-Paced Students: Online & Offline – depends on the course | Online Only – depends on the course
– Slow-Paced Students: Online & Offline – depends on the course | Online Only – depends on the course

Student admission to the Bootcamp Lane is in batches (a minimum of 5 – 10 students are required to start each batch).

Not For This Lane

There are currently no Literacy & Fundamental study programs or courses in the DWTA Intensive Bootcamp.