Industry User Experience (UX)

Industry Mentor Program
Course Overview

Suitable for experienced designers and anyone with an interest in UX alike, this immersive 8-week course provides practical insight into the various elements of user experience (UX) design.

Conceived and delivered by some of the best UX designers in the country, the course covers everything from research methods and techniques to interaction design concepts and usability testing.

Work to briefs modelled on those found in cutting-edge design studios, all while gaining invaluable industry connections.

UX is an exciting space that’s brimming with opportunities, and is fast becoming one of the most in-demand design jobs in Australia.

Key Information
Next Course Starts on:

Wednesday 22 September 2016

Designed For:

Anyone who wants to get skilled in UX

Study Locations:

Melbourne
Sydney

Duration:

8 Weeks

Class Size:

12

Fees:

$2,900

Other Start Dates:

March + June 2017

Minimum Study Hours:

MON 6pm - 9pm
WED 6pm - 9pm

Prerequisites:

None

Enquire
Hi! I'm Emily

I'm happy to answer any questions you've got about our mentor programs. 

You can get me at emilybodey@tractor.edu.au or on (03) 9663 0001.

Fast track your Career

EXPAND YOUR SKILLSET

Learn how to develop evidence-based design rationales for customers and clients alike. Discover and implement new user-centric approaches while gaining a greater understanding of user behaviour.

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Mathias McDermott
UX Industry Mentor Graduate

"The UX mentor program at Tractor provided me with the skills, confidence and exposure I needed to make the career change I was after. I gained valuable knowledge from the awesome industry leaders and by the end I had an interview-ready portfolio of work - everything I needed to make my transition in to an exciting new job as a UX designer."

Learn from the Best

Briefs are delivered and reviewed by senior professionals from renowned digital design studios and specialists. Expand your professional network and gain invaluable industry exposure along the way.

Mentally Friendly
DT
Reactive
Carter
Symplicit
Thick
BCG Digital Ventures
Thirst
U1

What's covered

Techniques

Master UX techniques including user research methods, UX principles, qualitative and quantitative methodologies and interaction design.

Process

Gain a deeper understanding of the UX design process and discover new user-centric approaches, all from the perspective of the industry’s elite.

WORKSHOPS AND PROJECTS

Learn by doing through practical hands-on workshops and complete multiple mini briefs and one major project, each delivered and reviewed by the best in the business.

Exposure

Showcase your major project at an exhibition attended by our extensive network of digital agencies and studios.

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Trent Herbert

Hands-on, fast-paced, intensive learning

Mathias Kaestel
Mathias Kaestel
Ederson Morche
Ederson Morche

Outcomes

UX KNOWLEDGE

Re-enter the industry armed with user experience skills taught by some of the most sought-after UX designers in the country.

Experience

Learn how to approach a UX brief efficiently and produce work that demonstrates a user-centric approach, with new projects to add to your portfolio.

Connections

Learn from UX and design experts and be exposed to a network of some of Australia’s leading studios and specialists.

Mentors

Personal Learning Experience

Our class sizes are capped at 12, meaning more time learning directly from your mentors, and getting personal feedback on your projects.

Industry Experts

You’ll be working hands-on with some of the most experienced and skilled UX and digital designers in the country. To allow for such a high calibre faculty, the industry lineup for each course is constantly being updated. Here are some of the greats from previous cohorts. Get in touch below to find out who’s involved in the next intake.

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Ben Tollady
Founder, Director, UX
Thirst

Melbourne

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Shefik Bey
Managing Director
U1

Melbourne

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Nick Gower
Co-Founder
Mentally Friendly

Sydney

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Andy Polaine
Design Director
Fjord

Melbourne

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Charles-Henri Lison
Lead Experience Designer
Symplicit

Melbourne

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Peter Chen
Co-Founder, Product Designer
Beaconmaker

Sydney

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JOSHUA SALING
SENIOR UX DESIGNER
MENTALLY FRIENDLY

Sydney

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Tracy Brown
Lead User Experience Designer
DT Digital

Melbourne

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