10 Reasons to Learn Car Design with Launchpad

By imparting quality design education to students and professionals online, Launchpad Academy hopes to bring about a design revolution in India. Transportation design is one of the design domains we specialize in and our ‘Diploma in Car Design’ online program is a successful initiative that is aimed at helping thousands of car design enthusiasts — students who are working on their design portfolios to apply for design schools, or those automobile and mechanical engineers who are re-thinking their present jobs to take up car design as a career.

The Diploma in Car Design course is online, run on an interactive online platform called WizIQ. The course is of 3 (2.5) months duration, comprising of 10 classes, each of 3 hour duration. The classes will be conducted only on weekends and the medium of instruction is English. Anybody can join the course as long as they have the passion to learn since there are no restrictions on age and educational background!

Need more reasons to learn car design with Launchpad Academy? Here you go!

1. First of Its Kind Course
Launchpad’s Diploma in Car Design program is the first and one-of-its-kind course in India. It is also the only program that provides practical hands-on training and includes a well-crafted car design curriculum designed by renowned industry experts.

2. Expert Faculty
Mr. Sathiyaseelan Gangasalam, current Head of Styling at Ashok Leyland is the guest faculty of Launchpad Academy. He has worked in Tata Motors, General Motors and TVS Motors before and yes, he will be handling the Diploma in Car Design course as well, along with our associate faculty Vishal Hemanth.

3. Online Course
Diploma in Car Design course being an online course enables design students all over India to avail the course without having to come down to our Bangalore office. Let alone India, we have international students from Sharjah, Uganda and Germany too!

4. Portfolio Preparation
If you want to pursue your higher education in transportation design in reputed design schools like NID or Art Center, an impressive design portfolio is a must. Our course is specifically designed to help people like you and guide you all along the preparation of your portfolio.

One of our Student's Portfolio

One of our Student’s Portfolio

5. Internships/Jobs
Launchpad offers guaranteed internship and job opportunities in reputed design studios to those students who fare exceedingly well in our Diploma in Car Design course and complete all their assignments, mainly the final project.

6. Assignments and Projects
A total of 10 assignments will be given to students of the course and they are also supposed to come up with their own concept car sketch as a part of the final project. These assignments are intended to challenge the students to explore their hidden talents and reach new realms of design.

7. Career Guidance
Not everybody who is interested in car design preferably has a design background. In fact, most of our students come from engineering backgrounds who know too little about the ways the design industry work. We are dedicated to guide such students with their career even after their course completion.

8. Entrance Exams
Be it design entrance exams like CEED and NEED or be it studio tests, our students can always turn up to us to seek guidance and help to get into reputed design schools, even after the completion of their course.

9. Industry Exposure
The design industry is a lot different when compared to other automotive sectors and an industry exposure to a non-engineering sector as such is a must. Launchpad Academy is linked to a number of design studios in Bangalore and elsewhere to provide its students the industry exposure they need.

10. It is Affordable
As mentioned earlier, Launchpad’s Diploma in Car Design course is the only course of its kind and the course fee is Rs.9999 (can be paid in installments too). Every student of the course will be provided with a design kit which consists of high-end markers, pencils and bleedproof sheets, along with a printed course material.


Love Cars?
Interested in Car Design?
We have a course just right to fuel your interests! Learn more about our Diploma in Car Design online course!

How to Learn Car Sketching Online

If you are head over heels for cars and willing to learn how to draw cars, the vast world of internet is a great place to start. The web is filled with car sketching tutorials which can teach you everything about drawing cars; from fundamentals to sketching a car in Photoshop. However the problem with online car sketching tutorials is that they are too many of them and a lot of your precious time gets consumed in categorizing the best from the worst. To make it easy for you, here is a list of options that you could try out, which Launchpad Academy feels are quite helpful and worth your time. Also find out the limitations of online car sketching tutorials and learn about the various alternatives available.