Certificate Program in

Extended Reality (VR+AR)




Bachelor’s degree

Application deadline

May 31, 2024

A Career in XR Awaits

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Our recipe for your success

Batch starts

Aug 2024


7 months

Total effort

280+ hrs

70-90% instructor-led live classes

Live training by trainers from Unreal & Snap

Expert-led workshops & masterclasses

Application-based training & assessments

Placement assistance & career services

Experience the difference with live learning

Real time engagement withlive classes

Learn at your pace, on your schedule

Enhanced outcomes through more than 80% live and experiential learning

Our holistic learning philosophy

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Live learning

Interactive classes with industry experts for hands-on learning

Case studies

Real-world tasks to solidify knowledge and prep for industry challenges.

1:1 counselling

Personalized mentorship for career navigation and professional decisions.

Seasoned faculty

Guidance from leading industry experts to ensure top-tier learning.

Capstone projects

Final projects that blend learning with real impact in your field.

Doubt clearing sessions

Targeted sessions to ensure clarity and readiness for next steps.


Introduction to XR

Fundamentals of Extended Reality

  • Explore the impact of AR/VR across sectors, examine gadgets and potential applications, and analyze sample projects and use cases to understand the fundamentals of Extended Reality.

Project Conceptualisation

  • Identify problems, brainstorm solutions through mindmapping, design experiences, and prepare concept documents including wireframes and mood boards in the process of project conceptualization.

Overview of Asset Creation

  • Learn DCC tools, explore 3D art styles, prioritize modular design, execute 3D modeling, apply UV mapping, create textures, understand PBR materials, rig 3D models, animate, import and export assets, optimize, recognize file formats, identify logo styles, and utilize 2D assets and typography for asset creation.

Introduction to UE5

  • Explore Unreal Engine, its applications, install the Epic Games Launcher, explore its components, install Unreal Engine and its versions, navigate Unreal Editor, understand various panels, master viewport navigation, widgets, and shortcuts, and comprehend the effects of basic actors on the level, including collision, lighting, and physics.

Project Anatomy and working with Assets

  • Analyze level creation, import assets, navigate content packs and marketplace, manage files, establish source control, utilize blueprints, construct environments, manipulate actors, and explore plugins for project anatomy and asset management in Unreal Engine.

Asset import (from any DCC tools)

  • Classify to import assets from diverse DCC tools, recognize importable file types, utilize the FBX pipeline, manipulate import settings, manage asset importation in and out of Unreal, grasp import/export caveats, merge meshes for new creations, comprehend mesh pivot points, and utilize DataSmith and DataPrep for specific import use cases.

Look development Fundamentals (Introduction to Materials)

  • Gain proficiency in the PBR workflow, create simple materials, analyze Starter Content materials, understand material domains, blend modes, and opacity, manipulate textures effectively, utilize material expression pins, comprehend materials and material instances, and define material parameters in the fundamentals of look development.

Advanced Materials in Unreal

  • Learn to maximize material potential, manipulate properties for desired aesthetics, explore diverse methods of material manipulation, master UV utilization, implement advanced setups for materials including tiling and rotation, and avoid grid-like tiling textures for enhanced visual appeal.

Introduction to Lighting

  • Understand, differentiate, apply, utilize, implement, and grasp the fundamental concepts of static and dynamic lighting, UE5's LUMEN technology, various light types, HDRI's, and Ray Tracing.

Gameplay framework

  • Describe pawn possession, differentiate between various pawn types including player characters, analyze game modes and events, trigger events through collisions and trace queries, explore project settings for input and collision configurations, apply tick knowledge in diverse project contexts, utilize various Blueprint Communications, and implement interfaces, casting, and event dispatchers.

Introduction to Blueprint

  • Explain about Blueprint fundamentals, including components, editor interface, and types, and demonstrate proficiency in creating, executing, and leveraging Blueprint graphs for procedural content generation and Level Blueprint functionality.

Level building in UE5

  • Create realistic scale dimensions, utilize basic actors for world building, learn modeling tools, select appropriate color palettes and lighting, create and apply landscape materials, grasp sky atmospheric systems, incorporate fog and reflection capture actors, define Lightmass Importance Volumes, utilize post-process volumes, observe lighting effects on foliage, and conduct playtesting for the first level.

Landscape Creation

  • Identify various types of landscapes such as mountain, coastal, desert, rural, urban, and water; create landscapes, sculpt terrain using different brushes and heightmaps; explore Quixel Bridge for terrain, foliage, and material assets; incorporate vegetation for forest-like landscapes; introduce water bodies like lakes and rivers; and explain Dynamic World Loading with World Partition.

Post Processing Essentials

  • Describe the fundamentals of post-processing, utilize post-processing techniques, explore color grading components, examine camera and rendering features, create custom post-processing materials, and integrate LookUpTables with post-processing effects.

Sequencer in Unreal Engine

  • Familiarize with Sequencer in Unreal, organize sequence tracks, incorporate actors and characters, integrate animations, differentiate between linear and non-linear animation, utilize the Curve Editor Graph, apply various types of interpolation, introduce Physically Based Camera, configure rendering settings, and render out the final scene.


  • Learn to export UAsset files and packages, configure project settings for .exe files, adjust build settings for maps and modes, develop installers, explore deployment on other platforms like Android, and integrate APIs effectively.

VR Overview & Introduction to Oculus and Unreal

  • Introduce VR concepts and hardware setup, compare VR with similar tech, explore practical applications, assess market impact, evaluate appeal and limitations, understand Oculus hardware and integration with Unreal Engine.

VR Project & Scene Setup

  • Set up VR project, explore templates and settings, configure pawn and camera, integrate motion controllers, establish VR presence, implement functionality, utilize OpenXR, manage camera and rendering, introduce locomotion and interaction mechanics, explore UI and widgets, understand level design principles.

Movements & Interactions Setup

  • Implement various movement mechanics and interactions such as continuous movement, teleportation, and object interactions, while designing immersive VR environments with advanced level design techniques and optimizations for performance.

VR User Experience

  • Apply feedback cues, integrate haptic responses, address motion issues, refine level design and gameplay elements, and enhance the VR experience through rigorous testing and additional feature implementation.

Optimisation & Deployment

  • Grasp performance considerations, optimize projects for smoother performance, identify and address common bottlenecks, test and profile for optimal performance, package for Oculus Quest, finalize and polish projects, deploy across various VR platforms, and showcase the final product with its level design.

Introduction to AR

  • Gain an introduction to AR, assess its impact on the current market and diverse sectors, understand AR technology and key challenges, differentiate between application and social AR, explore types of AR including marker-based and markerless, and delve into location-based versus object-based AR, alongside familiarizing with AR development tools and platforms.

Lens Studio AR Walkthrough

  • Explore Lens Studio, walkthrough templates, integrate assets, understand scene composition, inspect designs, and utilize various trackers to enhance AR experiences, especially in digital marketing, and merge multiple trackers for richer interactions.

Tracking the Face AR Lens Design

  • Learn face AR features, manipulate images and assets, test lenses, set up development environments, implement basic face tracking, and discuss future trends and challenges.

Marker Tracking Lens Design

  • Explore marker tracking's marketing applications, import assets, create marker tracking objects, place content, and develop interactive AR experiences, discussing various marker types and implementing marker tracking in SnapAR.
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Snap AR

In collaboration with

Snapchat: Revolutionizing AR Development

Lens Studio offers a robust platform for building AR experiences tailored to Snapchat’s global audience​.

Features advanced technology including custom shaders and sophisticated tracking capabilities​.

Deploys AR content to millions of Snapchatters, expanding the impact of interactive digital experiences​.


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Leveraging Snapchat's expertise in pioneering augmented reality technologies and Unreal Engine's leadership in immersive virtual experiences, this certificate sets you apart in extended reality.

* Certificates are indicative and subject to change

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Salil Upadhyay


Faculty, Hero Vired | 10+ YoE




Co-Founder, Meranki | 20+ YoE




Unreal Engine Designer, Diverge | 6+ YoE


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Certificate Program in

Extended Reality (VR+AR)



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₹9,981/ month

Price: ₹3,50,000 + GST

What you will get:

70-90% instructor-led live classes

Live training by trainers from Unreal & Snap

Expert-led workshops & masterclasses

Application-based training & assessments

Placement assistance & career services


7 Months

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May 31, 2024

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the time commitment expected for the program?

The total duration of the Certificate Program in Extended Reality (VR+AR) course is seven months. Students will access 167 hours of live learning classes during this online course. The fact that students only need to devote only 12 hours of effort every week makes it one of the best Extended Reality courses in the country. The total effort required to complete the certification course successfully is 280 hours.

The prerequisite to join one of the best Extended Reality courses from Hero Vired is simple. All you need is a Bachelor’s degree. That’s it! Anyone who can provide such a graduation degree can enroll themselves in our Extended Reality course and start their journey toward a bright career in the Extended Reality field.

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