This exciting new course introduces you to the world of games and apps. The idea of this course is to learn how to develop games and applications using code. By the end of the course you should be able to code simple games and apps.
60 hours. Courses are usually 1 x 2 hrs per week.
Adults (19+) who would like to develop their computer skills for everyday life and work and achieve a level 1 ITQ qualification. You should have some IT skills and a keen interest in the more logical programming and games design side of IT. Those wishing to progress into jobs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) industries and in the digital skills sector.
Yes, ITQ level 1 Qualification. There is an assessment for each unit. You can do these in the classroom when you are ready. You will have lots of chance to practise the skills you need in class before you do the assessments.
All our Digital Skills courses embed development of study, English, maths and job skills to help prepare you for study at higher levels and improve work prospects.
Your English, maths and IT skills will be assessed before you join the course to make sure that the course is the right level for you.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
At the end of the course, your tutor will check your skills to see what you are ready to do next: Games and Animations Programming - Level 2 (Certificate) or Access to Higher education or a job as a trainee in digital industries.
You will be invited to a 1:1 progress review with your tutor. This will take place either 15 minutes before or after your normal class time.
You will need a pen, notepad, and a folder to store hand-outs and completed exercises. If possible, bring along your own device (smartphone or tablet) to access online resources and apps to support your ICT learning in class.
You will also need to be prepared to do some individual work at home between classes. To improve your progress on the course we expect you to attend on time and every session. If you are unable to attend a session, you will be required to email your tutor with the reason for non-attendance and you will be set work to complete at home.
Nick Davis | Subject Leader
T: 0121 464 6583