Computing, Digital Technologies and Games Development

Our qualifications give you a thorough grounding in areas such as multimedia, networking, programming and computer games development.

As a student, you will have access to gaming consoles, VR/AR (Hololens, Oculus Rift), 3D printers, Wacom graphics tablets, computer hardware and software labs and PCs capable of running technical industry software including Maya, Unreal, Unity, Game Maker, Animate, Microsoft Visual Studio, Python, App Inventor, Lego Mindstorms and the Adobe Master Suite.

Students have the opportunity to undertake work placement opportunities on a number of major projects with recognisable employers, including: Go North Wales, TT Games and Pixel Knights.

Networking students have access to extensive online materials and a network simulator from Cisco. Programming and Networking students also have access to free legal copies of key Microsoft software through the Imagine programme.

We offer full-time courses in the following areas:

  • Digital Technology
  • Games Development
  • Information Technology

Before I came to college, I was working fulltime. I wanted a second chance at education and to live up to my full potential. The course gave me the freedom to be creative, and taught me the skills I need to work in the games industry. After college, I’m going on to university and I can’t wait!

Michael Hogarth - 3D Animation and Games Development Level 3

I decided to come to college to learn more about computing, and to develop the skills I already had. I’ve had a great time – I’ve learned a lot, and made some good friends, and I’m now progressing to the Level 3 qualification. I’ve also set myself the goal of eventually studying computing at degree level which I’m sure I’ll achieve, with the help and support of the tutors and staff here.

Joshua Price - Information Technology Level 2

Career in Computing, Digital Technologies and Games Development

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