Our in-depth courses provide young people with enjoyable, informative and often unique insights into creative industries, technology and gaming sectors. We have a diverse range of courses that will appeal to young people of all ages and help develop the transferrable skills that will boost their employability and allow them to get ahead in a fast-moving and growing sector
The Video Game industry has recently become the largest entertainment platform in the world, surpassing the film and music industries combined. There are over 12,000 jobs available in the industry requiring a multidisciplinary workforce including musicians, artists, animators, and programmers. This course helps participants learn about the industry, the roles that are available and the best routes into them.
This highly enjoyable and engaging skills programme teaches participants key workplace skills through the medium of video games. Players take part in a series of team-based interactive competitions as they work together to progress through the stages. The focus here is promoting the key transferrable skills such communication, problem solving and teamwork to help build confidence and improve assertiveness.
Competitive video games competitions have seen a surge in popularity over the last few years with many players gaining full-time employment in roles such as event management, blogging and vlogging, journalism or even through competing. Our course provides an overview of the fastest growing past time on the planet and helps learners plan, design and deliver their own gaming related events.
The purpose of these courses are to encourage a variety of skills development through the medium of gaming and to provide a better understanding of the opportunities available in the sector and the routes into them. By the end of these courses participants will:
These courses are suited to those with an interest in gaming and technology and want to pursue a career in one of the many associated industries. They are also useful for those who are looking for more innovative ways of engaging with learners to help boost their key skills and raise confidence and self-esteem.
They are suitable for all groups and can be tailored to suit both age and ability can be run as taster sessions over one day through to three day courses and longer. We can also help you tailor a specific programme to suit your needs so please get in touch to find out more.
For more information on our Enterprise and Self Employment Courses please contact our GoConnect team by email at email@example.com or by phone on 02921 679008.