COURSE INFORMATION

The course covers a full range of areas, allowing learners to gain exposure to the many different aspects of the digital sector, and enabling them to make a more informed choice as to which area they are most interested in. As well as achieving National Progression Awards in Computer Games Development, Cyber Security and Digital Media, you will also recieve a CISCO Certificate on completion of the CISCO Get Connected unit. CISCO is the worlds most robust IT infrastructure brand and a well known household name for global tech companies. It is part of Microsoft's infrastructure.
You will also be introduced to games design and development, including the use of the Games Engine Unreal. Unreal is the worlds most advanced and cutting-edge real time 3D creation tool.

  • Computer Games and Digital Design
  • Video and Audio Editing
  • Time Management
  • Team Working
  • Web development Skills
  • Cyber Security Skills
  • Approximately 4 days per week
  • Learners will have allocated additional learning time to be completed outside of class time.
  • There will be an element of Online Learning.
  • Computer Programming for Beginners
  • Digital forensics
  • Computer Games: Design, Media Assets and Development
  • Digital Media: Audio, Still Images and Moving Images
  • Website design fundamentals
  • Introduction to computer networking
  • Get Connected
  • Unreal Games Engine for Beginners
  • Three National 3s in Maths, English, and a Science / Technology subject (preferably with at least one of these areas at National 4, or at least an indication of ability to work at National 4 level)
  • If you are able to demonstrate a keen interest in computing or games development then you may also be considered. Work experience and/or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Intermediate Certificate: Computing with Software Development and Cyber Security or Intermediate Certificate: Computer Games Design and Animation (with eSports) SCQF Level 5
  • Computer games developer
  • Digital interaction design
  • Games developer
  • Software developer
  • Cyber security analyst or engineer
  • Submit an online Application.
  • After this, you may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise
  • In the case of Fife school leavers, the College will request a Transition Form from the school