Level 2 Games Design

Level 2 Computer Games, Animation and VFX accredited by AIM Awards

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2 years

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Hartlepool Sixth Form College

The course provides an introduction to the principles of computer game development, animation and VFX. This will include planning, design and production techniques, and experience of industry standard software and skills.

Students will use the latest software and hardware to produce 2D games, 3D game levels, game design documents, concept art, 3D models, VFX sequences, and digital images. They will also learn about the games, animation and VFX industries, and underpinning research and theory.

Quotes from current students

"The standard of technology at CECA is second to none"

"A relaxing and inviting environment"

"A highlight has been learning how to use editing and visual effects software"

"This course has helped me see that I can achieve a job in the industry"

The course provides many pathways moving forward, including a level 3 qualification at Hartlepool Sixth Form College.

Suitable for students projected minimum grade 3 in Maths and English GCSE). Enrolment for September 2019 is available for students moving into year 10. Students must be referred to the centre by their school. 


CECA works with a number of industry professionals and partners to deliver various projects from the centre.

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