Next Gen Skills Academy unveils first games courses

Next Gen Skills Academy unveils first games courses

The Next Gen Skills academy has unveiled its first course for aspiring developers.

The Level 3 Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX skills will begin this September at colleges across England, including North Easy Surrey College of Technology, Sunderland College, Truro & Penwith College and Uxbridge College.

The qualification is equivalent to three A Levels. Students on the two-year course will get access to industry mentors and industry–designed live briefs.

Next Gen Skills Academy is also supporting the creation of higher apprenticeships, which includes a quality assurance technician, led by Rebellion. A further role of community coordinator, led by Ubisoft Reflections, has been proposed for future development.

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