About The Studio
A Studio education is more than the sum of its parts. You will do projects and develop a digital portfolio to showcase your emerging skills that will equip you to create new waves of technology. You will have first rate support from a team of trained coaches and a group of teachers who are experts in their field, giving you incredible opportunities to grow, develop and challenge yourself to be the very best you can be.
The Studio offers three different pathways, giving you a chance to explore wide-ranging subject areas, coupled with unforgettable, real-life experience. The NextGen Level 3 Extended Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX Skills forms the basis of the Technologist Pathway.
About the Course
The Games, Animation and VFX sectors are academically stretching but vocationally focused. The NextGen / AIM Qualifications Level 3 Extended Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX Skills teaches the fundamental up-to-date skills and knowledge identified by employers as necessary to succeed in these industries.
Industry engagement is the foundation of the NextGen course, it is written and overseen by world leading Games, Animation and VFX studios. The curriculum has been created and is updated by these employers to meet their current and future industry skills needs. Students learn directly from industry through inspiring masterclasses with professionals, industry set tasks and work experience, special events, and through real industry feedback on their project work.
NextGen students have access to a comprehensive library of online masterclasses, as well as using, learning, and mastering industry standard software. The course prepares learners with the knowledge, technical, and soft skills needed to excel in the next stage of their career path and is the tried and tested route of getting into the creative skills pipeline.
Knowing they have the sought-after skills and knowledge these dynamic industries demand, graduating students of the NextGen AIM Extended Diploma go on to Higher Education, Industry Apprenticeships, or Employment.
2 years - Full Time