Register Your Interest in our Skills Bootcamps for the Games Industry

Join a free bootcamp to build industry skills & secure a job interview

Skills Bootcamps are free, flexible courses, that give people the opportunity to build up sector-specific skills and fast track to an interview with an employer.

If you’re over 19 and a resident of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire or Lincolnshire and want to develop your skills towards a career in the games industry for free, then this is the perfect opportunity for you.

The games industry is one of the most dynamic, creative and innovative industries in the world. Games like Fortnite and Call of Duty make popular culture. Esports is close to becoming an Olympic sport and one in two people in the UK now plays video games.

Designed with some of the country's top studios and delivered remotely over a 2 week period, our Games Industry Skills Bootcamps are geared to make you work-ready for the Games Industry.

We have two different pathways – with Pathway 2 specifically designed for graduates of games design, art, animation, production and programming looking for their first roles. If that's you, sign up now and pick Pathway 2!


What's Covered in the Games Industry Skills Bootcamp?


Introduction to the Games Industry

Introduction to the Games Industry

We'll give you insight into the types of company, publishers, developers and other services that make up the industry, an understanding of commercial relationships and trends.

Industry Professionals

Access to Industry Professionals

Talks by leading professionals who work at some of the Uk's leading games studios, sharing their insights into the disciplines of art, design, programming, brand & marketing, animation, audio, production & quality assurance.

Group Projects

Group & Live Projects

Each pathway will feature a collaborative project which will develop your confidence and ability to work together, manage tasks and objectives, and sharpen your ability to respond to briefs. You'll present your ideas in group presentations to panellists from the games industry.


personal development

Support for Your Personal Development

Advice on how to support your mental well-being, become more employable, make an impression, manage perfectionism, fear, foster harmonious working relationships, prioritise your work and appreciate and manage difference.


In Game/In Life

Your best performance is in game, right? That's why you'll learn things by playing games. We'll set you quests and tasks to pursue in game, designed to support your progress in the Bootcamp.




What are the different games industry bootcamp pathways?

For Content Creators, Community & Social Media Managers

  • Introduction to game development process
  • Engagement, analysis & audience tracking
  • Creating positive cultures for audiences & studio colleagues
  • Introduction to the games industry
  • Employer brief team challenge
  • Making & presenting a portfolio
  • Developing the required skills to get you a job 

For Games Graduates looking for their first roles

  • Team challenge to make or improve a game
  • Studio roles & how to work with them
  • Grow your resilience, relationships & overcome anxiety
  • Introduction to the Games Industry
  • Succeed at interview
  • Employer brief team challenge
  • Portfolio making, clinics & improving your employability

Register Your Interest Here

Register Your Interest Here

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