Games Animation

Games Animation


Offered at

Rotherham College

You can study Games Animation courses at Rotherham College (also part of the RNN Group) where you’ll learn from tutors with a broad range of industry experience who are passionate about developing the next generation of digital experts. 

As well as gaining the knowledge and tools you’ll need to succeed in the industry, you’ll develop wider transferable skills sought after by employers including problem-solving, creativity and research.

North Notts College also offers courses in Computing and Digital.

Your Pathways

  • Level 1

    Computing and Digital

  • Level 2

    Computing Technologies
    Games and Animation

  • Level 3

    Computing Technologies
    Games and Animation
    Information and Cyber Security Practices

  • Level 4/5

    Foundation Degree in Games Design

  • Level 6

    BSc (Hons) in Computing and Systems Development


The computing and digital sector is ideal for those who like to keep up-to-date with the latest technology, are creative thinkers and are passionate about working in an industry which is in high demand.

Photo of students wearing headphones and using a games consoles

Software Developer

Average salary - £48,200*

Software Developers design, build, test, implement and maintain computer programs to meet specifications.

Day-to-day tasks:

Discuss requirements with clients, take part in design and progress meetings, write and amend computer code, test software and diagnose and fix problems, keep accurate records of the development process, carry out quality checks before release and maintain systems.**

Working environments:

Office settings or a client’s business.

*EMSI 2021 **

IT Project Manager

Average salary - £57,100*

IT Project Managers oversee the development and installation of computer hardware and software systems.

Day-to-day tasks:

Speak to the clients to find out their requirements, work to an agreed timescale and budget, coordinate the project team, monitor progress and keep clients informed, solve problems as they arise and provide training to handover the new system.**

Working environments:

Office settings or a client’s business.

*EMSI 2021 **

In-demand skills that commonly appear in job descriptions for roles within the computing sector include*:

  • Communication
  • Management
  • Integration
  • Leadership
  • Innovation

What our students say

“I love coming into College to see my friends and develop my skills in video editing. I want to use the skills that I learn at College to work as an IT Technician or to work with video production.”

Hannah Agbontan
Hannah Agbontan Level 2 - BTEC Diploma in Creative Media Skills

“I really enjoy coming into College, because I get to socialise with people who have common interests.”

Callum Cuthill
Callum Cuthill Level 1 - Certificate in Construction Skills

“I enjoy coming to College, because I get to work practically in a social environment which will provide me with the qualifications I need as an Electrician”

William Edwards
William Edwards Level 3- Electrotechnical Qualification