Go to Game Academy
An online learning programme dedicated to the
development of employability skills
by playing video games.
Dates: 1st-10th November.
3 Live streams. 5 Quests on Discord. 1 hour a day.
The Bootcamp includes: an analysis of your gaming profile and existing skills;
workshop sessions with a number of successful gamers from a variety
of industries; as well as in-game and real-life challenges to complete.
1. Introduction. Use our special gaming profile tool to identify your skills and what motivates you in your gaming. Live on Monday, 1st Nov.
2. Overview of opportunities in the digital and creative industries where you can apply your game skills. Live on Thursday, 4th Nov.
3. A series of gaming quests to unleash your creativity, goal-setting, decision-making and self-awareness.
4. Career support: what jobs are out there and how can you stand out from the crowd? Live on Tuesday, 9th Nov.
5. Peer-to-peer gaming and real-life challenges.
There will be recordings available for the 3 live sessions and activities
in our Discord server that can be completed in your own time within 48 hours.
By the end of the Bootcamp, you will have found a clear action path by:
Identifying some key next steps in your career that could support your promotion or help you apply for a better job
Finding hard-skill courses, materials and industry events, and
Be able to look critically at your skillset and in-game performance and use what you have learnt to advance your goals, self-understanding and confidence
Dates: 1st-10th November 2021
AREAS: Soft skills, digital careers, game skills
"Bootcamp made me realise what my 'soft 'skills are.
It allowed me to create a much better CV. "
"I noticed many small changes and considered things and skills about myself that I didn’t before, specifically in-game."
"I really enjoyed the course. It was great. It opened my eyes to new things like re-training that I thought I couldn’t do."
"I've learnt more about who I am as a gamer and person and
how I can use those skills in life."
Bootcamp fees from £ 19.95
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