Overview

This course is for the beginner Coder who wants to make games for others to play. Using drag and drop coding, kids will have the chance to make a number of games. If they have a passion to make games and if they have never coded before then this is the course for them.

Comprising of 4 Levels, each level is a separate program that takes 10 hours and builds on the skills developed in the previous level. Have your child complete just the one level or go on to become a master this whole course by completing all 4.

Our online course is designed for your child to work in the comfort of your own home. Made up of video tutorials, detailed instructions and challenged, these courses are designed to grab your child’s attention and keep them engaged.

Sit with them and work through the course at your own speed or join one of our teacher led classes with scheduled live feeds. We have the format to suit your child’s preferred style of learning.

For more information about this course and what each level comprises of please see below.

  • Level 101
    Introducing the basic concepts of making games through fun and easy to learn tasks. This course will have them creating their first game platformer style game with all the general features and multiple levels. Be amazed with the game your child creates in such a short amount of time as you watch their coding skills grow.
  • Level 102
    This level is for those who have completed the level 1 course and is designed to extend their skills further by building on their previous knowledge. Through the creation of a top down maze game, this course will help them build on their previous knowledge as we dive in to more complex game designs and learn about new game features, more complex coding and creating their own characters.
  • Level 103
    The 3rd part of our Intro to Mobile Games course, this level is designed for those who have completed the previous 2 parts of this course. As we create top down scrolling shooter style games we build on the skills they have developed so far and extend them even further by incorporating elaborate animations, complex game design features and introduce simple AI features.
  • Level 104
    Using all the skills developed over the last 3 levels, this course is designed to showcase what they have learnt so far. Here we take things further as we explore the world of RPG style games. Focusing on map creation, level design and story-line this course will really start to bring out the talented game designer in your child.

Audience

Suitable for ages 7+, and all abilities.

Prerequisite

This course requires no previous knowledge of Coding.

Equipment required

For this course you will require a computer with the relevant software installed and internet access.

Outcomes

At the successful conclusion of this course they will have gained a deeper understanding of of how coding works and be able to create their own games. This will give them a solid foundation in which they can then continue to develop their coding skills with the move towards learning a more specific coding language, such as Python or more complex game designs, such as our Game Design course.