Pip Burley

Computer Dev Games

Course Leader

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Louis Scheuer

Teaching Assistant -

Computer Dev Games 

Computer Games Development

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Computer Games Development at LAMP offers students the opportunity to develop;

  • Understanding of computer game genres and platforms

  • Ideas for a simple computer game

  • Knowledge of the software used for computer game art creation

  • Game art ideas

  • Game logic for a simple computer game design


Students will design, create and publish an original computer game using Stencyl, which is used by industry professionals. The coding element of this course uses Scratch, a revolutionary programming language developed at MIT, that uses intelligent sentence structures to assist students to learn.


There is no requirement to have studied Computer Games Development prior to starting on the course.


The course embeds Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT through;

  • Developing and updating an online portfolio

  • Discussing game improvements

  • Researching game ideas


The qualification requires students to complete units. These are;

  • Unit 01 Computer game design

  • Unit 02 Computer game art production

  • Unit 03 Computer game production

  • Unit 04 Computer game digital sound production

  • Unit 05 Computer game testing


Progress is evidenced in an online portfolio, which includes text, pictures, video, and audio. Students will be required to participate in at least 3 performances

Progression routes

  • NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Creative Craft

  • NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Interactive Media

  • NCFE Level 3 in IT User Skills (ITQ)

  • Level Diploma in Creative Media

Above: Screenshot of student code