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Unity Coding

ONLINE Unity 4 DofE (ages 13-17)

from £355Per Course

Pay Monthly by Instalments

Kindly note that all of our Duke of Edinburgh Bronze, Silver and Gold courses offer the option to pay monthly in instalments.

Spark4Kids offers DofE computer coding and touch-typing courses towards gaining the Duke of Edinburgh (Skills section) award.

Kindly note:

  • Our online courses have LIVE! tutors supporting attendees during online sessions
  • Full training on using our online classroom is provided to attendees
  • We have recently adapted our courses so that they can be started at any time during the school year (excluding Summer holidays)
  • Our course dates follow the school calendar, for the convenience of participants and their families

To book this online course, please select your options from the “Book Course” section on this page and then click on “Add to Basket”. Once you are happy with your course selection in the Basket, click “View Basket” and complete your booking.

 

Course Information

Our ONLINE Unity 4 DofE is a game design course for attendees aged 13-17, during which they will complete a number of video game coding and level design projects using the professionally-capable Unity games engine and the MonoDevelop scripting tool. Attendees will learn the basics of coding in the C# language, as well as how to operate the Unity engine to produce polished, fully-realised games.

Attendees of all abilities are welcome, from beginners (who have never written a line of code) all the way through to kids who have prior coding experience.

At the end of the course, you will receive a Spark4Kids certificate and a Skills Assessor report will be submitted to the Duke of Edinburgh towards your eventual skills award.

 

Attendance

Sessions for each course are held once a week, and children registered on a course will be expected to attend on a weekly basis, on the day and at the time chosen at the time of course registration.

 

Safeguarding Policy

All of our tutors are DBS-checked, and our website as well as virtual LIVE! classrooms have high levels of security built-in, using standard security protocols to secure yours and our data.

All sessions are also monitored continuously, and our tutors will not tolerate bullying, bad language or inappropriate questions, conversations or content.

Follow this link to access the Safeguarding Policy.

 

Childcare Vouchers

Spark4Kids accepts childcare vouchers as fee payment towards all of our courses from the following childcare voucher providers:

  • Bravo Benefits (formerly Busy Bees)
  • Care-4
  • ComputerShare
  • Co-operative Flexible Benefits
  • Edenred
  • Employers For Childcare
  • Enjoy Benefits
  • FairCare
  • Fideliti
  • KiddiVouchers
  • My Family Care
  • NW Brown
  • Reward Gateway
  • Sodexo
  • Wider Plan

To pay for a course using childcare vouchers, select the course you want, add to basket, and then proceed to check-out by clicking “View Basket” (you may need access to your email account).

At check-out, choose “Pay with Childcare Vouchers” as the payment option, and follow the on-screen prompts to complete your booking (you will be emailed Spark4Kids voucher payment details in order for you to complete payment via your childcare providers website).

We can also accept a fee payment that is split between a childcare voucher payment and a standard debit/credit card payment (e.g. if your remaining childcare voucher balance isn’t enough to cover the course fee). To do this, kindly get in touch using the contact details listed in the footer of this page.


Discounts

We offer a 10% discount for both bookings where you book one of our DofE courses together with a friend. Note that both participants do not need to attend the same DofE course (each individual DofE booking will attract a 10% discount based on the value of the particular course fee).

To take advantage of this offer, kindly fill out this form before booking, and we will contact you with information next steps: DofE Friend Discount Form


Unity3D System Requirements

The system requirements below only apply if your child is attending the online, remotely accessible version of this course.

Windows Compatible Mac Compatible Chromebook Compatible Microphone required
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  • Hardware: Desktop computer, microphone and speakers (or headset with mic), mouse and keyboard, a fast internet connection.
  • Operating System: Windows 7 or above (64bit only), Mac (10.12 or above), Chromebook (Linux Ubuntu 16.04, 18.04 and CentOS 7)
  • License: Free
  • Memory:4GB RAM
  • Disk Space: 8GB
  • Processor: X64 architecture with SSE2 instruction set support (most modern devices support this)
  • Graphics: DX10 (shader model 4.0) capabilities

To find out what your computers’ technical specifications are, kindly use the links below:

Our online classroom software requires minimum internet speeds of 5 Mbps for upload and 15 Mbps for download. The vast majority of broadband providers’ packages will exceed these speeds. To test the speed of your broadband click the link below:

Check My Speed

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If you intend to book additional places on other courses, please add this course booking to your 'basket' and then visit the other course pages, add more participants' details there, and add those bookings to the 'basket' as well.

Once you have provided all details for all the attendees, you can securely pay online for your bookings by clicking on the 'View Basket' icon at the top of the page.

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