HOST has partnered with Unity, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D content, to establish the first Unity Centre of Excellence in the UK.
The Immersive Lab at HOST offers extensive in-person support to students, professionals and small businesses with a mission of becoming the ‘Beacon of the North’ for best-in-class technical skills and innovation across industries.
This service promises to upskill learners to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, promote interactive and immersive technology usage across sectors, create highly skilled jobs and establish a central home for the thriving UK video games industry at MediaCityUK.
It connects innovators with the creativity, imagination and expertise of Unity, providing unique and invaluable access to Unity’s technical leads, creatives and support networks.
Establishing Unity’s UK Centre of Excellence at HOST brings a fantastic blend of high demand skills generation, cutting edge innovation and unparalleled business support, ensuring that MediaCity is the only place to be if you’re in the real-time development space.
Simon Benson, Director of immersive technology at HOST
Become a Unity Certified Professional Programmer
During this course, learners will be equipped with all the necessary skills to sit the internationally recognised Unity Certified Professional Programmer exam.
This exam tests the core skills needed to contribute to the technical execution of a project from conception through to launch, and beyond.
The programme includes real-life industry projects with leading partners from advanced manufacturing, architectural engineering, health and creative media.
Learners will also receive personal mentoring and dedicated career support, alongside employability workshops and CV assessments, with a commitment to a guaranteed job interview once they have successfully qualified from the course.