IT, Computing, Games Design & Professional Construction

Do you want to build your own computer? Have a passion for games design? Or maybe an interest in the construction industry? If you have an interest in working to live industry briefs and a passion for working in the digital sector then our IT, computing, games design and professional construction courses are right for you.

At FutureSkills at MediaCityUK we offer a range of courses, all led by industry experienced professionals who will support you develop the skills, knowledge and experience you need in order to be successful within the sector. Whether that is as a Cyber Security Analyst, a Games Designer or a Quantity Surveyor.

Our Courses:

 Mo Abdul
Curriculum Leader for IT, Computing & Games

Mo has been working for the college since 2004. Throughout his teaching career, Mo has delivered a variety of subjects including Hardware, Software, Mathematics, Spreadsheets and Database. Mo joined the teaching provision from the IT industry where he ran his own Networking and Hardware company.
Asrafali Alaracu
Teacher of IT and Computing

Asrafali is an experienced IT, Computing and Games teacher. Asrafali has a BSc(Hons) in Computing Software Engineering and completed his PGCE in 2009 . Before joining the teaching sector, Asrafali has worked as a programmer and web developer. He also has experience in training, facilitating and coaching students on apprenticeships programmes. He is a member of the British Computer Society (MBCS) and MIET. Asraf enjoys playing Cricket and composing music.
 Vincent Bullock
Teacher of IT and Computing

Vincent is an experienced IT Hardware Tutor, having taught for the College for over 18 years. He previously worked in several different industries which has given him invaluable knowledge of the commercial marketplace. He has a PGCE and is a qualified CISCO Instructor, he also is Microsoft qualified to MCDST. His specialist teaching subjects are IT Hardware, Networking and Cyber Security. Interests include sport, music and cooking.
Allan Duggan  
Teacher of IT, Computing and Games Design

Allan is an experienced computer games artist who has industry experience as an in-game artist, lead artist, project manager and website designer. His educational background is an honours degree in product design where he first developed the 3-D modelling skills that opened the door to a career in the computer games industry. He began teaching computer games design in 2008. His design background coupled with extensive industry knowledge has equipped him to teach the whole computer game development process from concept through to finished product with a specialism in 3D modelling. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family and has a passionate interest in sport, music, art and history.
Julie Gallagher
Teacher of IT and Computing

Julie is an experienced ICT tutor and has taught at the college for 17 years. She has experience teaching both 16-18-year-old students in college and adult learners, who she has taught in a variety of community venues over the years. She has a CertEd and is a BCS Expert and has delivered many courses ranging from Key Skills, ECDL and Functional Skills ICT. 
Jennifer Gamble-Flowers
Teacher of  IT, Computing and Games Design

Jennie is an experienced IT Tutor, having taught at the college since 2013 and previously taught in a local Secondary School for 3 years. She has a BA(Hons) in Management and completed her PGCE in 2010. She has experience of teaching across multiple levels from Level 1 up to Adult learners. Jennie’s specialist teaching subjects are Web Development, Digital Graphics and Microsoft Office.
Ioannis Ntizoglou
Teacher of IT, Computing and Games Design

Ioannis is a hardworking individual with over 13 years of teaching experience at many levels (Level 1 to Level 5) and different ages. Ioannis completed his CertEd at Edge Hill University in 2007 and he specialises in Website Design, Programming, Databases as well as Games and cyber security. 
Alex Russell
Teacher of IT, Computing and Games Design  

Alex is an experienced Games Design tutor and has been teaching at the college for four years. He has experience teaching across multiple levels, from entry level 3 to foundation courses. He has helped the Games team to consistently achieve higher grades each year and fostered a sense of community through the college’s board games society. Interests include VR development and creative writing.
Pawel Wieczorek
Teacher of IT and Computing

Pawel is an experienced programmer, Unity developer and business coach with over 5 years of experience in programming and personal development strategies. As a business owner, the main focus is to help small and medium businesses improve their communication and efficiency through digitalisation and soft skills staff training. In teaching, he helps young professionals deliver their hard and soft skills in order to achieve their goals. His passion is game development and has a BSc(Hons) in Computer and Video games.