Bringing Arts & Digital Skills Together

Digital enlightenment

we have world class teaching facilities

The Tower training facilities

Computer Labs

Studio Space

4k Editing FaciliTY

We have a full suite of the highest spec

iMacs and iPads loaded with the latest software and a superfast 200Mbps wireless fibre connection

A forty seat, multi function, dance, drama and lecture studio with mirrored wall and ballet barre  - DCP cinema and screening room with full 7.1 surround sound

Mac based 4k capture and edit - motion graphic design and creation tools - Digital Audio Mixing - VR Development suite.

400 Seat Auditorium

Live Multicam Studio

4k Immersive Projection Space

8m screen, 10m stage area - DCP cinema projection system with 7.1 surround sound -  programmable stage lighting - Wifi controlled live sound mix and lighting  control - licenced bar and sofa seating

4 camera simultaneous capture, live touch screen editor allowing live playback to big screen , record to dvd or project onto screen

Immersive exhibition projection space with 33 x 4k digital synchronized projectors with  five surface screens (62 meters), and

7.1 sound system

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Why choose us?

Studying and learning in context and where it can be used, highlights the immediate value and relevance to the learner. The Tower stages 100’s of events annually and hosts audiences numbers in the thousands  every month. We produce video’s, stream live events and edit tens of thousands of minutes of video every year, using state of the art technology and highly experienced practitioners. We use technology to enhance traditional arts,  performances and experiences every day.


Studying at The Tower Digital Skills Centre connects learners with real experience, gets them involved with live audiences and gives them the opportunity to gather valuable experience, bringing relevance to their courses, and empowering them in new and exciting ways.

R Broadcast experienced staff R The latest 4k production technology R Wide range of courses for all ages and abilities R Immersive, creative atmosphere R Town Centre Location, meters from direct train-line to Glasgow R Apple Authorised Trainer

Our Gallery


WE PROVIDE A Great Selection OF COURSES for a wide range of ages and skill levels

Film and TV

Film Club for young people to learn production skills • Apple Authorised Final Cut Pro X • Film maker for the third sector • vlogger courses for social media • Scriptwriting courses for film • Video journalism courses for local TV


Code Club for all ages learning programming and scripting languages • Python • Scratch • Swift

Web Design and MAnagement

App development for 12 to 16 year olds Introduction to Adobe Muse for web design Introduction to Mailchimp and mail management Cloud based accounting for beginners Xero.

Dance and Drama

Dance NVA Latin Dance Club Drama NVA Tech Theatre NVA


Instrument tuition • Music technology • Recording on an iPad • DJ Classes

Digital Native

Digital training for seniors • Business in the cloud Tablets for teachers, • loud computing for the 3rd Sector • Apple certification for teachers • iPad tools for teachers


Meet some of our training staff

Mark Heathcote

Lead Trainer

An experienced filmmaker with the BBC and CNN - Mark is currently studying IT Networking at GCU.


Anne Leonardi

Coding Club

Mum of two young coders! Anne organised and ran a Code Club in the USA.  Currently working as a learning assistant whilst studying at Strathclyde University.

Dave Dunbar

Digital Media and AV Manager

Scottish BAFTA winning film-maker, Broadcast cameraman/editor and currently leading the design and creation of digital content for the Scottish Submarine Centre.


Current courses

making music on your ipad

with garageband



6-week course looking at

using the instruments,

recording your own voice,

songwriting techniques,

making live music and

lots more.

Ideal for P4-7 pupils.


From 25th Feb

introduction to music

recording and sequencing


1-day course exploring the use of virtual instruments to create beats, basslines and chords and also recording your own instrument and voice.  Ideal for any budding composers.



getting to grips with

sibelius 8.5


1-day course on using industry standard software for music notation.  Covering note input, using MIDI keyboards and working with text (dynamics, tempo, lyrics, etc)

All ages welcome.



introduction to apple's

final cut pro


1-day course covering ingesting your rushes, editing a short film and sharing your masterpiece on social media and your own website.

Ideal for filmmakers from 16 years old.


Friday 3rd March

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get in touch

For more information about courses, booking information and any other queries you may have, please use one of the contact methods below.

contact address


79-81, Sinclair Street,

Helensburgh, Argyll,

G84 8TR

Monday to Friday:

9.00 am to 6.00 pm

Phone : 01436 820369

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