Level 3

Esports Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
TWO YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Centre for Digital Technologies – Basildon
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
TWO YEARS SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Centre for Digital Technologies – Basildon

Overview

Important

This course has reached capacity for 2021 start and applications are now closed.


Esports, also known as electronic sports, is an exciting growth sector combining sport competition and video games. Global tournaments are popular all around the world in many different disciplines. This course will provide you with the background knowledge and skills you need to enter the interesting industry.

ESports Stadium

Entry Requirements

Four GCESs at grade 4/C to include either English or maths dependent on vocational subject to be studied.

Course Structure

  • Introduction to Esports
  • Esports skills, strategies and analysis
  • Enterprise and entrepreneurship in the Esports industry
  • Health, wellbeing and fitness for Esports players
  • Esports events
  • Live-streamed broadcasting
  • Producing an Esports brand
  • Shoutcasting
  • Video production
  • Business applications of Esports in social media
  • Psychology for Esports performance
  • Nutrition for Esports performance
  • Ethical and current issues in Esports
  • Launching your Esports enterprise

Assessment & Feedback

  • Practical assessments
  • Controlled Assessments
  • Online exams

Course Cost

School Leavers, full_time: FREE

FREE to UK/Home under 19s not in employment.

What Next...

The primary focus of the Level 3 Esports Course is to progress into employment across a range of roles within esports including:

  • Esports player
  • Team coach
  • Event organiser
  • Shoutcaster and presenter
  • Social media influencer
  • Video production editor
  • Data analyst

There is a wide variety of career opportunities in the Esports industry, including shoutcaster, host, analyst PR/marketing executive, broadcast/production crew, and event manager.