Level 3

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in E-Sports

Duration

1 year

Location

Rush Green

Starting

Sep 2021

Audience

16-18
Adult 19+

Esports Level 3

Access to top of the range gaming PC's, on site 400m2 Arena/Gaming Hub

This is a career-focused qualification with industry endorsement that enables learners to learn underpinning knowledge, develop technical and transferable skills, and gain experience in a variety of different sections of the esports industry.

College Esports teams sponsored by:

This qualification is intended for students wanting to progress directly to employment in the esports industry and other related industries. Additionally, the breadth of optional content in this qualification allows learners to widen their opportunities to progress to several different higher education courses.

You will complete practical assignments and develop your theory, skills and knowledge of Esports.

Core units will be:

• Unit 1: Introduction to Esports

• Unit 2: Esports Skills, Strategies and Analysis

• Unit 3: Enterprise and Entrepreneurship in the Esports Industry

• Unit 4: Health, Wellbeing and Fitness for Esports Players

• Unit 5: Esports Events.

3 days a week on with a combination of online and onsite lessons. When onsite you will be working in the esports designated classrooms or the onsite esports arena.

High spec PC's gaming chairs and full gaming setups

Four GCSE at Grade 4 or above including English & Maths or

Functional Skills Level 2 in English & Maths plus two GCSEs at grade 4 or above,

Highly professional teaching staff who all have a passion for E-Sports will be delivering on this course.

The primary focus of the Level 3 Esports Course is to progress into employment across a range of roles within esports. Jobs that are available in these areas include:

• Esports player

• Team Coach

• Events Organiser

• Shoutcaster and Presenter

• Social Media Influencer

• Video Production Editor

• Data Analyst.

This course will run mutiple teams that are sponsored by international sponsor Esports Insider

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.