When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes (course free to 16-18 year olds)
  • Course Code K24ITCD01A
  • Suitable For This course is free for 16-18s

What you will learn

The Pearson BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Esports is aimed at students who have chosen to focus their learning and career development within the world of esports and who are looking for an engaging and stimulating qualification which will prepare them for successful performance in working life and progression into employment by developing a range of essential skills, techniques and attitudes. Also this is a career-focused qualification with industry endorsement enabling learners to develop underpinning knowledge and technical and transferable skills that gain experience in a variety of different sections of the esports industry. Learners taking this qualification will study one optional and five mandatory units

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Unit 1: Esports Games, Teams and Tournaments
  • Unit 2: Establishing an Esports Organisation
  • Unit 3: Streaming for Esports
  • Unit 4: Plan an Esports Event
  • Unit 5: Start an Enterprise in Esports

On successful completion of the course, you will achieve the following qualification: BTEC Diploma in ESports [EDEXCEL]

Class format and activities

In class delivery. All course materials such as assignment briefs, notes, handouts, videos, links to content will be available online and accessible via Microsoft Teams.

Entry requirements

3 GCSE at grade 3 and above

What you need to know before you enrol

This is a fast-moving, proactive and forward-thinking course placing you at the centre of contemporary media industry education, as such, you will be expected to invest sufficient time and energy to achieve a high standard of work.

What you need

All resources will be provided, though we would advise you bring a portable external hard drive to store created digital assets. You need a positive, can-do attitude with plenty of enthusiasm for the creative industries. You will be eager to learn, bursting with potential and ready to challenge your understanding of the world in which we live.

What you can do next

Learners taking this qualification may also want to progress to further study such as Pearson BTEC Level 3 Nationals in esports, Information Technology, Creative Media, Sport, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship or Business. Successful completion of this qualification could also lead to being fully prepared to progress to an apprenticeship in the related sector, for example, in events, Digital marketing or Creative media for example.