Esports - Level 2
Start Date: 5th September 2022
More about the course
Endorsed by The British Esports Association, this Level 2 Esports course is the perfect stepping stone for students who don't currently hold 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, but want to advance to an Esports qualification or apprenticeship.
Designed in partnership with Newcastle United Foundation, you will have the opportunity to learn more about working in the Esports industry and will take part in regular Esports competitions.
You'll work with like-minded classmates to plan your own tournaments and events and may even have the opportunity to represent Newcastle United in national competitions.
4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above including grade 3 or above in English and maths
What will I achieve?
If you complete this course successfully you will receive a Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Esports.
What will I learn?
Esports games, teams and tournaments
Establishing an Esports organisation
Streaming for Esports
Plan an Esports event
How is the course taught?
Online reading and research
How am I assessed?
Work experience opportunities
As part of this course you will have the chance to represent Newcastle United and take part in weekly Esports competitions through the Association of College Sport and British Esports Association Championships.
English and Maths
English and maths are important skills within Esports. We will help you to get an English and maths qualification alongside your studies if you do not currently hold one. We will also help you develop your skills as part of the course.
For example, using mathematics when applying strategy and understanding odds and probabilities. Or using English when writing events plans and communicating with your team.
Where can I progress?
If you complete this course successfully you can advance onto our Esports Level 3 course.
If you are aged 16-18 when you begin your course you are likely to be eligible for free tuition. Detailed information can be found within the financial support section.
If you are aged 19+ the cost of the course will depend on your circumstances. Our support pages can help you determine your suitability.
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