New for September 2022: Esports BTEC Level 3 with Sheffield United CF; taster session 13 April

Written by Sheffield United Community Foundation

Sheffield United Community Foundation has launched its brand new Esports BTEC Level 3 starting September 2022 for students Aged 16-18.

What is Esports?

Esports is a rapidly growing industry that has enormous potential for sustainable career opportunities. Esports – Electronic Sports is competition based video gaming that takes place online around the world. Due to it’s ever growing popularity there are now 1000s of careers available in the industry, with over 10,000 job vacancies currently live on popular Esports job site Hitmarker!

During the course (Equivalent to 3 A-Levels) students will study the following subject areas in order to enhance their knowledge of the industry and support them towards career goals:

  • Introduction to Esports
  • Health, Wellbeing and Fitness for Esports Players
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship in the Esports Industry
  • Esports Skills, Strategies and Analysis
  • Esports Events… and many more Units over the two year course.

Entry Requirements: 5 GCSEs Grade 4 and above (inc Maths/English)

Register your interest

To register your interest in the course and to sign up to the taster session on Wednesday 13 April, complete a registration form.