Esports Gaming Level 2



Join the exciting world of Esports Gaming with our Level 2 course at Shipley College. This qualification bridges the gap between games and sports, providing you with a wide range of skills to thrive in this fast-growing global industry.

If you're a passionate gamer looking to develop transferable skills, this course is perfect for you. You'll enhance your communication abilities, critical and analytical thinking, and strategic planning. Dive into the world of Esports and gain expertise in skills, strategies, and analysis. Explore the importance of health, wellbeing, and fitness for Esports players, and discover the realm of enterprise and entrepreneurship within the industry. You'll even learn about nutrition for optimal Esports performance and delve into games design.

Successfully completing this course opens doors to Level 3 Esports or other Level 3 programs like Games Design or Creative Media. Get ready to level up your gaming career and be part of this thriving industry!

More about this course

Featured Modules

Game Design - Understand the ins and outs in what makes a successful esport game, then design your own!

Streaming for Esports - An in-depth twitch deep dive into the mechanics behind becoming a professional streamer, then trying it yourself!

Entry requirements

2 GCSEs at grade 3, to include English. Maths must be at grade 2 or above or a full Level 1 at Pass grade, plus a GCSE grade 3 or above in English.

You will attend an interview and further assessment to check if the course is right for you.

A positive attitude and a keen interest in sports and gaming. You will be invited to attend a taster session to find out more about the course.

Progression Information

After studying the Level 2 qualification can include further study in Level 3 courses such as Esports, Information Technology, Creative Media, Sport, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship or Business.

Successful completion of this qualification could also lead to being fully prepared for an apprenticeship in the related sector, for example in events, digital marketing or creative media.

Enrolment Type
This Course Meets The Needs Of The Region By
Esports is a rapidly growing sector and fast becoming a very big global industry ($1.72billion USD in 2023, predicted to grow to $6.75billion USD by 2030). There is a lot of scope within the region for self-employment and people running their own successful Esports-related businesses. Alongside gaming, technology and marketing, this course teaches other transferrable skills, including how to set up and run your own business, alongside subjects like ethics within the Esports industry and sustainability. As the industry is growing year on year, there is more need than ever for potential employees within the industry.
Trips And Visits
Students on this course have worked with BCB radio, a local radio station in Bradford, on a Esports show. Throughout the year we have had numerous guest lectures from a variety of industry professionals.
Is There Anything Else I Need To Know
Unsure of what you want to do? Level 2 is a great course that can advance your skills in business, brand design, games design and much more
Former Students
Competed in the British Esports Students ChampionshipsHave moved on to L3 Esports, L3 Game Design, and L3 Media
A Favourite Moment Of Last Year Was
Our visit from Tim Leaver, acclaimed Rainbow 6 shoutcaster who gave a presentation and workshopped with our students


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