Introduction to Esports (Level 3)

East Auckland - 22 July 2024

New Zealand Institute of Sport

Fees Free!
NZQA Level: 3
NZQA Credits: 60
Learning Style: In-Person Learning
Duration:
16 weeks
Campus:
Start Date:
End Date:
22 November 2024

In this level 3 esports course, students will be able to take their passion for gaming to the next level. They’ll start by learning about all the different roles that need to work together to make this multi-billion dollar global industry tick, including players, coaches, shoutcasters, camera operators, sound engineers, streaming engineers, directors and producers. After a visit to Let’s Play Live – the biggest e-sport production studio in Australasia – to see how it all comes together, students will get to work on putting together their own tournament with their classmates.

Love gaming? This course will help you level up while studying something you really enjoy, and you'll get to hang out and play games in our epic new gaming lounge.

Get in the game by learning about all the different roles that need to work together to make the competitive gaming industry tick - including players, coaches, shoutcasters, camera operators, sound engineers, streaming engineers, directors and producers.

Visit Let's Play Live, the biggest esports production studio in Australasia. Then put together your own practice tournament with your classmates!

When you’ve finished this course, you’ll have the foundational skills you need to continue your studies in a range of industries and unlock heaps of different career paths, not just in gaming. You could continue your studies in animation, game development, creative media and marketing, digital innovation or even personal training to help gamers perform at their peak.

56-60 Carbine Road, Mount Wellington, Auckland 1010

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New Zealand Certificate in Study and Employment Pathways (Level 3)
  • NCEA Level 1 or equivalent.

  • An interest in esports.

  • English Language/International Applicants: General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 OR equivalent under Rule 18.

  • Domestic applicants with English as a second language: must demonstrate sufficiency in English language at interview.

  • Online Students: Students who enrol in our blended learning or online course will need: access to a computer or laptop, a microphone, and a reliable internet connection.

YOUTH GUARANTEE

You can attend this course for free if you are aged 16-24 and meet the course entry requirements. This course is part of the government led Youth Guarantee Programme.  Under the Youth Guarantee you may also be eligible for financial support to cover the following. Talk to us for more information.  

  • Gym access 

  • New Zealand Institute of Sport T-shirt 

  • Travel allowance 

  • Course related field trips 

COURSE COSTS 

  • Course costs for New Zealand domestic students are available here

  • Course costs for International students are available here.

FEES FREE

If you’re planning to start tertiary study or training for the first time you may be eligible for fees-free. Ask one of our course advisors to help or visit the Fees Free website. 

STUDENT LOANS

If you meet certain conditions, you may be eligible for a student loan and allowances. Find out if you meet the conditions by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit www.studylink.govt.nz 

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