Pearson has partnered with The British Esports Association, the not-for-profit organisation established to promote and support grassroots esports, to create the world’s first qualification of its kind for a career in esports.

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The new BTEC qualifications in esports are skills-focused and are a major step forward in supporting the creation of long-term careers in the growing esports industry both in the UK and internationally. Global esports revenues will grow to $1,084 million in 2021, a year-on-year growth of +14.5%, up from $947.1 million in 2020, says Newzoo.

Get in-depth understand of esports in just five weeks

Over the course of five weeks, you will receive emails which: 

  • Explain what the esports industry is 

  • Explore the careers available in the industry 

  • Provide you with an esports-specific parents guide 

  • Tell you about free online events you can register for 

  • Give you an opportunity to speak to someone about BTEC Esports

Sign up for the esports crash course