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Esport and Business Development (Level 4)

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New Zealand Certificate in Study and Employment Pathways (Level 4)
Full time: 18 Weeks | Part time: 36 Weeks

Unleash your potential in our Esports and Business Development course, with flexible study options to work around your lifestyle. With our blended learning environment, you’ll get to make your mark in this exciting industry while learning from home and in our purpose-built gaming studio. Our goal is to help you gain real world insight as you develop your Esport skills in a fun, and supportive environment.

This unique programme will guide you in the right direction and help future proof your career in the Esport industry, with practical knowledge on what it takes to become a professional gamer, develop coaching techniques to enhance individual and team gaming skills to kickstart your Esport journey.

Learn how to develop basic game design using gaming software platforms such as Unreal Engine. Explore business concepts that can turn your gaming idea into a winning business proposal and learn how you can earn income doing something you love.

You’ll even get to join forces with your classmates, set-up and run local gaming tournaments, collaborate and battle it out as you work on mastering your gaming style.

At the end of your course, you’ll be inspired to transform your love of gaming into a career as you decide your next step. With plenty of career options to choose from, you can explore your study options in animation, game development, creative media, marketing, digital innovation or even personal training.

  • You will learn:

  • How to set up and run local gaming tournaments.

  • Tour local internet cafés and Esport arenas to see how they run.

  • Learn individual and team coaching techniques for gaming.

  • Explore a range of career options for you in the Esport industry.

  • Develop basic game design with a range of gaming software.

  • Learn how to incorporate Te Ao Māori into the virtual gaming world.

  • Turn a gaming idea into a successful business proposal.

  • Gain qualifications to take you to the next level for further studies.

Course start dates


85 Peterborough Street, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8013

Jul 17, 2023


12-16 Gordon Road, Ōtāhuhu , Auckland 1062

Jul 17, 2023

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