• August
  • Full-Time
  • 1 year
  • Events Management
  • SCQF Level 4


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Intro to the course:

This course will give you the experience and skills you will require to take the first steps into the events industry.  You'll gain valuable practical experience including organising events supporting other areas within the College including hospitality or travel. 

We would welcome applicants whose first language is not English.

SCQF Level 4

Study mode

Start date

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for a wide range of learners including:

  • school leavers
  • adult returners to education
  • individuals in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects
  • people who wish to take their first steps into the industry

What will I study?

  • assist with an event 
  • skills for customer care
  • IT solutions for administrators 
  • digital culture: social software
  • core skills

Next Step Course Options

NC Hospitality & Events at SCQF Level 5

NPA Events at SCQF Level 6

How will I be assessed?

Ongoing written and practical assessments.

Why should I choose this course?

The National Progression Award (NPA) Events at SCQF level 4 has been developed to provide individuals with the initial skills they will need to pursue a career in the events industry and provide the essential skills required for those pursuing a career in the events sector.

The course develops knowledge in areas such as: 

  • assisting with events
  • hospitality - introduction to events
  • skills for customer care
  • IT solutions for administrators
  • digital culture - social software

The award has been designed to develop practical, technical and transferable skills; oral, written and evaluation abilities; problem solving and planning; and organisational and communication skills.

Where can this course lead?

Working in the events industry which itself cuts across a number of businesses. 

What are the entry requirements?

  • two National 3 qualifications
  • equivalent recognised qualification 
  • we welcome applications from mature students, particularly those who lack formal qualifications but have experience in the industry
  • if English is not your first language, an interview to support your application may be beneficial

What are the interview arrangements?

Offers made will be based on your application.  Those who do not meet the minimum entry requirements will be invited for an individual interview. 

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

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Study mode Full-Time Start date 28/08/2023 Duration 1 year
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