• August
  • Full-Time
  • 1 year
  • Events Management
  • SCQF Level 5


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Intro to the course:

This course allows learners to develop knowledge and understanding of the events industry in areas such as events organisation and events costing. It also develops key transferable skills in areas such as customer care, health and safety, and marketing.

SCQF Level 5

Study mode

Start date

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for a wide range of candidates 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?

  • contribute to an event
  • events industry - an overview
  • events costing - an introduction
  • processing business documents
  • event organisation
  • IT solutions for administrators
  • health and safety in hospitality
  • developing customer care in hospitality and skills for customer care

You'll learn through groupwork, lectures, industry visits and guest speakers.

Next Step Course Options

Further study at HNC level in events, hospitality, tourism, administration and IT and business. 

How will I be assessed?

Ongoing written and practical assessments.

Why should I choose this course?

This is a vibrant sector which is both exciting and fast moving. Human resource managers within these rapidly expanding industries have stated that they are looking for multi-skilled staff with a wide range of experience, that are adaptable, flexible and able to operate in different areas of their organisations.  

Where can this course lead?

Successful learners will be well placed for employment across the diverse range of jobs within the events industry including hospitality & events, events assistant, events co-ordinator, meeting & events assistant, event planning, event safety officer, events co-ordinator, events administrator, temporary structures crew member, account assistant, client liaison, delegate co-ordinator and events marketing assistant.

What are the entry requirements?

  • National 4 qualifications preferably Communication and Numeracy
  • equivalent recognised qualification 
  • relevant work experience
  • relevant industry experience

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. 

Other information:

The events industry in Scotland continues to grow, contributing an estimated £3.5 billion to the Scottish economy. Major hotels and hospitality operations are now operating events facilities within their complexes. In addition there has been a huge increase in the number of festivals, sporting events, outdoor concerts and purpose built venues for events. 

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