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Events - January Start NQ

(SCQF level 5)

Food, Events, Hospitality & Tourism, Faculty of Leisure and Lifestyle

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

9th Jan 2018, 1 year

9th Jan 2018, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Overview

This course will give you an introduction to a career in the events industry. It covers a wide range of general business and specific industry related topics to develop your knowledge and skills.

This course runs for 6 months from January - June 2018.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 5. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • One National 5 Qualification PLUS Three National 4 Qualifications (subjects must include English and Maths); OR
  • One Standard Grade at level 1 or 2 PLUS Three Standard Grades at Level 3 or 4; OR
  • Other equivalent qualification and/or experience.

You’ll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you are interested in this subject.

What you study

You'll study:

  • Events organisation.
  • Contributing to an event.
  • Events costing.
  • Financial and cost accounting.
  • Administration.
  • Marketing.
  • Working safely.
  • Food and beverage studies.
  • Customer care.
  • Events project.
  • Numeracy.
  • Communication.
  • ICT.

After the course

Careers

This course will allow students to pursue careers in the events industry such as events assistant or administrator with an events company.

Continuing study

Successful students can progress on to:

Students could apply for the HNC Events, HND Events Management, HNC/D Business or HNC/D Hospitality.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    9th Jan 2018
    End Date:
    15th Jun 2018
  • Location:
    City Campus