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Events NQ

(SCQF level 6)

Food, Events, Hospitality & Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure

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Mode of Study


Start Date

30th Aug 2021, 1 year


City Campus

  • Applications from International Students Welcome
  • Overview

    The Event Industry offers exciting career opportunities within corporate, hospitality, sporting, charity and live performance sectors both nationally and internationally. This course will provide you with theoretical knowledge, practical skills for event delivery alongside development of meta-skills required to undertake a variety of job roles within this industry as well as entry to higher level Event Management and other related courses.

    You will study subjects associated with the planning and organising of events, event sectors, food and beverage service for events, event costing, administration and IT skills for business, marketing alongside developing communication, team working and, decision making skills whilst enhancing entrepreneurship and academic study skills.  As a team member, you will work within Scholars’ Restaurant one of the college’s commercial outlets to develop your practical skills in Customer Care and Food and Beverage Service.

    Our highly skilled lecturing staff who have a vast amount of relevant industry experience to inspire your learning deliver the course.

    This course is offered from August – June on a full time basis.

    This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualification Framework at level 6.

    Entry requirements

    Minimum entry requirements

    • Three National 5 qualifications at Grade C or above including English; OR
    • NQ/NC (minimum 16 credits) at SCQF level 5 preferably in Events or related subject; OR
    • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

    Additional selection requirements

    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're interested in this subject area.  Where COVID restrictions are in place we will invite you to either a video meeting, telephone conference call or make an offer based on your application form.

    ESOL entry requirements

    Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

    What you study

    The course will include corporate events, events organisation, events costing, marketing and a range of units to develop academic study skills and entrepreneurship.

    After the course


    On successful completion of the course, you can apply for a variety of operational job roles within corporate, sporting, live performance events within the public, private or charity business sectors.

    Continuing Study

    On successful completion, you can progress to the HND Events Management, which is a two year fulltime course, or can provide access to other related studies at SCQF Level 7 or 8.


    How the course is taught

    This is a full time course offered at City of Glasgow College from August 2020 – June 2021.

    Assessment methods

    You are assessed using a range of assessment methods including class based assessments, projects and reports, practical observations and online assessments.

    • Mode of Study:
    • Start Date:
      30th Aug 2021, 1 year
    • Location:
      City Campus
    • Applications from International Students Welcome