Certificate in Tourism & Events

Course Content

Over 20 of our students gaining employment in 2022, (17 within the airline industry and 3 with a local travel agency) the event industry is booming! There has never been a better time to study one of our courses and start your journey into Scotland’s growing tourism and events industry!


The course content will give you an insight into the diverse roles within the events and tourism industries. Subjects include Cabin Crew; Resort Representative; Sustainable Tourism and Events; Niche Tourism; Event Planning; Event Costing and Event Promotion. The course also includes trips to local and regional attractions and venues to enhance your learning.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 4 National 4 qualifications. Consideration will also be given to applicants with other relevant qualifications or life/work experience.


Applicants should have the desire to work towards a career within the Tourism or Events industry or progress towards an Advanced Certificate in Tourism and Events. Applicants will be invited to a recruitment workshop to assess suitability for the course.

Method of Assessment

Units will be continually assessed through end of unit assessments or by the completion of projects/coursework. No end of course assessment or exam.

Future Prospects

Successful completion of the course and satisfactory reference can lead to progression to Advanced Certificate in Tourism and Events or employment within the sector.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    28 Aug 2023

  • SCQF Level

    5

  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Fashion Business, Events & Tourism

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page
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