NQ Tourism and Events

Elevate your expertise in the dynamic Tourism and Events Sectors of the UK with our NC entry level course. Tailored to boost your confidence, this course equips you with a diverse set of transferable and practical skills crucial for unparalleled success. Unleash your potential and thrive in the ever-evolving landscape of these vibrant industries. Take the next step in your career journey – apply now!

  • Event Organisation
  • Events Costings: An Introduction
  • Corporate Events: An Introduction
  • Work Placement
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Events Industry: An Overview
  • Skills for Customer Care
  • Selling Skills
  • Marketing in Travel and Tourism: An Introduction
  • Travel and Tourism: Enhancing Skills for Employment
  • Leisure and Business Tourist Destinations
  • Travel and Tourism in the UK
  • Heritage Industry in Scotland

  • Tourist Information Centre Assistant
  • Travel Agent
  • Tour Guide
  • Overseas Representation
  • Airport Operators
  • Events Assistant
  • Events and Meeting Co-ordinator
  • Conference and Events Assistant
  • Events Administrator

The course will comprise of both NPA (SCQF 6) Awards in Events and Travel and Tourism, leading to a pathway to employment or entry to SCQF 7/8 qualifications.

Opportunities to Work Abroad

Forth Valley College are officially partnered with - CCUSA - Summer camp jobs, work and travel experiences, and volunteer adventures in the USA and around the world.

CCUSA specialise in providing exciting summer opportunities in America and Canada. This opportunity can provide a once in a lifetime experience and increase your employability post studies.

One of the following:

  • Three National 5 awards (SCQF Level 5) or above in related subject areas
  • Successful completion of a relevant access programme or an appropriate group of National Qualification units with a satisfactory reference
  • Applicants who do not meet this criteria, but have relevant work experience or alternative qualifications, will be considered.


Stirling Campus



Start date

19 August 2024

SCQF Level

Level 6