Access to HN Events and Hospitality

Edinburgh College


Milton Road Campus


This Level 6 course could be for you if you feel that you are not quite ready to study at HN level yet. This course will build on your existing qualifications and skills and support you in your transition from school or from a course at college to an HND in Events Management or Hospitality Management. There will be opportunities for you to participate in a programme of visits to hotels and other businesses operating within the events/hospitality industry as well as gaining a good understanding of this growing sector.

Content: Marketing in travel and tourism; Skills for customer care; Communication for working in events; Event organisation; Food hygiene for the hospitality industry; Researching and preparing presentations; Understanding business; Non-alcholic beverages; Hospitality: front office skills; Research skills for HN; Financial and cost accounting.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 including English; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview and practical test.

Progression Routes

HND Events Management or other relevant HND

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Retail and Events

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

Advertising, Marketing and PR


Media and Broadcasting

Publishing and Writing