Fast Track to HNC Events, Administration or Travel & Tourism (January 2019 start)

Fast Track to HNC Events, Administration or Travel & Tourism (January 2019 start)


The qualification has been designed to provide you with excellent administrative skills relevant to all industries, together with an excellent introduction to the events industry and the travel and tourism industry. It will prepare you for progression to an HNC or HND qualification or for employment in any of these sectors.

You will achieve two NPA Awards:

NPA in Administration: Office Skills and Services at SCQF level 5

NPA in Events at SCQF level 6

together with a range of administration, events, travel and tourism SQA units at SCQF level 5 and 6, designed for progression to HN or for employment

Core units include:

  • IT software applications: word processing, spreadsheets, database
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • An introduction to the events industry
  • Organising an event
  • An introduction to the travel and tourism industry
  • Tourist destinations
  • Reception/front of office skills
  • Office Administration
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Marketing

Optional units may include:

  • Air travel
  • Introduction to cabin crew
  • First aid
  • Language


  • Numeracy and Communication at National 4 plus a further relevant National 4 award
  • Equivalent qualification from other awarding bodies
  • Students with relevant work experience will also be considered
  • Successful performance at interview


HNC Administration and IT, Events Management, Travel & Tourism or relevant business subject


Employment in a junior administrative role in a number of sectors, including Finance, Health Care, HR, Hospitality, IT, Marketing, Retail and the Public Sector.


Full time starting 21 January 2019 running until to 21 June 2019.  20 weeks,  4 days per week with twilight classes.