HNC Events

HNC Events


The award will provide vocational education in events, allowing you to leave college with a broad experience in organising as well as supporting events of all sizes. The theory will underpin the knowledge required for employment in events and will enable you to develop experience to prepare you for employment or to undertake further academic qualifications.

The full time course also includes a Professional Development Award:
•    PDA Events

Core units:
• Organising an event
• Events industry: an introduction
• Event legislation: safety and licensing
• Event budgeting and funding
• Using software application packages
• Complex oral presentations
• Introduction to marketing
• Graded unit

Optional units:
• Digital culture: online communication
• Public relations
• Conferences
• HR management
• Customer care
• Communication in Spanish


• 1 Higher English or Social Sciences plus 3 National 5 awards or
• Relevant National Qualification group award at SCQF Level 5/6 or
• Equivalent qualification from other awarding bodies
• Students with relevant work experience will also be considered
• Successful performance at interview


2nd year HND Events Management, 2nd Year International Events or other related degree


Employment as Events Assistant, Events Co-ordinator or similar role in marketing, PR, promotions in many business, care, events, hospitality, travel and tourism sectors.