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PDA EVENTS

  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 7
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    SCQF Level:   07

PDA EVENTS

If you are looking to move into the events industry and would like a professional qualification in events but are unable to commit to full-time study then this part-time course is the perfect alternative. 

Start Date: 28/08/19
Cost: £375
Days and Times:
      Block 1 - 28/08/2019-22/11/2019 (12 weeks)
             Wednesday      9am – 12pm
             Friday               9am – 4pm
      Block 2 - 29/11/2019-13/03/2020 (12 weeks)
             Friday               1pm – 4pm

 

You can download an enrolment form here

You can read more about the enrolment process here

  • What will I learn?

    This course, made up of four units, will provide the theoretical knowledge and vocational skills necessary to fulfill a role in the events sector.

    You will gain knowledge and expertise in the following topics;

    • An introduction to the events industry
    • Events budgeting and funding
    • Events safety and licensing

Why should I choose this course?

You will have the opportunity to plan and carry out a number of events during your course. All events are unique and vary in scale, giving students a wide variety of experiences and roles to play in both organisation and evaluation. Some events are hosted entirely within the College, others in association with the many partners we work with throughout the year, such as SCVO, Party at the Palace and Quality Scotland. Students attend a number of exhibitions and events throughout their course.

Entry requirements

  • Typically employed within the events sector, or employers that carry out events activities, for example Local Authorities
  • At least one relevant Higher, although life skills and experience in the workplace may allow entry subject to an interview and are encouraged to apply
  • Good communication skills
  • A commitment to learning
  • All applicants should demonstrate experience and enthusiasm for event organisation, large or small.
  • Where it leads

    Education: possible progression to full-time HNC Events

    Employment: this qualification is designed to support continuing professional development in the events sector

Interview arrangements

An interview is required for this course. 

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