Course Details

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Access to Business/Hospitality/Tourism SCQF Level 4

SCQF Level 4

If you are interested in finding out more about a career in business, administration, travel and professional cookery and enjoy a challenge, then this course is for you. Successful completion of this course will put you in a stronger position to progress to the next stage of your career, or academic study.

What You Study

Units studied include:

  • Working as air cabin crew
  • Working as a holiday representative
  • Tourist destinations
  • Business and e-commerce
  • Business and marketing
  • Business and finance
  • Working in a professional kitchen
  • Working in the hospitality industry
  • Foods of the world
  • Enterprise activity
  • Administrative activities
  • Prepare business documents
  • IT solutions for administrators
  • Employability skills
  • Preparation for employment

The Core Skills of ICT, numeracy and communication will be developed and certificated on this course.

Duration and Attendance

One year full-time.

Entry Requirements

  • Three National 3s or three Standard Grades at Foundation Level
  • Industrial experience or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis

Further Study

  • NC Administration
  • NC Business
  • NQ Working in the Travel, Hospitality and Events Industry
  • NQ Introduction to Hospitality and Catering

Career Opportunities

  • Opportunities to work in a number of different business, travel and hospitality operations
  • Opportunity to attend business industry recruitment days
  • Opportunity to attend travel industry or airline recruitment days
  • Modern apprenticeships
  • Customer service positions
  • Opportunities in business and administration

Student Expenses

If a practical travel and tourism visit is arranged, you will be required to make a contribution to the cost.

Application Process

  • Online application
  • Satisfactory personal statement
  • Successful taster event and interview

Funding Information

For information on how to apply for funding for your course fees to be paid, funding options and other financial support available, please visit our Financing Your Studies page in our Student Information section.

This course is currently offered on the date(s) and venue(s) listed below.

Method of Study Year of course Starts* Ends* Based at Apply
Full time 1st Year 04 Sep 2017 19 Jun 2018 St Brycedale Campus Kirkcaldy course full

While we make every attempt to ensure the accuracy of course information, this is subject to change, as part of our continuous improvement process.

*Start and End dates refer to the week commencing date and the actual date could be any date within that week.

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