Course Details

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Certificate: Access to Business, Hospitality and Tourism

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

  • Working as a holiday representative
  • Tourist destinations
  • Business and e-commerce
  • Business and marketing
  • Business and finance
  • Working in a professional kitchen
  • 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 equivalent (see our Qualifications Explained page for details)
  • Relevant industry experience and/or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis

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 the Financing Your Studies page in our Student Information section.

Further Study

  • Intermediate Certificate: Administration
  • Intermediate Certificate: Business
  • Intermediate Certificate: Working in the Travel, Hospitality and Events Industry

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

Find Your Ideal Career

Want to know more about job opportunities, salaries, and employment rates in this industry? Check out our Career Coach page.

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 03 Sep 2018 18 Jun 2019 St Brycedale Campus Kirkcaldy apply online

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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