Have you ever fancied being a part in one of the most exciting industries in the UK?
Then come and start your journey with us at Buckinghamshire College Group by studying the Level 3 Events Management and Visitor Economy course here at the Aylesbury campus.
It will provide a start to your career in an industry worth more than £36 billion/ year and attracting over 7 million visitors to the UK.
What will I learn?
You will complete 2 qualifications over the 2 years:
- BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Business (Events)
- BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Travel and Tourism
During the two years you will be taught by experts in the industry to develop knowledge and skills required to have a successful career in this industry. You will gain of working on a range of live projects organising and managing events.
- Developing a Marketing Campaign
- International Business
- Managing an Event
- Global Destinations
- Visitor Attractions
- Events, Conferences and Exhibitions
How will I be assessed?
By a mixture of written and practical assignments. In addition, you will have externally set exams for some units.
All of your work will be graded either Pass, Merit or Distinction
To join this course, you will need four GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above including both English and Math OR a relevant Level 2 qualification and GCSEs at grade 4 (C) in English and Maths
You should be able to demonstrate a real passion to work in an industry which is fun but hard work! Entry is also subject to an interview, basic skills screening and initial assessment.
Progression & Career Opportunities
Once you have gained the two qualifications. You will have the equivalent of three A levels which will enable you to go to University to study for a degree in Events Management or Travel and Tourism.
Alternatively, you will able to enter employment in entry level roles in either industry.
You will take part on a variety of trips into different organisations.
You will be expected to wear a uniform for part of this course. The cost of these will be around £100.