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Level 3 Event Management at East Kent College

Course description

Perfect if you are looking for a successful career in Event and Business Management.

Course content

Studying the BTEC Level 3 in Hospitality, you will develop the knowledge and customer service skills required for a successful career in Event Management.

You will learn the fundamental skills required to organise and run a successful event. Studying core subjects such as:

Event organisation in hospitality

Planning and managing a hospitality event

Marketing an event

Enterprise in the hospitality industry

Personal selling and promotional skills

Studying at our Broadstairs campus, you will be learning in a unique way with access to The Yarrow Hotel; our on-site, aspiring four-star training hotel.

This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

Entry requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs at grade Cs or 4s or equivalent, including maths and English. Students may be able to progress from Level 1 vocationally relevant programmes.


You will learn through observed practical sessions, project completion and reflective accounts. Assessment will be through submission of coursework.

Financial information

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials.

For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Broadstairs Campus - 01843 605062 (or e-mail

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.

Future opportunities

On successful completion, you could gain employment within the catering and hospitality industry, or you could continue your studies and undertake a HNC in Hospitality Management.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 07 March 2018
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    • East Kent College's Broadstairs campus is  located on the Isle of Thanet in Broadstairs, Kent on the southeast coast of the United Kingdom.

      We offer an outstanding range of college Study Programmes across a range of subject areas, suited for all students, abilities and ambitions.
      The Broadstairs campus is located on Ramsgate Road, and over the last three years over £25m has been invested in new facilities which include a Centre for Environmental Technologies, a centre for Creative Industries and a unique-4 Star Training hotel.
      East Kent College is committed to developing the prosperity and wellbeing of the communities we serve.