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Business (Events Management) - BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at City and Islington College

Course description

Aged 16-18 and interested in business? Particularly interested in organising events and exhibitions? This work-focussed two-year course will give you all the training you need, along with a thorough grounding in general business practices.

Course content

This course gives you a thorough introduction to Events Management and Business. During the two-year course, you will study a range of units to develop your knowledge and understanding of the field, and will gain work experience in an events management environment. Units include Events, Conferences and Exhibitions; Hospitality Operations; and Project Management.

Entry requirements

You need four GCSEs at grade C or above, including English and Maths. Alternatively, you need a BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Merit or above, with Functional Skills in English and Maths.

You will also need a good reference from a school or employer. Your interest in the subject will be assessed during a formal interview prior to full enrolment.


This course is currently 100% coursework and you will be assessed in a variety of ways, including presentations, role-plays and time-limited exercises.

Future opportunities

If you complete this Extended Diploma with Merit or above, you will have achieved UCAS points equivalent to three A Levels. This should make you eligible for study at degree level. Possible careers include marketing, sales, and events management.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City and Islington College directly.

Last updated date: 22 March 2016
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