NPA Events (SCQF Level 4)

The National Progression Award (NPA) in Events at SCQF level 4 has been developed to provide individuals with the initial skills they will need to pursue a career in the events industry.

The NPA Events at SCQF level 4 develops knowledge in areas such as: assisting with events; hospitality: introduction to events; skills for customer care; IT solutions for administrators; and digital culture: social software, all of which provide the essential skills required for those pursuing a career in the events sector.

The award has been designed to develop: practical, technical and transferable skills; oral, written and evaluation abilities; problem solving and planning; and organisational and communication skills.

The qualification is available through schools and colleges.

Why study this qualification

This qualification is suitable for a wide range of learners including:

  • pupils from mainstream schools or other education establishments
  • school leavers
  • adult returners to education
  • learners in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects
  • learners participating in 16+ programmes
  • college students wishing to develop their skills and knowledge in relation to retailing
  • trainees participating in preparation for entering employment
  • individuals involved in voluntary activities

Access

Entry is at the discretion of the centre.

Employment and progression

On completion of this award successful learners can progress to:

  • Further/higher education
  • National Certificate in Events Co-ordination
  • Vocational training
  • Suitable training/employment in a events related sector

Qualification structure

NPA Events at SCQF level 4

Group Award code: GM1Y 44 (24 SCQF credit points)

To achieve the NPA Events at SCQF level 4, learners must achieve 4 mandatory units (24 SCQF credit points)

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Qualification structure

NPA Events at SCQF level 4

Group Award code: GM1Y 44 (24 SCQF credit points)

To achieve the NPA Events at SCQF level 4, learners must achieve 4 mandatory units (24 SCQF credit points)

NPA Events (SCQF Level 4) (325 KB)

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How to assess

Each individual unit specification gives detailed information on the evidence requirements and approaches to assessment for each unit.

Ongoing course assessment will apply. Integration of assessment is encouraged.

Assessment will allow candidates to enhance their own practice and develop their technical skills.

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