Borders College

THE (Tourism, Hospitality & EventsBusiness Skills Programme for Scotland

The Programme

Are you a supervisor or manager within the Visitor Economy sector, or do you have aspirations for a career in this sector and require the skills to equip yourself and your organisation for a post Covid workforce?

'THE programme' is offered through a partnership between two leading further education providers in the south of Scotland: SRUC and Borders College. 

Modules have been developed with the specific aim to support the economic recovery of establishments within Tourism, Hospitality and Events sectors within Scotland. By further developing the practical skillsets of owners, managers and supervisors, in addition to assist the career progression of Customer-facing staff who are employed or have aspirations for employment within the wider visitor economy sector. 

The course is made up of 8 units and is being offered FREE to anyone applying for this new opportunity. 

  • Starting on 26th April 2021 participants will have the opportunity to undertake one or both of the online training units Digital Marketing and Leadership. The remaining units will be offered from the autumn onwards. 

No attendance at college is required as all learning will be wholly online therefore, candidates can study at a time that suits them and their employers. 

Online sessions will be for roughly 3 hours per week with total learning hours around 6 hours per week. 

No matter where in Scotland you live – this is the ideal opportunity to refresh your training and education by increasing your micro credentials with this unique partnership course and, prepare yourself for the new visitor economy. 

  • To download a PDF of the programme, please click here.