Leisure & Events Management CAVA Access to HE Diploma

Cornwall College Saltash LEVEL: 3 Travel & Tourism

Access courses are designed as a stepping stone to enable motivated, enthusiastic people to progress on to Higher Education. This is ideal for those who want to re-train or re-direct their lives into Leisure and Events Management or who want to take a degree in Events Management related subjects.

There is a very high level of academic and personal support throughout the course, which can help if you need to combine study with part time employment and family commitments.

For more information on the awarding body (CAVA) click here.


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Ideal if:

You are an adult student who hasn't studied A levels before, or you want a change in career and the chance to pursue a role in events management.

You’ll need:

There aren't any specific entry requirements but all applicants will be asked to attend a workshop and complete an initial assessment as well as a written exercise.

You’ll learn:

A range of units relevant to Leisure and Event Management. Each unit is worth 3 credits and for successful completion of this Access course, you'll need a minimum of 60 credits overall. Units include -

  • Events Management
  • Hospitality and Customer Service
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • The Tourism Environment
  • Tourism Marketing


This course primarily consists of coursework and students will be expected to supplement taught study with their own research and study during the week.

You’ll love:

Having the opportunity to create and manage a real life event!

You’ll go on to:

You can progress on to various university degrees in Event Management, Leisure and Tourism, Marketing, Sustainable Tourism etc. Some students decide to go straight into employment.


Travel & Tourism
Hospitality & Front of House
Business School


Leisure & Events Management Access to HE Diploma

Start Date

September 2020




1 Year

*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.