Tourism and Hospitality Academy Events

Our Tourism & Hospitality centre is inviting you to explore our courses and facilities at our Tourism & Hospitality Open Day! ​

Tourism and Hospitality Open Day 

Edinburgh College is hosting a Tourism and Hospitality Open Day on Thursday 26 May, with the chance to learn about study and career opportunities in some of Scotland’s fastest-growing industries.

The open day takes place from 12-4pm at Edinburgh College’s Granton Campus.

College staff and students will give guided tours of the facilities including the hair and beauty salons, spa, training restaurant and training aircraft. They will also be doing live cookery and hospitality demonstrations to show the skills they learn at college, including coffee making, mocktails, and demonstrating how to flambé.

Teaching and support staff will be on hand to talk to guests about course information on the college’s Tourism and Hospitality subjects, including:

Courses include part-time learning opportunities for anyone looking to boost their skills while working.

The facilities open for tours are:
  • The Apprentice restaurant, Edinburgh College’s training restaurant, where Professional Cookery and Hospitality students train and cook for paying guests
  • The life-size training aircraft cabin, where students on the Swissport Academy Airport Ground Operations course train. On completion of this course, all the graduates are guaranteed an interview with Swissport at Edinburgh Airport and last year 12 out of the 17 students got jobs with the company
  • The college’s training salons, including the NEW Elemis & Wella Eco Salon Green Salon and spa with sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi facilities 
  • Granton campus tours including classrooms, studios, learning resource centre, student support and social areas

Edinburgh College’s Head of Tourism & Hospitality Carol Fyfe said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for those who are in interested in working in tourism and hospitality where graduates are highly employable. We work closely with industry partners to make sure courses are designed for excellent employment opportunities. This one of the fastest growing industries in the country and now is a great time to get involved.”

Thursday 26 May 2016 
12 – 4pm 
Granton Campus
350 West Granton Road

​Edinburgh College Salon launch hosted by our HNC Beauty Therapy students will be taking place on Monday 13 October and Thursday 13 October.

This October the Edinburgh College Salons are opening for the new academic year. 
HNC Beauty Therapy students are organising launch events at Granton and Milton Road campuses, so you can sample treatments and win some fantastic prizes including 2 tickets to see Justin Bieber at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow. 
Come along and enjoy…
  • demonstrations
  • FREE taster treatments
  • raffles
  • expert advice
  • product promotions
Granton Monday 10 October
MIlton Road Thursday 13 October
12 noon - 7pm
Daytime Salon: 
  • Unlimited treatments (subject to availability)
  • New daytime beauty pass £10 per day 92 treatments & 10% off products)
  • Yearly daytime beauty membership £100
  • Yearly daytime beauty & hair membership £100
Evening Salon:
  • Treatments available on a pay as you go basis from our price list
For more information about the salons or the launch event please contact  

​Guest speakers from the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) and MacTaggart Scott will give perspective about the training available to businesses in Scotland and how to train your management teams for maximum effectiveness. ​

“The best technicians are promoted to manager, but we don't then train them how to be the best managers”  
If this quote rings true in your organisation then perhaps Edinburgh College can be of assistance. This event is designed for business leaders. 

Our business event in conjunction with CEED (Centre for Engineering Education and Development ) on Tuesday 28th March 2017 will explore the benefits of strong leadership and management at all different levels within an organisation and why it is so important to provide the right resources to managers.  
Guest speakers from the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) and MacTaggart Scott will give perspective about the training available to businesses in Scotland and how to train your management teams for maximum effectiveness. 
Tuesday 28th March 2017
8.30am - 10.30am
Enterprise Centre - Edinburgh College Sighthill Campus

Tea, coffee and refreshments will be provided.
To book a place please email or call
0131 297 8526. 

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