Event Planning

This qualification will introduce you to the skills that are required to plan, organise and evaluate events by developing their knowledge and understanding.

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Fully-funded via the UK Government in the form of the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

  • Free online course

    Fully-funded

  • Course duration

    8-12 weeks average course length

  • Support

    Expert tutor support available

  • Learning Method

    Online learning materials with online assessment

  • Awarding body

    TQUK

Overview of Awareness of Event Planning

Qualification aims

Areas covered include marketing methods and resources, market research, human resources, communication and customer service relevant to events.

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a personal Tutor and a Learner Support Advisor.

Course units

To gain this qualification, learners must achieve the 5 mandatory units.

Planning an event

Section 1: The extent of the events industry
Section 2: The scope of the event planner role
Section 3: Planning an event
Section 4: Planning for contingencies
Section 5: The need for health, safety and security measures.

Reviewing and evaluating an event

Section 1: The importance of review and evaluation
Section 2: The sources of information available for evaluating an event
Section 3: The range of tool available for event evaluation
Section 4: Planning the evaluation of an event.

Marketing and market research for event planning

Section 1: Understand why market research is important
Section 2: The methods and resources available for marketing
Section 3: Planning the marketing of an event.

Planning human resources for events

Section 1: Understand how an event is managed
Section 2: Understand the team which contribute to an event
Section 3: Understand the human resource requirements for an event.

Communication and customer service for events

Section 1: Understand the importance of communication at events
Section 2: Understand equality and diversity in relation to events
Section 3: Understand why customer service is important at an event
Section 4: Produce guidance on expected standards of customer service for staff use.

Get certified

Gain a nationally recognised level 2 accredited certificate.

Qualification benefits

Develop your skills

88% of our learners say our courses have equipped them with vital skills to help them progress in their working life.

Launch or advance your career

Build up enough knowledge, skills and confidence to transition into a new career.

Improve your CV

Level 2 qualifications are nationally recognised and accredited, giving you the foundations to improve your job prospects.

Eligibility

Location

Been in the UK or EU for three years for purposes other than study.

Age

19+ at the start of the academic year.

Qualifications

  • Not on an apprenticeship.
  • Not completed any part of the course before.
  • 19-23-year-olds must have a level 2 or higher prior to attainment.
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