Event Planning - Level 2 Certificate

This course will be delivered online.

Please note, Distance Learning courses have rolling start dates, meaning you can apply for this course at anytime and also study at your own pace, flexibly and with support from a personal tutor.

Over the past few years, the events industry has been steadily growing. According to Eventbrite, 67% of event organisers expect their events to grow in the number of attendees the next year and 39% of those who work in corporate events expect their budgets to increase.

The qualification is suitable for a wide range of learners who wish to develop knowledge and understanding of planning and running an event. It may be useful as an introduction for those who wish to pursue a career as an event planner or for those working in or preparing for a wide range of job roles in diverse sectors which require them to plan and organise events as part of their responsibilities.

Course Content

This course is split into five units

Unit 1: Planning an event

Unit 2: Reviewing and evaluating an event

Unit 3: Marketing and market research for event planning

Unit 4: Planning human resources for events

Unit 5: Communication and customer service for events.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on 31st August prior to the course start date.

You must have Level 1 English skills (e.g. Functional Skills English). If you are not able to produce evidence of an English qualification, you will be required to take a short assessment. To ensure this course and style of learning is suitable for you, we will also require you to complete a short course application and attend a brief [online] interview. You must have access to the necessary I.T equipment and internet service to study on this course. A PC, laptop or tablet is recommended.

First Class Requirements

You will be learning online but should be adequately prepared to create word processed documents to complete your assignments.

Attendance Requirements

You can study at your own pace but must stick to the assessment schedule provided on the platform.

Assessment Methods

This course is conducted via Distance Learning you will submit all assignment work through the learning platform to a fixed schedule . You will be assigned an assessor and you will receive feedback via the learning platform.

Further Study Options

On successful completion of this course you could consider Level 3 related courses e.g. Diplomas, Access to Higher Education – Digital Marketing or Business Studies. Following this, you could apply to study at University, for example a degree in Events Management.

Additional Information

This course is delivered via the EQUAL learning platform, an award-winning, learning resource of the highest quality. Resources are designed to be engaging and interactive to keep you focused on your learning at all times. Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study, although you are expected to complete your course within the given timeframe. We will ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a personal course assessor.