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About the course

This qualification will introduce you to the skills that are required to plan, organise and evaluate events by developing your knowledge and understanding. Areas covered include marketing methods and resources, market research, human resources, communication and customer service relevant to events.

Entry requirements

You must meet the following eligibility criteria in order to access this course:

 

Age: You must have been at least 19 years of age by 1 August (if you are aged 19-23 years you must already hold a full level 2 qualification i.e. 5 x GCSE's grade A*-C / 4-9)

Nationality: You must have lived within the EU for at least the last 3 years.

Level:  You must undertake a maths and English skills checker to ensure the course is the right level for you.

Apprenticeships:  You must not be currently studying an apprenticeship.

 

All students will be required to attend an initial online induction session via zoom.  At the start of the course you will be allocated a designated tutor who will support you through your qualification.

 

All leaners will be required to complete an electronic enrolment form and an initial screening for maths and English (online)

 

Qualifications

TQUK Level 2 qualification

What you'll learn (core modules)

Unit 1: Planning an event

  • The extent of the events industry

  • The scope of the event planner role

  • Planning an event

  • Planning for contingencies

  • The need for health, safety and security measures

 

Unit 2: Reviewing and evaluating an event

  • The importance of review and evaluation

  • The sources of information available for evaluating an event

  • The range of tools available for event evaluation

  • Planning the evaluation of an event.

 

Unit 3: Marketing and market research for event planning

  • Understand why market research is important

  • The methods and resources available for marketing

  • Planning the marketing of an event. 

 

Unit 4: Planning human resources for events

  • Understand how an event is managed

  • Understand the team which contribute to an event

  • Understand the human resource requirements for an event.

 

Unit 5: Communication and customer service for events

  • Understand the importance of communication at events

  • Understand equality and diversity in relation to events

  • Understand why customer service is important at an event

  • Produce guidance on expected standards of customer service for staff use.

How will I be assessed?

This qualification is assessed via an internally assessed portfolio of evidence which is submitted to your tutor using the online portal.

Where is the course delivered? (facilities/classrooms)

All learning is completed online at a time that suits you without the need to attend college.  From March 2020 until further notice these inductions will be held on line via Zoom. Full details will be provided once you have you completed the enrolment process.

How much will it cost?

The course is fully funded and there are no associated costs with completing this course*

However if you start and not complete this course there will be a charge of £125

 

*The course is fully funded subject to the individual being over 19 and having lived in an EEA country for the last 3 years

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