Event Planning Certificate Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This part-time course is designed for anyone considering a career in events planning and management whether conferences, music festivals, weddings, or sporting events. It provides the opportunity to develop knowledge of the industry and the principles of event planning.

Learners will follow a NCFE Certificate in Event Planning programme leading to a nationally recognised qualification.

Learners will study a number of topics including:

Types of events: consider different types of events and their characteristics eg. size and scale and examples under the leisure, sport and conference centres.

Event planning: produce a proposal and plan for your own event that includes financial, human and physical resources, key dates and actions required, as well as health and safety and even itineraries.

Event operations: consider on the day; security, responsibilities and customer service, and communication with the public.

The programme is a practical course which delivers the underpinning knowledge and enables development of practical skills in event planning and operations. It is perfect for those seeking employment in the industry, and also promotes skills in team working, communication, planning and organisation and time management.

Assessment Methods

Assessment will by a mix of assignment work, worksheets and project work. Assignments could involve: individual research, group work, practical activities, oral and visual presentations.

Progression Options

Learners will have gained knowledge and experience and may choose to move directly into employment, within the events sector.

Course Summary

Course Title Event Planning Certificate Level 2
Entry Requirements

An appropriate Level 1 qualification or equivalent. Adults with alternative relevant experience are welcome to apply.

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I found the entire experience of studying my Level 2 course really rewarding, that I decided to further my knowledge by completing a Level 3 course. I’m continually learning new skills and it’s really helping my professional development in the workplace.

Amanda, ILM Leadership & Management Level 3

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