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Events Management Course

You’re a social butterfly who’s super organised and loves a fast-paced environment. You enjoy a good party and are the first person to lend a hand in planning and setting up an event. You love the idea of helping others celebrate milestones – why not make a career of it?

Studying to become a knowledgeable events manager can help turn an exciting career in events into a reality! Events planning can open the door to fantastic opportunities, allowing you to travel the world and meet some incredible people. If you’re a confident, outgoing and organised person, you’ll really thrive in this career.

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Intermediate Events Management Course

Complete your course from home in an average of 4-8 months, at a pace that suits you! Benefit from dedicated tutor support too - if you have any queries throughout your studies, your tutor will be on hand to help!

On completion of your course you’ll achieve:

Module 1 - Introduction to Event Management
Module 2 - Introduction to the Event Planning Process
Module 3 - The Venue
Module 4 - Catering
Module 5 - Entertainment
Module 6 - Photographic and Audio-Visual Requirements
Module 7 - Staging the Event
Module 8 - Preparing Event Proposals
Module 9 - Marketing and Selling your Events Planning Service
Module 10 - Setting up your Business
Module 11 - Preparing your own Task Lists and Action Plans
Module 1 - PR and The Art of Communication
Module 2 - Media Relations and New Technologies
Module 3 - Running a PR Campaign
Module 4 - Internal PR
Module 5 - Putting Things Right: Crisis Management
Module 6 - Your PR Career
Module 1 - What Marketing Does
Module 2 - Products and Markets
Module 3 - Price and Competition
Module 4 - Place and Market Segments
Module 5 - Promotion

Professional Events Management Course

Upgrade your learning, specialise your skills and improve your career prospects with our Professional course; add one of the following course options to the Events Management course to help achieve your dream career:
Module 1 - The Role of the Wedding Planner
Module 2 - The Wedding Planning Process
Module 3 - Budgetting
Module 4 - Overseas Weddings
Module 5 - Different Types of Weddings
Module 6 - Starting a Wedding Planning Business
Module 1 - Introduction to the Tourism Industry
Module 2 - Planning for Tourism
Module 3 - Passenger Transport
Module 4 - Responsible Tourism
Module 5 - The Management of Visitor Attractions
Module 6 - Tourism Marketing
Module 1 - Project Management: Definitions, Principles and Scope
Module 2 - Project Initiation: Preparing the Ground
Module 3 - Planning the Project
Module 4 - Managing Your Resources
Module 5 - Managing the Project Through to Implementation
Module 6 - Delivering Benefits from a Project
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that the training provider has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by The Training Room to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.   ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

What Can I Expect as an Events Manager?

The day in the life of an events professional is fast paced and varied. No two events are the same and this allows you to flex your creativity and stay at the top of your game!

You can enjoy the freedom over how you work too. As you develop your career and widen your network, you’ll develop a comprehensive portfolio and develop your name in the industry. This will enable you to become self-employed or work your way up the career ladder with an events company.

How Do I Become an Events Professional?

Having a combined set of skills in public relations, marketing and management will prove hugely advantageous when applying for your dream job in events. The right candidate can benefit from an attractive salary and fantastic opportunities for progression, but you’ll need the right experience and skill-set to get you noticed.

As the industry is so competitive, you’ll also need to display strong interpersonal skills alongside a head for pressure. That includes the ability to converse with people of all levels, being organised and clearly communicating expectations and instructions.

Our events management course is designed to give students an industry specific set of skills, giving you a head start in your dream career. Incorporating key elements of business and marketing alongside the opportunity to specialise your career path, our events management course will help you get where you want to be.

Tell Me More About Events Management

Events management offers a busy and dynamic environment; you won’t be working the usual 9-5 and your office could be anywhere from a client’s wedding venue to conference rooms. You won’t be surprised to hear that the industry is pretty competitive, but if you’re determined to start you career in events, you’ll succeed.

Events management is a fantastic career for anyone looking to utilise their outgoing personality, creative flair and eye for detail. You’ll have the chance to develop your management skills and strengthen your leadership abilities, making a real success out of your career in events!

Events management requires a lot of hard work – you’ll be responsible for overseeing every element of an event, from table decorations and menu options, all the way up to venue choice and staffing. It’s also really rewarding – seeing all your hard work come together and the impact it has on your client is irreplaceable!