Introduction to Event Management

OSC215

Whether you are planning a career as an event organiser or you simply wish to gain the skills you need to organise and manage festivals, neighbourhood or charity events on your own, this is the course for you. In addition to practical skills, you’ll learn vital health and safety procedures.

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About This Course

Our Introduction to Event Management Level 2 course has been developed for people who are interested in event management and would like to boost their careers by equipping themselves with the skills needed to professionally organise events.

This home study course will teach you all about the event planning process and how to select the perfect venue.

You will discover how to create and organise festivals, outside concerts and charity events and learn about the health and safety aspects of event management.

Studying this course will develop your expertise in building client relationships and help you discover ways of marketing your business.

Study at your own pace as you have a full year to complete this course (which takes an average of 80 hours). All materials will be delivered by post or email and coursework for marking is sent to your tutor by post or email for your convenience.

Units

Unit 1: An introduction to customer service and the event manager’s role. Key strengths of an event manager. Delivering excellent customer service and client support.

Unit 2: Explores the event planning process including selecting a venue, research, overcoming challenges and event documentation.

Unit 3: The different types of event planning; birthday parties, black tie events, charity events, festivals and outdoor concerts.

Unit 4: Study risk assessment at events and discover the health and safety policies for different types of events. Learn about the role of a health and safety coordinator.

Unit 5: Planning small events including small corporate events and events in private homes. Developing excellent client relationships and overcoming challenges.

Unit 6: How to run an event management company from home. Discover how to start and market your business as well as learning about IT requirements and the financial details required by HMRC.

Assessment

Introduction to Event Management Level 2 is assessed by a series of coursework that is submitted to your tutor by post or email.

No external examination is necessary for this course.

Required Knowledge

No prior knowledge of event management is required to enrol on this course.

Awarding Body

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 OSC 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 2 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 OSC 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

Support

Throughout the course you will have email access to your own personal tutor who may be contacted at any time.

We also offer a dedicated student support team who will answer any questions you may have and provide any additional level of support.

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from VAT, tutoring to certification
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+)
  • We are rated 5/5 for our service on Trustpilot!
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work
  • All courses are fully endorsed by external awarding organisations
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!


All students are provided with 12 months to complete their course, however you are able to complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!


This is a fully endorsed qualification, with certification provided by an Ofqual regulated awarding body.


There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 12 month period.

Unlike other providers, there are no credit checks or application forms to complete during enrolment.

Finance is provided directly via Association of Learning. To meet the criteria you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment is not up to scratch you can re-try as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.


No, all of our courses are distance learning which means your tutor will mark your work and send it back to you via email or by using our online portal.


Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

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