Introduction to Event Management


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.


Introduction to Event Management

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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, 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 the coursework for marking will be sent to your tutor by email for your convenience.

Course Units

Unit 1: Event Management and Planning Principles

Unit 2: Specialised Events and Venue Selection

Unit 3: Health, Safety, and Risk Management

Unit 4: Customer Service and Client Relationships

Unit 5: Marketing the Event

Unit 6: Running Your Business from Home


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

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ).

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by National Institution of Qualifications, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.

National Institution of Qualifications are a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.


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 tutoring to certification.
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+).
  • Our customers have rated us ‘Excellent’ 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!

You have 12 months to complete your course, however you can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

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 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply 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 doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, this is a distance learning course, which means your assessments will be submitted and marked using our online LMS (Learner Management System).

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).

This course is an endorsed certification, not a regulated qualification.

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