Event Planning (Level 2) Course



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Course OverviewOur distance learning Event Planning course teaches you everything you need to know to enter a successful career in event planning. This home study course is an excellent way to gain the knowledge and skills you need to organise and oversee all kinds of large events, from weddings and parties to corporate events.The Level 2 Certificate in Event Planning aims to provide you with a good understanding of the nature of the event industry, as well as the practical skills and knowledge required to plan a small scale event. This qualification is open to all learners who have an interest in learning how to organise an event as well as those who are preparing to work, or who are already working in any job role which may involve organising an event.  Objective: An understanding of the different types of events Skills required to plan a successful eventAn understanding of all aspects of organising an event such as resource requirements, constraints and contingencies, health and safety and security issuesTransferable vocational skills such as planning, organisational skills and team working



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Course Key Topics

The Level 2 in Event Planning is divided into following comprehensive modules.

  • What is Event Planning and Management?
  • Typical Work Activities
  • Why Do People Hire Event Planners?
  • Benefits of a well-planned Event
  • The Planning and Timeline Process
  • Administering the event
  • Planning and Programming
  • What to Do When Things Go Wrong
  • Event Safety Checklist
  • Event Information sheet
  • Programme of activities
  • Booking Accommodation
  • Bar Staff and Wine Service
  • Hiring a Band
  • Trade shows and exhibitions
  • Promotional Items
  • Theme and Recreational Events
  • Sundry ‘giveaways’
  • Budget
  • Sponsorship
  • Staffing and recruiting
  • Communications
  • Administrative Needs
  • Promotion
  • Post Event
  • Health and Safety
  • Sample forms

The Event Planner Pro software will help you to organise your business with campaigns as well as organising multiple client events.

Key Points

  • Easy to use screens, including great online help
  • Create unlimited prospects and clients
  • A comprehensive suite of reports can be previewed, printed, or exported to PDF files to enable you to e-mail them
  • Use the Supplier Directory to maintain a list of suppliers that each of your clients can use and these can easily be copied into your cleint databases.
  • Produce a profit and loss figure for one of your clients or your entire business at a click of a button.
  • Advertising campaigns can be easily monitored to see how cost effective they aer
  • All your information is stored on your computer and can be password protected for security
  • The backup facility makes saving your data simple.
  • The software will run on Windows XP SP2, Vista and Windows 7.

The Event Planner Pro software is split into two sections to enable you to manage your company, and manage your clients. We call these the Company Database and the Client Databases. The Company Database is used to manage your business with finances, diary and the supplier directory. The Client Databases includes facilities to manage all the information regarding your clients event, for example, details of the venue, guest list, and their list of suppliers. There is no limit to the number of client events you can create and no monthly or additional costs, therefore making our software very cost effective.

The UK Learning College is a leading Distance Learning Provider, offering a route to study for anyone who wants to gain a new skill or qualification, but finds the traditional, classroom-based mode of study unsuitable. Distance learning is an ideal way to learn around your current time and financial commitments, no matter how diverse and unpredictable your schedule is. With UK Learning College you not only study when it suits you and in your own time, but you can be sure of receiving all the advice and support you require as your studies develop. Because of our continuous system of enrolments, Students can enrol any time of year, and our flexible distance learning courses allow students to plan their studies to fit in their life style or work commitments. All of our students have access to their own personal distance learning course tutor who specialises in their field of education and is totally committed to helping you succeed in your home learning course.

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Enrolment Fees

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Event Planning home study course is £468.75, though for a limited time we are offering you the...

Event Planning (Level 2) Course

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