Certificate in Event Planning (Level 2)

Course overview

This course will give you a solid foundation for a career in planning events, from corporate events to weddings.

It will also develop your knowledge and understanding of floristry designs, showing you how to apply these creative skills to the events you will be planning. As part of this course you will complete a final research project and produce a portfolio of event planning evidence. This course will require additional private study.

You will learn

  • The key elements required for event planning and coordination
  • How to effectively run events
  • Market research and marketing methods to boost event success
  • How to effectively price and market your services
  • The importance of customer service, risk assessments and safety at events
  • Skills to help you review and evaluate events
Entry requirements
  • At least two GCSEs at grade 3 and above (grade D and above)
  • A Pass grade in one of our Level 1 or 2 floristry or event styling courses
  • A willingness and commitment to learn new skills
  • Enthusiasm for working with flowers and other mixed media materials such as balloons

Before you start your course, if you are aged between 16 and 18 years, you will be required to attend a fun and practical two-day preparation workshop where you will meet your tutors and other students on your course. Further details will be provided at the point of an offer being made.

You will be expected to study on the following days of the week:

Enfield Campus

  • 16 to 18 year olds: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • 19+ year olds: Thursday

Mottingham Campus

  • 19+ year olds: Thursday

Successful completion of this course will enable you to gain employment in the event planning industry or progress onto one of our other courses in floristry, floral design or event styling.

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