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

Certificate in Event Planning – NCFE Reference: 50110792

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 old, 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.

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.

This course is part-funded by the ESFA (Education and Skills Funding Agency) or Greater London Authority (GLA) for those that are eligible.

If you are aged 16, 17 or 18 at the start of the course, your tuition, exams and materials fees will be paid for you in full as long as you meet some basic criteria for UK residence (more information can be found on our Fees and Funding page).

If you are aged 19 or over on the day your course starts, you may be entitled to help with tuition fees subject to criteria. If you receive employment benefits, have a low income, or are studying towards your first substantial qualification, you may be entitled to free tuition. You may need to pay a materials fee if applicable to your course. Find further information about help with tuition fees on our Fees and Funding page.

For some of our courses, we offer a discount for current students. If this is the case, you will see the reduced fee when you select your chosen course campus and start date. To qualify for this discount, you must already be studying another course at Capel Manor College, and be adding this course to your existing programme.

Please note that fees for September 2023 have not yet been finalised, and are subject to a small increase. Applicants will be notified of final course fees before enrolling.