The Certificate in Event Planning is the perfect course for you if you want the skills and knowledge to be able to plan events for corporate, not-for-profit, Government and sporting entities. The types of events you may plan as an Event Planner include, trade shows, expos, conferences, meetings, sporting, charity and pop-up events, festivals, product launches and fashion shows.
The average completion time for this course is 12 weeks, but you will have up to 1 year to finish your course with the support of your own dedicated Tutor.
Choose this course if you would like to;
Enhance your employment opportunities with venues, businesses & organisations specialising in events
Design resources that will help you to plan events professionally and that you can use in your own business
Develop an in-depth understanding of budgets, timelines and checklists, working with other vendors and managing the event
Bring your creative thinking and organisational skills together with a passion for event planning.
Upon graduation you will receive an industry, nationally & internationally recognised qualification as a Event Planner.
How Our Courses Work
Use engaging, interactive, practical & creative course material. We educate you in partnership with leading industry experts.
Your dedicated tutor will personally support, guide & inspire you through your course and towards a successful career.
Using a variety of channels we connect you with fellow students and wedding and event professionals around the world.
You will graduate with confidence, skills & experience and the support of the Academy team behind you. You’re never alone!
The Academy has also been accredited by EduQual, a UK awarding body. They are a member of the Federation of Awarding Bodies (FAB) and are experts in learning technology. This gives our students an internationally recognised certificate or diploma/
All students who successfully complete a Certificate or Diploma course with the Academy will become ‘Accredited’ by the Academy in their area of study. As an ‘Accredited’ member of the Academy you will receive a beautifully presented Certificate and Accreditation Badges to display on your website, business card or Resume to demonstrate your own professionalism to prospective employers and clients. This is recognised internationally due to the the Academy having campuses in Australia, New Zealand, North America, the UAE and South East Asia.
The Anatomy of an Event
Unit 1 – The World of Events
Unit 2 – Think Like A Planner
Unit 3 – Creating a Concept
Unit 4 – Developing a Theme
The Planning Process
Unit 5 – The Stages of an Event
Unit 6 – The Event Budget
Unit 7 – Event Sites & Venues
Unit 8 – Food and Beverage Operations
Managing Your Suppliers
Unit 9 – Speakers & Entertainment
Unit 10 – Audio Visual & Lighting
Unit 11 – Travel & Accommodation
Unit 12 – Corporate Gifts & Merchandise
Unit 13 – Event Technology
Unit 14 – Managing A Team
Unit 15 – Preparing for the Event
Unit 16 – Running the Event & Post Event Evaluation
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No one wants to buy anything sight unseen, even education, which is why we have created the ‘education experience’. We want you to understand what it’s like to be a student, before you buy, so you can enrol with confidence.
Sample our Courses. We invite you to ‘Experience Education’ with the Academy via our interactive, online, Student Campus.
View Assignments & Student Work. Your ‘experience’ includes access to sample assignments and a sneak peak at work completed by students and their Tutor’s feedback too.
Hear from our Students. Access interviews with some of our students about their experience of studying at the Academy.
Enjoy the Academy Publications. Read the International Wedding Trend Report & dive into back issues of the Wedding Business Magazine.
Are you passionate about events? Do you love the creative side of styling and design? Do you dream of a new career which makes you spring out of bed each day?
We can help you to take the next step. The team here at the Academy has helped many students enter the wedding and event industry either by launching their own business or by helping them to get a job with an established company.
“First, think. Second, believe. Third, dream. And finally, dare.” ~ Walt Disney