top of page
Festival Crowd

ADVANCED DIPLOMA

IN

EVENT MANAGEMENT

INTERNATIONALLY AND INDUSTRY RECOGNISED

Our Advanced Diploma in Event Management is internationally and industry recognised and

Endorsed by Training Qualifications UK - the most contemporary and creative Awarding Organisation in the UK.

Join our six-month programme for a highly practical alternative to university, preparing you for entry into the world of events or further study.  With extensive face-to-face classes in London, your course offers live event planning and extensive practical experience from one of the world's leading event destinations - London's international exhibition, conference and event centre, ExCeL London. 

Hear What Our Students Have to Say

Watch our video collection to hear directly from our students

GAIN REAL WORLD EXPERIENCE

In addition to the event practice included in your programme, we'll share a range of opportunities (voluntary and paid)

that you can sign up for to enhance your experience or to earn as you learn. 

INDUSTRY EVENTS
& NETWORKING

Our management and teaching team are well connected in the industry and we offer students regular opportunities to meet and mix with event industry professionals. 

While some of these opportunities are facilitated in our virtual world, many of the events take place in London - developing our students social and personal development, as well as professional networking and communication skills. Ideal attributes to support your competitiveness in the job market.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
PAID WORK IN EVENTS*

Work in events. Students have access to our online "Opportunities Board" where we post

part-time opportunities for paid work during the course, and full-time opportunities for post course employment. 

We also offer guidance and mentoring during tutorials on CV preparation, LinkedIn profiles, 

job search and interview skills. 

*Paid work opportunities for UK Students

VOLUNTEERING
& WORK EXPERIENCE

Gaining hands-on experience and exposure to industry ways of working is one of the benefits of studying in London.

 

We share industry experience opportunities with our students including:

 - work experience

 - volunteering

 - internships

 - workplace observation

- workplace shadowing

INTERNATIONALLY AND INDUSTRY RECOGNISED

Endorsed by Training Qualifications UK - the most contemporary and creative Awarding Organisation in the UK.

Our six-month programme is a highly practical alternative to university, preparing you for entry into the world of events or further study.  With extensive face-to-face classes in London, your course offers live event planning and extensive practical experience from one of the world's leading event destinations - ExCeL London. 

KEY COURSE DETAILS

START DATES & DURATION

9 October 2023

5 February 2024

23 September 2024

6 Months

Start September, Finish March

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

UK & International Students
Minimum Age:18 

 

Competent English Language Skills

High School Certificate, or 2 A-Levels (Pass Grade), or Level 3 Vocational or Technical Diploma (e.g. BTEC), or Baccalaureate or GCSEs or Equivalent 

COURSE FEES

Total Fees: £6,250  
​Deposit: £500

 

24 Month Payment Plans Available for

UK, EU, EEA & EFTA Students

 

Fees are subject to change.

ACCREDITATION

Internationally & Industry Recognised

Endorsed Advanced Diploma in Event Management by

Training Qualifications UK

Incorporates an Ofqual Regulated

Study Stream

IDEAL FOR

School Leavers who need an entry pathway into employment or into further education

 

Graduates wanting to add a specialism to their existing qualification with practical experience

 

Gap Year Students who want to learn new skills and achieve a qualification during their gap year

Junior Event Planners who wish to gain a qualification, and benefit from learning structured event planning methods & approaches

International applicants wanting to add British experience and certification to their CV or portfolio

FACE - TO - FACE TRAINING

With so much of our lives now spent online, our full-time students prefer an 'in-real life' learning experience.

 

That's why our full-time courses offer extensive hands-on, face-to-face

training and experiential learning classes and activities in London.

VIRTUAL TUTORIAL SUPPORT

Your face-to-face training is supported by virtual tutorials that allow us to bring in expertise and guest speakers from around the world! 

ASSESSMENT

Apart from a few short knowledge based quizzes, your assessment will take the form of assignments, reports, portfolios, practical and observations. 

HIGHLY PRACTICAL

The event industry is highly practical - and so are our full-time courses! Vocational Education is all about learning by doing and our programmes are designed around experiential learning principles.

COURSE STRUCTURE

CORE EVENT
PROGRAMME

11 Modules

Endorsed by Training Qualifications UK

STUDY
STREAM

Choose a supporting

study stream 

Business, Leadership or Marketing

Supports entry into employment or further education and includes a Bonus Ofqual Regulated Qualification

SPECIALIST
ELECTIVES

Three Electives

Tailor your programme to suit your interests, learning and career goals with specialist electives

ONE-TO-ONE
MENTORING

To ensure you receive personalised care when it comes to exploring and deciding on future career paths, you'll have a dedicated Mentor. They will meet with you monthly to focus on your specific professional and career development needs, interests and goals. 

PRACTICAL 
TRAINING

Extensive practical training

supports and reinforces theory

 

We love to get hands-on in our own venues and with our industry partners.

Whether it's attending an industry event to build product knowledge or learning how to floor-plan and create room lay-outs, we think the more practical the better!

PLAN & DELIVER
A LIVE EVENT

Your class will plan, deliver and evaluate a live event.

 

Because we believe the best way to learn how to plan events from start to finish is to do it!

INDUSTRY
PRACTICE

60 hours Industry Practice

Flexible options are available. Students are encouraged to blend two to three options to meet their 60 hour requirements, in order to gain exposure to a range of event types and organisations.

COURSE CONTENT

Tailor your programme to suit your personal learning and career goals by choosing a study stream and three specialist electives.

Click on the Streams below to view course modules and content.

ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN 

EVENT MANAGEMENT

 Explore the modules for the core programme and this stream.

Concert.jpg

ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN 

EVENT MANAGEMENT

Explore the modules for the core programme and this stream.

ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN 

EVENT MANAGEMENT

Explore the modules for the core programme and this stream.

Unlock Your Event Management Potential

With Live Event Practice

During your course your class will plan, deliver and evaluate a live event. You'll gain valuable hands-on-experience planning an event from start-to-finish. Plus you'll undertake live event practice on multiple events, ensuring you gain exposure to a range of event and venue types to enhance your CV and portfolio.

Pay as You Go with Affordable Payment Plans

Payment plans for UK, EU, EEA & EFTA students

Key Course Details
Course Structure
Course Content
Earn While You Learn

Speak with a Course Lecturer

Discover more about this course

THE PRACTICALITIES

The Practicalities
IMG044.jpg

COURSE VENUES

Venues on the

ExCeL London Campus

Royal Docks, E16 1XL

Closest Station: Custom House

On the Elizabeth Line or DLR

TERMS & BREAKS

Our 6-month programme is made up of two terms and one term break.

Start in September

Term Break at Christmas

Finish in March

ATTENDANCE PATTERNS

In-person classes and activities are generally scheduled on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays.

 

NB. Some electives are delivered as 5-day blocks. Your timetable will provide these dates

Face-to-Face Classes are supported by:

+ Virtual Tutorials

+ Online Units

+ Group Project Work

+ One-to-One Mentoring

+ Live Event Practical

Want to Learn More?

Request a Brochure

Event Managers Group.jpg

Ready
to Apply?

Click on the 'Apply Now' link for our online application form and application guidance.

Here's What Our Students Have to Say

Watch our Alumni videos to hear directly from our students

USEFUL LINKS

STUDENT

FINANCE

Students London_8.png

ACCOMMODATION

DSCF4797.jpg

OUR LATEST

NEWS

LOCATION

IMG044.jpg

OPEN DAYS,

EVENTS & TOURS

IMG_3526.JPG

STUDENT

EXPERIENCE

bottom of page