INTERNATIONALLY AND INDUSTRY RECOGNISED
Endorsed by Training Qualifications UK - the most contemporary and creative Awarding Organisation in the UK.
Our one-year 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 and experiential learning in London, your course offers a one-month internship, live event planning and extensive practical experience from venues at a world leading event destination - ExCeL London.
KEY COURSE DETAILS
START DATES & DURATION
23 September 2024
1 Academic Year
Start September, Finish July
UK Citizen or Permanent Resident
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
Total Fees: £9,250
24 Month Payment Plans Available for
UK, EU, EEA & EFTA Students
Fees are subject to change.
Internationally & Industry Recognised
Endorsed Higher Diploma in Event Management by
Incorporates an Ofqual Regulated
School Leavers who need an entry pathway into employment or into further education
Graduates wanting to build on their existing qualification with a specialism and extensive practical application
Gap Year Returners who have decided on a career in events and want to fast-track their studies with a practical degree alternative
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!
Apart from a few short knowledge based quizzes, your assessment will take the form of assignments, reports, portfolios, practical and observations.
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.
Choose a supporting study stream
Supports entry into employment or further education and includes a Bonus Ofqual Regulated Qualification
Tailor your programme to suit your interests, learning and career goals with specialist electives
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.
Researching & crafting an event concept and developing an event delivery portfolio...
...fosters critical thinking, problem-solving, innovation and creativity.
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!
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.
One Month Internship
An internship aids in skill development and serves as a gateway to building a robust professional network establishing connections that can open doors to future opportunities.
Tailor your programme to suit your personal learning and career goals by choosing a study stream and six specialist electives.
Click on the Streams below to view the core programme and stream modules and to learn more about the internship
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.
And your Higher Diploma programme includes a one-month internship to further develop your practical skills and industry networks.
GAIN REAL WORLD EXPERIENCE
As well as the event practice included in your programme, we'll pass on a range of additional and optional opportunities to enhance your experience or to earn as you learn.
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.
Attending exclusive industry symposiums and events develop our students social and personal development, as well as professional networking and communication skills. Ideal attributes to support your competitiveness in the job market.
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.
& 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
- workplace observation
Venues on the
ExCeL London Campus
Royal Docks, E16 1XL
Closest Station: Custom House
On the Elizabeth Line or DLR
TERMS & BREAKS
Our one-year programme is made up of three terms and two term breaks.
Start in September
Term Break at Christmas
Term Break at Easter
Finish in July
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