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Certificate in Event Planning - Employability

Course ID: 172466

Course Year: 23/24

Course Details

  • This course is suitable for those learners aged 19 and over with an interest in event planning..
  • It is delivered fully online and can be completed in as little as 8 weeks at a time to suit you.
  • The course is free for adults who meet eligibility criteria.
  • You will be supported throughout the course by one of our experienced tutors who will make regular contact with you.

What to expect from the course

The purpose of the qualification is to develop learners knowledge and understanding needed to enable them to plan and evaluate events.

You'll gain an understanding of the skills required to plan, organise and evaluate events by developing your knowledge and understanding. Areas covered include marketing methods and resources, market research, human resources,
communication and customer service relevant to events.

The qualification is suitable for a wide range of learners who wish to develop knowledge and understanding of planning and running an event. It may be used as an introduction for those who wish to pursue a career as an event planner but also for learners in or preparing for a wide range of job roles in diverse sectors which require them to plan and organise events as part of their responsibilities.


On completion of the course you will achieve a TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Event Planning

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

On successful completion of this course your tutor will be happy to discuss your options for further learning in this, or a similar, area.

We are regularly adding to our courses so just ask.

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course learners must be aged 19+, have at least a Level 1 in English, have good IT Skills and have access to a laptop or PC.


This course is only available to learners aged 19 and over.
If you are unemployed or earning less than £31,600 a year? You may qualify to join this course for free.
To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for23/24 is 724.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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