Level 2 Event Planning Certificate

Level 2 Event Planning Certificate

Level 2 Event Planning Certificate

Level 2 Event Planning Certificate

Level 2 Event Planning Certificate

Part Time

Course Overview

Over the past few years, the events industry has been steadily growing. According to Eventbrite, 67% of event organisers expect their events to grow in the number of attendees the next year and 39% of those who work in corporate events expect their budgets to increase. 

This TQUK qualification introduces learners to the skills that are required to plan, organise and evaluate events by developing their knowledge and understanding. Areas covered include marketing methods and resources, market research, human resources, communication and customer service relevant to events.

Course Content

Unit 1: Planning an event
Section 1: The extent of the events industry
Section 2: The scope of the event planner role
Section 3: Planning an event
Section 4: Planning for contingencies
Section 5: The need for health, safety and security measures

Unit 2: Reviewing and evaluating an event
Section 1: The importance of review and evaluation
Section 2: The sources of information available for evaluating an event
Section 3: The range of tools available for event evaluation
Section 4: Planning the evaluation of an event

Unit 3: Marketing and market research for event planning
Section 1: Understand why market research is important
Section 2: The methods and resources available for marketing
Section 3: Planning the marketing of an event

Unit 4: Planning human resources for events
Section 1: Understand how an event is managed
Section 2: Understand the team which contributes to an event
Section 3: Understand the human resource requirements for an event

Unit 5: Communication and customer service for events
Section 1: Understand the importance of communication at events
Section 2: Understand equality and diversity in relation to events
Section 3: Understand why customer service is important at an event
Section 4: Produce guidance on expected standards of customer service for staff use

Entry Requirement

In order to complete this distance learning course at no charge you will need to match the following entry criteria:

  • Are a resident of the EEU (European Economic Area) and have been for at least 3 years
  • Will be undertaking your learning within England
  • Are aged 19 or above
  • If you are 19-23 years old you must have already achieved a level 2 qualification or equivalent
  • If you are 24+ there are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will find it helpful to have a good standard of English and maths


  • Studying via Distance Learning means you can choose when and where you study.  
  • We recommended allowing a minimum of 3 to 4 hours per week to study this course in your own time.
  • You will be given submission dates for each unit to help you stay on track and complete it within the allocated timeframe.
  • This course is available via online assessments with online learning material

Where does this course lead to

These courses are great for learning a new subject and continued professional development within an existing role and can also lead to employment or further study, for example:

  • Level 2 in Business Administration
  • Level 2 in Digital Marketing
  • Level 2 in Team Leading
  • Level 2 in LEAN Management Techniques
  • Level 3 in Leadership & Management

How to Enrol

To find out more information please email distance.learning@bcot.ac.uk quoting the course reference, or to enrol now click the button below and complete an application.


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Course Outline

Course Code: MDFL125

Study Mode: Part Time


Duration: 25 Weeks

Start Date: Anytime

Day & Time: Flexible Learning

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