Business and Management

Event Planning with Business Level 2 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date /

This course will commence in September and will run for one year.

Entry requirements
  • Two GCSEs at grade 4/C or above plus English at grade 3/D or above
You will achieve

On completion of the course you will achieve the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Event Planning and an Extended Certificate in Business.

Last updated: 9th October 2018

Course overview

If you are considering a career in events planning and management, including conferences, music festivals, weddings and sporting events, then this is the course for you. It provides you with the opportunity to develop your knowledge of the industry and the principles of event planning and gain a broad knowledge and understanding of the business sector.

Course content

The programme delivers the underpinning knowledge and enables you to develop practical skills in event planning and business. It also promotes skills in team working, communication, planning and organisation and time management. You will also undertake English and maths as necessary.

This course is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to work successfully in the events planning and business and commercial sector and/or to progress onto a Level 3 course. You will study a range of event planning and business units including:

  • Planning an event
  • Event review and evaluation
  • Enterprise
  • Marketing
  • Visual merchandising
  • Human Resource planning at events
  • Communication and Customer Service at events

Level 2 Event Planning course specifications

Level 2 Extended Certificarte in Business

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is through a combination of internal and external methods. Two units are assessed as external assessment, all other units are assessed through a range of techniques including course work, case studies and practical projects including presentations and observations.

What equipment will I need?

You will need to provide your own writing material, paper and folder. You will also need a storage device (USB) to save computerised work.

Where will I study?

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
Barnsley
S70 2AX

What can I do next?

The course will prepare you for progression into further study at Level 3 or into an apprenticeship or employment.

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Financial support

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Extra information

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Want to join Barnsley Sports Academy and the Sports Village?

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

English and Maths

Having good English and maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and maths or a higher level maths qualification we can help you do that too.

If you need any further information, please contact the Info Team.

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Disclaimer

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Event Planning with Business Level 2 Full-time