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Event Planning : Conference and Event Planning

Certificate QLS Level 2 | *FREE PDF Certificate* Tutor Support & Exam | 50 CPD Credits | Free Hotel Management Course

Brentwood Open learning College


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Offer ends 29 November 2021
Study method
Online, self-paced
50 hours
No formal qualification
50 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Conference and Event Planning Level 2

Certificate in Conference and Event Planning QLS Level 2. Additional CPD Accredited Certificate with 50 CPD points available with no extra study. The course comes with easy to understand e-learning study materials.

Endorsed Conference and Event Planning Level 2 Certificate of Achievement. Although it does take plenty of creativity to design an event that is memorable and meaningful, it also takes careful attention to detail, adaptability, effective delegating, and a lot of work. This Conference and Event Planning (Level 2) will walk you through the process of event management, from the beginning stages of planning, to the final touches (like decorations, food, and music).

This self-paced programme is available 24/7 providing you with the flexibility to train at the pace, location and time of your choosing. Certificate of Achievement is available on course completion. College registration, tutor support, course materials and additional supporting material are all included in the course fee.

Quality Licence Scheme

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes.



50 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Standards Office

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Conference and Event Planning

Upon completion of this unit, the learners should be able to;

  • Define event management
  • Explain what event management is
  • Understand the need for planning events
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the event manager
  • Learn the basic elements of an event management plan
  • Have an overview of event safety planning and risk assessment
  • Create a check-list of event management planning elements for future use

Course Syllabus

This Course Consists of the following units:

Unit 1 – Event Planning Essentials

This module covers the following key topics:

  • An Introduction to Event Planning
  • The Corporate Market
  • Reasons for Staging Events
  • Social Events
  • Main Tasks Involved in Events Planning
  • Skills Required for an Event Planner
  • The Basics of Event Planning
  • Logistics
  • Planning the Meals
  • Benefits of a Successful and Safe Event

Unit 2 – Using the Committee Approach

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Getting the Right People Doing the Right Things
  • Doing Delegation Right

Unit 3 – Advertising and Marketing

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Getting the Word Out
  • Take-Away Planning

Unit 4 – Venue selection and Managing Contracts

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Venue Selection and Managing Contracts
  • Feeding the Masses
  • Business Etiquette Basics
  • Think Space!
  • Celebrating Diversity
  • Selecting Speakers and a Master of Ceremonies
  • Managing Contracts

Unit 5 – Gathering Feedback and closing the Event

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Gathering Feedback from Delegates
  • Gathering Feedback from the Client
  • Adding the Finishing Touches
  • Event Day Roles
  • Managing Your Image
  • Closing the Event
  • Holding the Post-Event Meeting and Thanking Those Involved

Conference and Event Planning

Course Benefits:

  • Full Tutor Support
  • Self paced, no fixed schedules
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • 24/7 Access to the LMS ( Learning Management System )
  • Easy to understand quality e-learning study materials.

Conference and Event Planning Course Material

All course materials are included in the course price. All your study material will be available on our learning management system for which you will get access once you are enrolled. The material can be downloaded and printed as well.

Our distance learning course materials are specially written for home study and contain a wealth of knowledge in easy to understand language. We use variety of media to help you learn. Your course may use any of the following different media which you can use from home or where ever you choose to study:

  • Online course materials
  • Question papers
  • Additional Supporting Material
  • Useful Links

Course assessment

You will be continually assessed throughout the course. Your assignment will be marked by your tutor and independently moderated. The feedback on your assignment will then be sent to you. On receipt of this, you may wish to contact your tutor to discuss the feedback.

Tutor Support

When you enrol on a course with Brentwood Open Learning College you are allocated your personal tutor. Tutor’s help and support will be available throughout your studies with the college. He/she will assess your work and will provide you with regular feedback on your progress.

Who is this course for?

Conference and Event Planning Level 2

  • Event Management - People looking for a career change
  • Event Management - Individuals looking to start their own event planning businesses
  • Event Management - Event planners with no formal training or qualifications
  • Event Management - Candidates intending to continue studying at a higher level
  • Event Management - Small business owners looking to improve operations
  • Event Management - Anyone interest in expanding their career prospect


Conference & Event Planning

No particular entry requirement

Option 1

Conference and Event Planning Certificate QLS Level 2 endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Certificate Fee: £75 + postal charges

Option 2

Conference and Event Planning Certificate issued by BOLC

PDF Certificate - FREE

Hard copy - £25 + postal charges

Option 3

CPD Accredited Certificate

(PDF format)=£30

(Hard copy)=£65 + postal charges

*Postage Charges: National £9, International £15

Career path

Conference and Event Planning Level 2

This entry-level course is the perfect starting point for those looking to start a career in event management. The successful completion of this course will lead you to the entry level roles as event administrators, events and marketing coordinators, event planning assistants and conference coordinators.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.