Event
Assistant

Level: 3
Typical Duration: 18 months

Possible Job Role: Event Assistant, Event Administrator, Events Executive

Course Overview

An Event Assistant works within a team of people in an events company or within the events department of a larger organisation. The role provides support to a number of event planners or project managers by carrying out a diverse range of tasks necessary to plan, organise and deliver an event; searching for the right locations and venues for events, working with design teams on the look and feel, organising logistics like transportation and catering.

Events cover a broad range of activities as well as sizes, from small numbers of attendees through to thousands. Around 75% of events are conferences, meetings, trade shows and exhibitions. Other events include outdoor, cultural, sporting and music events.

As well as holding events in the UK, events agencies and events departments organise events in different countries around the world.

Qualification Achieved

On completion of this apprenticeship, you will hold a level 3 apprenticeship in Event Assistant.
Other qualifications achieved include:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English

Progression

The role may act as a gateway to further career and training opportunities, including, but not limited to:

  •  Project Manager
  • Event Coordinator
  • Event Planner

Learning & Assessment

Apprentices will be assigned a dedicated tutor. The tutor will visit monthly in the workplace, as well as being on hand to support throughout the duration of the apprenticeship programme. The frequency of these sessions may be more, depending on the needs of the apprentice.

End Point Assessment

Each Apprentice must undergo an independent end-point assessment to determine the outcome of their apprenticeship. The assessments will assess the knowledge, skills and behaviours gained during their programme. The methods in which this apprenticeship is assessed are:

  • Knowledge Test
  • Worked based project showcase

Entry Requirements

Individual employers may set their own criteria for this apprenticeship.

Hire an Apprentice

We can work with you to source a suitable applicant for your organisation or you can up-skill your existing employees. If the employee is under 19 and your business has fewer than 50 employees, there will be no cost for the training. If they are over 19 and/or your business has over 50 employees then you will contribute 5% towards the cost of the training. For any businesses paying into the levy, all training costs will be covered.

Recruitment

With our Talent Match recruitment service, Talent Bank, we will advertise your vacancy, screen applicants and pre-interview potential prospects in order to ensure you only interview the most appropriate candidates for your vacancy – all free of charge.

E-Portfolio

We offer a dedicated virtual learning platform which allows learners to keep on track of their course. In addition to this, it allows our tutors and employers to keep up-to-date with the progression of learners.

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