Events Management Courses

The College SA Events Management programme is relevant to people who would like to learn about the different facets of the events industry and pursue a career in this field. Our events courses will take you from beginner to expert level. Get insight into the events industry in South Africa, the leadership and managerial skills required
to perform the role of an events coordinator or manager, how to manage successful events, and how to start your own events business.

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Non-accredited short course
by College SA Short Course
From R1150 per month
Registration fee R950
Number of months: 6

Want to become an events coordinator? Study this short course and get a basic understanding of the world of events. Build your career from the ground up!

Non-accredited course
by College SA
From R1280 per month
Registration fee R950
Number of months: 8

This course will equip you with the skills to manage project teams, build business relationships and coordinate various types of events. Enrol today!

Non-accredited course
by College SA
From R1150 per month
Registration fee R950
Number of months: 6

Enrol for a events coordination course today and learn how to plan, coordinate and execute various types of events. Become a professional events coordinator.

Non-accredited course
by College SA
From R920 per month
Number of months: 2

This course will equip you with the necessary skills to successfully plan and execute business events. Call us today!

Non-accredited course
by College SA
From R920 per month
Number of months: 2

This entertainment events management expert certificate course is suitable for students who are interested in managing entertainment events such as festivals.

Why study an Events Management programme with College SA?

Are you considering a career in events management? The world of events is a growing industry, which means that with the right knowledge and skills, you can look forward to a lot of job opportunities. 

Many believe that events management is not a lucrative career, but that is not the case. If you have a natural knack for planning events and love to mingle, then this might be the right career choice for you. 

Professional events managers also get to travel quite a lot, which makes this career choice even more appealing. 

Reasons why you should study an Events Management course 

  • It is a growing industry, which means more job opportunities.
  • An events manager’s job is full of variety, which means that you don’t have to worry about getting bored with your job. 
  • You can choose to work for a professional events company, agency or start your own events planning business.
  • You can always change careers.
  • You do not necessarily need a professional qualification to work in the world of events. You can also consider getting apprenticeships. 

Natural skills required for this occupation

  • Extrovert
  • Organised
  • Creative
  • Good networking skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to cope under pressure

Study the Events Co-ordination Short course

(College SA certificate confirming course completion)

This short course is an introductory course. It will teach you the basics of events management and give you a better understanding of what to expect from the world of events. At the end of this course, you will be able to plan an informal party or event. 

The subjects covered in this course include Your Career in Events, The World of Events, Events in Practice.

Once you have completed this course, you will receive a College SA certificate of completion. 

Entrance requirements for this course: Grade 10, able to read and write English and at least 16 years of age.

Study the Events Co-ordination Proficiency course

(College SA certificate confirming course completion)

The Events Co-ordination Proficiency course will equip you with the skills to plan your first event independently. You will learn how to network, build business relationships and increase clientele. You will also learn about the relationship between South African events and the tourism industry.         

The subjects covered in this course include Networking for Success, Project Teams, Basic Events Management and Events and Tourism. 

Once you have completed this course, you will receive a College SA certificate of completion.

Entrance requirements for this course: Successful completion of the Events Co-ordination Short Course. 

Study the Events Co-ordination Skills course

(College SA certificate confirming course completion)

The Skills course in Events Co-ordination will prepare you for a career in events. You will learn how to execute an event from start to finish and how to promote yourself as an events manager so that you can get more clients.    

The subjects covered in this course include Advanced Events Management, The Business of Events and Events Design.

Once you have completed this course, you will receive a College SA certificate of completion.

Entrance requirements for this course: Successful completion of the Events Co-ordination Proficiency Course.   

Study the Business Events Management Advanced course

(College SA certificate confirming course completion)

If you are considering specialising in business events, then this is the course for you. The Business Events Management Advanced course builds on the Events Co-ordination Skills course. You will learn how to specifically plan business-related events such as conferences, fundraisers and launches.   

This course only has one subject: Business Events Management.

Once you have completed this course, you will receive a College SA certificate of completion. 

Study the Entertainment Events Management Advanced course

(College SA certificate confirming course completion)

If you want to specialise in entertainment events, then this is the right course for you. You will learn how to plan festivals and how to source and book entertainment, artists or musicians for the event. This course builds on the Events Co-ordination Skills course, which means that you must first complete the Skills course before you can register for the Advanced course. 

This course only has one subject: Entertainment Events Management.

Once you have completed this course, you will receive a College SA certificate of completion.  

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