What will you learn in this Events Co-Ordination: Proficiency Course ?

This proficiency course will equip you with the knowledge and skill needed to co-ordinate events independently without assistance. Subjects covered in this course include: the world of events, events in practice, networking for success, project teams, and your career in events.

Textbook costs included!

Textbooks can be extremely expensive and some institutions do not include it in the course fee. Not at College SA! Our study material and textbooks are included in the total course price, so you do not have to worry about sourcing your own textbooks. We will send you all the necessary study material to complete this course.

Course Cost and Duration

At College SA we offer you the following ways in which you can pay for your studies:


  • Total Price
    *A once off R950 non-refundable registration fee applies.

What is included in the course fees?

  • Text books and study material
  • Courier fee

Course Starting Dates

With College SA, you can start studying whenever you want: there are no specific course starting dates since we offer distance learning. Please speak to our Educational Planners about your enrolment and study options.

Assessments Information

You will need to submit a Portfolio of Evidence or completed assignments which will be used to determine your competency. Once you have successfully completed the Portfolio of Evidence or assignments, you will receive a certificate confirming completion of the course.

Accreditation Info

Status: Non-accredited course
Type & reward: College SA Provider Programme - certificate confirming course completion
Provided by: College SA
Minimum credits: N/A

College SA has put together a range of courses that address the need for affordable skills development. These courses, made up from a range of provided material as well as some of our own proprietary material, have been developed specifically for distance learners to help them gain skills. Although these courses are non-accredited, they are extremely valuable for many students since the information is relevant, up to date and will help you improve your job performance in your chosen field. These courses are typically more affordable than accredited courses, do not require formal exams to pass, and are often structured in such a way that you can level up your skills as you go along. They are perfect for self-development and will allow you to demonstrate to employers/potential employers your willingness to learn and improve yourself, thereby increasing your ability to find a job or get a better job.

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Entry Requirements

Events Co-Ordination: Short Course

What subjects make up this course:

What are subjects?

Subjects are the particular fields of study that are covered in a course. The subjects below make up this course and will need to be completed in order for you to complete this course.

This is the study material you will receive when you enrol for the Events Co-Ordination Proficiency Course. Your study material for this course includes various study guides, textbooks and assessment guides.

Networking for Success

You will learn how to build relationships in business that are mutually beneficial. This module covers the do’s and don’ts of networking, nurturing relationships, and using the telephone, email and internet for networking purposes.

Project Teams

By the end of this module, you will be able to identify the phases and requirements of a successful project, put together a project team, conduct team meetings, communicate with the team, use various methods of decision-making to keep the team functioning, and prepare and brief the team for project work.

Basic Events Management

This module gives you an overview of events management in general and specifically in South Africa. It also covers the role of the events manager, event team leaders, various events strategies, and in-house events management versus consulting events management.

Events and Tourism

This module gives an overview of the tourism industry in general and the South African tourism industry specifically. It also looks at the relationship between the tourism and events industries, events tourism, national and international events industry destinations, tourism marketing for events managers, and working with industry partners.