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

This short course in events co-ordination will give you a basic understanding of the world of events. You will learn how to apply the layout for an event, and execute the build-up and breakdown of an event. You will also learn how to get volunteer jobs at events to get job experience.

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 short course
Type & reward: College SA Provider Programme Short Course - certificate confirming course completion
Provided by: College SA Short Course
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

  • Grade 10
  • The ability to read and write in English
  • Learners must be at least 16 years of age

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 Short Course. Your study material for this course includes various study guides, textbooks and assessment guides.

Your Career in Events

This module focus on the Events Management Body of Knowledge (EMBOK), how volunteering at events can help your career, how to get volunteering jobs at events, and various employment opportunities in the events industry which you can explore.

The World of Events

This module will introduce you to the world of events. You will learn about the different event categories and the different event types, such as business events, entertainment events and sporting events.

Events in Practice

By the end of this module, you will have a good understanding of the layout for events, and you will be able to perform the functions needed for the build-up and breakdown of events. You will also learn how to implement and monitor occupational health and safety at an event, and how to co-ordinate meetings and make travel arrangements.