Candidates pursuing the training program for event planning will gain an in-depth understanding and learning about the basic aspects of event planning, the actual process involved in event planning and the planner’s duties and responsibilities in the planning process as well. Through the exploring of six different units, the candidate can gain knowledge about the different categories of events that necessarily require planning, four different stages of the planning process and its implementation, formulating the themes, estimating the budget and studying about the various challenges and difficulties associated with the execution of the planning. In addition to this, with the successful completion of the course, the candidate can gather the required information to start a business related to event planning and management on their own. A large range of employment opportunities, both in private and public sectors does exist before the applicants who complete the course with great success.

About Awarding Body

IBT is an awarding body which offers business and management programs that meets the 21st century corporate needs. The high-quality vocational qualifications offered by the Institute ensures that the learners attain enhanced knowledge and skills in the specific field. In addition, the IBT provides assistance to the accredited centres as part of maintaining the quality and standard of the programs offered to the students. The regular monitoring helps the accredited centres in improving the quality of the teaching periodically.

IBT is one of the institution in the UK which offers flexible, professional, and customer-focused management programs to the learners. Attaining the IBT qualification will help the learners in enhancing career opportunities in the corporate sector.

IBT’s Vision and Mission

IBT’s vision is to promote valuable and high-quality vocational qualifications which meet the 21st-century employer and learner needs. The institute strives in maintaining the quality of the programs through offering flexible and advanced support to the accredited centres.

Entry requirements

  • Applicants with age 16 years or above
  • Foreign students whose first language is not English require to score at least 5.5 in the IELTS examination or can attend the English test conducted in the approved centres of IBT Qualifications.
  • Level 3 Qualification in the related area
  • Work experience in the relevant area of expertise

Qualification structure

Unit Ref. No. Unit title Credit
CEP301 Introduction to Event Planning and Types of Events 20
CEP302 Event Planning process 20
CEP303 Event Concept and Theme 20
CEP304 Event Budget Plan and Venue Selection 20
CEP305 Health, Safety and Environmental Issues and Event Marketing 20
CEP306 Establishing an Event Planning Service on Your Own 20


The assessment will be carried out internally for all units. All the performances are evaluated by coursework. This may include staff observations, practical projects and production of portfolios. There is no formal examination for any of the units.

Learners will assess by their course work and assignments. Students will make sure to meet up the assessment criteria attached with each unit to the appropriate standard for the level of the unit.

Diploma certificate will be awarded following to the candidate's course work. This provided only after the checking and verification of qualified tutor and the confirmation of an external verifier. Candidate must pass all the seven units to get awarded and also a minimum of 40% marks in each unit.


Learners after completing the Level 3 certificate in Event Planning can pursue further education programs, especially level 4 qualifications offered by IBT or explore the career paths. The professional responsibilities can be event planning and management, managing and controlling all functionalities associated with the planning and execution of an event successfully. The course can also mould the candidate eligible to establish a business in related area on their own.

Delivery Method

The communication and learning will be conveyed through the approved centres of IBT Qualifications via Blended and Online. The student can select one of the IBT Qualification’s approved centres so that they will be able to attain benefits like tutor support and studying with other learners.

Leaners can also choose to study with one of IBT Qualifications’ Distance Learning providers who deliver courses through Blended Learning and Online, so that course can be finished at their own pace. This suits those who perhaps have family or work commitments. This may also be an option for you if you do not live near to one of our accredited centres.

There are IBT Qualifications Distance Learning providers who deliver courses through online and Blended learning, so that learners can complete their course at their own pace. The leaners also have the option to choose any of the IBT Qualifications Distance Learning providers to enroll. This will help those who are working and have family commitments and this type of learning facility will suit for those who are not living near to any of our accredited centres.

Learning Objectives/ Benefits of the course

  • • To understand the concept of event planning and its different types
  • • To examine the essential components of the event planning process
  • • To prepare budget and site plans for the event
  • • To understand the adverse issues related to event planning

Additionally, the learners can experience full-time tutor support for the accredited course and meet foreign students and avail interest-free instalments for the course.

What is included

  • A dedicated tutor for individual students to help and provide suggestions throughout the course.
  • Provide formative assessment with formative feedback will be supporting the learner to improve the achievements.
  • Our online learning platform will provide all of the assessment materials.
  • Platform independent accessibility of Online learning portal, ASML delivers the course straight to the student’s smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop through which will enable them to study at their convenience.

Level of attainment

Learners who meet the requirements for the qualification will be awarded a pass. The qualification itself is not graded. For each unit learners will be marked out of 100 and will be graded as follows.

A+ 75% + Higher Distinction
A 65% - 74% Distinction
B 50% - 64% Merit
C 40% - 49% Pass
D 30% - 39% Marginal Fail
D 15% - 29% Fail (Grade, copy from IBT)

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