The course is free for unemployed BMEs between the ages of 19 and 64, especially residents of Brent and Haringey, but subject to a refundable deposit of £25. The deposit is returned when participants submit assignment.
In order to qualify for the accredited certificate applicants must complete a minimum of 30 learning hours, and submit a written assignment at the end of the course.
The course will be accredited by OCN. Participants will be expected to write weekly reflective diaries, and submit a written assignment in order to qualify for certificate. Team work is necessary, and prior knowledge of, or involvement in organising events is useful but not essential.
Duration: The course takes place two days a week, (Wednesdays & Thursdays, 11am-5pm) over a 4 week period.
There are 7 in class sessions, and opportunities for one to one sessions which are optional.
The course will focus on how to plan a successful event, whether a music, film or book launch, fashion show, wedding, networking evening, debate, organisational meeting such as an AGM, considering all the factors that go into planning a successful event.
This includes research, event co-ordination, budget, health and safety, risk assessment, contingency, marketing, writing a press release, and post event evaluation.
Course includes class simulation of designing, planning, and putting on an event, and the option of working on a real live event.
Venue: Sandringham Oak Academy, Dexion House, 8th Floor, 2-4 Empire Way, Wembley HA9 0EP
Venue number (not BTWSC): 020 8903 3999.
Contact name: Ms Serwah
Phone: 020 8450 5987