Varsity College Events Management

Varsity College Events Management

Event management courses have become increasingly in demand as many businesses understand that good public relations events can be more valuable to their brand than traditional advertising. So there are many opportunities out there for trained individuals to co-ordinate some incredibly interesting events.

Just take Red Bull as an example. A few years ago it would have been unimaginable that an extreme dirt bike track would have been built on the steps of the Union Buildings in Pretoria. And yet, this is exactly where the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour 2014 finale was held.

The lesson from this for is that an exciting and fulfilling career and the opportunity to participate in some incredible events is out there. But how do you get to the point where you can start making a name for yourself in the industry?  By making sure you have the skills and knowledge that will get your foot firmly into the door, through Varsity College’s event management courses. Not only do we offer tuition support for a programme that can get you into the industry, our Career Centre can put you in contact with industry leaders and potential leaders. So you can take that step toward a job you love so much, it’s not really work.

A Higher Certificate in Event Management may also open up many other career paths. These could include:

  • event co-ordinator
  • conference organiser
  • event project management
  • company secretarial positions
  • conference producer
  • events management
  • assistant venue manager

“Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning”
-Winston Churchill

The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) Higher Certificate in Event Management is offered at Varsity College campuses. The tuition covers topics such as event planning and co-ordination, event execution, event management, business practice and entrepreneurship, public relations, and more.

The IIE degrees, diplomas and higher certificates are offered at Varsity College campuses.  This Higher Certificate is aligned with the HEQF at NQF level 5 and is accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) as a Higher Education qualification. The Higher Certificate is also registered by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) ID number 84686.

If you would like more information about this Higher Certificate in Event Management, or you’d like to inquire about other programmes available to you, contact Varsity College or visit the Varsity College website at Varsity College is a brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE).