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Event Management Award

The Event Management Award training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

Organising events is a sought after skill for many roles. Making sure you have the correct skillset to run stress-free, seamless, events is essential. Juggling multiple tasks, co-ordinating groups of people, marketing for maximum success, and taking care of all the little details which others would forget all play a part in managing a successful event. As a coordinator or planner, event organising is no walk in the park and there are many complexities that go into making an event, such as a wedding or party, a success.

Course Duration: 50 hours

CPD Points: 50


Event Management Essentials

Learn some tricks of the trade and really get to grips with event project management to ensure your events are always ones people are talking about for all the right reasons.

Learn how to:

  • Identify the different elements to an event
  • Map out the feasibility and logistics of an event
  • Plan and execute successful events
  • Communicate effectively to get the best from your team
  • Budget for event costs and identify sponsorship opportunities
  • Organise activities with clear schedules
  • Carry out risk assessments
  • Market your events to gain maximum attendance
  • Analyse the success of your event

Whether applying for a job with events involved, or honing your skills to impress employers or colleagues this course leaves no stone unturned.

Social Media Strategy for Business

Social media is a crucial business tool, and powerful method of communication. This course will help you formulate the right strategy for your business to effectively market to your target audience.

Project Management Fundamentals

Good project management skills are always highly valued within a business as they ensure deadlines are met, costs are controlled and the deliverables are right first time. So with this course your skills will be highly in demand.

Social Media – choose one from the following:

Facebook for Business, Google for Business, LinkedIn for Business, LinkedIn for Jobseekers, Video for Business, Blogging for Business, SEO for Business, Twitter for Business, Pinterest for Business, Instagram for Business


This course is designed for those who want a role in the Events Management industry.

By the end of the course you will have gained knowledge and understanding of the basics of event management and marketing, and Microsoft Word or Excel.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF)

Claim up to £15,000 for Training your employees

This fund provides Levy Paying Companies an opportunity to up-skill or re-skill Employees and in turn, support economic growth.


Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be a Levy Paying Employer
  • The Company must be based or operate in Scotland, wholly or partially
  • Employees must reside in Scotland


For more information on applying for this funding, contact our Course Advisors by clicking below:




A funded training opportunity is now available to those facing redundancy or those who have been made redundant from March 2020 onward.

The National Transition Training Fund aims to tackle the rise in unemployment caused by Covid-19 by offering short sharp training opportunities for people to learn in-demand skills.

If you are currently under threat of redundancy, or have been made redundant at any time from the 1st March 2020 and are aged 25 or over, you can access an industry recognised qualification to help you gain employment.

For further information on how to proceed then contact us referencing the course(s) you are interested in.

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