is running a free ASET accredited Event Planning Course in association
with Collage Arts/Creative London North, starting in mid-September
2006. The 6 week course takes place one day a week at Collage Arts in
Wood Green, north London.
Planning (ASET Level 2
Monday September 11 2006, 11am-5pm (thereafter Fridays
Arts, The Chocolate Factory 2,
Wood Green, London
firstname.lastname@example.org, 020 8450 5987 or click
application form from www.btwsc.com
are small classes, so if present course is full, you are welcome to join
the waiting list for the next cycle.
Participants must be aged 16-plus with good English
speaking and writing skills. Participants must write weekly reflective
diaries and will sit a test in order to qualify for certificate. Team
work is necessary, and any prior knowledge of, or involvement in,
organising any form of event is useful.
will learn how to plan a successful event in the music and entertainment
industry, considering all the factors that go into planning a successful
event, such as event research, event design, event co-ordination, health
and safety, risk assessment, and post event evaluation.
Participants will have practical experience of designing, planning, and
putting on an event such as a gig or a showcase.
a. Understanding the event planning process - Identifying the
range of factors that need to be considered when planning an event -
budget, venue, target audience, human resources, health and safety, risk
b. Producing an event plan - Selecting event and devising an
action plan with tasks and time scales, the tasks that are vital for its
success, risk assessment, a contingency plan, promotional material for
c. Putting on an event - Practical experience of organising a
d. Understanding how to evaluate the success of an event -
Identifying methods that can be used to evaluate the success of an
Successful completion of the course will provide participants with
pathways into the events industry and enable them to consider a range of
employment roles in the Music and Entertainment Industry. They will also
be able to consider self-employment as event managers for gigs and