Event Management Courses

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Event Management Certificate

Elect Training Academy, in association with Drum Beat Academy, presents a SETA-Accredited certificate course that will allow you to establish your own Event Management business or work as an Event Coordinator at an established company.

The subjects of this course include:

Module 1: Event Industry and Organisation

  • National and International Events Industry
  • Legislation
  • Employment opportunities
  • Core and support functions of an events organisation
  • Function in a team
  • Professional conduct and business ethics
  • Diversity and customer service
  • Plan and conduct research

Module 2: Events genres and elements

  • Event elements
  • Event genres
  • Co-ordinate meetings

Module 3: Practical event co-ordination

  • The Aims and Objectives of an Event
  • The five phases of event management
  • Needs analysis / Research Phase
  • Design
  • Develop and implement an operations plan
  • Prepare a task list, schedule and staffing
  • Co-ordinate the implementation
  • Evaluation and review
  • Terminology

Module 4: Financial planning for starting own business

  • Business plan
  • Monitor performance against the budget
  • Purchase of fixed assets
  • Financial reporting

Entrance requirements:

Grade 12 Certificate or NQF Level 3 Certificate



18 Months Part Time
  • Research and Assessments
  • Workplace Assessments
  • Written final exam
  • Final practical event


  • SETA Accredited Drum Beat Academy Certificate: National Certificate: Event Support
  • Elect Short Courses Certificates
We offer 3 different packages for the National Certificate:
  • Standard Package
  • Wedding Package
  • Events Package
For more information and pricing of these Packages please download the National Certificate Information Pamflet.