Events Management (Vocational)

Mrs. C. Lock

Head of Department

WJEC LEVEL 1/2 AWARD IN EVENT OPERATIONS 

WJEC Vocational award in Event Operations offers a learning experience that focuses on applied learning.   

There are 3 Units: 

Unit 1 – the Events Industry (48 GLH) 

Through this unit you will learn about the types of events and the types of organisations that can help to plan and run them. You will learn about the principles of event planning and regulatory requirements including licences and permissions. There are a number of factors that can affect the success of an event. You will learn about these factors and how to put contingencies in place so they don’t have a negative effect. Organisation of events is the key to success, so you will also learn how to calculate event payments and process administration. 

Unit 2 – Event Operations (36 GLH) 

In this unit you will learn about the role of team working and communication in effective event operations. You will learn about the importance of customer service and how you can ensure an event operates in a way that meets customer needs. You will also learn about how to evaluate the success of an event by judging it against success indicators. You will learn how to evaluate your own and others performance and develop the skill of providing constructive feedback. 

Unit 3 – Event Planning (36 GLH) 

In this unit you will build on what you have learned about the events industry and event operations to reflect on how it should be incorporated into event planning. You will develop research skills so that you can investigate customer needs and expectations. You will learn to use the results of your investigation to plan an event on behalf of an organisation.

There are no specific requirements for this course. However, it may make very good links with courses in Business and Geography. 

Students may only opt for this option if they have also chosen GCSE PE 

Contact:  Mr. M. Stickley – Head of Geography  

 Mrs C. Lock 

 

Unit 

Points per unit 

 

Level 1 Pass 

Level 2 Pass 

Level 2 Merit 

Level 2 Distinction 

1 

4 

8 

12 

16 

2 

3 

6 

9 

12 

3 

3 

6 

9 

12