Are you looking to register for an Events Management or Event Planning course? Then consider registering for The IIE Higher Certificate in Event Management offered at Rosebank College, an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE).

WHAT YOU CAN BECOME

Students will be able to work in travel and tourism, sport, corporate, government and general events. This means the opportunity is widened and allows students access into many fields because of the general nature of the event qualification. Events is an exciting industry to work in as it unleashes innovation and creativity. The events field allows for growth – students can start as a coordinator, progress to become an event manager and ultimately end up running a corporate affairs division or their own events consultancy. It allows for travel opportunities, exciting places to stay, variation in work, all because each event is different. The qualifying students can be employed in a wide range of corporate organisations, parastatal, governmental departments and event management consultancies in various industries as junior or trainee event managers.

POSSIBLE CAREERS

  • Event co-ordinator
  • Events manager
  • Event project manager
  • Conference organiser
  • Conference producer
  • Assistant venue manager


SKILLS YOU WILL DEVELOP

This IIE qualification prepares graduates to coordinate and manage a broad spectrum of events in a professional manner. Students are equipped with the ability and skills to plan, organise, and execute events in various industries and sectors. 

TIME NEEDED TO COMPLETE YOUR QUALIFICATION

Full-time: This is a one-year full-time qualification offered by The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) at Rosebank College. Full-time lectures take place during the day on weekdays at the following campuses: Braamfontein, Cape Town, Durban and Pretoria CBD

THE WEIGHT YOUR FUTURE QUALIFICATION CARRIES

The IIE Higher Certificate in Event Management is accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and is registered by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) as a 123-credit qualification on Level 5 (SAQA ID No: 84686). On successful completion, you will receive a Higher Certificate in Event Management from The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), a leading registered private provider of higher education in South Africa.

STUDY FURTHER WITH IIE PATHWAYS

The Independent Institute of Education (THE IIE) offers you the opportunity to start with a higher certificate and progress into a diploma or degree.  There are several pathways offered at IIE Rosebank College that enable access to higher-level qualifications.  Speak to the student advisor for more information. 


Minimum Admission Requirements EnglishNotes
NSC: HC pass with30% 
NC(V): HC pass with 40% 
SC: Endorsement -none33.3% 
SC(a): HC pass withA minimum of 30% in LOLT in NSC/ SC(a) OR with a min. of 33.3% in SC
InternationalA SAQA Evaluation Certificate with NSC L4 equivalence with at least 30% or equivalent for English.
 
Senate Discretionary AdmissionsMature Age ExemptionCandidates must have attempted the Senior Certificate or equivalent, attained the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with three years' work experience and proven ability relating to the proposed programme as well as adequate communication skills; OR Candidates must have attained the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Candidates must demonstrate suitability for admission in terms of Senate's resolution 6.6 of 20 October 2005 which allows for Senate's discretionary conditional admission (if applicable).
General Education Development (GED) - An USA qualification developed by the American Council on Education (ACE)Candidates with a GED qualification may be admitted if they have a SAQA Evaluation Certificate with NSC L4 equivalence as well as NBT: AQL  results and have obtained a score of at least 37 for Academic Literacy (AL) and a score of at least 37 for Quantitative  Literacy (QL).


Mature Age Exemption:

• Candidates must have attempted the  Senior Certificate, attained the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with three years’ work experience and proven ability relating to the proposed programme as well as adequate communication skills; OR
• Candidates must have attained the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration.

RPL – demonstrate suitability for admission in terms of Senate’s resolution 6.6 of 20 October 2005 which allows for Senate’s discretionary conditional admission (if applicable).


If you are an international student, you must ensure that:

  • you have an equivalent qualification to the aforementioned;
  • your equivalent qualification is e valuated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA);
  • you have a valid study visa issued in the name of The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) that covers the duration of your studies.  ​

 

Industry

Commerce

Programme Type

Higher Certificate

COURSE OUTLINE


  • Event Administration
  • Event Management 1A
  • Business Communication C
  • Business Practice and Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Public Relations
  • Introduction to Personal Computing
  • Event Design
  • Event Management 1B
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Marketing Principles
  • Introduction to Academic and Digital Literacy
  • Work Integrated Learning

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION 

 

·       To be awarded this qualification, a minimum final year mark of 50% for each module must be achieved.

 

·       This factsheet is valid for the 2021 academic year only.

 

  • Free software is available to all registered IIE Rosebank College students. The software includes and is not limited to MS Excel, MS Project, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook, which come with Office 365 bundle. Students can access the software using their RCONNECT email address at FTP//10.118.180.17/.

 

NB: this fact sheet is accurate at the time of publication.  The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) reserves the right to alter any of the content prior to commencement of registration due to changes in regulation, policy, market requirements or any other valid reason."