Industry

Commerce

Programme Type

Higher Certificate

COURSE OUTLINE

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Event Planning and Coordination
  • Event Management 1A
  • Business Communication C
  • Business Practice and Entrepreneurship
  • Public Relations 1A
  • Introduction to Personal Computing
  • Event Execution
  • Event Management 1B
  • Public Relations 1B
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Marketing Principles
  • Digital Citizenship
  • Introduction to Scholarship
  • Work Integrated Learning

​​In order to be awarded this qualification, you must have achieved a minimum final year mark of fifty percent (50%) for each module of the programme, and have met all Work Integrated Learning requirements.​​ ​ In some, but limited instances some modules may change. At the time of registration, please check that the entry requirements and fees have not changed.

The Independent Institute of Education’s official prospectus is available on www.iie.ac.za and on the library webpage. Information in this prospectus takes precedence over other programme and qualification information provided​.​


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.

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, coordinate 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. Lectures take place during the day on weekdays. This qualification is offered at the following campuses:  Braamfontein, Pretoria CBD and Durban CBD.

THE WEIGHT YOUR FUTURE QUALIFICATION CARRIES

This Higher Certificate is accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE). It is also registered with the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) at Level 5 (SAQA ID NO: 84686)​. Upon completion of your studies you will receive a Higher Certificate in Event Management from The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), the leading registered private provider of higher education in South Africa. 


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 To register, you must meet one of the following entry requirements:

• A National Senior Certificate (NSC) with Higher Certificate admission- A minimum of 30 % for English is required; OR
• A National Certificate (Vocational) NC(V) with Higher Certificate admission – A minimum of 40 % in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level,  with a minimum of 30 % in either Mathematics or Mathematics Literacy, a minimum of 40% in Life Orientation and a minimum of 50% in four vocational subjects; OR
• A Senior Certificate (SC)  (without endorsement) or equivalent – A minimum of five of the six required subjects must be passed.

 

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.  ​