Higher Certificate in Events Management


12-24 months (5–10 hours per week. Each module is completed over a ten week period.)

Course Fees

R42 750 Talk to us about a discount for full and upfront payment.


Graduates receive the IHS Higher
Certificate in Events Management.

Admission Requirements

National Senior Certificate with admission to study a Higher Certificate, or equivalent.

Course Description

The Events and Conferencing industries are dynamic industries which are continually evolving, thereby contributing to new venture creation and employment opportunities. These industries make significant contributions to both the South African national economy and to the global economy. The Events and Conferencing industries are multi-faceted, service driven, requiring highly skilled and knowledgeable employees. The Higher Certificate in Events Management qualification provides an opportunity for new entrants, and those already employed in these industries to achieve a formal qualification in the field of Events Management.

The qualification, through the provision of academic and work-integrated learning opportunities encompassed therein, provides learners with a competitive edge. These opportunities expose learners to the creative and business aspects of Events Management providing a foundation for learners to enter employment with applicable skills and relevant knowledge.

Learners acquire the competencies required to fulfill a variety of entry level roles in the Events, Conferencing, Tourism and Hospitality sectors. This contributes to the socio-economic growth and reduction of unemployment in the country.

What does the programme cover?

  • End User Computing
  • Business Communication
  • Financial Management for Events
  • Events Management and Planning
  • Events Marketing
  • Public Relations and Media
  • New Venture Creation
  • Event Operations and Logistics
  • Work-integrated Learning
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