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Event assistant (level 3)

Working in an events company or events department in an organisation, helping event planners and project managers to organise and host events.

Qualification level
Equivalent to A level.
Typical duration
18 months
Apprenticeship category
Sales, marketing and procurement
Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
Also known as
  • Event Management
  • Events Planner
  • Party Planner
Skills an apprentice will learn
  • Operational: Gather facts and collate information in response to a brief or request, like searching for the right location and venue for an event.
  • Operational: Respond to requests from the different functional teams and carry out a variety of daily and weekly tasks to assist in the planning and preparation of an event.
  • Operational: Provide assistance onsite at an event by registering delegates or by helping to assist the onsite team with a variety of tasks.
  • Operational: Manage your time effectively by understanding how to prioritise tasks according to their importance and urgency for the stakeholders of an event.
  • Operational: Use software packages to create word processing and spreadsheet documents.
  • Operational: Contribute to reports, event project plans and written presentations for clients
  • Operational: Use a range of event technology platforms and in-house bespoke software systems and databases.
  • Operational: Show careful attention to regulations and internal policies.
  • Professional: Listen, interpret, understand, vocalise and respond to clients’ needs.
  • Professional: Speak and write clearly in order to prepare written communications or provide instructions that are needed for a client, supplier or team member.
  • Professional: Build rapport and trust with the stakeholders of an event so that stakeholders can collaborate well throughout the planning and organisation processes.
  • Professional: Question effectively to ensure understanding of what is required from clients or colleagues.
  • Professional: Have the skills to maintain relationships with colleagues, suppliers or clients once they are built, and be able to repair them when they are damaged.
  • Professional: Work effectively within a group environment to prepare for, deliver and/or follow up after an event takes place.
  • Commercial: Assist in the preparation, management and reconciliation of event budgets by collecting information, checking data and making calculations.
  • Commercial: Show how commercial awareness has been applied through task and time management, specifically using efficient and effective measures to conclude a project in the most proficient way.

Full information on Event assistant (level 3) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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