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Top 5 Questions Students Ask….The Online Foundation Certificate

Last updated August 13th, 2019

How difficult is the course?

The course is an equivalent to an A Level in UK standards.

This means you will have a solid understanding of what you will need to do and in what order to run a successful event.

We call these – Core Modules – and they are the build blocks to creating an event.

The Core Modules are as follows…The Event Journey, Event Management Planning & Coordination, Day In The Life Of, Budgeting & Logistics Management, Marketing In Events & Production & Technical.

 

How long does it take to complete the course?

The course itself is 30 hours of learning which is the minimum to qualify for your CIM Accreditation that you receive on successful completion of the course.

The course is broken down into online learning modules so you can learn it bite size chunks – this allows students to fit it around their work and personal lives.

For the Foundation Course you do also have up to 6 months to complete the full course.

 

How does the online learning work?

Once you have paid for your course you will have access to the course on the Event Academy Learning Hub.

You will be able to access the full list of modules and you should begin starting to work through them in order.

Each modules is around 2 hours long so you can set aside an evening or half a day to focus on doing at least one module – depending on your learning speed.

Each module is video based so you can follow along and rewind any sections you are not clear on or want to review.

 

How much do I need to pay and when?

Students for our Online Foundation Certificate are able to enrol for the course without an offer letter.

All you need to do is to pay the course fee via the Payment Page and your place will then be secured.

You can pay via credit card with our online system but if you wish to do a bank transfer then please contact our Admissions Team HERE.

The final instalment is due two weeks before the course start date.

 

How do I get a place on the course?

We want to ensure that everyone who takes our courses is able to complete them successfully so we do request that all prospective students complete a Course Consultation prior to confirming their place.

You can book a Course Consultation straight into our Admission Manager, Natalie’s diary, HERE

Our simple system allows you to choose the time and date you wish to book your chat for.

The Consultation lasts around 20 minutes and you will also have the opportunity to ask any questions you wish.

Once you have completed this successfully, our Admissions Team will send you an Offer Letter.

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