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Event Assistant

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

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer. Candidates will usually have 5 GCSEs at grade A* to C (or equivalent), including English and maths.

What apprentices will learn
  • how to respond to event requests, and find locations and venues
  • carry out daily and weekly tasks to plan and prepare events
  • create reports, event project plans and written presentations
  • an understanding of event technology platforms, systems and databases
  • knowledge of the other roles in events, such as logistics, production, creative design and event management
  • an understanding of the events industry, competitors, regulations and internal policies
Qualifications

None specified. Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must:

  • achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email apprentice.assessment@education.gov.uk if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.