Conference, Exhibition and Event Management Certificate


The Conference, Exhibition and Event Management Programme is a comprehensive programme

Addressing all critical issues in the design, development, implementation and coordination of big and small

Functions to prepare learners for all aspects of this dynamic and exciting industry.


With this programme, successful learners could pursue a career as a/an:

  • Conference Planner
  • Exhibition Planner
  • Event Planner
  • Wedding Planner


English  1st language.

South African 2nd language (or alternative prescribed

Electives from the same programme for foreign language

Learners   less than 5 years in South Africa).

Mathematical literacy

Risk Management and Legislation

  • Risk management and various aspects of risk

A stakeholder analysis action plan and development of a risk

Treatment schedule loping his/her personal skills

Workplace Learning

This programme includes a compulsory Workplace

Learning component. Workplace leaning provides important opportunities for professional and personal growth. It addresses specific competencies identified for the acquisition of the programme, which relates to the development of skills that will make the learner Employable and will assist in developing his/her Personal skills


Conference Management

Differentiation between various types of conferences

Forecasting of costs involved in organizing a conference


Event Management

Planning of events, taking into consideration systematic and

Integrated planning processes, impact and critical success




Introduction to wedding planning.

The legal side of marriage.

The wedding budget, ceremony and traditions.

The essential requirements to host a wedding.

Planning checklists



• Marketing concepts.

• New product development and product life cycle.

Product classification and product positioning,


Major tourism routes in South Africa.

Safety and security of tourists


Computer Skills

Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint, Internet and email

grated planning proce factors


Exhibition Management

• Understanding the different types of exhibitions and their

Advantages and disadvantages.

• The role of market research in planning an exhibition and

assessing viability


First Aid (External module)

Know basic first aid concepts.

Treat and report injuries or medical emergencies.

Wine Theory (External module)

Have basic knowledge of wine and serving of wine.


Entrepreneurship is defined and discussed in terms of

Inter-relatedness with other aspects of business management.

Entrepreneur traits are identified

Finances and sources of finance are investigated and a

business plan is developed


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