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Live Events and Promotion Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship at Wiltshire College

Course description

This intermediate level apprenticeship is ideal for those who want to work in a technical, artistic or administrative capacity involving indoor or outdoor events, one-off events or tours and small to large scale productions.

Upon completion, learners will be able to demonstrate competence in a variety of related job roles including:

  • stage and venue support crew
  • sales and marketing assistant
  • event booking assistant
  • event promotion
  • support staff
  • booking agent assistant

Learners will also develop general skills and knowledge required in all aspects of producing a show or live event.
Learners may progress within the AIM Awards Suite of Creative and Cultural Qualifications for example to the AIM Awards Level 3 Diploma in Cultural Heritage (QCF) and/or into

Course content

Learners are required to complete the following mandatory units which are equal to 14 credits:

  • Provide administrative support to the planning of live events
  • Support the planning of a live events
  • Understand how to support the planning of live events
  • Work effectively with other people in a creative and cultural context

Learners are also required to achieve 12 credits from the following units:

  • Assist in the production of press releases and evaluate their effectiveness
  • Collate and present live event ticket sales information
  • Contribute to the advancing of tours, shows and events
  • Contribute to the preparation of contracts for a live event
  • Contribute to the production and distribution of publicity material for a live event
  • Ensure responsibility for actions to reduce risks to health and safety
  • Give customers a positive impression of yourself and your organisation
  • Identify suppliers of materials and equipment for the running of a live event
  • Load in, breakdown and load out equipment for a live event
  • Make sure actions in the workplace aim to protect the environment
  • Manage and market own freelance services
  • Manage changes to a live event schedule
  • Manual handling and lifting loads
  • Prepare and maintain a budget for a live event
  • Support publicity activities for live events
  • Support the organisation of a live event
  • Support venue and stage crew in the preparation of a performance at a live event
  • Understanding the core knowledge needed by those who work with children and young people, and its impact

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Future opportunities

Learners may progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Cultural Heritage (QCF) and/or into employment within this sector.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wiltshire College directly.

Last updated date: 24 June 2016

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