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Level 1/2 Vocational Award in Event Operations

Our Event Operations qualification is the only Vocational Award approved in this category on the DfE 2020 Performance Tables for Key Stage 4.

This qualification was previously known as Level 1/2 Vocational Award in Event Operations Specification A.

The Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed that those qualifications approved for inclusion in the 2020 performance tables will also be included in performance tables for 2021 and 2022.

The WJEC Level 1 / 2 Vocational Award in Event Operations has been designed to support learners in schools and colleges who want to learn about this vocational sector and the potential it can offer them for their careers or further study.

Knowledge and understanding of the world of events
Develops ability to plan, run and analyse a specific event
Prepares for work in hospitality, sports, marketing and tourism events.

This qualification is on the DfE 2020 Performance Tables and contributes to the Progress 8 measure as one of the 'other' qualifications. View the 2020 list here.

L Latest news for Event Operations

Performance Points

We are delighted to announce that our Level 1/Level 2 Event Operations Specification A qualification now attracts Performance points in England. Specification A will be awarded for the first time in 2019.

Guidance for Teaching

A comprehensive Guidance for Teaching document is now available to support delivering the qualification.

Examiners' Reports
Level 1 Event Operations Examiners' Report Summer 2019

Training Courses for Teachers

Our 2019 / 2020 CPD programme is now live.

Book your place on one of our teacher training courses to learn more about the specification and sample assessment materials including assessment objectives, examination structure and other key areas.

Courses are available all over the UK as well as online.

Book now

All Course Materials

We offer a range of materials to support the teaching and learning of this qualification.

Online CPD Webinars - Event Operations Level 1/2 Award

Click on the image below to gain access to our online CPD webinar recording.

  • This webinar gives an overview of all three units
  • Please refer to specification A through presentation
  • Event materials SAMs and Specification A

NB the reference to grading in the presentation is out of date and needs to be replaced with the information on pages 14-15 of the specification

To view the webinar you will need:

    • An up-to-date browser, such as Internet Explorer 8 (or later)
    • Adobe Connect and an Adobe plug-in installed
    • Use this link to download the software needed

(Please contact your IT Technician if you do not have the rights for your PC to install software)