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Special Events Coordinator
2 to 3 years
Red Seal

Special events coordinators make sure meetings, conferences, conventions, weddings, fundraisers, festivals, and trade shows go off without a hitch. They must be skilled at communicating with clients, organizing the shipping and storage of supplies, coordinating staff, and managing risks such as alcohol consumption at certain events.
Special Events Coordinator

Certification Requirements
  • The Special Events Coordinator apprenticeship consists of 5,000 hours of on-the-job training.
  • Apprentices must also complete 350 hours of in-class technical training.
  • Once you have successfully completed the apprenticeship requirements, you receive a Certificate of Apprenticeship and are certified as a journeyperson in the trade.
  • A person with at least 5,350 hours of related work experience is eligible to apply for a Trade Equivalency Assessment (TEA) and, if successful, becomes certified as a journeyperson in this trade.

Educational Prerequisites
Grade 12 or equivalent.

In-Class Training
Please contact your local apprenticeship office for information on the availability of technical training for this program.