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Overview

International course:

Course code:

SIT50316

Start date(s):

February, July

Course length:

Full Time: 1 year

Campus:

Glen Waverley, Moorabbin

Apply now, places still available.

The dual Diploma of Event Management and Certificate III in Live Production and Services has been developed with a strong focus on industry placements at festivals and stadium productions.

You will work very closely with industry experts to gain the skills and knowledge you need to create, develop and stage special events while managing your team in an efficient and productive manner.

With events, it's all about the hands-on, practical experience and Holmesglen's events department is a recent winner of the 'Best Education/Training Program' at the Australian Event Awards and the Victorian Training Awards.

Our students are tasked with the production of the Victorian State Schools Spectacular, held annually at Hisense Arena, as well as large scale cultural events, including:

- White Night Festival,
- Melbourne International Comedy Festival,
- Christmas Festival of Lights,
- Adelaide Fringe Festival,
- Melbourne Cup Carnival.

You may also get the opportunity to work on delivering major community festivals with local government partners and get backstage access to various sites through a number of local, and interstate events. There are also opportunities for international travel throughout your studies.

With the integrated Certificate III in Live Production and Services, this course ensures you have the creative production skills that are a vital addition to an event professional's skills base.

After successful completion of the course, you will have developed the contacts and obtained the valuable experience that can open the doors to a successful career in event management. Holmesglen graduates have gone on to work for events such as the St Kilda Festival, Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, Australian Open, Melbourne Cup Carnival, White Night, major music festivals, business conferences and venues

 

I still remain in contact with all of my teachers from Holmesglen. They continue to be a great source of advice, direction and encouragement. The learning doesn’t end when you get your Diploma and at Holmesglen neither does the support.

Lisa Van Der Poel, Diploma of Event Management/Cert III Live Production Services graduate

 

“The learning was real, hands on and 100% relevant to the current events industry. There is so much you can learn in the classroom and from study material, but nothing beats implementing that on the ground and being part of the team running an actual event. Holmesglen offered both in perfect balance.”

 Diploma of Event Management/Cert III Live Production graduate

 


Course structure

To receive this dual qualification you must complete 17 core units and 18 elective units.

Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry experts and qualified trainers.

If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this course.

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

SITEEVT001

Source and use information on the events industry

SITEEVT003

Coordinate on-site event registrations

SITEEVT008

Manage event staging components

SITEEVT010

Manage on-site event operations

SITXCCS007

Enhance customer service experiences

SITXFIN003

Manage finances within a budget

SITXHRM003

Lead and manage people

SITXMGT001

Monitor work operations

SITXMGT002

Establish and conduct business relationships

SITXMGT003

Manage projects

SITXWHS002

Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

BSBRSK501

Manage risk

SITEEVT002

Process and monitor event registrations

SITEEVT005

Plan in-house events or functions

SITEEVT006

Develop conference programs

SITEEVT007

Select event venues and sites

SITEEVT012

Develop event concepts

SITXGLC001

Research and comply with regulatory requirements

SITXMPR004

Coordinate marketing activities

SITXMPR006

Obtain and manage sponsorship


Entry requirements

- VCE or equivalent; or
- Mature age (at least 18 years of age)

- Smart presentation and grooming
- Strong customer focus and organisational skills
- Good communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure and within a team - environment

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

After completing this course, you will receive the SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management and the CUA30415 Certificate III in Live Production Services.

PATHWAYS

After achieving the SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management, you can continue your studies with the SIT60216 Advanced Diploma of Event Management, or an advanced diploma or degree program in a variety of disciplines.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- Community and music festivals coordinator/manager
- Venue and venue services coordinator/manager
- Concerts and touring productions coordinator/manager
- Professional conference organiser
- Event contractor and supply company employee
- Fundraising manager (events) for not for profit organisations


How to apply

DIRECT

Apply Now

Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.

VTAC

Apply through VTAC for the February intake for full-time study.

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

Full Fee

$7,553.00

Government subsidised

$5,000.00

Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

VET Student Loans are available to eligible students to pay for tuition fees for this course. Read more about VET Student Loans.

Find out more about paying your fees and our payment options


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Contact details

Events Open Days

Visit us on Open Day to hear about the exciting hands on approach that is Events at Holmesglen. Our students get immersed in volunteering work within festivals and conferences; plan and run not for profit events; and build business relationships with key industry players. At Open Day you'll get to talk to teachers about all the practical skills you need as a budding event organiser. Whether you're thinking of studying at either our Moorabbin or Waverley campus, information in this session will be relevant to you.

- , Thu, 09 May - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road Moorabbin 3189 Australia

Visit us on Open Day to hear about the exciting hands on approach that is Events at Holmesglen. Our students get immersed in volunteering work within festivals and conferences; plan and run not for profit events; and build business relationships with key industry players. At Open Day you'll get to talk to teachers about all the practical skills you need as a budding event organiser. Whether you're thinking of studying at either our Moorabbin or Waverley campus, information in this session will be relevant to you.

- , Thu, 09 May - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

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