The Diploma of Event Management - Professional Program is delivered as a flexible, student-focused night course which includes a blend of classroom activities and online study.
Career opportunities, include:
- conference coordinator
- event or exhibition coordinator
- event or exhibition planner
- event sales coordinator
- function coordinator
- in-house meetings coordinator
- meetings coordinator
- staging coordinator
- venue coordinator.
Pathways to further study:
- SIT60216 Advanced Diploma of Event
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Studying the Diploma of Event Management
This innovative course provides you with the opportunity to work with industry professionals, gaining the skills and knowledge you need to create, develop and stage a range of events from festivals to business events with a focus on event registrations, conferences, selecting venues and destinations, and a range of management systems.
It also offers hands-on access to a variety of event management software programs to help you coordinate and manage successful events.
The course is created to ensure that you will have the vital skills to coordinate and manage a successful events.
The course represents the next stage in your professional pathway. It is designed for mature-aged students who are currently organising events in the corporate, small business, non-profit and government sectors.
It is suitable for personal assistants, executive assistants, professionals in the industry who are looking at formalising their qualification, and anyone with previous experience and a passion for events industry.
To receive this qualification, you must complete 11 core units and nine elective units.
Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry representatives.
If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this course.
||Source and use information on the events industry
||Select event venues and sites
||Develop event concepts
||Enhance customer service experiences
||Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
||Manage finances within a budget
||Establish and conduct business relationships
||Coordinate on-site event registrations
||Process and monitor event registrations
||Manage event staging components
||Manage on-site event operations
||Monitor work operations
||Lead and manage people
||Plan in-house events or functions
||Develop conference programs
||Provide advice on Australian destinations
||Coordinate marketing activities
||Develop basic audio skills and knowledge
||Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge
| Code || Name |
|SITEEVT001||Source and use information on the events industry|
|SITEEVT007||Select event venues and sites|
|SITEEVT012||Develop event concepts|
|SITXCCS007||Enhance customer service experiences|
|SITXWHS002||Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks|
|SITXFIN003||Manage finances within a budget|
|SITXMGT002||Establish and conduct business relationships|
|SITEEVT003||Coordinate on-site event registrations|
|SITEEVT002||Process and monitor event registrations|
|SITEEVT008||Manage event staging components|
|SITEEVT010||Manage on-site event operations|
|SITXMGT001||Monitor work operations|
|SITXHRM003||Lead and manage people|
|SITEEVT005||Plan in-house events or functions|
|SITEEVT006||Develop conference programs|
|SITTTSL004||Provide advice on Australian destinations|
|SITXMPR004||Coordinate marketing activities|
|CUASOU201||Develop basic audio skills and knowledge|
|CUALGT201||Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge|
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.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.
These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
All applicants are required to attend an interview.
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.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will receive the SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
Apply through VTAC for the February intake for full-time study.
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.
Full fee $ 6440
Government subsidised $ 4320
Materials fees $ 350
*Materials fees are still payable by all students including students who may be eligible for Government subsidised fees. Materials fees are not covered by VET Student Loans.
Additional costs may apply to students who may require a Working With Children Check, National Police Check, consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and immunisation costs as relevant to the course requirements.
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out more about paying for your course.