The Diploma of Event Management - Professional Program is delivered as a flexible, student-focused night course which includes a blend of classroom study and off-campus activities.
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 Management
Diploma of Event Management
Studying the Diploma of Event Management at Holmesglen
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, technical production, 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.
This intensive events program is delivered as a flexible, student-focused night course which includes a blend of classroom study and off campus activities.
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.
Timetable: 2 nights per week, Monday and Tuesday: 5.30pm to 8.30pm
||Source and use information on the events industry
||Select event venues and sites
||Develop event concepts
||Enhance customer service experiences
||Manage finances within a budget
||Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
||Process and monitor event registrations
||Use a computerised reservations or operations system
||Establish and conduct business relationships
||Coordinate on-site 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
||Coordinate marketing activities
||Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge
||Develop basic audio 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|
|SITXFIN003||Manage finances within a budget|
|SITXWHS002||Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks|
|SITEEVT002||Process and monitor event registrations|
|SITTTSL010||Use a computerised reservations or operations system|
|SITXMGT002||Establish and conduct business relationships|
|SITEEVT003||Coordinate on-site 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|
|SITXMPR004||Coordinate marketing activities|
|CUALGT201||Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge|
|CUASOU201||Develop basic audio 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.
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
Please refer to our coronavirus update page to view current vaccine requirements.
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 be awarded the SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management.
How to apply
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Tuition fees (GST exempt) Cost
Full fee $8,010
Government subsidised $5,274
Mandatory Materials and Activities fees*(GST inc)
Materials fee $160
Activities fee $190
*Materials and Activities fees are still payable by all students including students who may be eligible for Government subsidised fees. Materials and Activities fees are not covered by VET Student Loans.
**Additional costs may also apply for course consumable and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses. To view the additional costs that apply for each course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
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 now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession