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Overview

Course code:

SIT50316

CRICOS:

093875A

Start date(s):

February

Course length:

Part Time: 1 year

Campus:

St Kilda Road

This Diploma of Event Management professional program is designed for mature-aged students who are currently organising business events in the corporate, small business, non-profit and government sectors.

The course 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 business events.

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 business events with a focus on conferences, event registrations, venues and destinations, and event protocols.

It also offers hands-on access to a variety of event management software programs to help you coordinate and manage successful business events.

The course is created to ensure that you will have the vital skills to coordinate and manage a successful business event.

It is delivered as a flexible, student-focused night course which includes a blend of classroom activities and online study.


Course structure

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.

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

BSBADM503

Plan and manage conferences

SITEEVT002

Process and monitor event registrations

SITEEVT006

Develop conference programs

SITEEVT007

Select event venues and sites

SITEEVT011

Research event industry trends and practice

SITTTSL004

Provide advice on Australian destinations

SITTTSL010

Use a computerised reservations or operations system

SITXCOM004

Address protocol requirements

SITXMPR008

Prepare and present proposals


Entry requirements

Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent and preferably some relevant work experience English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic) Prior to the first scheduled placement students are required to provide a current Working With Children Check (WWCC).

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.

PATHWAYS

Talk to our senior educators about further study pathways.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- community, association and government sector meeting and events coordinator/manager
- venue and venue services coordinator/manager
- corporate business and convention coordinator/manager
- professional conference organiser
- exhibitions, trade shows and special events contractor
- event coordinator/manager for not for profit organisations.


How to apply

APPLY VIA AGENT

Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:

T: 03 9564 1703

E: intl@holmesglen.edu.au

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

International Fee

$14,500.00


Enquire online

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, 14 Mar - 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, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

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