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.
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.
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
Source and use information on the events industry
Coordinate on-site event registrations
Manage event staging components
Manage on-site event operations
Enhance customer service experiences
Manage finances within a budget
Establish and conduct business relationships
Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
Plan and manage conferences
Process and monitor event registrations
Develop conference programs
Select event venues and sites
Research event industry trends and practice
Provide advice on Australian destinations
Use a computerised reservations or operations system
Address protocol requirements
Prepare and present proposals
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.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
After completing this course, you will receive the SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management.
Talk to our senior educators about further study pathways.
- 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
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