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SIT50322 | CRICOS: 112778G

Diploma of Event Management

Take your career in events to the next level with this advanced-level course that will qualify you to work as a conference or venue coordinator, or an event or exhibition planner.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Gold Coast Far North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus Online TAFE at School International
NEXT INTAKE Start date: 26 Feb 2024 Duration: 1 year View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Concession
$6,620 - $10,000
Subsidised
$7,680 - $11,080
Full Fee
$11,240 - $14,620
TAFE at School Full Fee
$6,960
International
$16,200
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Course overview

Upgrade your career in events with this advanced-level qualification. Events is an exciting, fast-paced industry that requires you to work effectively as part of a team to create memorable experiences for your audience.

This award winning diploma will give you the specialised skills and knowledge to be an expert event manager. Our highly-experienced team of industry professionals are the best in the business and will ensure you gain hands-on and theoretical knowledge in the workplace and our state-of-the-art facilities using the latest industry software. 

The course covers how to lead and manage people, coordinate marketing activities, creatively collaborate and manage financial budgets. Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as a conference or venue coordinator, or an event or exhibition manager and provide you the foundation knowledge to pursue further studies in your field.

What can I do?

  • Conference Coordinator
  • Event or Exhibition Planner
  • Function Coordinator
  • Venue Coordinator
  • Staging Coordinator

Course outcome:

SIT50322 Diploma of Event Management

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100% virtual delivery without compromising on quality and without any on-campus commitments. Real-time interaction and learning between students and educators. Flexibility to study anytime, anywhere, 24/7, classes are recorded for your convenience.

Collaborative learning environments in timetabled virtual classes, two nights a week, plus the opportunity to attend a one-day virtual workshop per skillset.

Complete a specialised skill set or the full qualification. Enrolment opportunities every 8 weeks and multiple intakes per year. Learn more>

Industry-embedded teachers

Our teaching staff are at the top of their game and are still heavily involved in the industry. This means you're being taught by people who know what employers are looking for and where the sector is headed.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 7 elective units from the list below.  You will also be required to undertake 70 hours of vocational placement in an approved setting. 

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You will be required to undertake 35 hours of vocational placement in an approved setting.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITEEVT020
    Source and use information on the events industry
    UNIT CODE :
    SITEEVT020
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to access and interpret current and emerging information on the events industry to enhance the quality of event coordination. This includes industry structure, technology, laws and ethical issues specifically relevant to event coordination.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Source and use information on the events industry

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITEEVT026
    Manage event production components
    UNIT CODE :
    SITEEVT026
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to analyse event production requirements and organise and monitor different production services and products. It requires the ability to use advanced planning, organisation and communication skills combined with detailed knowledge of the event management process and broad understanding of specialist component services.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage event production components

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITEEVT028
    Manage on-site event operations
    UNIT CODE :
    SITEEVT028
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage on-site operational activities for the production of events. It requires the ability to finalise operational plans, oversee event set-up, execution and break-down, and evaluate the operational success of events.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage on-site event operations

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITXCCS015
    Enhance customer service experiences
    UNIT CODE :
    SITXCCS015
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide professional and personalised customer service experiences. It requires the ability to determine and meet customer preferences, develop customer relationships, respond to difficult service situations and take responsibility for resolving complaints.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Enhance customer service experiences

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITXFIN009
    Manage finances within a budget
    UNIT CODE :
    SITXFIN009
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to take responsibility for budget management where others may have developed the budget. It requires the ability to interpret budgetary requirements, allocate resources, monitor actual income and expenditure, and report on budgetary deviations.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage finances within a budget

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITXHRM009
    Lead and manage people
    UNIT CODE :
    SITXHRM009
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to lead and manage people individually and in teams, and support and encourage their commitment to the organisation. It requires the ability to lead by example and manage performance through effective leadership.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Lead and manage people

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITXHRM010
    Recruit, select and induct staff
    UNIT CODE :
    SITXHRM010
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to coordinate the recruitment, selection and induction of new staff members within the framework of existing human resource policies and procedures. It requires the ability to identify recruitment needs, develop selection criteria, process and evaluate applications, select people according to their attitude, aptitude and fit to the position and coordinate induction programs.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Recruit, select and induct staff

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITXMGT005
    Establish and conduct business relationships
    UNIT CODE :
    SITXMGT005
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish and manage positive business relationships. It requires the ability to use high level communication and relationship building skills to conduct formal negotiations and make commercially significant business-to-business agreements.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Establish and conduct business relationships

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITXMGT006
    Manage projects
    UNIT CODE :
    SITXMGT006
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop project plans, implement project activities, monitor progress to ensure objectives are achieved, and evaluate all aspects of projects.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage projects

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITXMPR011
    Plan and implement sales activities
    UNIT CODE :
    SITXMPR011
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and implement sales activities. It requires the ability to identify and analyse market and customer needs, proactively target current and new customers, plan the operation of sales calls, make calls and prepare sales reports.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Plan and implement sales activities

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITXMPR012
    Coordinate marketing activities
    UNIT CODE :
    SITXMPR012
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and coordinate a range of marketing and promotional activities at an operational level. The unit incorporates knowledge of marketing principles.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Coordinate marketing activities

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITXMPR016
    Prepare and present proposals
    UNIT CODE :
    SITXMPR016
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare and present tenders, proposals or bids either as a response to a tender brief or as a proposal created and offered. It requires the ability to analyse client specifications or needs, determine organisational ability to meet those requirements, and to prepare and present information that is relevant to client criteria or needs.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Prepare and present proposals

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITXWHS006
    Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
    UNIT CODE :
    SITXWHS006
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify hazards, assess the associated workplace safety risks, take measures to eliminate or minimise those risks, and document all processes.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

  • You'll learn face to face with a teacher in a classroom or simulated workplace environment. You may access learning materials through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

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  • You’ll primarily learn face to face with a teacher in one of our learning spaces such as a classroom or simulated workplace environment. Some of your training may also take place via video or Zoom. Learn more

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CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
On Campus
08 Jul 2024
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
  • Concession: $10,000
  • Subsidised: $11,080
  • Full fee: $14,620
demo

South Bank

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $10,000
  • Subsidised: $11,080
  • Full fee: $14,620
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus and vocational placement

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
On campus with some online
08 Jul 2024
1 year
Full time 2.5 days per week
  • Concession: $10,000
  • Subsidised: $11,080
  • Full fee: $14,620
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Robina

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 2.5 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $10,000
  • Subsidised: $11,080
  • Full fee: $14,620
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus and vocational placement

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • All of your study will be done online and you can work through your studies at your own pace. You can access your learning materials 24/7 through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

  • You will study online however your classes will be delivered in real time via a scheduled timetable. You will interact with your teachers and other students using programs like Zoom. Learn more

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STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Online self-directed
Anytime
up to 18 months
Part time 11 hours per week
  • Concession: $6,620
  • Subsidised: $7,680
  • Full fee: $11,240
demo

Online self-directed

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

Anytime

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

up to 18 months

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 11 hours per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $6,620
  • Subsidised: $7,680
  • Full fee: $11,240
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Self-paced

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online and vocational placement

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online self-directed
Anytime
up to 1 year
Full time 15 hours per week
  • Concession: $6,620
  • Subsidised: $7,680
  • Full fee: $11,240
demo

Online self-directed

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

Anytime

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

up to 1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 15 hours per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $6,620
  • Subsidised: $7,680
  • Full fee: $11,240
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Self-paced

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online and vocational placement

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online virtual classroom
26 Feb 2024
1 year
Part time 3 hours x 2 nights per week plus 1 day workshop per module
  • Concession: $8,980
  • Subsidised: $10,040
  • Full fee: $13,600
demo

Online virtual classroom

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

26 Feb 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 3 hours x 2 nights per week plus 1 day workshop per module

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $8,980
  • Subsidised: $10,040
  • Full fee: $13,600
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online and vocational placement

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online virtual classroom
15 Apr 2024
1 year
Part time 3 hours x 2 nights per week plus 1 day workshop per module
  • Concession: $8,980
  • Subsidised: $10,040
  • Full fee: $13,600
demo

Online virtual classroom

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

15 Apr 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 3 hours x 2 nights per week plus 1 day workshop per module

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $8,980
  • Subsidised: $10,040
  • Full fee: $13,600
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online and vocational placement

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online virtual classroom
20 May 2024
1 year
Part time 3 hours x 2 nights per week plus 1 day workshop per module
  • Concession: $8,980
  • Subsidised: $10,040
  • Full fee: $13,600
demo

Online virtual classroom

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

20 May 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 3 hours x 2 nights per week plus 1 day workshop per module

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $8,980
  • Subsidised: $10,040
  • Full fee: $13,600
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online and vocational placement

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online virtual classroom
08 Jul 2024
1 year
Part time 3 hours x 2 nights per week plus 1 day workshop per module
  • Concession: $8,980
  • Subsidised: $10,040
  • Full fee: $13,600
demo

Online virtual classroom

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 3 hours x 2 nights per week plus 1 day workshop per module

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $8,980
  • Subsidised: $10,040
  • Full fee: $13,600
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online and vocational placement

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online virtual classroom
12 Aug 2024
1 year
Part time 3 hours x 2 nights per week plus 1 day workshop per module
  • Concession: $8,980
  • Subsidised: $10,040
  • Full fee: $13,600
demo

Online virtual classroom

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

12 Aug 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 3 hours x 2 nights per week plus 1 day workshop per module

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $8,980
  • Subsidised: $10,040
  • Full fee: $13,600
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online and vocational placement

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online virtual classroom
30 Sep 2024
1 year
Part time 3 hours x 2 nights per week plus 1 day workshop per module
  • Concession: $8,980
  • Subsidised: $10,040
  • Full fee: $13,600
demo

Online virtual classroom

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

30 Sep 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 3 hours x 2 nights per week plus 1 day workshop per module

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $8,980
  • Subsidised: $10,040
  • Full fee: $13,600
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online and vocational placement

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Online virtual classroom
04 Nov 2024
1 year
Part time 3 hours x 2 nights per week plus 1 day workshop per module
  • Concession: $8,980
  • Subsidised: $10,040
  • Full fee: $13,600
demo

Online virtual classroom

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

04 Nov 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 3 hours x 2 nights per week plus 1 day workshop per module

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $8,980
  • Subsidised: $10,040
  • Full fee: $13,600
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online and vocational placement

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • You'll learn face to face with a teacher in a classroom or simulated workplace environment. You may access learning materials through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

  • demo View comparison chart
CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
On Campus
03 Feb 2025
4 terms
Part time 1 day per week
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $6,960
demo

South Bank

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

03 Feb 2025

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

4 terms

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 1 day per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $6,960
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • You'll learn face to face with a teacher in a classroom or simulated workplace environment. You may access learning materials through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

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  • You’ll primarily learn face to face with a teacher in one of our learning spaces such as a classroom or simulated workplace environment. Some of your training may also take place via video or Zoom. Learn more

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CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
On Campus
08 Jul 2024
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
  • International: $16,200
demo

South Bank

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • International: $16,200
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus and vocational placement

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

South Bank
On Campus
28 Jan 2025
1 year
Full time 3 days per week
  • International: $16,200
demo

South Bank

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

28 Jan 2025

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 3 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • International: $16,200
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus and vocational placement

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Robina
On campus with some online
28 Jan 2025
1 year
Full time 2.5 days per week
  • International: $16,200
demo

Robina

On campus with some online

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    20%
  • On Campus Time
    80%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

28 Jan 2025

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 year

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Full time 2.5 days per week

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • International: $16,200
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online, On-Campus and vocational placement

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

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Diploma of Event Management (SIT50322)
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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VET Student Loan - $12,063 cap

The VET Student Loans program assists eligible students enrolled in approved courses to pay their tuition fees.  The Australian Government charges full fee-paying (non-subsidised) students a 20 per cent loan fee in addition to their tuition fees.  A VET Student Loan is a debt that must be repaid.

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International student payment

Our preferred payment method is telegraphic transfer or credit card using Convera Global Pay for Students or the Flywire Payment Portal. Convera and Flywire both allow you to complete your payment in your own currency using a telegraphic transfer with no processing fees or delays. 
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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Domestic students
While there is no official selection criteria, due to the intensive study schedule it is recommended that students work or have worked in the service industry and / or completed lower level qualifications e.g.: Certificate II or III in Tourism, Certificate III in Travel, Certificate III in Events or a Certificate III in Hospitality.

Face to Face (on campus)
18 years of age or over OR completion of year 12 of high schooling.

TAFE at School
All students must be enrolled in a High School program and have completed Year 11 with sound achievement in English, Mathematics and computer skills.

BKSB
Prior to enrolment, ALL students will need to complete a Basic Key Skills Builder (BKSB) assessment and achieve a competency of at least Exit Level 4 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) in both language and numeracy.
Students are required to access and use technology to complete the learning and assessment activities and resources within this program. This can be through their own device and internet connection, or through regional TAFE campus classes or library.
To access Higher Level Skills funding or VSL funding for this course the prospective student must meet all subsidy eligibility with parental consent.

International students
The following selection criteria requirements apply only to International students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - View a list of all English Language tests accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. View more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age and turning 18 during the first year of study with TAFE Queensland. International students who are under 18 years of age and are applying for a student visa are required by the Australian Department of Home Affairs to have adequate welfare arrangements in place.  

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You may also be required to purchase Industry Standard uniform items including TAFE Queensland branded items, standard black clothing, and enclosed shoes. These details will also be provided during orientation. The purchase of these uniform items may incur additional costs of approximately $100.00.

Gold Coast
In addition to the above, if you are studying on the Gold Coast:

  • you will be required to sign an agreement at the start of the course to demonstrate understanding and adherence to your uniform and grooming expectations; and
  • you should bring your own device with web conferencing capability (webcam and microphone), and have access to the internet at home should lessons be delivered online.

Robina campus

The Robina campus will be a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) campus for general learning.  Students are able to access discounted pricing for device purchases via JB Hi-Fi.  TAFE Queensland will have some portable devices available for short term loan and there will also be a limited number of desktop computers located on-site that students will be able to access.  For all the details visit the BYOD page on our website. 

Online Virtual Classroom
It is imperative that students have sound digital literacy skills, access to strong internet and a personal computer with a camera and microphone.

Placement

Face to Face (on campus)
Our face to face and online pathways embed 70 hours of work integrated learning which has proven to bridge the gap between theory and practice, improve communications and interpersonal skills through networking and provide a smoother transition to employment outcomes. The hours are related to the unit SITXCCS015 and students should be prepared to commit to completing this compulsory placement.  You will be expected to manage family and work commitments in order to complete your shifts.

Online Virtual Classroom
35 hours of Vocational Placement is a requirement of the course.  A VPC officer will connect with all students and provide placement with various Large Scale Events.

Vaccination requirements 
COVID-19 vaccination requirements across a range of high-risk settings have eased. There are no Public Health Directions in affect requiring you to be vaccinated in high risk settings. However, decisions on mandatory vaccinations will be made by the owner or operator of these settings. Some facilities may also mandate the number of vaccinations required. These requirements will be provided to the student, prior to arrangements being made for the completion of vocational placement.

Important information

Online Virtual Classroom
The online virtual classroom program is delivered virtually, meaning students will participate in online delivery. 
For this part time delivery model it is a minimum 12 months duration, delivery will consist of 2 night sessions per week x 3hrs per session, with the ability to access recorded sessions for on-demand access. For each teaching block there is also a scheduled workshop.

This course is organised in 8 week teaching blocks. This program will require students to complete a minimum of  9 sets of 8 week teaching blocks to complete the full qualification to the commencement of your course, you will receive an invitation to attend an orientation week to ensure that you are supported prior to commencement of study. 

Please view the Virtual Delivery Flyer.

TAFE at School
High school students enrolling in this delivery will complete a total of 10 of 20 units (Stage 1) from the SIT50322 Diploma of Event Management qualification across year 12 of their high school enrolment.  Upon successful completion of Stage 1 of the program, students will achieve 8 QCE points and have met all requirements of Semester 1 of the qualification and will complete Semester 2 (Stage 2) of the mainstream SIT50322 Diploma of Event Management qualification once they have graduated from high school.

 

TAFE Queensland students have the opportunity to travel to locations across the globe as part of their studies in selected courses. Studying abroad gives you with the chance to immerse yourself in different cultures, as well as develop your skills and network with professionals in your chosen industry. This qualification offers a Study Abroad program as part of the course.

Assessment methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Apply through QTAC

You can apply to study this course through the Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre (QTAC). You will need to submit your application on the QTAC website. It will be assessed, and if you are successful you will receive an offer directly through QTAC. You will need to accept your offer from QTAC before enrolling with TAFE Queensland.

For International students

International students can either apply directly through our TAFE Queensland International Application portal, or through one of our education agents. Our registered agents can assist you with your visa application and guide you through the enrolment process. If you are from this list of countries, you will need to apply through an agent.
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Course disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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