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SIT30522

Certificate III in Events

Kick start your career in events with this entry-level course that will qualify you to work as a conference and events assistant, or in events administration.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Gold Coast North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus Online Apprenticeships and traineeships
NEXT INTAKE Start date: 28 Jan 2025 Duration: 6 months View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Concession
$315 - $3,315
Subsidised
$965 - $3,965
Full Fee
$2,900 - $5,905
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Course overview

Make a start on a career in events with this entry-level qualification. This course will qualify you to work as a conference and events assistant, or in events administration. According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working as conference and event organisers is growing strongly. This large occupation is expected to create around 29,000 job openings over the next five years. 

This course will give you the foundation skills and knowledge to provide event staging support, operate reservation software and operating systems, prepare quotes, and more. Our highly-experienced team of industry professionals are the best in the business and will give you the one-on-one guidance you need to succeed in your studies.

Successful completion of this course will give you the expertise required to work as a conference and events assistant, or in events administration. It will also give you the knowledge needed to undertake advanced-level studies in your field.

What can I do?

  • Conference and Events Assistant
  • Event Operations Assistant
  • Event Administrative Assistant

Course outcome:

SIT30522 Certificate III in Events

Job-ready training

We put theory into practice, which is why we believe in on-the-job training. Our strong industry partnerships mean you'll graduate with confidence, knowing you have all the skills you need to get right to work.

Industry-relevant 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.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBTWK201
    Work effectively with others
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBTWK201
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work cooperatively with others and deal effectively with issues, problems and conflict.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Work effectively with others

  • 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
  • SITEEVT022
    Provide event production support
    UNIT CODE :
    SITEEVT022
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to assist with production requirements during event set up, operation and break down. It requires the ability to integrate fundamental knowledge of event production and technical production requirements.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide event production support

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITXCCS014
    Provide service to customers
    UNIT CODE :
    SITXCCS014
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with and provide quality service to both internal and external customers. It requires the ability to establish rapport with customers, determine and address customer needs and expectations, and respond to complaints.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide service to customers

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITXCOM007
    Show social and cultural sensitivity
    UNIT CODE :
    SITXCOM007
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to be socially aware when serving customers and working with colleagues. It requires the ability to communicate with people from a range of social and cultural groups with respect and sensitivity, and to address cross-cultural misunderstandings should they arise.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Show social and cultural sensitivity

  • UNIT CODE
  • SITXWHS005
    Participate in safe work practices
    UNIT CODE :
    SITXWHS005
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to incorporate safe work practices into own workplace activities. It requires the ability to follow predetermined health, safety and security procedures and to participate in organisational work health and safety (WHS) management practices.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in safe work practices

  • 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
Robina
On campus with some online
28 Jan 2025
6 months
Full time 2.5 days per week
  • Concession: $3,315
  • Subsidised: $3,965
  • Full fee: $5,905
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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. 

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.

6 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.

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: $3,315
  • Subsidised: $3,965
  • Full fee: $5,905
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

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

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STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Online self-directed
Anytime
up to 6 months
Full time 4 weeks per unit
  • Concession: $315
  • Subsidised: $965
  • Full fee: $2,900
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 6 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.

Full time 4 weeks per unit

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

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $315
  • Subsidised: $965
  • Full fee: $2,900
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

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
Part time 11 hours per week
  • Concession: $315
  • Subsidised: $965
  • Full fee: $2,900
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.

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: $315
  • Subsidised: $965
  • Full fee: $2,900
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

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.

CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP / TRAINEESHIPS DELIVERY MODE
Cairns
Traineeship
  • WORKPLACE

    Workplace

  • DROP IN DAYS

    Drop in days

  • BLOCK TRAINING

    Block training

  • DAY RELEASE

    Day release

  • MOBILE VAN

    Mobile van

  • Online

    Online

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Certificate III in Events (SIT30522)

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Certificate III in Events

COURSE CODE: SIT30522
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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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

It is highly recommended that you:-

  • are aged 15 years or older by the course commencement date; and
  • have successfully completed Year 10 (or equivalent) with passes in Mathematics, English and Science.

Traineeship pathway
To study a traineeship program you must be indentured as a trainee with your employer.

Employers need to be able to provide necessary human and physical resources to qualify for a trainee.

Find out more on how to become an apprentice or trainee

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.

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. 

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. 

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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