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  • SIT30516

Certificate III in Events

At a glance

At a glance

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.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Conference and Events Assistant
  • Event Operations Assistant
  • Event Administrative Assistant
COURSE OUTCOME

SIT30516 Certificate III in Events

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Course overview

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.

There is strong job growth in the events administration sector with the Australian Government predicting more than 50,000 job openings in the industry in 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.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 7 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBWOR203
Work effectively with others
SITEEVT001
Source and use information on the events industry
SITEEVT002
Process and monitor event registrations
SITXCCS006
Provide service to customers
SITXCOM002
Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXWHS001
Participate in safe work practices

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
North and Far North Queensland
SITTTSL008
Book supplier products and services
BSBSUS201
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITXWHS002
Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
SITEEVT004
Provide event staging support
SITTTSL006
Prepare quotations
SITEEVT003
Coordinate on-site event registrations
SITHFAB002
Provide responsible service of alcohol
Greater Brisbane
SITHFAB005
Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITEEVT003
Coordinate on-site event registrations
SITTTSL010
Use a computerised reservations or operations system
SITHFAB002
Provide responsible service of alcohol
BSBSUS201
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITXFSA001
Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITHFAB004
Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
Sunshine Coast
SITHFAB002
Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITEEVT003
Coordinate on-site event registrations
SITHFAB005
Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITHFAB007
Serve food and beverage
SITXFSA001
Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITEEVT004
Provide event staging support
SITTTSL010
Use a computerised reservations or operations system
Gold Coast
BSBITU306
Design and produce business documents
SITEEVT003
Coordinate on-site event registrations
SITEEVT004
Provide event staging support
SITTTSL006
Prepare quotations
SITTTSL008
Book supplier products and services
SITXHRM001
Coach others in job skills
SITXWHS002
Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
Darling Downs and South West
SITEEVT005
Plan in-house events or functions
BSBITU306
Design and produce business documents
SITHFAB002
Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITTTSL010
Use a computerised reservations or operations system
SITEEVT003
Coordinate on-site event registrations
SITXWHS002
Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
SITEEVT004
Provide event staging support

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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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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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


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)

 

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, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. 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 uniform items (including TAFE Queensland branded items, standard black clothing, and enclosed shoes). These details will also be provided during orientation.

Need to know

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.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland