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SIT30612

Certificate III in Events

Start a career creating events that are on time and on budget

Love the buzz of a great event? Take the leap into event management

The Certificate III in Events will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to make a start in the events sector.

Through this course, you will learn the basics of event management, from providing a service to customers through to the all-important unveiling. You will learn how to plan and coordinate an event, process registrations and ensure client and guest satisfaction.

When you graduate, you’ll be able to work with some independence under the guidance of experienced event personnel to guide, coordinate and assist in the execution of event activities.

The Certificate III in Events will be the first step in your career and once you have this qualification, you can further expand your job prospects with additional study. You may choose to obtain a SIT50212 Diploma of Events , or specialise in other areas of the industry.

With flexible learning options, expert trainers, quality course material and an Education Support Team to help you every step of the way, now’s the time to start planning your career.

This is a Nationally Recognised course.

Students graduating prior to 03/09/2017 will receive the above qualification code.

Qualification

Certificate III in Events

Delivery

Online available

Length

Up to 12 months

Study Load

Submit 1 unit of competency every 2 weeks to graduate in 12 months

Cost

Online: Contact us on 1300 61 61 97 for course costs

Payment Options

Upfront Payment
Payment Plan

Course Outcomes

Once you’ve completed your Certificate III in Events, you’ll be able to apply for a range of interesting positions, which could include:

Junior Event coordinator

The Junior Events Coordinator is responsible for assisting with planning, delivering and evaluating a high-quality program of events, launches and public relations functions to promote an organisation’s profile

Event Planner Assistant

A lot of planning and organising is required to make a great event happen. As Event Planners usually work on multiple projects at once, an assistant is their go-to person to help remember and manage details.

Conference assistant

You will be responsible for the daily operations and servicing of a variety of meetings, events and conferences.

Exhibitions Coordinator

Assist in the organisation of exhibitions. Exhibitions usually run for a few days or weeks at a time - you are key to ensuring everything runs smoothly. 

Delivery Options and Length

Online

Flexible online learning, meaning you can study whenever and wherever suits you through our online learning platform, My eCampus.

Up to: 12 months

Cost & Payment Options

Upfront Payment
Payment Plan

Your course fee includes the delivery and assessment of your qualification, your study materials (including all resources) and on-going support from our Education Team.

Upfront payment All course costs can be paid in total via VISA/MasterCard or bank deposit.

Payment plan Paid via a series of regular weekly or fortnightly instalments.

Online

Contact us on 1300 61 61 97 for course costs

Course Structure & Prerequisites

BSBWOR203B

Work effectively with others
This unit applies to individuals who perform a range of routine tasks using a limited range of practical skills and fundamental knowledge of teamwork in a defined context under direct supervision or with limited individual responsibility.

SITXCCS303

Provide service to customers
This unit applies to all tourism, hospitality and event sectors. It applies to those frontline service personnel who deal directly with customers on a daily basis and who operate with some level of independence and under limited supervision. They work in reception areas, in an office, back-of-house and on tour or on site. This includes food and beverage attendants, concierge staff, guides, front office personnel, tour coordinators, event coordinators and retail travel consultants.

SITXCOM201

Show social and cultural sensitivity
This unit applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors. All personnel at all levels use this skill in the workplace during the course of their daily activities.

SITXEVT301

Access information on event operations
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to access and interpret current and emerging information on event industry operations. This includes industry structure, technology, laws and ethical issues specifically relevant to event coordination. Event personnel integrate this essential knowledge on a daily basis to work effectively in the industry.

+ SITXWHS101

Participate in safe work practices
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to incorporate safe work practices into all workplace activities. It requires the ability to follow predetermined health, safety and security procedures and to participate in organisational work health and safety management practices. + This unit incorporates the requirement for all employees, under state and territory Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) or Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation, to participate in the management of their own health and safety, that of their colleagues and anyone else in the workplace. They must cooperate with their employer and follow practices to ensure safety at work.

BSBITU201A^

Produce simple word processed documents
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to correctly operate word processing applications in the production of workplace documents. ^ Unit is based on using Word 2010 and Windows 7.

BSBITU306A

Design and produce business documents
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to design and produce various business documents and publications. It includes selecting and using a range of functions on a variety of computer applications.

+ SITTTSL202

Access and interpret product information
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to access information on tourism, hospitality or events products to fulfil any sales or operational need. It requires the ability to identify product information sources and to interpret specific details of the products. +Tourism personnel selling travel insurance to a retail client must meet the requirements of the Financial Services Reform Act (2001). Sales personnel must complete a course delivered by the insurance provider in order to interpret provisions of the insurance policy.

^ SITTTSL303

Sell tourism products and services
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to proactively sell tourism, hospitality or event products and services. It requires the ability to identify specific customer needs, suggest a range of products to meet those needs, provide current and accurate product information and close the sale. The unit only covers sales skills and not related product and destination knowledge which is found in other units. ^ The sale of tourism products and services is subject to specific regulations under several federal and state or territory pieces of legislation.

SITXEVT302

Process and monitor event registrations
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to process attendee registrations for events and administer these through to finalisation. It requires the ability to record customer information, monitor attendance numbers, generate sales and operational reports and issue customer documents for event attendance.

^ SITXFSA101

Use hygienic practices for food safety
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use personal hygiene practices to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses. It requires the ability to follow predetermined organisational procedures and to identify and control food hazards. ^ Food handlers must comply with the requirements contained within the Australia New Zealand Food Standards (ANZFS) Code (the Code). In some states and territories businesses are required to designate a food safety supervisor who is required to be certified as competent in this unit through a registered training organisation.

SITXWHS301^

Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
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. ^ This unit incorporates the requirement, under state and territory Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) or Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation, for businesses to conduct risk assessments involving their workers to manage the safety of those workers and anyone else in the workplace.

BSBITU202A

Create and use spreadsheets
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to correctly create and use spreadsheets and charts through the use of spreadsheet software.

There are no entry requirements for this course; however, it would be advantageous for you to have some industry knowledge or experience.

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Recognition of Prior Learning

Given that some students may already be able to demonstrate their competence in some units, a recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment process may be available to students to recognise skills and knowledge that may have been gained through formal and informal training and/or learning, work experience and life experience.

Why choose us?

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Laura Andrews, Diploma of Business

Having a flexible study option means that I can still work full-time and have a social life whilst completing my qual

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Flexible Online Study

All of our courses are delivered online, giving you the flexibility to choose your course length.

Dedicated Student Support

Our industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Industry-relevant Courses

Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with job-ready skills.

Nationally Recognised Training

All of our courses are Nationally Recognised and accredited. 

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