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SIT50212

Diploma of Events

If you love the challenge and the buzz of organising exclusive parties, launches and VIP events, take the leap into event management

Make your career an event worth planning

This course will allow you to build on your knowledge of the events industry and will provide insight into overall business management practices, including managing clients, building client relationships, establishing networks and coordinating and monitoring event registration.

Working at the strategic level of event planning, you will research and identify your target market and then develop, implement and manage appropriate strategies, tailored to client briefs.

The events industry offers a variety of opportunities to put management skills into practice and express creativity. With projects ranging from design and styling, through to organisation and coordination, event management is your ticket to an exciting and dynamic career.

This is a Nationally Recognised qualification.

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

 

Qualification

Diploma of Events

Delivery

Online available

Length

Up to 24 months

Study Load

One unit of competency every month to graduate in 24 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 the Diploma of Events, you’ll be able to use your knowledge of event management processes and your broad range of skills to coordinate event operations independently and make high-level management decisions. With the skills to work on a diverse scope of events, you may choose to work in the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural or community sectors. You could also work directly with event management companies, venues, or companies that organise their own events. You could find yourself working in an office environment, on-site at venues where events are staged or in a combination of both. You could work in the following positions:

Event Coordinator

Brainstorm, plan, and bring your ideas to life as a successful Event Coordinator who is organised, creative and delivers everything on time and on budget.

Event Planner

Working with a range of different clients, each with different goals, you are responsible for executing events from concept through to completion. 

Wedding Coordinator

Help people celebrate one of the most exciting days of their lives. Bring their ideas to life from writing guest lists, through to venue scouting and suggesting flower arrangements.

Conference Coordinator

Conference coordinators manage all the activities that make a conference successful. They choose speakers and presenters, market the event and make all the arrangements for speakers and delegates.

Event Sales Coordinator

The Events Sales Coordinator is responsible for promoting organisations events , responding to and converting event venue inquiries to sales.

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. 

Meeting Coordinator

The work of a meeting coordinator is highly technical in the sense that there are so many things that are required  to bring together, to execute a perfect an event. 

Venue Coordinator

A venue coordinators responsibilities include highlighting the venue, providing a preferred list of vendors, working with you on the room layout, formalizing your catering needs, and processing the final invoice.

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: 24 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

BSBWOR501

Manage personal work priorities and professional development
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create systems and process to organise information and prioritise tasks. It applies to individuals working in managerial positions who have excellent organisational skills. The work ethic of individuals in this role has a significant impact on the work culture and patterns of behaviour of others as managers at this level are role models in their work environment.

BSBADM502B

Manage meetings
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage a range of meetings including overseeing the meeting preparation processes, chairing meetings, organising the minutes and reporting meeting outcomes.

BSBREL401A

Establish networks
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and maintain effective work relationships and networks. It covers the relationship building and negotiation skills required by workers within an organisation as well as freelance or contract workers.

BSBREL402A

Build client relationships and business networks
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to establish, maintain and improve client relationships, and to actively participate in networks to support attainment of key business outcomes.

BSBDIV501A

Manage diversity in the workplace
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage diversity in the workplace. It covers implementing the organisation's policy on diversity, fostering diversity within the work team, and promoting the benefits of a diverse workplace.

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.

SITXMGT502

Manage projects
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 to evaluate all aspects of projects.

SITXEVT503

Manage event staging components
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to analyse event staging requirements and organise and monitor different staging services and products. It requires the ability to use advanced planning, organisation and communication skills combined with a detailed knowledge of the event management process and broad understanding of specialist component services.

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.

SITXEVT303

Coordinate on-site event registrations
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare for and process on-site attendee registrations at events. It requires the ability to collect and collate all registration materials in advance of the event, set up the registration area and check attendee’s registration details before admission.

SITXEVT401

Plan in-house events or functions
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan the delivery of events or functions within a commercial venue. It requires the ability to identify the customer’s operational needs and preferences, prepare and confirm event proposals and finalise operational documents for the delivery of events.

SITXEVT505

Manage on-site event operations
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage on-site operational activities for the staging 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.

SITXHRM401

Roster staff
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, administer and communicate staff rosters. It requires the ability to plan rosters according to industrial provisions, operational efficiency requirements and within wage budgets.

SITXHRM503

Monitor staff performance
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to monitor staff performance within the framework of established performance management systems. It requires the ability to monitor the day-to-day effectiveness of staff and to conduct structured performance appraisals and formal counselling sessions.

SITXMGT401

Monitor work operations
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to oversee and monitor the quality of day-to-day work. It requires the ability to communicate effectively with team members, plan and organise operational functions and solve problems.

SITXMGT501

Establish and conduct business relationships
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.

SITXHRM402

Lead and manage people
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to lead and manage people and teams and support and encourage their commitment to the organisation. It requires the ability to lead by example and manage team performance through effective leadership.

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.

SITXFIN402

Manage finances within a budget
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. The skills and knowledge for budget development are found in unit SITXFIN501 Prepare and monitor budgets.

SITXCCS401

Enhance the customer service experience
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.

There are no formal entry requirements required to undertake this course; however, it is recommended that students have solid industry knowledge, experience and/or a Certificate III in Events SIT30612.

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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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Student Testimonial
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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