Hospitality & Tourism

Event Coordination

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Course Types

Diploma of Events

Study pathway:
Duration Up to 18 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeSIT50212
TAFE SA CodeTP00538
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
Example Career ProfilesEvent CoordinatorEvent Coordinator,  Event ManagerEvent Manager
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Course Admission Requirements (for Competitive Applications)

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    Selection criteria is only used when there are more applicants for the course than places available. Applicants will be ranked in the following order:

    1. CSPA Score

    Course Notes & Special Requirements

    • Please note that fees on this page are for the Diploma only. Please see the Certificate III course page for fees. Applicants with limited or no underpinning knowledge and skills in events will commence at a lower level and fees will apply.
    • For further information on studying this course externally contact (08) 8348 4662 or

    How to Apply

    Award Courses

    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    Graduates of this course may gain employment as Conference Guest Reservations; Consultants; Assistants Events Managers; Conference, Meeting & Event Coordinators; Event Team Leaders/Supervisors; Event Operations Assistants; Independent Event/Meetings Organisers (Local Government, Community Groups;) and Event and Functions Coordinators in Convention Centres and Hotels.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate III in Events (SIT30612)
    This course provides you with the skills to work effectively in an assistant role in the event industry. Event assistants provide administrative and on-site support for a wide range of events, from weddings to business conferences to festivals. This qualification will give you the skills, knowledge and abilities to step into an entry level role in the vibrant event industry or continue your event studies to Diploma and beyond. 5 core units plus 8 electives.

    Diploma of Events (SIT50212)
    This qualification provides skills for individuals who wish to use sound knowledge of event management processes and a broad range of skills to coordinate event operations. When you study the Diploma you will learn how to operate independently and make operational event management decisions venue selection, conference management, budgeting and team supervision. 9 core units plus 11 electives.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    Credit Transfer

    Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.

    Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    Diploma of Events

    UniversityUniversity CourseTotal Units in Uni CourseCredits GrantedGuaranteed AdmissionDetails
    Flinders UniversityBachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship)10836YesDetails
    Bachelor of Business (Business Economics)10836YesDetails
    Bachelor of Business (International Business)10836YesDetails
    Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)10836YesDetails
    Bachelor of Business (Management)10836YesDetails
    Bachelor of Business10836YesDetails
    Bachelor of Government and Public Management10854YesDetails
    Bachelor of Business (Marketing)10836YesDetails
    Bachelor of International Tourism10836YesDetails
    University of South AustraliaBachelor of Business (International Business)10836Details
    Bachelor of Business (Design and Innovation)10836Details
    Bachelor of Business (Health Services Management)10836Details
    Bachelor of Business (Information Strategy Management)10836Details
    Bachelor of Business (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)10836Details
    Bachelor of Business (Economics Finance and Trade)10836Details
    Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)10836Details
    Bachelor of Business (Legal Studies)10836Details
    Bachelor of Business (Marketing)10836Details
    Bachelor of Business (Management)10836Details
    Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)10836Details
    Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Event Management)10836Details
    Bachelor of Business (Finance)10836Details
    Bachelor of Business10836Details
    Bachelor of Business (Sport and Recreation Management)10836Details
    Bachelor of Business (Property)10836Details


    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.

    To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.