Diploma of Event Management


National Code: SIT50316
TAFE SA Code: TP00939

Description

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.

Duration
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Up to 18 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

  • Duration
    Full Fee
    Funded
    Concession
    Average cost per semester
    $3,042
    $1,473
    $1,101
    Total Fees for the 18 Months course
    $9,127
    $4,419
    $3,304

    Average cost per semester
    Total Fees for the 18 Month course
    Full Fee
    $3,042
    $9,127
    Funded
    $1,473
    $4,419
    Concession
    $1,101
    $3,304

    Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. This course also has an incidentals cost of $195.00 for Excursion and conference attendance.

    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.

  • Upfront Payment

    This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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    VET Student Loan

    This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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    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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  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Coordinate on-site event registrations 40
    Enhance customer service experiences 40
    Establish and conduct business relationships 60
    Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks 30
    Lead and manage people 60
    Manage event staging components 40
    Manage finances within a budget 30
    Manage on-site event operations 60
    Manage projects 60
    Monitor work operations 20
    Source and use information on the events industry 25

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Access and interpret product information 65
    Coordinate marketing activities 30
    Develop and implement marketing strategies 80
    Develop conference programs 30
    Interpret financial information 60
    Obtain and manage sponsorship 30
    Plan and implement sales activities 20
    Plan in-house events or functions 40
    Prepare and monitor budgets 30
    Process and monitor event registrations 60
    Provide event staging support 31
    Select event venues and sites 35
    Use a computerised reservations or operations system 120
  • Employment Outcomes

    The diversity of employers includes event or exhibition management companies, event venues, or organisations that organise their own events. Work could be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of events takes place, on-site at venues where events are staged or a combination of both. Job titles may include conference coordinator, event or exhibition coordinator, event or exhibition planner, event sales coordinator, function coordinator, in-house meetings coordinator, meetings coordinator, staging coordinator, venue coordinator.

    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

    Diploma of Event Management (SIT50316)
    Events are diverse in nature and this qualification provides a pathway to work for event or exhibition organisations operating in a range of industries, including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural, and community sectors. Skills covered include registrations, staging, operations, customer service, finances and budgets, leadership and managing people, business relationships, projects and workplace safety. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 11 core units and 9 elective units.

    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.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • 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. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

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