National code: SIT60216

Advanced Diploma of Event Management

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Overview About this course

Take your event management career further as you strengthen your event skills and build your leadership and strategic capabilities. Get ready to graduate with the high-level skills you need to work in roles such as conference manager, event director and venue manager.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Research events

  • Determine event feasibility

  • Develop and implement event management plans and marketing strategies

  • Prepare and monitor budgets

  • Lead and manage people

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Experience at local industry events and possible opportunities to volunteer with charity events

  • Skills in high-level conceptual thinking, problem solving and conflict resolution theory

  • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Time management skills and work well under pressure

  • A desire to consolidate your career in event management

  • A love of working with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders

  • Great people skills that can be used to enhance client relationships

  • Great written and verbal communication skills

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: Conference manager, Event director, Event producer, Event or exhibition manager, Functions manager, Project manager and Venue manager

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 1 Course

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

Further study 0 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

The Advanced Diploma of Event Management does not have any post-graduate courses.

Related study 3 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Advanced Diploma of Event Management qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 24 Units of competency, including 16 core and 8 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Develop and implement event management plans SITEEVT014

  • Research event industry trends and practice SITEEVT011

  • Establish and maintain a work health and safety system SITXWHS004

  • Develop and implement marketing strategies SITXMPR007

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TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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