National code: SIT60222

    Advanced Diploma of Event Management

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    OverviewAbout this course

    Strengthen your event management skills and pursue senior management roles. Build your strategic leadership capabilities and maintain stakeholder relationships. Research event trends and manage event production, from conceptualisation to completion.

    OutcomesWhat you'll gain

    Learning outcomes

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

    • Research event trends and develop event concepts and feasibility

    • Manage event production from concept to completion

    • Develop, implement and monitor event management plans and budgets

    • Identify and manage risks and compliance requirements

    • Lead and manage people effectively

    • Establish and maintain work health and safety (WHS) systems

    Course outcomes

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

    • A nationally accredited qualification at Advanced Diploma level

    • Experience planning and implementing real or simulated events including researching and developing event concepts and feasibility

    • Soft skills to help you excel, such as high-level concept thinking, problem solving and conflict resolution

    • Strategies to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders including clients, businesses, local government and suppliers

    • Strong pathways to further study, senior management positions and/or starting your own business

    SuitabilityIs this course right for you?

    Entry requirements

    This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

    • The ability to attend an interview prior to enrolment to determine your (Language, Literacy and Numeracy) LLN level


    • Before your first day of class, you must complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test and achieve a score of 20 across the five bands of literacy and 4 across one band of numeracy. This helps us to determine that your skills match the demands of the course, to direct you to an alternative study option or to provide you with the appropriate support for your success. Your teacher will let you know when this must be completed.

    Entry recommendations

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

    • A passion for the events industry

    • A desire to consolidate your career in event management

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

    • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure

    • Effective communication skills

    • Keen attention to detail

    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.

    PathwaysFuture career and study options

    Career pathways

    Our graduates go onto roles like: conference manager, event director, event producer, event or exhibition manager, functions or venue manager and project manager.

    Study pathways

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

    Previous study0 Courses

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

    The Advanced Diploma of Event Management does not have any pre-requisite courses.

    Further study1 Course

    Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

    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.

    UnitsUnits 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 17 core and 7 speciality units.

    Please note, not all specialty units are offered at every TAFE NSW location. It is highly recommended that you check with your preferred campus for information about the specialty units offered at that location.

    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.

    • Manage business riskBSBOPS504

    • Manage innovation and continuous improvementBSBSTR601

    • Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainabilityBSBSUS511

    • Write complex documentsBSBWRT411

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    TAFE NSW servicesFacilities 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

    • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

    • 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

    Study optionsFind a location to enrol