National code: SIT30516

Certificate III in Events

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Overview About this course

Grab your ticket and become a qualified events assistant in the technologically savvy and evolving events, tourism and hospitality industry. Be prepared for the ride as you learn all aspects of event coordination and gain the essential hands-on skills for creating and running a successful event day.

This course is superseded.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:

  • Set-up and breakdown events

  • Process and monitor event registrations

  • Coordinate event logistics

  • Meet regulatory requirements

  • Source and apply events industry knowledge

Course Outcomes

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

  • Practical and real-world experience at actual events in your local area (depending on availability)

  • Experience supporting an event such as set-up, operations and breakdown of real or simulated events

  • Opportunity to move across the industry, to refine your skills and to specialise in a particular area

  • 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.

  • This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.

Entry recommendations

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

  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills

  • Foundational computing skills with experience using Microsoft Office Suite

  • Excellent stakeholder and customer communication skills

  • A passion for organising

  • Flexibility to work outside regular office hours

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 assistant, Event or exhibition administrative assistant, Event or exhibition assistant, Event or exhibition operations assistant, Functions assistant, In-house meetings assistant, Junior event or exhibition coordinator, Logistics assistant, Meetings assistant and Venue assistant

Study pathways

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

Previous study 0 Courses

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

The Certificate III in Events does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 2 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 0 Courses

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

The Certificate III in Events does not have any related courses.

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 Certificate III in Events qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 13 Units of competency, including 6 core and 7 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.

  • Source and use information on the events industry SITEEVT001

  • Process and monitor event registrations SITEEVT002

  • Participate in safe work practices SITXWHS001

  • Provide service to customers SITXCCS006

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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