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Course Info

Certificate III in Events

National Course Code: SIT30516

Overview

The nationally accredited Certificate III in Events is your ticket to becoming a qualified Events Assistant in the growing events, tourism and hospitality industry. You will learn all aspects of event coordination and gain the essential hands-on skills for running a successful event day.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through your course work, you will learn how to:

  • Process and monitor event registrations
  • Show social and cultural sensitivity in event contexts
  • Practice safe work techniques
  • Meet regulatory requirements
  • Source and apply events industry knowledge

Event day skills:

  • Coordinate onsite event registrations
  • Provide event staging support
  • Event set-up, operations and breakdown

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes needed to get ahead in this field:

  • Work independently and part of a team
  • Great communication
  • Extraordinary organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work outside regular office hours

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Successfully complete this course and you will gain:

  • A nationally recognised qualification
  • The competency needed to go onto further study

Plus, there are many opportunities in the job market:

  • Conference assistant
  • Event or exhibition assistant
  • Functions assistant
  • Junior event or exhibition coordinator

GROW YOUR CAREER

Move into strategic and operational events management with the Events study pathway:

  • Diploma of Event management
  • Advanced Diploma of Events Management

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Conference and event organiser roles are expected to grow by 21% up until 2022. Now is the time to get your foot in the door as the events and tourism industry is experiencing expansion through events in business and leisure for international and domestic visitors.

Locations

This course is currently available at 16 campus locations across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this field are skilled in:

  • Great communication
  • Being organised and efficient
  • Remaining calm under pressure
  • Understanding people and working as a team player
  • Bringing a willingness, flexibility and positive attitude to everything they do

In this very hands-on and practical course, you will be able to demonstrate your knowledge through:

  • Written assessments like quizzes, short answer questions, assignments and case studies
  • Practical assessments working on real events
  • Portfolio of work that contributes toward assessments
  • Case studies
  • Projects

This course, the certificate III is an entry level course is designed for event roles that use discretion and judgement, while working with some independence under the guidance of more senior event personnel.

The Diploma level course enables you to operate independently and make operational event management decisions.

The Advanced Diploma level course reflects the role of senior event leaders who require a wide range of specialised managerial skills, and substantial knowledge of event management processes, to conceive, plan and stage events. At this level, you will operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business and event management decisions.

Depending on your area, there may be opportunity to gain an insight to behind the scenes of the event industry, which may include volunteer work at local events.

You will participate in real events as well as a range of structured activities that allow you to practice your skills. Some of these skills include:

  • Processing and monitoring event registrations
  • Event set-up, operations and breakdown
  • Working effectively with others
  • Social and cultural sensitivities
  • Safe work practices
  • Regulatory requirements

Students will collaborate to support an event including set up, operations and break down on real local events.

This is dependent on your campus location and availability of events.

When a real event is not available for you to volunteer at, teachers will organise a simulated environment to provide the same experience for your assessment.

TAFE NSW offers you a range of online and on campus study environments - including event relevant software, industry specific computer rooms, simulated workplaces, study areas, presentation areas and general student facilities - to enhance your learning and employability.

Student facilities, amenities and support services include:

  • 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
  • Studiosity - online access to a tutor

Events, tourism, travel and hospitality are key sectors driving economic growth in Australia. These sectors represent a range of business types and services, which are often interconnected.

For example, events can directly include travel and accommodation services. Events and exhibitions also have a strong impact on businesses like marketing, catering services, and audio-visual suppliers.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Blended, Full Time, Part Time, Part Time Day
  • Study Online

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