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1 Year


The Advanced Diploma of Event Management strengthens your events skills and builds your leadership and strategic capabilities to work in senior events management roles like conference manager, event director or event producer and venue manager.

Build your industry knowledge, develop your ability to multi-task and problem solve, refine your events administration and operational skills, and learn to nurture business relationships.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in event operations in tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, or the cultural and community sectors. You might find yourself working for event management companies, event venues, or with organisations that run their own events.


Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to: 

  • Research event trends and determine event feasibility
  • Lead and manage people
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures
  • Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
  • Research and comply with regulatory requirements
  • Develop and manage quality customer service practices
  • Embrace innovation and continuous improvement


Build your experience and get practical skills in:

  • Developing and implementing event management plans and marketing strategies
  • Preparing and monitoring budgets
  • Developing event concepts
  • Managing risk
  • Managing event staging components


Develop the qualities you need to get ahead in this industry:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organisation and time management skills
  • Collaborative spirit
  • Initiative, flexibility and a positive attitude
  • Attention to detail and pride in work


This qualification could help you prepare for roles like:

  • Conference Manager
  • Event Director
  • Event Producer
  • Event or Exhibition Manager
  • Functions Manager
  • Meetings Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Venue Manager


When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledgeand skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Academic Requirements:

English Language Requirements:

  • Academic IELTS 6.0 (with no individual band less than 5.5) or equivalent

Location Requirements:

  • At TAFE NSW Ultimo it is recommended you apply for a package with Diploma of Event Management. If you have prior education or work experience in the event management industry and want to apply for a direct entry into the Advanced Diploma of Event Management you will be invited to a pre-entry interview, which will also include a short questionnaire. This process helps determine the learner’s suitability and factors in the learner’s work and life experiences.

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Ambition to progress your career in event management
  • A desire to work with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Interpersonal skills that can be used to enhance client relationships
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate literacy and numeracy skills
  • Good computing skills

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from a range of courses offered at multiple campus locations across the state. Experience our vibrant spaces such as libraries, cafes and gyms as well as places you can network and socialise.

Learn more about TAFE NSW study locations

LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Ultimo Feb A$15,340


Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.


TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the resources, counselling and facilities to support you while you are studying.

We offer a range of support services including: 

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor
  • LinkedIn Learning - an online resource that offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills


To receive this course students must complete all core units and a range of Additional units. 

Note: Additional units may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit at that location. TAFE NSW does not guarantee that speciality units listed will be offered at each location and semester. You will receive your timetable from the teaching section on commencement and speciality units offered will be provided at that time.

  • Packaging Rules 24 units must be completed.
  • 17 core units
  • 7 elective units, consisting of 4 units from the list below 3 units from the list below, elsewhere in the SIT Training Package or any other Training Package or accredited course.
  • Core Units
  • BSBOPS504 - Manage business risk
  • BSBSTR601 - Manage innovation and continuous improvement
  • BSBSUS511 - Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability
  • BSBWRT411 - Write complex documents
  • SITEEVT026 - Manage event production components
  • SITEEVT029 - Research event industry trends and practice
  • SITEEVT030 - Develop event concepts
  • SITEEVT031 - Determine event feasibility
  • SITEEVT032 - Develop and implement event management plans
  • SITXCCS016 - Develop and manage quality customer service practices
  • SITXFIN010 - Prepare and monitor budgets
  • SITXGLC002 - Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
  • SITXHRM009 - Lead and manage people
  • SITXMGT005 - Establish and conduct business relationships
  • SITXMGT006 - Manage projects
  • SITXMPR014 - Develop and implement marketing strategies
  • SITXWHS008 - Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
  • SITXCOM010 - Manage conflict
  • BSBTEC501 - Develop and implement an e-commerce strategy
  • SITEEVT024 - Develop conference and event programs
  • SITEEVT025 - Select event venues and sites
  • SITEEVT028 - Manage on-site event operations
  • SITEEVT034 - Develop crowd management plans
  • SITXHRM010 - Recruit, select and induct staff
  • SITXHRM011 - Manage volunteers
  • BSBOPS601 - Develop and implement business plans
  • BSBTWK503 - Manage meetings
  • SITXMPR015 - Obtain and manage sponsorship
  • SITXMPR016 - Prepare and present proposals
  • SITXFIN008 - Interpret financial information
  • SITXMGT004 - Monitor work operations


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TAFE NSW is here to create exceptional learner experiences and to support you on your study journey to make sure you achieve your goals.

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Plan your study around your life with a TAFE NSW study package. Our study packages allow for multiple courses to be packaged together that can lead you to a TAFE NSW or an Australian University Bachelor Degree with credits. This gives you a one stop shop by completing your applications for the whole package through TAFE NSW allowing you to apply for one student Visa for the full duration of the package.

TAFE NSW allows for two or more courses to be packaged together, either to meet the prerequisite requirements for a course or to plan your studies around your career goals. You can submit a single TAFE NSW application form and will be able to apply for one Student Visa for the full duration of the package.