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Offering Info

Certificate III in Events

  • National Course Code: SIT30516
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT30516-01V01-21OTE-088

Location – TAFE Digital (Traineeship)

Attendance

Self paced

Delivery

Online

Course Start Date

01 Jul 2021

Study Commitment

17 Hours per week

Duration

1.5 years

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

The nationally accredited Certificate III in Events is your ticket to working in the growing events, tourism and hospitality industry. You will learn all aspects of event coordination and gain the essential practical skills for producing and running successful weddings, business events and more.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

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

  • Process and monitor event registrations
  • Event set-up, operations and breakdown
  • Show social and cultural sensitivity in event contexts
  • Practice safe work techniques
  • Meet regulatory requirements
  • Source and apply events industry knowledge
  • Coordinate onsite event registrations
  • Provide event staging support

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Excellent communication
  • Organisation and efficiency
  • Administrative skills
  • Calmness under pressure
  • The drive to work in a team and with new people
  • Flexibility and adaptiveness
  • A positive attitude and can-do approach to new challenges

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
  • A strong pathway towards further study

Career opportunities:

  • 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
  • Venue assistant

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Statement of Attainment in Social Media for Tourism and Events
  • Diploma of Event Management
  • Advanced Diploma of Event Management

This course is superseded.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.

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 knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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

Traineeship
TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate III in Events as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol as a trainee you must:

  • Be employed in the events industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU

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

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

  • a trainee (you will work in industry and study at the same time)
  • employed
  • signed up with an Apprentice Network Provider and have a Training Plan Proposal
  • seeking to gain skills and knowledge to become a qualified events employee after successful completion

To successfully complete this course, you will need an Events workplace with facilities and equipment as listed below:

  • a computer (or regular access to a computer) and printer
  • Internet access
  • communication technology such as phone and Email
  • Adobe Reader or similar PDF reader
  • word processing program such as Microsoft Word, Google Docs etc
  • programs to open and save document files
  • phone or video recording device for demonstration of skills depending on the unit of competency

This should be available at your workplace throughout your traineeship.

Work Placement is a requirement of this course. You will need to complete:

  • industry experience throughout your traineeship. Experiences include but are not limited to event registration and event staging.

Work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of this course. Due to the impacts of COVID 19 and the disruption to service provision in some industry sectors, you may experience delays in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in your planned timeframe.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is an online course. You will need to complete approximately 8 hours of online study, each week, for your enrolment duration of 18 months.
You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.

You can also expect to complete approximately 9 hours of additional study each week outside of online study hours.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • are employed as trainees
  • require the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the events industry, providing event registration and event staging.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • teacher support is available by phone, Email and Skype Monday to Friday

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-information

Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

  • If you wish to receive a RSA Competency Card (elective SITHFAB002), an additional fee of $87 is payable.

This fee, charged by Liquor and Gaming NSW, is required before any certifcates can be issued.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)

Core Units
Number Title
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry
SITEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITTTSL004 Provide advice on Australian destinations
SITXCOM004 Address protocol requirements
SITXEBS001 Use social media in a business
SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
SITEEVT003 Coordinate on-site event registrations
SITEEVT004 Provide event staging support
SITTTSL008 Book supplier products and services
SITTTSL010 Use a computerised reservations or operations system

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

TAFE Digital (Traineeship)
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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