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Offering Info

Diploma of Event Management

  • National Course Code: SIT50316
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT50316-01V01-20RYD-210

Location – Ryde

Study Type

Blended

Course Start Date

01 Oct 2020

Study Commitment

18 Hours per week

Duration

40 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

The nationally recognised Diploma of Event Management will give you the practical skills and knowledge you need to succeed as an events coordinator. Learn to confidently coordinate events, strengthen your interpersonal skills and choose your events specialty with this engaging TAFE NSW course.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Analyse and respond to event needs
  • Develop production schedules
  • Lead and manage people
  • Manage event staging, sponsorship and operations
  • Manage finances within a budget
  • Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Stand out in the job market by developing a range of key soft skills, including:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organisation and efficiency
  • Collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Initiative, flexibility and a positive attitude
  • Attention to detail

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally accredited qualification at Diploma level
  • Strong pathways to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Conference coordinator
  • Event or exhibition planner
  • Event sales coordinator
  • Festival project coordinator
  • Function coordinator
  • Staging coordinator

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your events expertise to the next level with:

  • Advanced Diploma of Events Management
  • Diploma of Hospitality Management
  • Diploma of Tourism
  • Diploma of Business (or similar)

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Event and conference organisers work in a range of industries all over Australia. According to the Australian Government Job Outlook, the number of conference and event organisers employed in Australia has grown significantly over the last five years from 25,800 in 2014 to 40,300 in 2019.

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 qualification. You can enrol in this course now.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

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

  • An interest in the event industry
  • A desire to progress your career in event management
  • Intermediate literacy and numeracy skills
  • Good computing skills with experience using the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Great written and verbal communication skills

INFORMATION SESSION

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date Time Location
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 05:30pm to 07:00pm Join Information Session Here

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a flexible, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class, for 40 weeks. You may also be required to complete approximately 7.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, online exercises and tasks, assignment preparation, work experience and research.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Are learners seeking to start or transition into the events industry as a career. This includes potential new entrants as well as existing workers seeking to upskill formalise their skills and knowledge.

MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE

We will meet or speak with you to create an individual study plan to meet your needs. This flexible delivery model may include a mix of online, virtual classes, face-to-face classes, workshops and tutorials. Study plans will be different for each student based upon their requirements and availability. Access to readings and resources are be available via the online Learner Management System.

Individual tutorials and support are available Monday to Friday from 10:00am to 3:00pm. These sessions ensure students are on track with their learning and to allow time for support with individual needs. In addition, students will have access to industry through site inspections, excursions, volunteering and presentations.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
Individual tutorials and support are available Monday to Friday from 10:00am to 3:00pm through our Flexible Learning Hub. These sessions ensure students are on track with their learning and to allow time for support with individual needs.

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

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This flexible delivery model may include a mix of online, virtual classes, face-to-face classes, workshops and tutorials.

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.

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

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:

  • Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
  • Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
To be eligible for a VET Student Loan, you will need to be assessed as academically suitable to undertake high level VET study. You will need to provide:
  • A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
  • Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
If you intend to apply for a VET Student Loan, its important you know your student obligations.

Find out more about VET Student Loans

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

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

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00

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.

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Core Units
Number Title
SITEEVT003 Coordinate on-site event registrations
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITEEVT008 Manage event staging components
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITEEVT010 Manage on-site event operations
SITXMGT003 Manage projects
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry
Elective Units
Number Title
SITXCOM004 Address protocol requirements
SITTTSL008 Book supplier products and services
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
SITTTSL006 Prepare quotations
SITEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations
SITEEVT007 Select event venues and sites
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents

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

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Course Location

Ryde
250 Blaxland Road, Ryde
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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