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Offering Info

Advanced Diploma of Event Management

  • National Course Code: SIT60216
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT60216-01V01-20WLG-013

Location – Wollongong

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

24 Hours per week

Duration

18 Months

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

Course Details

The nationally accredited Advanced Diploma of Event Management strengthens your events skills and builds your leadership and strategic capabilities so you can succeed in management roles like conference manager, event director, event producer or venue manager.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

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

  • Research event trends and determine event feasibility
  • Develop and implement event management plans and marketing strategies
  • Prepare and monitor budgets
  • Lead and manage people

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead:

  • Advanced ability to multi-task and solve problems
  • Nurture business relationships and partnerships
  • Ability to act decisively on good instincts

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

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

Career opportunities:

  • Conference manager
  • Event director
  • Event producer
  • Event or exhibition manager
  • Functions manager
  • Project manager
  • Venue manager

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your events management expertise to the next level with:

  • Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees
  • Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The events, tourism and hospitality industry is currently experiencing a number of recruitment issues including skills shortages, and low attraction and retention rates among suitably skilled staff. Training like this is an important way to address current skills issues experienced by event sub-sectors. It helps address skills shortages in the industry, and prepares you for when the industry recovers.

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:

  • A passion for the events industry
  • A desire to consolidate your career in event management
  • A love of working with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Great people skills that can be used to enhance client relationships
  • A focus on the user experience
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills
  • Great written and verbal communication skills

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

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full-time blended course. You will need to attend approximately 12 hours of class, for 3 days a week, over 18 months. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 12 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 10 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Self-directed reading, research, Industry updating, Structured work placement to meet the service periods - Workplace learning and Assessment preparation.

This course will be delivered through a combination of face to face on campus classes and connected delivery where students will connect via a computer at home or book a computer on campus. You will be contacted prior to course commencement with a link to join an online orientation session via Microsoft Teams.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This qualification is for you if you want to gain skills in organising, coordinating and working in the event industry.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

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 course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9.30am to 5.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

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.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning:

  • Uniform approx $100.00
  • Futura Text book approx $200.00

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

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
SITEEVT008 Manage event staging components
SITEEVT011 Research event industry trends and practice
SITEEVT012 Develop event concepts
SITEEVT013 Determine event feasibility
SITEEVT014 Develop and implement event management plans
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies
SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBEBU501 Investigate and design e-business solutions
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
SITEEVT007 Select event venues and sites
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXHRM004 Recruit, select and induct staff
SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations

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

Wollongong
Foleys Lane, North Wollongong
Phone 131 601

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