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Offering Info

Advanced Diploma of Event Management

  • National Course Code: SIT60216
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT60216-01V01-21SUT-137

Location – Sutherland, Loftus

Attendance

Full Time

Delivery

Combination

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

21.7 Hours per week

Duration

36 Weeks

  • 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 a mix of theory and practical coursework, 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 attributes to 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 provides you with:

  • 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

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 now.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:

  • Passion for the events industry
  • Desire to consolidate your career in event management
  • Love of working with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Great people skills that can be used to enhance client relationships
  • 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.

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 successfully complete this course, you will need:
-To complete a total of 24 Units of Competency - 16 Core Units and 8 Elective Units. Contact the Loftus section should you have previous qualifications to reduce your study time and course fee if applicable.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

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
Tuesday, 22 June 2021 12:00pm to 1:00pm Loftus Campus, Building F, Level 1, Room 16
Thursday, 24 June 2021 12:00pm to 1:00pm Join Information Session Here

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 21.7 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 3.1 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 10.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assessment preparation, revision.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Are school leavers, jobseekers, mature-aged workers wanting to upskills or change careers.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
TAFE NSW provides the following services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students:
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
Accessibility and Disability Services
Personal Counselling
Vocational Counselling
Learning Support
International Student Support
Scholarships
Multicultural Support
Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.

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.

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 4:30pm. 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

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
-There may be additional minimal transport costs to and from excursions or venues relating to your studies if applicable.

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
SITXEBS002 Develop, implement and monitor the use of social media in a business
BSBADM502 Manage meetings
SITEEVT007 Select event venues and sites
SITEEVT009 Organise event infrastructure
SITEEVT010 Manage on-site event operations
SITXHRM005 Manage volunteers
SITXMPR006 Obtain and manage sponsorship
SITXMPR008 Prepare and present proposals

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

Sutherland, Loftus
Rawson Avenue, Loftus
Phone 131 601

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