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SIT50322 Diploma of Event Management

GeSS Education offers an INTERNSHIP for this 2-YEAR program*

*Students must successfully complete their units prior to undertaking internship

This course is uniquely designed to include an Internship to maximise your ability to gain sought after practical skills. These skills will give you that added advantage when applying for work PLUS help you develop much needed work contacts and networks. This course is only offered face-to-face at our Gold Coast Campus at Australia Fair, Southport. Over a 2-year period you will be skilled in the following areas:
• Management skills – manage event staging components, on-site event operations, finances within budget, lead teams and projects
• Administration skills – complex spreadsheets, production of business documents, interpret product information, and monitor work operations
• Creative event specific skills – organise rehearsals, incorporate creative and technical needs, develop concepts, and design, apply and remove make-up
• Develop and plan conference programs, in-house events, or functions
• Provide responsible service of alcohol (RSA)
• Many more
Events are diverse in nature and this course provides a pathway to work for event or exhibition organisations operating in a range of industries, including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural, and community sectors.
The diversity of employers includes event or exhibition management companies, wedding planners, event venues, dance schools, or organisations that organise their own events. Work could be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of events takes place, on-site at venues where events are staged or a combination of both. Event management is relevant to work within Australia or overseas.
GeSS Education are dedicated to you being work ready. Therefore, this course includes a 24-week INTERNSHIP. We will coordinate your placement within Gold Coast and South-East Brisbane region. During your internship you will attend College at least once a week for reflection of duties, extra tutorials, further skills development – anything you require to ensure your internship runs smoothly and you leave a lasting positive impression on your industry supervisor.
Limited spots available for this specialised course.


Units of Competency:

• SITEEVT020: Source and use information on the events industry
• SITEEVT026: Manage event production components
• SITEEVT028: Manage on-site event operations
• SITXCCS015: Enhance customer service experiences
• SITXFIN009: Manage finances within a budget
• SITXHRM009: Lead and manage people
• SITXHRM010: Recruit, select and induct staff
• SITXMGT005: Establish and conduct business relationships
• SITXMGT006: Manage projects
• SITXMPR011: Plan and implement sales activities
• SITXMPR012: Coordinate marketing activities
• SITXMPR016: Prepare and present proposals
• SITXWHS006: Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
• BSBTWK503: Manage meetings
• SITEEVT021: Administer event registrations
• SITEEVT030: Develop event concepts
• SITEEVT029: Research event industry trends and practice industry
• SITEEVT023: Plan in-house events
• BSBESB406: Establish operational strategies and procedures for new business ventures
• BSBPEF502: Develop and use emotional intelligence

Start Dates:

Intakes commence the first Monday of each month

Entry Requirements:

• Year 10 High School certificate or equivalent OR
• Certificate IV in a relevant qualification OR
• Mature aged student with relevant workplace experience
• English level: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
• Basic computer skills and access to a desktop or laptop with sufficient internet speed to undertake online studies.

Course Duration:

Classroom based: 24 months (includes 24 weeks Internship and 10 weeks break time)

Course Fees – Domestic:

Please see Price Lists in the bottom footer under ‘Quick Links’.
This course is also available for domestic high school based student delivery – enquire for more information on exclusive school prices to [email protected]

Possible Career Outcomes:

Event Manager – various industries

Average salary $74,541 per year*

Conference or Event Coordinator

Average salary $59,343 per year*

Function Supervisor

Average salary $59,343 per year*

*Source: https://au.indeed.com/

Your pathway to an Australian University

This course is a great pathway opportunity for any student wishing to academically prepare for university as well as gaining practical preparation for the work environment.

GeSS Education in affiliation with our key RTO partner:

This qualification will be delivered by GeSS Education on behalf of our partner RTO, Trade and Occupational College of Australia (TOC Australia) Provider code 32407, under a third-party arrangement. TOC Australia will issue your qualification upon successful completion of your course. Please see Terms & Conditions for further details.
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To enquire please fill in the form and we will send you further information and an enrolment link. If you wish to package with a University offer, please let us know in the message section.

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