Events

Take your passion for event planning to the next level! This advanced-level course provides you with the knowledge and organisational skills to coordinate events or conferences and ascend to roles such as event manager and venue manager.

Event management opens doors to a range of exciting industries including tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural, and community sectors. Gain the confidence to work independently and make a range of strategic business and event management decisions in any of these diverse industries.

  • Course Details
    Course/s

    Certificate III in Events | SIT30516
    CRICOS: 094470C


    Diploma of Event Management | SIT50316
    CRICOS: 094471B


    Advanced Diploma of Business | BSB60215
    CRICOS: 087457C

  • Course Duration
    Duration

    TOTAL CIT PACKAGE: 1.5 years
    Certificate III: 6 months Diploma: 6 months Advanced Diploma: 6 months

  • Course Intake
    Intake

    Semester 1 (February) and Semester 2 (July) 2020

  • Course Campus
    Campus

    CIT Reid

  • Course Fees
    Fees*

    Tuition Fees:

    2020 - 2021: Semester 1 - $6,850 Semester 2 - $6,850

    Extra Fees:

    Certificate III: Material fees: $275

  • *Please note - Course fees are listed in $AUD and are based on a semester rate. Total course cost will vary depending on semester start date. Small fee increases happen annually in line with CIT's fee pricing review. 2019 and 2020 fees subject to change.

  • Entry Requirements

    Academic requirements:

    • Year 10 Certificate or equivalent


    Students over the age of 20 may be eligible for adult entry. Please refer to Entry Requirements for more information.

    English requirements:

  • Course Subjects - Certificate III

    Certificate III in Events | SIT30516 – 13 subjects

    Core: complete all 6 subjects

    • SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry
    • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
    • SITEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations
    • SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
    • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
    • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices

    Electives: complete all 7 subjects

    • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
    • 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
    • SITTTSL006 Prepare quotations
    • SITXEBS001 Use social media in business
  • Course Subjects - Diploma

    Diploma of Event Management | SIT50316 – 20 subjects

    (Subjects completed in the Certificate III will not need to be completed again)

    Core: complete all 11 subjects

    • SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry
    • SITEEVT003 Coordinate on-site event registrations
    • SITEEVT008 Manage event staging components
    • SITEEVT010 Manage on-site event operations
    • SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experience
    • SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
    • SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
    • SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
    • SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
    • SITXMGT003 Manage projects
    • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

    Electives: complete all 9 subjects

    • SITXMPR008 Prepare and present proposals
    • SITXMPR006 Obtain and manage sponsorship
    • SITEEVT014 Develop and implement event management plans
    • SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
    • SITEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations
    • SITTTSL006 Prepare quotations
    • SITTTSL008 Book supplier products and services
    • SITTTSL010 Use a computerised reservations or operations system
    • SITXEBS002 Develop, implement and monitor the use of social media in a business
  • Course Subjects - Advanced Diploma

    Advanced Diploma of Business | BSB60215 – 8 subjects

    Core: complete all 6 subjects

    • BSBHRM602 Manage human resource strategic planning
    • BSBINN601 Lead and manage organisational change
    • BSBMGT615 Contribute to organisation development
    • BSBMKG609 Develop a marketing plan
    • BSBFIM601 Manage finances
    • BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

    Electives: complete 2 subjects

    • BSBMGT605 Provide leadership across the organisation
    • BSBDIV601 Develop and implement diversity policy
    • BSBMGT624 Develop and implement corporate social responsibility
    • BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
  • Likely Job Outcome

    Diploma: Conference coordinator, event coordinator, event planner, event sales coordinator, exhibitions coordinator, in-house meetings coordinator, meetings coordinator, venue coordinator.

    Advanced Diploma: Event manager, venue manager, meetings manager, senior executive, senior administrator.

  • Teaching Methods and Assessment

    Students will learn through a blend of face to face and online learning using digital and teacher resources, textbooks, and online learning and student engagement through eLearn.

    Students will be assessed through direct observation, portfolios, product based methods (reports, presentations) and evidence from the workplace.

  • Pathways to Further Study

    CIT’s credit transfer arrangements can reduce the time and fees required to complete a bachelor degree at university. If you successfully complete your CIT qualification and gain entry into the university below, you will receive the following:

    University of Canberra (UC)

    • Diploma of Event Management | SIT50316 = 24 credit points (1 year) towards UC's Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management (MGB401.1)

    We advise you speak directly with your chosen university in relation to credit transfer, entry requirements and their application process.

    Certificate III in Events (6 months)
    PLUS
    Diploma of Event Management (6 months)
    PLUS
    Advanced Diploma of Business (6 months)
    = 1.5 years of study
    Optional degree pathway available