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Diploma of Event Management

Course Code SIT50322

  • Full Time
  • 10 months
  • On Campus
  • Glen Waverley

This course is not available for International Students


This Diploma of Event Management has been developed with a strong focus on experiential learning at festivals, conferences, and stadium productions. Students work closely with industry experts to gain the skills and knowledge needed to create, develop, and stage special events while coordinating a team in an efficient and productive manner.

Career Opportunities

  • community and music festival coordinator/manager
  • venue and venue services coordinator/manager
  • concert and touring production coordinator/manager
  • professional conference organiser
  • event contractor and supply company employee
  • fundraising manager (events) in not-for-profit organisations
  • event sales coordinator

Pathway to further studies

  • SIT60222 Advanced Diploma of Event Management, or an advanced diploma or degree program in a variety of disciplines.

Entry Requirements

VCE or equivalent, or<br>mature age (at least 18 years of age)<br>obtain a volunteer Working with Children Check
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.

Recognition of prior learning

You may be able to reduce the number of units to be studied in your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.

Course Structure


<strong>Timetable</strong><p>3 days per week and some weekends<p>To receive this qualification, you must complete 20 units in total, comprising of 11 core units and 9 elective units. Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.<p>If learners have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this course.
Unit code Unit name
SITEEVT020 Source and use information on the events industry
SITXCCS015 Enhance customer service experiences
SITXMPR011 Plan and implement sales activities
SITXFIN009 Manage finances within a budget
SITXMPR016 Prepare and present proposals
SITEEVT026 Manage event production components
SITEEVT028 Manage on-site event operations
SITXWHS006 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
SITXMGT005 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXMPR012 Coordinate marketing activities
SITXMGT006 Manage projects
SITXHRM009 Lead and manage people
SITXHRM010 Recruit, select and induct staff
Unit code Unit name
CUAPPM513 Incorporate creative and technical needs into management processes
SITEEVT023 Plan in-house events
SITEEVT021 Administer event registrations
CUAACD312 Produce computer-aided drawings
CUAFOH511 Manage front of house services
SITXGLC002 Identify and manage legal risks and comply with law
SITEEVT024 Develop conference and event programs


Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

How to apply


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Qualification and Recognition

On completion of the course, you will be awarded the SIT50322 Diploma of Event Management.

Industry Connections


Tuition fees GST exempt Cost
Full Fee $13,260
Government subsidised $6,465
Mandatory materials Cost
Materials fee $250
Activities fee $795

Additional Course Cost

Students will be required to wear appropriate clothing and footwear when undertaking practical activities. Students are required to supply: <br>* Closed toe walking shoes <br> <br>Additional costs may include <br>*National Police Check <br>*Working with Children Check <br> <br>The total cost of these items is approximately $150. <br> <br>If additional safety equipment is required, it will be supplied by the Institute.

All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. <a href="/study-with-us/tafe-study/tafe-fees-and-scholarships/government-subsidised-training">Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession. </a>


VET Student Loans are available to eligible student to pay for tuition fees for this course. <a href="">Read more about VET Student Loans</a>.

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