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Certificate III in Events

  • Qualification:

    Certificate III

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Self-paced; complete within 12 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Foundation Education (RTO 22557)

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This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

What you'll learn

About this course

If you're dreaming of organising events and creating memorable experiences, Foundation Education's online Certificate III of Events (SIT30612) will give you the skills you need to set yourself apart from the rest.

This course will teach you the ins and outs of the events industry including how to plan and coordinate an event, how to organise your time and how to ensure quality customer service is provided to your clients. This course has been designed to give you an in-depth look into various areas of the events industry including event operations, working effectively with others, safe workplace practices and numerous other areas which will provide you with the skills you need to succeed.

If you want to enter into the rapidly growing area of events, this course will teach you the basics of events management and will help you stand out from the crowd.


There are no formal entry requirements for this course; anyone can apply!

Areas of study

In this events course, the subjects you may study include:

  • BSBWOR203B - Work effectively with others
  • SITXCCS303 - Provide service to customers
  • SITXCOM201 - Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITXEVT301 - Access information on event operations
  • SITXWHS101 - Participate in safe work practices
  • BSBITU201A - Produce simple word processed documents
  • BSBITU306A - Design and produce business documents
  • SITTTSL202 - Access and interpret product information
  • SITTTSL303 - Sell tourism products and services
  • SITXEVT302 - Process and monitor event registrations
  • SITXFSA101 - Use hygienic practices for food safety
  • SITXWHS301 - Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • BSBITU202A - Create and use spreadsheets
RTO 22557
Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavours to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit their students’ lifestyles. Since 1999, they’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drive quality graduates across each industry, alongside their partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).

With more than 60 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:

Flexible Online Study
Foundation Education’s courses are delivered online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or as little as six months.

Dedicated Student Support
Foundation Education’s industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Industry Relevant Courses
Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.
Studying with Foundation Education, you will be supported by an experienced trainer currently working in the industry. You will receive ongoing and personalised support with your assignments and career goals, and have access to coaching and advice from industry professionals. With state-of-the-art technology, you will have access to your course materials 24/7, meaning you can truly study when and where you want.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Events (SIT30612) from Foundation Education.

If you're looking for a learning experience that will kick-start your career and teach you the nitty gritty of the events industry, then look no further than Foundation Education's Certificate III in Events. Graduates from this course will have the opportunity to pursue a career in any of the following roles:

  • Event coordinator
  • Event assistant
  • Event operations assistant
  • Event administrative assistant
  • Event planner assistant
  • Conference assistant
  • Conference coordinator
  • Exhibitions assistant
  • Venue assistant
  • Event sales assistant

Payment options & support

Finance options

Foundation Education offers a range of payment options to suit any budget:

  • Upfront payment - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
  • Payment plan - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid in instalments within 10 months
  • Rapid payment plan - deposit + remaining course fee to be paid in instalments within 4 months

Course fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services.

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