Diploma of Events (SIT50212)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: SIT50212
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Up to 36 months
Start date: Enquire for upcoming start dates
Awarded by: Conwal and Associates Pty Ltd trading as Conwal Institute (RTO 31190)
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.

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About this course

Professional event planners are always in hot demand, and are needed to organise a whole bevy of events from music festivals and sporting competitions, to conventions and art exhibitions. If just the mere mention of organising parties for a living has your heart racing, then this online SIT50212 - Diploma of Events course from Conwal Institute is perfect for you.

The course is highly practical and has a strong industry-focus, and is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the colourful and rollickingly fast-paced world of event management. So whether you want to organise the next Sound Wave, a cool new exhibition at the MCA, or even the World Cup, this online course will help you kick your career goals.

Practical placement

Students are required to complete 200 hours of workplace learning with an event management company or event venue. They will be required to be supervised by a qualified member of staff, and must be required to participate in the organisation of at least two events.


There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however applicants will be required to complete a language literacy and numeracy task to ensure this course is suitable.

Areas of study

In this event management course, the subjects you will study include:

  • SITXEVT301 - Access information on event operations
  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • SITXEVT504 - Organise event infrastructure
  • SITXWHS301 - Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • SITXHRM402 - Lead and manage people
  • SITXMGT501 - Establish and conduct business relationships
  • BSBRSK501B - Manage risk
  • BSBCMM401A - Make a presentation
  • SITXCCS401 - Enhance the customer service experienCE
  • SITXADM501 - Prepare and present proposals
  • BSBWRT401A - Write complex documents
  • SITXGLC501 - Research and comply with regulatory requirements
  • BSBMGT515A - Manage operational plan
  • SITXMGT502 - Manage projects
  • SITXMGT401 - Monitor work operations
  • SITXFIN402 - Manage finances within a budget
  • BSBADM502B - Manage meetings
  • SITXEVT503 - Manage event staging components
  • SITXEVT502 - Select event venues and sites
  • SITXMPR501 - Obtain and manage sponsorship

See where a VET FEE-HELP loan can take you.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited SIT50212 - Diploma of Events from Conwal and Associates (RTO 31190) trading as Conwal Institute.

This course is a smart career move if you're looking to become a professional event planner, as it'll give you the skills and industry knowledge needed for an immediate start in the sector. Successful completion of the course will qualify you to take on a number of event management roles, some of which include:

  • Event planner
  • Exhibitions coordinator
  • Conference coordinator
  • Event sales coordinator
  • Venue coordinator

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this program, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees.

The current price of this course is $15,000.

Alternatively, payment plans are available.

You will be provided with the opportunity to withdraw without payment, if you decide that this course isn't right for you.

You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.
RTO 31190
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Committed to excellence in education, Conwal Institute offers students a tailored learning experience and a variety of employment outcomes. Students are offered support and training from industry professionals with at least 5 years’ practical experience and free access to hundreds of video courses to enhance their learning experience. As a student of Conwal you have ongoing student support via email, phone or live chat, and be able to engage with your fellow students and tutors through Conwal’s interactive social learning platform.

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