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: Max 24 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: North Coast TAFE (RTO 90010)
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

The online Diploma of Events course offered through Open Colleges will equip you with the organisational leadership skills necessary to excel in event management. Students are guided through a comprehensive program detailing the principles and practices of event management, from planning and proposal right through to clean-up.

They receive training in core learning areas such as how to select a site, manage people and resources, identify potential risks and hazards, coordinate marketing activities, operate within a budget and manage client expectations. This online course acts as the ideal springboard for professional development, allowing those with a background in events to advance their career through additional training.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Have completed a certificate III in a related field, e.g. business, entertainment, hospitality, music, sport and recreation, tourism or museums and libraries

OR

  • Possess substantial relevant paid or voluntary work experience in a related field

Areas of study

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

  • Use business technology
  • Develop and update event industry knowledge
  • Establish and conduct business relationships
  • Plan and manage meetings
  • Manage event staging
  • Select event venues and sites
  • Provide on-site event management services
  • Manage quality customer service
  • Develop event concepts
  • Develop conference programs
  • Plan and develop event proposals and bids
  • Lead and manage people
  • Organise in-house events or functions
  • Manage projects
  • Organise and monitor event infrastructure
  • Evaluate and address event regulatory requirements
  • Identify hazards, and assess and control safety risks
  • Interpret financial information
  • Manage finances within a budget
  • Obtain and manage sponsorship
  • Coordinate marketing activities
  • Coordinate production of brochures and marketing materials
  • Coordinate on-site event registrations
  • Process and monitor event registrations

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This well-rounded diploma program is ideal for those already working in the events industry, looking to upgrade their previous qualifications or formalise their industry experience. The broad-based nature of the course content means you will graduate with an adaptable skillset, suitable for a range of leadership and project management roles. Upon completion of this course, you will be qualified to work in events, venues, conference and exhibitions coordination and management.

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Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government VET FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

Alternatively, Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Pay in weekly instalments Pay in full
Pay just $113.17 per week with a $200 deposit Pay $5,592 upfront and save 20%

 

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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).

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RTO 90796
Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

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