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.
The online Diploma of Events (SIT50212) 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.
The Diploma of Events (SIT50212) includes a work placement component to ensure that you graduate with a strong mix of practical work experience and academic foundation. The requirements of this course includes between 270 and 400 hours of structured workplace learning in an appropriate organisation, supervised by a qualified staff member
To be eligible for this course, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
Successfully complete Yr 12 or equivalent; OR
Demonstrate industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication; OR
Be at least 18 years old
Areas of study
In this events course, the subjects you may study include:
SITXEVT301 - Access information on event operations
BSBCMM401 - Make a presentation
SITXEVT501 - Develop conference programs
BSBADM502B - Manage meetings
SITXGLC501 - Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXEVT502 - Select event venues and site
SITXWHS301 - Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
SITXMGT501 - Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXCCS401 - Enhance the customer service experience
ICAWEB201A - Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
CUFWRT301A - Write content for a range of media
SITHKOP404 - Plan catering for events or functions
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited The online Diploma of Events (SIT50212) from the North Coast TAFE (RTO 90010).
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.
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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