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Diploma of Events

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  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Self-paced; max 24 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

This online Diploma of Events (SIT50212) course will qualify you to work as a manager in the fast-paced industry of event management. Offered by Foundation Education, the program will train you to organise and oversee large-scale events, establish valuable networks, and supervise the work of others.

You'll also learn how to work effectively with clients and manage suppliers, and be prepared to keep on top of trends in the events industry.

So whether you're passionate about launching new products, coordinating major sporting events or hosting exhibitions, enquire about this course today and take the first steps to advancing your event management career!


To be eligible to apply for this course, applicants must:

  • Have successfully completed Year 12; AND
  • Have access to commercial, community or business-related events; AND
  • Have access to a supervisor to sign off on practical demonstration elements.

Areas of study

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

Core units:

  • SITXWHS301 - Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • SITXMGT502 - Manage projects
  • SITXEVT503 - Manage event staging components
  • SITXMGT401 - Monitor work operations
  • SITXMGT501 - Establish and conduct business relationships
  • SITXHRM402 - Lead and manage people
  • SITXEVT301 - Access information on event industry operations
  • SITXFIN402 - Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXCCS401 - Enhance the customer service experience

Elective units:

  • BSBWOR501 - Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • BSBADM502B - Manage meetings
  • BSBREL401A - Establish networks
  • BSBREL402A - Build client relationships and business networks
  • BSBDIV501A - Manage diversity in the workplace
  • SITXEVT302 - Process and monitor event registrations
  • SITXEVT303 - Coordinate on-site event registrations
  • SITXEVT401 - Plan in-house events or functions
  • SITXEVT505 - Manage on-site event operations
  • SITXHRM401 - Roster staff
  • SITXHRM503 - Monitor staff performance
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 Diploma of Events (SIT50212) from Foundation Education.

This qualification will open up an array of new career opportunities for you in sectors such as tourism, hospitality, and music industry.

Curious about where a career in communications could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Event Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Event Coordinator
  • Event Executive
  • Venue Coordinator
  • Event Planner
  • Exhibition Planner
  • Meeting Coordinator

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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