Diploma of Events (SIT50212)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: SIT50212
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Self-paced; max 24 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Foundation Education (RTO 22557)
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

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 in partnership with the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers, 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

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Events (SIT50212) from Foundation Education or the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers.

This qualification will open up an array of new career opportunities for you in sectors such as tourism, hospitality, and music industry. Graduates from this course often go on to work in the following roles:

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

Finance options

VET FEE-HELP* is available for this course through Foundation Education's partner, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (RTO 32363). If you enrol in this course with VET FEE-HELP you will automatically become a student of AIPT's, and will be subject to their terms and conditions. Course fees include the delivery and assessment of your qualification, study materials (including all resources), and student support services. Foundation Education offers students exceptional flexibility when it comes to paying for course fees. Three instalment plans are available:

  • Upfront payment: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
  • Rapid payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 4 months
  • Payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 8 months

Alternatively, you can pay the full course fee upfront via credit card. *VET FEE-HELP is an Australian Government study loan scheme, which can be used to help you pay for all or part of your tuition fees. Eligibility criteria apply.

RTO 22557
With over 14 years in the industry, Foundation Education endeavours to deliver flexible and personalised training solutions. A student satisfaction rate of over 80% and an industry leading graduation rate of 65%, combined with state-of-the-art technology, expert trainers and ongoing support, make Foundation Education one of Australia’s leading RTOs. Specialising in business services, health services, training and education and fitness and recreation courses, Foundation Education is the perfect choice for anyone looking for quality vocational training.
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.

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