This qualification reflects the role of individuals
who use a broad range of event-related skills
and sound knowledge of event management
processes to coordinate event operations.
They operate independently and make
operational event management decisions.
Events are diverse in nature and this qualification
provides a pathway to work for event or exhibition
organisations operating in a range of industries,
including the tourism and travel, hospitality,
sport, cultural, and community sectors.
The diversity of employers includes event or exhibition
management companies, event venues, or organisations
their own events. Work could be undertaken in an office
environment where the planning of events takes place,
on-site at venues where events are staged
or a combination of both.
Possible roles include event or exhibition planner
and coordinator positions in the areas of conferencing,
event sales, functions, in-house meetings, staging
This course is delivered from Lonsdale Institute’s Melbourne campus.
The delivery approach of this course is based on a timetable of 20 hours per week. The mode of delivery and assessment of this course may include lectures, group workshops, presentations, practical activities, some self-directed learning as well as research reports. These components will be supported by blended learning methodologies, face to face classroom-based learning and/or a flexible approach with online learning.
Up to 52 weeks (including holidays).
A variety of methods are incorporated into the course to accommodate different learning styles. These include, but are not limited to, project work, reports, observations, portfolio development, case study analysis, role play and individual presentations.
COURSE CODE: SIT50316 CRICOS Code: 095459A
To attain a Diploma of Event Management, competency in the following 21 units must be achieved: