Diploma of Event Management

COURSE OVERVIEW

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
and venues.

Location

This course is delivered from Lonsdale Institute’s Melbourne campus.

Delivery Approach and Mode

20 hours face to face delivery per week (full-time). A combination of face to face trainer led theory sessions & practical sessions involving group and individual activities.

Course Duration

Up to 52 weeks (including holidays)

Delivery and Assessment

A variety of methods are incorporated into the course to accommodate different learning styles. These include observation, project, case study as well as role play.

Entry Requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent in literacy and numeracy
  • Students must be 18 years of age or over
  • International students require an English language proficiency score of 5.5 IELTS (or equivalent).

 

COURSE CODE: SIT50316 CRICOS Code: 095459A

Course Structure

To attain a Diploma of Event Management, competency in the following 21 units must be achieved:

UNIT NO.

UNIT CODE

UNIT NAME

CORE OR ELECTIVE

SITHIND002
Source and use information on the hospitality industry
SITHIND004
Work effectively in hospitality service
SITXCCS007
Enhance customer service experiences
SITXMGT001
Monitor Work Operations
SITXFIN003
Manage finances within a budget
SITHIND001
Use hygienic practices for hospitality service
SITXWHS002
Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
SITHFAB002
Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITXHRM003
Lead and manage people
SITHFAB016
Provide advice on food
SITHKOP003
Plan and display buffets
SITEEVT001
Source and use information on the events industry
SITEEVT007
Select event venues and sites
SITTTSL008
Book supplier products and services
CPPDSM5027
Provide facilities and amenities for property users
SITEEVT005
Plan in-house events or functions
SITXMGT003
Manage projects
SITXMGT002
Establish and conduct business relationships
SITEEVT003
Coordinate on-site event registrations
SITEEVT008
Manage event staging components
SITEEVT010
Manage on-site event operations

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