Diploma of Event Management

Provider:
NSW Institute of Education and Training (NSWIET)
Course Code:
SIT50316
CRICOS Code:
0100149
Qualification Level:
Diploma
Course Area:
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services
Duration:
104-Week
Study Mode:
Full Time
Location:
New South Wales
Course Fee:
$12,000 Per Course
Delivery Mode:
On Campus
Target:
Domestic,International

Course Overview

This qualification can provide a pathway to work for event or exhibition organisations operating in the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural, and community sectors. 

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND CONTENT:

This qualification contains 20 units of competency. All units must be successfully achieved to receive the qualification. There 11 core units of competency for this qualification and 9 elective units of competency. NSW Institute of Education and Training has selected the following electives for this qualification:

Core Units of Competency


      i.         SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry

     ii.         SITEEVT003 Coordinate on-site event registrations

    iii.          SITEEVT008 Manage event staging components

    iv.         SITEEVT010 Manage on-site event operations

     v.         SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences

    vi.         SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget

  vii.          SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people

  viii.         SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations

    ix.         SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships

     x.         SITXMGT003 Manage projects

    xi.         SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks


Elective Units of Competency


   xii.          CUAEVP501 Coordinate the installation and dismantling of exhibitions

  xiii.         CUAPPM411 Compile production schedules

  xiv.         CUAPPM504 Manage bump in and bump out of shows

  xv.         CUASMT503 Develop and maintain production documents

  xvi.         SITEEVT006 Develop conference programs

xvii.         BSBADM502 Manage meetings

xviii.          BSBWRT401 Write complex documents

  xix.         BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business

  xx.         SITTTSL004 Provide advice on Australian destinations


The Course Facts

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE AND DURATION:

Duration: 104 weeks (2 years) – 80 weeks of training plus 24 weeks of holiday breaks .

Training is conducted face-to-face, 20 hours per week in a classroom environment. Ten hours each week of self-study is recommended during term time.

 Sessions are trainer-led in-group sizes of up to 20 participants. The training program is undertaken using a planned schedule in accordance with national standards.


PRE-ENROLMENT INTERVIEW

A pre-enrolment interview will be conducted with the Director of Studies or their delegate, to assess your suitability and capacity to undertake the course.


DELIVERY MODE AND LOCATION

20 hrs of face-to-face learning per week.


COURSE STRUCTURE

The course will be delivered in eight terms over a two-year period.


COURSE TIMETABLE

The following identifies the units of competency to be delivered each term. This is a nationally recognised qualification and you are required to complete assessments for each unit of competency.

Following the completion of each topic and unit of competency you will have an additional assessment tasks due 2 weeks after the completion of each unit. Assessment due dates are given to students at the beginning of the course and each term.

The term break can also be used to provide additional learning support for any students at risk. Evidence collected will comply with the rules of evidence. 

Entry Requirement

Admission Requirements
Academic Entry Requirements


ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Year 12 or equivalent and above.
Academic Entry Requirements
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Students are required to provide their own laptop computer that is compatible with Australian power voltage requirements and is loaded with Microsoft Office 365 software or Open Office 365 (open source).

Sound computer skills are required that include using intermediate level Microsoft Word features. Ability to produce and present word-processed documents/ reports and undertake internet research. 

As part of the learning cycle students may be required to undertake online research or activities each week in class during term time.
Language Requirement
English Language Requirements


ENGLISH LANGUAGE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
International Students are required to have English ability at the IELTS 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 (International English Language Testing System) level or higher, since written and oral forms of communication are an important part of the course.

IELTS is the preferred test for English proficiency; however, results of other testing systems may also be accepted. Students must show certified proof of their proficiency or proof of having passed an English Language Test in the last two years.

Career Opportunities

  • Conference and Event Officer
    • Conference Coordinator
    • Event Or Exhibition Coordinator
    • Event Or Exhibition Planner
    • Event Sales Coordinator
    • Function Coordinator
    • In-House Meetings Coordinator
    • Meetings Coordinator
    • Staging Coordinator
    • Venue Coordinator.

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