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Diploma Of Event Management (SIT50316)

Course Code: SIT50316


Events are diverse in nature and this qualification provides a pathway to work in events in a range of industries including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural and community sectors. 


The Diploma of Events provides a broad knowledge base in key business areas such as management, budgeting, communications and marketing in the Events industry. You will develop competency in event industry software, get practical events experience as part of the course and be ready to manage events projects and provide on-site event and venue management services upon graduation.

Course Duration

This course is delivered online over a period of 12 months. 


Graduates of the Events program receive the national award: Diploma of Event Management SIT50316

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

If you have studied previously or have work experience that relates directly to your course, you may be exempt from a component/s of your course through recognition of prior learning (RPL).  If you think you may be eligible for RPL you should first familiarise yourself with the Course Credit Policy and Procedure (Recognition of Prior Learning) and complete an Application to apply for RPL assessment.  

Online Learning Features

Online Learning is unique because it encompasses electronically supported learning and teaching methods.

  • Study when it suits you - with no set class timetable you can study when and where you want, tailoring your education to suit your lifestyle, family and any paid work commitments.
  • Personal support - you'll be guided through your studies with an interactive and web-based educational experience. You get the same high level of support as an on-campus student, maximising your chances of success.
  • Structured learning - regular timed intakes means you can look forward to a structured learning environment - this ensures continuous progression with all the benefits of flexible Online Learning.
  • Full access to course materials & resources - get full access to detailed course materials, student email, forums, live chat, recorded lectures, quizzes and assessments, links to external resources materials and videos

Unit Outline

The Diploma of Events consists of 20 Units of Competency, as identified in the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. All units must be successfully completed to attain the Diploma.  

Career Outcomes

Event management skills are in demand in the private and public sectors, and in community organisations such as sports clubs, schools and charitable organisations. Event Managers must be able to manage a venue for their event to ensure a successful activity.

Possible job titles relevant to graduates of the program include:

  • Event Administrator
  • Conference Coordinator
  • Event Coordinator
  • Event Planner
  • Event Sales Coordinator
  • Exhibitions Coordinator
  • Meetings Coordinator
  • Venue Coordinator
  • Tourist Information Officer
  • Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition

Diploma of Events: Students who complete this qualification are eligible to apply for membership of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) - an industry association for those in marketing professions.

Further Study

After achieving SIT50316 Diploma of Events, individuals could further their vocational or higher education through SIT60212 Advanced Diploma of Events, advanced diploma or degree programs in business management, creative industries, events, hospitality, sport, tourism or travel.

Price and Payment Options

Option 1 – Save 15% Save 15% ($675) when paying upfront. Total course cost: $3,825

Option 2 - 24 Month Interest-free payment plan No deposit, no interest to pay for 24 months. Get started for just $44 a week! Total course cost: $4,500

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