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SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management

National ID: SIT50316 State ID: AZU4
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Do you want an eventful career?

When you complete the Diploma of Event Management you will be able to work as an events/conference organiser or functions coordinator in the community, cultural, hospitality, sporting, and tourism sectors.

Good news!

This course is going to transition to a new training package in 2024. This means that students starting in 2024 will enrol into new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.


  • coordinating a diverse team
  • risk management
  • contingency planning
  • project management
  • work with sponsors
  • coordinating on-site operations
  • manage finances and budgets
  • workplace health and safety

In order to make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you must take into account the essential skills and knowledge required to undertake this study.

  • be able to multi-task and have good attention to detail
  • be customer focused, enthusiastic and energetic
  • be positive, able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • be reliable and flexible and have a strong work ethic
  • have exceptional organisational skills
VET Student Loans (VSL)

This course is a VET Student Loan eligible course. A VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth and is only available to students who are eligible.

To find out if you are eligible or to see the list of eligible courses visit our Student Loans page.

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

Attendance in class

This course is equivalent to 3 days per week across two semesters.

At-home study

As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 10 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research.

You will need to have the basic technical requirements for at-home study. If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours.

Work placement

There is a requirement that some assessments will take place in industry however no other work placement is required.

What you need for your first day of class

On your first day you should bring your SM TAFE confirmation enrolment receipt, your student ID, stationery (pen, USB & exercise book), a padlock for your locker and wear enclosed footwear. Students are also welcome to bring a laptop or tablet.

Uniform and equipment requirements

A uniform is a requirement for this course. This will be discussed at orientation.

 Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Become a specialist in your field with university study

The information about university credit points and tuition costs provides a general guide only. SM TAFE recommends students discuss credit points with the university or college of their choice at the time of graduation.

Murdoch University

This course has a study pathway to Murdoch University(opens in a new tab) as of April 2021.

Select your preferred campus and apply

Click on your preferred campus and study mode below to get started with your application. 

Semester 1, 2024

Bentley - Full time - On Campus

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Bentley
How On Campus

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