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A career in events can take you around the globe! diverse in nature and this qualification provides a pathway to work for events or organisations operating in a range of industries including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural and community sectors.
As a Certificate III of Events student you'll gain practical hands-on experience participating at local sporting, corporate and fundraising events. On completion of the Certificate III in Events there is the opportunity to transition into the Diploma of Event Management. Course details

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LOCATION/S

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DURATION

Blended: up to 12 months

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $4,910
  • Subsidised $3,248
  • Concession $2,694

Cost details

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Belinda Fallon

Unparalleled teacher knowledge and industry connections!

The staff guiding me through both the diploma and bachelor courses helped me to achieve my professional goals and aspirations and shared their wealth of knowledge from their own industry experience. I credit the position I have today on the Sunshine Coast with the skills I learnt and the key industry contacts I made throughout my course.
More about this course.

Belinda Fallon
Diploma of Events and Bachelor of Business Partnership Coordinator USM Events | Ironman Asia Pacific

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE DELIVERY
29 Jan 2019 Blended

Entry requirements

Course Entry Requirements
TAFE Qld East Coast highly recommends that students are currently working in the event industry or possess related vocational experience in events. Students must have access to a workplace where they are able to volunteer at events in accordance to the assessment requirements for this qualification.

*Please note: additional restrictions or eligibility criteria may apply

Resources required

Please see the relevant documents section for any relevant booklists, uniform and resource kit lists required for this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's East Coast's online learning system, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player.

This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Timetable

This program is delivered online with four mandatory workshops delivered at the TAFE Qld East Coast's Mooloolaba campus throughout the year. A minimum of at least 20 hours per week to complete online learning and plus additional time to complete assessments will be required to complete this course. It is recommended that the student pursues event opportunities in their local area to promote better understanding of course content.

Please note: Refer to the Relevant Resources section for a detailed Timetable. The timetable for future intakes may differ to the current schedule.

Important Information

Students MUST attend all four, 3-4 day workshops at TAFE Qld East Coast's Mooloolaba campus throughout the year (early starts, nights, weekends).  To complete the assessment requirements they will be required to work in a hands-on, practical environment at four planned events (refer to timetable) and require their own transport to attend the events. The majority of the course content and assessments will be accessed online with theory workshops at the TAFE Qld East Coast's Mooloolaba campus on the four occasions. 

Units

To achieve this qualification you will need to complete:
Core Competencies: 6
Elective Competencies: 7

Further Study:  If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities. That means cutting down the amount of time you need to complete your degree, or even enrolling straight into the second year of your university course.

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others Core
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers Core
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity Core
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices Core
SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry Core
SITTTSL008 Book supplier products and services Elective
SITTTSL006 Prepare quotations Elective
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents Elective
SITTTSL002 Access and interpret product information Elective
SITEEVT003 Coordinate on-site event registrations Elective
SITEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations Core
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol Elective
SITEEVT004 Provide event staging support Elective

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland East Coast has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 656 188. We're here to help.

$4,910

FULL FEE

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$3,248

SUBSIDISED

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$2,694

CONCESSION

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Full fee

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Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.

Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Certificate 3 Guarantee

You can receive a subsidy funded by the Queensland Government towards one certificate III qualification from a list of eligible courses. The amount provided depends on the demand for skilled workers in your chosen industry.

You're eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee if you:

  • are 15 years or older and no longer in school
  • live in Queensland full time
  • are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits
  • and don't currently have (or are enrolled in) a certificate 3 or higher level qualification.

Give us a call to find out more.

Please note: As part of your enrolment into a Certificate 3 Guarantee program you will need to complete a student survey.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability.

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Payment options explained

Having trouble deciding what payment option is best for you? If you are unsure of what's right for you, or just want someone to talk it over with, call us on 1300 656 188. We're here to help.

Additional costs

Students are required to have the following prior to the first workshop:  Black polo shirt, Black business pants, Black sports shorts, Black closed in shoes and Sports shoes.

Outcome

SIT30516 Certificate III in Events

Job prospects

  • Events Coordinator
  • Conference Assistant
  • Event management
  • Events Assistant
  • Event or Conference Manager
  • Function Attendant

Belinda Fallon

Unparalleled teacher knowledge and industry connections!

The staff guiding me through both the diploma and bachelor courses helped me to achieve my professional goals and aspirations and shared their wealth of knowledge from their own industry experience. I credit the position I have today on the Sunshine Coast with the skills I learnt and the key industry contacts I made throughout my course.
More about this course.

Belinda Fallon
Diploma of Events and Bachelor of Business Partnership Coordinator USM Events | Ironman Asia Pacific

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

All done? Then you're ready to enrol.

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:
tafeeastcoast.edu.au/study-with-us/enrolment-fees/enrol

Enrolment options

By telephone: 1300 656 188.
In person: at any TAFE Queensland East Coast location.
Online: Full Fee paying students can enrol online

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

Find out more about RPL

More info:
tafeeastcoast.edu.au/study-with-us/career-changers-jobseeker/recognition-prior-learning/

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 19 April 2018

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