16 Jul 2018
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
34 Lady Musgrave Drive
Mountain Creek QLD 4557
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.
Tuesdays: 8:30am - 3:00pm and Wednesdays: 9:30am to 4:00pm
Delivery is via a combination of on-campus, blended learning, integrated theory, practical application of skills and knowledge in modern classrooms.
Classes are held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays - 12 hours per week over 19 weeks with an additional 5 hour tutorial available (2 week holiday break). In addition to the 12 hrs per week you will spend in class, it is expected that you will spend at least 15 hours a week outside of class undertaking your own personal study, conducting industry visits and live events practical work (a minimum of three (3) live industry events for practical observation or approximately 18 hours which can entail weekends, early mornings and evenings). There will be an optional excursion at an additional cost to the student of approximately $350 which will involve overnight travel.
Please note: Refer to the Relevant Resources section for a detailed Timetable. The timetable for future intakes may differ to the current schedule.
You will be required to organise your attendance and participation in at least 3 live events to meet the practical components of this program. More information in regards to registration for Events will be advised during Orientation.
This program is subject to the completion of assessment work and practical hands on experience organised by the participant. You will be required to undertake work placement within the event industry, as outlined above.
Assessment is undertaken throughout the course both in practical and theory exercises. Assessment is competency based and requires the completion of all projects and assignments, written and/or practical (i.e. live events), as set out within the Unit Study Guides, which will be provided at Orientation.