Diploma of Events

Plan, implement and evaluate an event from start to finish.

Event management professionals are constantly in demand to plan and manage events ranging from conferences and conventions to music festivals and product launches. This flexible course introduces you to this exciting industry through a variety of hands-on practical learning experiences.

The SIT50212 Diploma of Events course will teach you how to plan, implement and evaluate an event from start to finish, while equipping you with management skills such as human resources, marketing and risk management. You will learn how to develop the event concepts, select the right venue, coordinate the service, work to budgets and timelines, and exceed the expectations of the client to deliver exceptional projects.

Pathway options exist through this course to enter advanced diploma of bachelor degree-level courses at William Blue.

QUALIFICATION CODE
SIT50212
CRICOS CODE
080900A

What you'll learn:

Course Delivery

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Workload and Assessment

Out of the Classroom and into the Workplace:

The SIT50212 Diploma of Events involves compulsory work experience, where students must undertake work experience within a hospitality environment in order to complete the subject. Students are welcome to use their existing work experience to complete this subject, providing the placement meets requirements of the subject. Alternatively, the William Blue Industry Advisor Team can help students to secure work experience.

Typical assessment includes:

​Practical demonstrations at venues such as hotels, restaurants, events and other relevant industry events, as well as observation, assignments and case studies.

Subject Information

This subject describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to analyse event staging requirements and organise and monitor different staging services and products. It requires the ability to use advanced planning, organisation and communication skills combined with a detailed knowledge of the event management process and broad understanding of specialist component services.

SITXEVT503 Manage event staging components
SITXMGT502 Manage projects

This subject describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to explore and refine ideas for event concepts, and to progress those concepts to the point where they can be made operational. In this subject students will commence working collaboratively within their teams working on the development and deployment of their event as a project.

SITXEVT602 Develop event concepts
SITXEVT502 Select event venues and sites

This subject describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify hazards, assess the associated workplace safety risks, take measures to eliminate or minimise those risks and document all processes all contextualised within an Event Management framework.

SITXWHS301 Identify hazards assess and control safety risks

This subject describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to access and interpret current and emerging information on event industry operations. This includes industry structure, technology, laws and ethical issues specifically relevant to event coordination. Event personnel integrate this essential knowledge on a daily basis to work effectively in the industry.

SITXEVT301 Access information on event industry operations

This subject describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to comply with laws and licensing requirements for specific business operations. It requires the ability to access and interpret regulatory information, determine scope of compliance, develop, implement and continuously review and update policies and practices for business compliance.
SITXGLC501 Research and comply with regulatory requirements

This subject encompasses the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to analyse internal and external business environments and to develop and evaluate marketing strategies and plans for products and services. It also involves addressing the intricacies of establishing and maintaining business relationships within the Hospitality environment.
SITXMGT501 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXMPR502 Develop and implement marketing strategies

This subject describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to analyse financial and other business information to prepare and monitor budgets. It requires the ability to draft and negotiate budgets, identify deviations and manage the delivery of successful budgetary performance.
SITXFIN402 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN501 Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXFIN401 Interpret financial information

This subject describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop, monitor and adjust customer service practices. It requires the ability to consult with colleagues and customers, develop policies and procedures for quality service provision and manage the delivery of customer service all while ensuring the customer service experience is continually enhanced and improved.
SITXCCS501 Manage quality customer service
SITXCCS401 Enhance the customer service experience

This subject describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to lead and manage people and teams and support and encourage their commitment to the organisation. It requires the ability to lead by example and manage team performance through effective leadership.
SITXHRM402 Lead and manage people
BSBDIV501A Manage diversity in the workplace
SITXCOM401 Manage conflict

This subject encompasses the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to coordinate the recruitment, selection and induction of new staff members within the framework of existing human resource policies and procedures. It requires the ability to identify recruitment needs, develop selection criteria, process and evaluate applications, select people according to their attitude, aptitude and fit to the service industries and coordinate induction programs. It also requires students to be able to develop Rosters within the industry context as well as what is required by supervisors when monitoring staff performance.
SITXMGT401 Monitor work operations
SITXHRM401 Roster staff
SITXHRM501 Recruit, select and induct staff