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Manage a career in an entertaining industry

Do you want a career in the events industry? Arm yourself with the skills you need to work with clients and lead people. Learn about staging components, how to select event venues and manage and promote projects. The diploma teaches you how to manage a budget, prepare proposals, manage event registrations, obtain sponsors, and oversee on-site operations, including staging and risk management. We have strong industry links with key event stakeholders and you will have the opportunity to gain practical experience in the field. Course details

Industry endorsed

University Pathways

Payment options

Student satisfaction

$5000 VET Student Loan available

LOCATION/S

Bracken Ridge, Loganlea, South Bank

Key dates and info

DURATION

Part time: 12 months / 2 nights per week - Accelerated
Full time: 12 months / 3 days per week, 12 months / 3 days per week - Accelerated

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $14,370
  • Subsidised $11,935
  • Concession $11,204

Student Loan Available

1300 712 007

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How to enrol

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"TAFE Queensland Brisbane graduates are given many chances to work with industry professionals via volunteer work, classes and workshops - providing an edge in the workforce."

Sofia Darveniza
Diploma of Event Management

Study Tourism and Events at TAFE Queensland Brisbane

It's been said that the world is a book and those who do not travel only read one page. An internationally-recognised qualification from TAFE Queensland will launch you into a career that expands people's horizons. As a tourism or events manager, you'll experience new things too. Past TAFE students have gone on to work in far flung places like Germany, Switzerland, the US and France.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Bracken Ridge 10 Jul 2017 Full time / 3 days per week Classroom
Loganlea 10 Jul 2017 Full time / 3 days per week Classroom
South Bank 3 Apr 2017 Full time / 3 days per week - Accelerated Classroom
10 Jul 2017 Part time / 2 nights per week - Accelerated Classroom
10 Jul 2017 Full time / 3 days per week Classroom

Entry requirements

This qualification has no formal entry criteria; however, TAFE Queensland Brisbane has the following selection criteria for this qualification:

  • school leavers must have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • if you’re under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.

Location/s

Bracken Ridge
157 Norris Road
Bracken Ridge QLD 4017

Loganlea
50-68 Armstrong Road
Meadowbrook QLD 4131

South Bank
Ernest Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Resources required

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect 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.

The College of Tourism and Hospitality (COTAH) has strong industry connections and is a hub of activity, with frequent visits from Tourism and Event employers to all campuses. We are committed to presenting our students and COTAH in the best light to our industry partners. Therefore, uniforms are compulsory for  all tourism and event students, across all TAFE Queensland Brisbane campuses. Uniforms are to be worn at all times, on and off campus, during theory and practical lessons, and on any excursions. Professional presentation is crucial in any  customer-facing role. The uniforms ensure that our students are recognised by industry as being highly employable with impeccable standards of presentation and dress.

Timetable

View the timetable. Please note, the timetable for future semesters may differ to the current schedule. If you need help or can't find what you're looking for, give us a call on 1300 712 007.

Important Information

Study Abroad:

TAFE Queensland Brisbane students have the opportunity to travel to locations across the globe as part of their studies in selected courses. Studying abroad provides students with the chance to immerse themselves in different cultures, as well as develop their skills and network with professionals in their chosen industry.

This qualification will offer a Study Abroad program in 2017.

For further information, please visit the Study Abroad webpage at http://tafebrisbane.edu.au/current-students/study-abroad/.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 9 elective units from the list below. Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry Core
SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks Core
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences Core
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people Core
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations Core
SITEEVT003 Coordinate on-site event registrations Core
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget Core
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships Core
SITXMGT003 Manage projects Core
SITEEVT008 Manage event staging components Core
SITEEVT010 Manage on-site event operations Core
SITTTSL006 Prepare quotations Elective
BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents Elective
SITEEVT007 Select event venues and sites Elective
SITTTSL010 Use a computerised reservations or operations system Elective
BSBADM502 Manage meetings Elective
CUAPPM504 Manage bump in and bump out of shows Elective
SITXMPR004 Coordinate marketing activities Elective
SITXMPR002 Create a promotional display or stand Elective
SIRXMKT002 Use social media to engage customers Elective

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland Brisbane has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, or just want someone to talk it over with, call us on 1300 712 007. We're here to help.

$14,370

FULL FEE

Student Loan Available

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$11,935

SUBSIDISED

Student Loan Available

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$11,204

CONCESSION

Student Loan Available

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

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VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

  • are an Australian citizen; or
  • are a New Zealand Special Category Visa holder who meets long-term residency requirements; or
  • are a permanent humanitarian visa holder (resident in Australia for the duration of the unit); AND
  • have not exceeded the FEE HELP limit (see below); AND
  • have an Australian Tax File Number (TFN) or Certificate of Application for a TFN; AND
  • can provide a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); or
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

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.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

  • are an Australian citizen; or
  • are a New Zealand Special Category Visa holder who meets long-term residency requirements; or
  • are a permanent humanitarian visa holder (resident in Australia for the duration of the unit); AND
  • have not exceeded the FEE HELP limit (see below); AND
  • have an Australian Tax File Number (TFN) or Certificate of Application for a TFN; AND
  • can provide a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); or
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

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. Further information about concessions.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans are an interest-free loan from the Australian Government that help students pay for their education and training.

TAFE Queensland receives the full loan amount for your course directly from the Government, and you repay your loan through the Australian taxation system once your income reaches a certain threshold.

You are eligible for a VET Student Loan if you:

  • are an Australian citizen; or
  • are a New Zealand Special Category Visa holder who meets long-term residency requirements; or
  • are a permanent humanitarian visa holder (resident in Australia for the duration of the unit); AND
  • have not exceeded the FEE HELP limit (see below); AND
  • have an Australian Tax File Number (TFN) or Certificate of Application for a TFN; AND
  • can provide a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); or
  • are assessed as a minimum of Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework (ASCF) in both reading and numeracy

Please note that all students enrolling in an accredited course are required to provide a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

More information about VET Student Loans.

 

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Additional costs

Textbook:

  • 'Event Management: Theory and Practice'. Authors: Jeff Wrathall & Abby Gee, Publisher: McGraw Hill, ISBN:  9780070279001.

Students may be required to purchase other additional resources.

Outcome

SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management

Job prospects

  • Event or Conference Managers
  • Function Attendant
  • Events Coordinator

University pathways

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.

Our pathway partners include:

Sofia Darveniza

Get an edge in the workforce

"TAFE Queensland Brisbane graduates are given many chances to work with industry professionals via volunteer work, classes and workshops - providing an edge in the workforce."

Sofia Darveniza
Diploma of Event Management

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Making TAFE one of your top QTAC preferences is a great way to maximise your career choices and gain the hands-on skills you need to operate in the real world.

We offer hundreds of pathways to university, including dual awards, credit arrangements with some of the country's top universities, and options to increase your OP so you can gain entrance to the tertiary course of your dreams.

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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.

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Orientation

At the beginning of each semester we host orientation events across our locations so you can meet your teachers and classmates, get to know your campus, and familiarise yourself with your study schedule. We also throw in a bunch of free activities, because... why not? We like to have fun.

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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 23 March 2017

Talk to us

1300 712 007

Industry endorsed

University Pathways

Payment options

Student satisfaction

$5000 VET Student Loan available