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Expand your career horizon in events

If planning large-scale projects makes you tick, get caught up in the excitement of one of our event management courses. Our Certificate III in Events - Technical Production is a 9-week accelerated course. It will provide you with the skills you need to work in event administration and operations, or back-stage where the action happens. You will gain practical experience through our strong industry links with key event stakeholders, and the course will increase your opportunities for finding events work. This course is ideal for those who are already employed in the events industry and who want to upskill, or for those choosing to move into a career in events and entertainment. Course details

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South Bank

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Part time: 9 weeks / 1 day per week and 6 Saturdays

Course details


  • Full Fee $4,810
  • Subsidised $3,190
  • Concession $2,650

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1300 712 007

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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."

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Diploma of Event Management

Ten reasons to study at TAFE

Practical, hands-on classes combined with state-of-the-art facilities and purpose-built learning areas make us a standout amongst training providers. Better than that though, many of our facilities are acknowledged by industry as being amongst the best in Australia.

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

South Bank 17 Apr 2017 Part time / 1 day per week and 6 Saturdays 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 10 or equivalent, or
  • non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies.

If you’re under 17 years of age, special enrolment conditions may apply.


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.


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.


The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 7 elective units from the list below. Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry Core
SITEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations Core
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity Core
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers Core
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices Core
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others Core
CUASTA201 Develop basic staging skills Elective
SITEEVT004 Provide event staging support Elective
SITTTSL008 Book supplier products and services Elective
CUASOU201 Develop basic audio skills and knowledge Elective
CUALGT201 Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge Elective
SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks Elective
CUASTA302 Install staging elements Elective


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.



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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.


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 towards one certificate III qualification from a list of subsidised courses.

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

  • Are 15 years or older and no longer in school
  • Living 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.


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.

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Additional costs

Students are required to purchase a uniform and must wear fully enclosed footwear for safety reasons. Full details will be provided during orientation.


SIT30516 Certificate III in Events

After completion of this Certificate further education includes the following dual qualifications:

Job prospects

  • Event and Special Events Assistant
  • 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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  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
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    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy

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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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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 28 February 2017

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