|Course Code:||S619 (National ID: SIT50207)|| |
|Careers:||Events Manager, Conference Manager, Events Coordinator|| |
One year (2 semesters) full time after completion of S605 Certificate III in Events.
|How:||Full time, Part time|| |
|Where:||PERTH CAMPUS - Building 125 ABERDEEN STREETNORTHBRIDGE6003|| |
|Intake:||Semester 1, Semester 2|| |
|International study available:||Yes|| |
|Online study available:||No|| |
|Uni pathway available:||Yes|| |
About the course Ask us a question about this course
This Diploma will build your skills in all aspects of event production including budgeting and marketing. You will be able to apply these skills to real events. You'll also have the opportunity to work with events coordinators and managers who have been working in the industry for many years and can provide insight into what the industry is really like.
You’ll be given the skills to effectively manage tasks and oversee event operations (both before and after the event). You will able to seek work with professional conference organisers, or with exhibition and event management companies or associations.
View our brochure to see the career pathways for our events courses.
Where this course can lead you
Opportunities exist in the events industry in both the community and corporate sector.
With the skills you learn throughout your Diploma of Events you'll be able to plan and execute a smooth running event and complete all other related tasks such as budgeting and marketing with ease.
With your Diploma of Events from Central you could build a career as a:
Further study of an Advanced Diploma of Events is recommended to enhance your career in the events industry.
Skills you will gain from this course
This Diploma will expose you to the best practices and tools within the events industry. You'll also be mentored by lecturers who still practice the industry.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
Evaluate and address regulatory requirements for work in events
Manage staff, sponsors and prepare and monitor budgets
Plan and develop event proposals and bids
Practice event coordination
Use EventsPro and Summit Event Manager-Pro computer systems
Administrative computing and word processing skills
Identify hazards and assess and control safety risks at events
Establish and conduct business relationships with clients
Central events graduates embark on challenging and worthwhile careers in the events industry in Western Australia and beyond through the skills and networks they established while studying.
Connected with industry
Students who study the Diploma of Events will be working in the student run events business called Central Events and Tourism solutions (CEATS). The projects conducted in CEATS are carried out in partnership with industry.
Students learn their Events industry skills at the same time as they are developing industry networks.
Our industry partners are involved in the development of our courses and curriculum ensuring our students’ knowledge and skills are relevant and current. The College is a member of the Events Industry Association (EIA) and Meetings and Events Australia (MEA).
Central’s University pathway arrangements mean your Diploma of Events will provide you with the opportunity for direct entry and an advanced standing in a University of Southern Queensland course.
University of Southern Queensland
Associate Degree of Business, Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Events Management)
Recognition of Prior Learning: 8 unspecified units
Domestic students:The costs for this course for a semester are: $626 or $313 (concession). On top of this there is also a resource cost of $282. The resource fee is an estimate because the amount depends on which units you choose. You will be given the exact amount at enrolment. Find out more about how the costs are determined.
An estimate of the total cost of the course is $1816 (non conc) over the 1 year the course takes to complete.
Paying your fees
You will be expected to pay your course fees in full at the time of enrolment.
Fees can be paid at our student services offices at any of Central’s campuses. You can also pay by credit card over the phone, however, if you wish to pay by instalments, you will need to make your first payment in person and sign the payment plan terms and conditions.
Assistance may be available for those students experiencing financial hardship.
Find out more details about payment options
International students:The cost for international students is $10500, duration 1 year. You will need to pay for your course fees when you accept your offer and meet all the conditions.
|Plan:||S619 - CU1107 - PSC|| |
|Description:||Complete 24 units; 14 core and 10 elective units|| |
Title: GROUP 01 - CORE UNITS
Description: Central Institute of Technology offer the units listed below. Please note: previously completed units may count towards this qualification. Please discuss with the teaching area to determine eligibility.
|D1027||BSBWOR204A||Use business technology|
|S6487||SITXADM004A||Plan and manage meetings|
|S6490||SITXCCS003A||Manage quality customer service|
|S6512||SITXEVT012A||Select event venues and sites|
|S6513||SITXEVT013A||Manage event staging|
|S6522||SITXFIN003A||Interpret financial information|
|S6523||SITXFIN004A||Manage finances within a budget|
|S6536||SITXHRM005A||Lead and manage people|
|S6724||SITXMGT006A||Establish and conduct business relationships|
|S6989||SITXEVT010B||Evaluate and address event regulatory requirements|
|WA624||SITXOHS003B||Identify hazards, and assess and control safety risks|
|WB970||SITXEVT001B||Develop and update event industry knowledge|
|WB978||SITXEVT017B||Provide on-site event management services|
Title: GROUP 02 - ELECTIVE UNITS
Description: Central Institute of Technology offer the units listed below.
|C7144||CULLB510B||Develop and maintain community/stakeholder relationships|
|S6486||SITXADM003A||Write business documents|
|S6508||SITXEVT008A||Plan and develop event proposals and bids|
|S6509||SITXEVT009A||Develop event concepts|
|S6514||SITXEVT014A||Develop conference programs|
|S6525||SITXFIN006A||Obtain and manage sponsorship|
|S6725||SITXMPR001A||Coordinate production of brochures and marketing materials|
|WB956||SITTTSL008B||Book and coordinate supplier services|
|WB973||SITXEVT004B||Coordinate on-site event registrations|
|WB977||SITXEVT016B||Organise and monitor event infrastructure|
Information for international students
Central is one of Australia's largest VET colleges, and trains around 1700 students from more than 85 countries each year. In 2010, we were the inaugural winner of Western Australia's International Training Provider of the Year award and were again given this award in 2011.
Our campuses are conveniently located near the centre of Perth's CBD, making them easy to access via public transport. Central boasts excellent, state of the art facilities and resources and a friendly, safe and secure learning environment.
As a graduate, you are ensured direct pathways to further qualifications at Western Australian universities, or alternatively, the job ready skills you need to succeed in your career straight away.
We offer a dedicated International Centre which is focused on servicing International students, helping you with your personal and academic needs. Staff offer friendly, specialised support and guidance from your initial contact through to your graduation, to ensure that your experience at Central is enjoyable and rewarding.
Visit our international pages to find out more about studying at Central and life in Perth.
Find out from international students about their experiences studying at Central.
Find out about applying to study at Central as an International student.
Courses available to international students at Central are delivered in partnership with Education and Training International RTO Provider No: 52395 CRICOS Provider Code: 00020G
Getting into this course
In order to gain entry into this course you must complete the (S605) Certificate III in Events.
The Application Process
The process for applying for a course at Central depends on whether you are a local or international student and the way that you will be studying: full time, part time, as an apprentice or trainee.
Our future students area of the website includes a handy guide to help you through the process depending on what type of student you are, and how you are planning on studying.
Visit our apply, enrol and pay guide
Recognition of Prior Learning
Do you have existing skills? Whether obtained through paid or voluntary work, training or other experiences, you may be able to fast track your study by applying for recognition of prior learning, often referred to as RPL.
Find out more here