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Event
Manager

Diploma of Event Management SIT50316

Full Qualification
12 months
Next intake Sep ’21
Online + practical
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Give yourself the best shot at landing your dream job in events with this in-depth course.

Learn all aspects of event management via practical and relevant content. Gain a thorough skill set for job readiness. Gain exposure to a large industry network. Be job ready in under 12 months.

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What You'll Learn

The Event Manager program is an absorbing and immersive journey into the global world of events and the role of the event management professional.

Specialised online content is aligned with practical application and covers all aspects of event management; from concept development and planning, right through to the implementation and production of a wide range of events.

Using real event scenarios you will explore the following units and subjects:

See Event Manager Units of Competency here →

The Major Project is the centre-piece of the program. Being guided by our experienced event educators you will create your own event concept and industry-standard production plan. The Major Project is an impressive addition to your employment toolkit and a great way to show employers your knowledge and skill level.

In addition to our event focussed online content we will assist you in finding meaningful work experience roles via our Industry Engagement Program.* You will be offered many ‘real-world’ event opportunities where you will gain exposure to valuable professional networks to help build your employment pathway. Participation in IEP is highly recommended but not mandatory for course completion.

* Our IEP program has been effected by COVID-19. Please see our response here →

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Career Outcomes

By the time you graduate from the Event Manager program you will:

  • be well connected to the events industry 
  • be awarded a nationally recognised qualification
  • have developed the skills and knowledge to confidently enter an event role
  • have built an impressive resume including your Major Project and proof of your industry experience 
  • be job-ready and able to apply for a dedicated event role in such diverse fields as: music, arts and community festivals / sporting events / venues / meetings and conferences / weddings / trade shows and exhibitions / government / not-for-profit

See more about the exciting event sectors you could be working in →

WHY EVENT MANAGER?
The Event Manager – Diploma program is our premier course. 

It’s in-depth, it’s thorough and it’s for those who are serious about a career in the exciting events industry. Completion of Event Manager will give you the best shot at landing your dream event management role.

Course highlights available to Event Manager students only: 

  • Experience a highly supportive and personalised study environment
  • Fantastic work experience on great events via our Industry Engagement Program
  • Gain access to over 900 industry connections ensuring high exposure to the right people
  • Join our proactive employment program via Event Jobs Online, our exclusive in-house recruitment agency
  • Gain first-hand experience from industry professional educators

See more about building your events career with College of Event Management →

Entry Requirements
  • Over 18 years of age
  • Attend a phone interview
  • Possess a strong command of English (verbal and written)
  • No previous course completion or experience in events required

IT REQUIREMENTS

  • Access to a computer and reliable internet connection
  • Latest version of Firefox or Chrome and Abode Flash player
  • Webcam and microphone
  • Each student will receive Microsoft 365 (included in your course fees)
Course Fees
View Event Manager course fees in the Course Guide

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Gain a thorough
skill-set for
direct employment

Learn from
industry
professionals

Hands-on
experience working
on real events

Access to
extensive industry
connections

MEET OUR EVENT EDUCATORS

Boris Kelly

Managing Director

Lynleigh McPherson

Learning Facilitator

Jade Whiteley

Learning Facilitator

S-J Rice

Learning Facilitator

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