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If you're keen to make a career out of organising fabulous festivals; live music events; or coordinating corporate or community fundraising events, then this is the qualification for you! Providing a broad range of event management skills including communication, planning, and organisational skills, our highly experienced teachers, and hands-on work experience opportunities will see you graduate job-ready for positions such as event coordinators, venue coordinators and conference coordinators! Course details

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$5000 VET Student Loan available

LOCATION/S

Bundamba, Toowoomba

Key dates and info

DURATION

Full time: 1 year / up to 5 days per week

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $13,255
  • Subsidised $10,765
  • Concession $10,018

Student Loan Available

1300 914 754

No matter your question,
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How to enrol

Why TAFE Queensland South West

TAFE Queensland South West empowers individuals, industry, and communities to achieve their career and business goals. Our flexible and tailored training, covering more than 30 unique industries, is delivered onsite, online, in the workplace, and at our twelve regional campuses, allowing industry and students to balance their professional, personal and learning objectives.

Unique Student Identifier (USI) - Student Information

From 1 January 2015 if you are undertaking a nationally recognised program at TAFE Queensland you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Learn all about the USI and how to get your USI for your study.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Bundamba 29 Jan 2018 Full time / up to 5 days per week Classroom
Toowoomba 29 Jan 2018 Full time / up to 5 days per week Classroom

Entry requirements

While there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, it is recommended that you have sound literacy skills. Whilst you will undertake practical training in a student training environment, your training will also involve a range of reading comprehension activities, essay writing, and research. At a Diploma level, your written communication needs to be of a professional standard in presentation, structure, grammar, spelling and punctuation.

You will also require sound numeracy skills, enabling you to perform calculations and to learn to manage time effectively.

Location/s

Bundamba
Cnr Mary and Byrne Streets
Bundamba QLD 4304

Toowoomba
100 Bridge Street
Toowoomba QLD 4350

Resources required

You will require access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online systems, 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 a number of TAFE Queensland locations.

You will also require a valid and appropriate email address, personal stationery (pens and paper), closed-in black shoes (leather), and an industry standard uniform (black pants, and a black collared shirt with logo).

Timetable

You will generally be required to attend 3 to 5 days per week over a duration of 1 year.

As a guide, classes are generally held as follows:

  • Bundamba - Mondays 10am-5pm, Tuesdays 9am-3.30pm, Thursdays 9am-3pm
  • Toowoomba - Mondays 10am-5pm, Wednesday 9am-3pm. Thursday 9am to 4pm

Some attendance may be required outside the standard timetabled hours due to the scheduling of various events, and may include breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Weekend events may also be scheduled.

In addition to time spent in class, you will be required to commit to self-directed study outside of class to complete assessment. The time you will be required to commit may vary based on your existing skills and knowledge.

Please note that timetables are provided as a guide and are subject to change.

Relevant documents:

Important Information

You may be required to undertake work experience at both on-site and off-site events, organised by your trainer.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete 20 units in total, including 9 core units and 11 elective units.

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SITXMPR004 Coordinate marketing activities Elective
SITEEVT007 Select event venues and sites Elective
BSBADM502 Manage meetings Elective
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships Core
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget Core
SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks Core
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements Elective
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol Elective
SITHFAB016 Provide advice on food Elective
Introduction Cluster
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry Core
SITTTSL006 Prepare quotations Elective
Leadership Cluster
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations Core
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people Core
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences Core
Project Cluster
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SITEEVT008 Manage event staging components Core
SITEEVT010 Manage on-site event operations Core
SITXMGT003 Manage projects Core
Registration Cluster
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
SITTTSL010 Use a computerised reservations or operations system Elective
SITEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations Elective
SITEEVT003 Coordinate on-site event registrations Core

Disclaimer

The elective units available may vary between locations, delivery modes and intakes.

If you have completed SIT30516 Certificate III in Events or SIT30616 Certificate III in Hospitality with TAFE Queensland, you will be eligible for credit for a number of units within the Diploma of Event Management, and the price for your enrolment into the Diploma of Event Management will be reduced.

TAFE Queensland has a range of payment options to help you make great happen. If you are unsure of what's right for you, or just want someone to talk it over with, call us on 1300 914 754. We're here to help.

Learn more about your payment options.

$13,255

FULL FEE

Student Loan Available

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$10,765

SUBSIDISED

Student Loan Available

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$10,018

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

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

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:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), 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, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, 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.

Note: If you are accessing a VET Student Loan, and there is a difference between the loan cap amount and the total cost of your course (for example your loan cap amount is $10,000 and your course costs $11,000 - there is a $1,000 difference), you are required to pay the difference.

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

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

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:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), 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.

 

Higher Level Skills Subsidy

The Higher Level Skills Subsidy offsets the cost of an eligible Certificate IV or higher course.

You're eligible for the Higher Level Skills Subsidy if you:

  • are 15 years or older and no longer in school
  • live in Queensland full time
  • are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits
  • don't currently have (or are enrolled in) a certificate IV or higher level qualification.
  • Other restrictions or eligibility criteria may apply

Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, 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.

Note: If you are accessing a VET Student Loan, and there is a difference between the loan cap amount and the total cost of your course (for example your loan cap amount is $10,000 and your course costs $11,000 - there is a $1,000 difference), you are required to pay the difference.

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.

VET Student Loans

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Prior to applying for a VET Student Loan, please ensure that you have read and understood the VET Student Loans Pre-Enrolment Information

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:

You must demonstrate academic suitability by:

  • providing a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
  • providing evidence of successful completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English), 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, or you are not eligible for VET Student Loan, 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.

Note: If you are accessing a VET Student Loan, and there is a difference between the loan cap amount and the total cost of your course (for example your loan cap amount is $10,000 and your course costs $11,000 - there is a $1,000 difference), you are required to pay the difference.

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Additional costs

Additional costs you may incur to undertake this course include:

  • event student uniform (shirt with logo)
  • site and industry tours/excursions (approximately 2-3 per semester)
  • recommended text books related to the Events Industry

Further detail on all items noted above will be provided by the teaching team and discussed during orientation.

Outcome

SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management

Job prospects

  • Conference Coordinator
  • Event or Exhibition Planner
  • Function Coordinator
  • Meetings Coordinator
  • Venue Coordinator
  • Event or Exhibition Coordinator
  • Event Sales Coordinator
  • In-house Meetings Coordinator
  • Staging 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:

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • checked your rights and responsibilities as a student, as detailed in the student handbook and refund policy
  • Read the Pre-enrolment Informatiom
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to Customer Service TAFE Queensland

All done? Then you're ready to enrol.

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:
tafesouthwest.edu.au/study-with-us/enrolment-fees/enrol



Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace and/or previous learning means less study time for you and getting qualified a whole lot sooner.

More about RPL

More info:
tafesouthwest.edu.au/study-with-us/career-changers-jobseeker/recognition-prior-learning/

Orientation

Bundamba - Monday 29th January 2018 from 10am in the Miners Right Restaurant (D Block, Level 2 - D2.16)

Toowoomba - Monday 29th January 2018 from 10am in Future's Training Restaurant (A Block, Level 1 - A1.10)

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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 26 September 2017

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1300 914 754

Industry endorsed

University Pathways

Payment options

Student satisfaction

$5000 VET Student Loan available