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Advanced Diploma of Event Management

Save 35% off your online course when you pay in full!

Offer ends 31 October 2021

Enter the discount code: PTG35 when applying online.

Advanced Diploma of Event Management

An executive-level course for the business leaders of tomorrow.

Learn how to plan and implement a range of leadership and management functions. Graduate with specialised management skills and substantial industry knowledge.

Gain skills that can be used anywhere

Learn in a style that suits you

Get the qualifications that employers want


This course is designed to be completed within 1 year and 9 months. 

Study Mode

This course is delivered in a blended mode consisting of Online and on Campus study in Sydney or the Gold Coast.

This course is also available to be completed 100% online.

Areas Covered
  • Client and customer service
  • Marketing and public relations
  • Budget Management
  • Risk management
  • Regulatory and legal compliance
  • Sustainability
Course Units
  • SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
  • BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
  • SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
  • SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
  • SITEEVT010 Manage onsite event operations
  • SITEEVT008 Manage event staging components
  • SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
  • SITXEEVT007 Select event venues and sites
  • SITEEVT011 Research event trends and practice
  • SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
  • SITEEVT012 Develop events concepts
  • SITEEVT013 Determine event feasibility
  • SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
  • SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
  • BSBRSK501 Manage risk
  • SITEEVT005 Plan in house events or functions
  • BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
  • SITEEVT006 Develop conference programs
  • SITEEVT014 Develop and implement event management plans
  • SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies
  • BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
  • SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
  • SITXFIN003Manage finances within a budget
Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities for graduates include:

  • Conference Manager
  • Event Director
  • Event Producer
  • Event or Exhibition Manager
  • Functions Manager
  • In-House Meetings Manager
  • Meetings Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Venue Manager



Fran Cumming

Trainer and Assessor

Fran Cumming has been in thew teaching and training industry for over 12 years. She has qualifications in Tourism, Events, and Education. Fran enjoys traveling and organising musical events that allow her to show students how rewarding those activities are.

Donna Little

Trainer and Assessor

Donna has over 20 years’ experience in Event and Stakeholder Management and she has planned, executed and project managed both small and large-scale events across multiple geographic locations.

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Entry Requirements

To ensure that you have every opportunity to succeed in your studies, we need to make sure that your knowledge and skills are right for your chosen qualification. So when you apply for our courses, we will ask for evidence that shows you meet the following requirements:

  • Age: 18 years or above
  • Education: Completion of at least 11 years of formal schooling
  • English: An upper-intermediate level of English or higher
  • Equipment: Laptop computer and access to internet connection to study in class and/or online.
  • Course-Specific Entry Requirement: N/A

Students studying fully online: To meet the above requirements please provide a passport or other valid identify documentation when applying to study with Pacific Training Group. You will also be required to undertake an LLN questionnaire after we have received your application. Once enrolment is confirmed, you will need to use your laptop and internet to undertake your course.

Students studying on a student visa: To meet the above requirements please provide a passport, certificate of your highest level of study, and any English test that you have undertaken when applying to study with us. If you are unsure of what you need to provide please click the link below or contact us; we will also contact you if further information is required. Once enrolment is confirmed, you will need to use your laptop and internet to undertake your course.

Click here for more details on meeting PTG’s entry requirements.

English Language Pathway

If you don’t yet meet our English Entry requirements, we can help get you there. We’ve partnered with Sunshine Coast International College (SCIC) to offer non-English speaking students the chance to work on their English language skills either on-campus in Australia or online from anywhere in the world before progressing through to any of our vocational online or blended courses. You can learn more about our English Pathways Program

Price and Payment Options
Full Course Fee$4200
Per Term
Monthly (21 payments)$200
Fortnightly (42 payments)$100
Weekly (84 payments)$50
Full Course Fee$8200
Per Term (7 payments)$1200
Monthly (21 payments)$400
Gold Coast
Full Course Fee$7000
Per Term (7 payments)$1000
Monthly (21 payments)$333

Additional fees:

  • Enrolment fee: $200 AUD paid at time of enrolment (Campus), $50 AUD (Online)
  • Material fee: $100 AUD paid at time of commencement (Campus)
  • No material fee for online courses
  • Discounts are available for upfront payments
Further Study

Upgrade your qualification to SIT60216 Advanced Diploma of Event Management in just one year.

Alternatively, you’ll be eligible for entry* and one year’s credit towards the following degrees at Southern Cross University.

  • Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management (3007130) 
  • Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management (3004145) 
  • Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management (3007314) 

*Students must be proficient in English and be guided by SCU’s academic selection ranks. Click here for more information.

Pacific Training Group graduates will be eligible for direct entry, credits for up to 1 year and have access to scholarships of up to 20% to the following degrees with Ducere Business School:

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SIT30516 Certificate III in Events

Get started by developing the administrative and operational skills required to carry out core event-related work activities.

You will learn:

  • Process reservations
  • Book suppliers and services
  • Provide Service to Customers
  • Safe work practices
  • Prepare quotations

Standard Duration

1 year (4 terms of 10 weeks plus term breaks)

SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management

Learn how to coordinate event operations. Gain a broad range of event-related skills and a sound knowledge of event management processes.

You will learn:

  • Lead and manage people
  • Manage onsite event operations
  • Plan in house events or functions
  • Prepare and monitor budgets
  • Write complex documents

Standard Duration

1 year 6 months (6 terms of 10 weeks plus term breaks)

What our students say

“Approachable staff and trainers, excellent location, and world-class curriculum!”


Event Management Student

“Pacific Training Group is just fantastic as I love networking and this gives me the opportunity to meet important people in the industry which is definitely one of the most important things in our current job market.”


Hospitality Management Student

"I was attending Zoom seminar session on Tuesday with Leanne Wiseman which was brilliantly done."


Hospitality Management Student

"The Leadership and Management course subjects have taught me valuable skills and techniques that I have already implemented in my workplace, so I know the knowledge is very useful. "


Leadership and Management Student

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