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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 can be completed on Campus in Sydney and the Gold Coast.

Areas Covered
  • Client and customer service 
  • Marketing and public relations 
  • Administration
  • Risk management 
  • Governance 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 
  • SITXMGT003 Manage Projects 
  • SITXEEVT007 Select event venues and sites 
  • SITEEVT0011 Research event trends and practice 
  • SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices 
  • SITEEVT012 Develop event 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 
  • SITXCOM005 Manage Conflict 
  • 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 marking strategies 
  • BSBADM502 Manage meetings
  • SITXFIN005 Manage physical assets 
  • BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan 
Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities for graduates include:

  • Conference centre manager 
  • Event manager 
  • Hotel manager 
  • Outdoor activities/education manager 
  • Public house manager 
  • Restaurant manager 
  • Charity fundraiser 
  • Museum/gallery exhibitions officer 
  • Public relations account executive 
  • Public relations officer 
  • Sales promotion account executive 
  • Talent agent 
  • Tourism officer 



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.



Louise McAlpine

Trainer and Assessor

Louise is a passionate trainer and assessor with extensive global experience in the tourism and hospitality industry along with a wealth of experience training international and domestic students in the areas of hospitality and events.

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Entry Requirements
  • Minimum 18 years, Australian Year 11 or equivalent, successful completion of PTG’s LLN test and IELTS 5.5 or equivalent (unless exempted for visa application with the Department of Home Affairs). 
  • Students must provide their own laptop. 
Price and Payment Options
Full Course Fee$8400
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 
  • 20% discount is 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) 

Explore our other Accredited Event Management Course here:

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

9 months (3 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 3 months (5 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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