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Certificate III in Events

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

Offer ends 31 October 2021

Enter the discount code: PTG35 when applying online.

Certificate III in Events

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

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. 

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 
  • Workplace effectiveness 
  • Work health and safety 
  • Communication and teamwork 
  • Event registrations 
Course Units
  • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
  • SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
  • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • SITEEVT003 Coordinate onsite event registrations
  • SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the event industry
  • SITEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations
  • SITTTSL006 Prepare quotations
  • SITTTSL007 Process reservations
  • SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • SITEEVT004 Provide event staging support
  • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITTTSL008 Book supplier products and services
Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities for graduates include:

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

Fran Cumming

Trainer and Assessor

Fran Cumming has been working as a trainer 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.

Monica Pasvolsky

Trainer and Assessor

Monica Pasvolsky is an enthusiastic and dedicated professional with 20 years of experience in the areas of travel and tourism and event management training and assessment. She specialises in delivering these courses in both the face-to-face and online learning modalities.

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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$2400
Per Term
Monthly (12 payments)$200
Fortnightly (24 payments)$100
Weekly (48 payments)$50
Full Course Fee$4600
Per Term (4 payments)$1200
Monthly (12 payments)$400
Gold Coast
Full Course Fee$4000
Per Term (4 payments)$1000
Monthly (12 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

Students completing the SIT30516 Certificate in Event Management with Pacific Training Group are eligible for the following credit transfers into the SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management:

  • SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the event industry (3 weeks)
  • SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers (2 weeks)
  • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices (5 weeks)
  • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks (5 weeks)

This will reduce the duration of the course SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management from 6 terms to 4.5 terms (15 weeks less).

Explore our other nationally recognised courses here:

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)

SIT60216 Advanced Diploma of Event Management


Prepare for senior hospitality position where you’ll be responsible for strategic business managemend and operational decisions. Develop specialised managerial skills and substantial industry knowledge.

You will learn:

  • Select event venues and sites
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Develop event concepts
  • Create event management plans
  • Regulations, policies and procedures

Standard Duration

1 year 9 months (7 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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