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Certificate III in Events

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Certificate III in Events

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

If you want to build the skills that can help you bring events to life, look no further than the Certificate III in Events from Pacific Training Group. With online and on-campus (CRICOS) options available, we give you access to a world-class education in a style that suits you.

Cert III in Event Management: Study Online or In-Person

Get started with a Certificate 3 in Event Management online and develop your skills in client management, customer service, WH&S, event registrations, and more.

Explore our study options below:

  • You can complete this Certificate 100% online from anywhere in Australia, as well as overseas.
  • If you are an international student and you prefer in-person learning, a blended option is also available for CRICOS students. Complete classes online and study at our modern campuses on the Gold Coast or in Sydney for the best of both worlds. This option is available for international students only.

Gain skills that can be used anywhere

Learn in a style that suits you

Get the qualifications that employers want

Nationally Recognised in Australia: Start Your Cert III in Event Management Today

No matter how you choose to study, all Cert III students will receive the same Nationally Recognised Australian qualification upon successful completion of your course. To get started, download a brochure or apply to enrol in a Certificate III in Events online.


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

Frank Guarnaccia

Trainer and Assessor

Frank is a passionate, high-energy individual with over 30 years of experience in various industries. He has a diverse skill set that allows him to successfully educate students and to help them succeed! He has experience in a variety of roles including Customer Service, Management, Hospitality, Human Resources and Learning & Development.

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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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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$3360
Per Term-
Monthly (12 payments)$280
Fortnightly (24 payments)$140
Weekly (48 payments)$70
Full Course Fee$5600
Per Term (4 payments)$1400
Monthly (10 payments)$560
Weekly -
Gold Coast
Full Course Fee$5600
Per Term (4 payments)$1400
Monthly (10 payments)$560

Additional fees:

  • Enrolment fee: $100 AUD (Normally $200) paid at time of enrolment (On-Campus) and $25 AUD (Online)
  • Material fee: Material Fees are currently waived. (Normally $100 AUD paid at time of commencement) (On-Campus) and No material fee for online courses
  • Discounts are available for upfront payments
  • On-Campus payment plans include a 12.5% discount.
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)

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