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Certificate III in Events

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Certificate III in Events

The events industry is flourishing worldwide, from major sporting events, music festivals, to exclusive celebrations. These events need to be run by talented people who are energetic and passionate about all thing’s events!

This entry level Certificate III in Events course delivered is structured around the planning and staging of real-life events. Studying the Event Management courses will help you achieve the knowledge and skills you will need to succeed whether you wish to join a team or build your own business.

Gain skills that can be used anywhere

Learn in a style that suits you

Get the qualifications that employers want

There is a huge opportunity to build a career in this exciting industry with the right qualifications and networking skills. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a range of well-developed events administration or operational skills and knowledge to complete event-related work activities.

This course will get you started by developing the administrative and operational skills required to carry out core event-related work activities.


This course is designed to be completed within 1 year. 

Study Mode

This course is 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

SITXWHS005 Participate in safe work practices
SITXWHS006 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
SITEEVT020 Source and use information on the events industry
SITXCCS014 Provide service to customers
BSBTWK201 Work effectively with others
SITEEVT022 Provide event production support
SITXCOM007 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITEEVT021 Administer event registrations
SITXMPR010 Create a promotional display or stand
SITEEVT025 Select event venues and sites
SITEEVT023 Plan in-house events
SITXCOM009 Address protocol requirements
SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms

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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Deyaco Kamboozia

Trainer and Assessor

Deyaco is a goal-driven professional with an extensive background in Vocational and Higher Education, Organisational Development and Learning and Development. He has a proven ability to facilitate, design and deliver highly engaging learning programs.

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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 $1200
Per Term-
Monthly (12 payments)$280 $100
Fortnightly (24 payments)$140 $50
Weekly (48 payments)$70 $25

Additional fees:

  • Enrolment fee: $25 AUD paid at time of enrolment
  • Material fee: 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)

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