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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.

Prepare for management roles where you’ll support individuals and teams to meet organisational goals. Learn how to plan, organise, implement and monitor your personal workload and the workload of others.

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 3 months. 

Study Mode

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

Areas Covered
  • Client and customer service 
  • Production management 
  • Exhibition and visitor programs 
  • Stage management 
  • Management and leadership 
  • Human resource management 
  • Finance
  • Event design and development 
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 
  • SITEEVT006 Develop conference programs 
  • BSBCMM401 Make a Presentation 
  • SITEEVT005 Plan in house events or functions 
  • SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget 
  • SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences 
  • SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations 
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 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
  • 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$5800
Per Term (5 payments)$1200
Monthly (15 payments)$400
Gold Coast
Full Course Fee$5000
Per Term (5 payments)$1000
Monthly (15 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

Successfully complete SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management and enjoy guaranteed entry and full credit transfer towards our SIT60216 Advanced Diploma of Event Management.

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)

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. "


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