SIT30516 Certificate III in Events

National ID
SIT30516
WA Course Code
AZV9
CRICOS code
093635F
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Why choose this course?

Activate your career with this qualification. Learn the skills to assist in managing events, from the planning stage through to show day and the follow up required after the event.

During your studies, you will be introduced to industry standard technologies in events administration which will develop your creative skills in order to organise successful events such as music festivals, sport festivals, corporate events and hospitality functions. You will also gain the business knowledge to process and monitor event registrations, participate in safe work practices and provide a high quality service to customers whilst showing social and cultural sensitivity when planning events.

Event management can be diverse in nature and this course will give you a solid foundation, and the practical skills to organise a range of events, functions and exhibitions.

You can continue your studies by enrolling into SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it becomes available.

Career opportunities

  • Conference Assistant
  • Venue Assistant

  • An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.

  • Completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 10.

Please refer to the Non-Tuition Fees section of your Letter of Offer for any additional requirements where a cost may be incurred.

Your study options

Semester 2, 2023

Duration | 1 semester
When | Semester 2, 2023
Where | North Metropolitan TAFE (52786)
How | On campus, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $6,240
  • Resources fee: $500
  • Materials fee: $0

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

There is no work placement requirement for this course, however students are encouraged to seek volunteer opportunities to help develop their skills and knowledge.

Year 10/11/12
SIT30516 Certificate III in Events - AZV9
1 semester

To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 13 units. These 13 are comprised of 6 core units and 7 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry
  • SITEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations
  • SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
  • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
  • BSBTEC302 Design and produce spreadsheets
  • CUALGT201 Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge
  • CUASOU201 Develop basic audio skills and knowledge
  • SITEEVT004 Provide event staging support
  • SITTTSL008 Book supplier products and services
  • SITXMPR002 Create a promotional display or stand

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course is based on students gaining the ability to understand the events industry, its processes and understanding of client expectations.  Therefore assessments may use methods such as practical demonstration with direct observation, third party feedback from clients and third-party industry representatives when students participate in volunteer and work placement opportunities, in-class presentations and written tests or oral questioning.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines.  Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency.  Assessors use this matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to Blackboard, PowerPoint presentations, videos, industry journals, conference brochures, name badges, handouts, guest speakers, on-campus liveworks restaurant/cafe, computer and internet access.

Facilities and equipment may include access to operational documentation used to manage on-site event staging, briefing papers, event programs and schedules, information and sales kits, invoices and receipts, site maps, sponsor advertisements, operational and capacity information for venues and sites, current industry technology and software for processing event registrations, technical equipment such as audio visual, costumes, props, pyrotechnics, rigging, sets, sound and lighting special effects, stage design and construction, venue styling, fixtures and large equipment.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 1, 2024

Duration | 1 semester
When | Semester 1, 2024
Where | North Metropolitan TAFE (52786)
How | On campus, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $6,240
  • Resources fee: $500
  • Materials fee: $0

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

There is no work placement requirement for this course, however students are encouraged to seek volunteer opportunities to help develop their skills and knowledge.

Year 10/11/12
SIT30516 Certificate III in Events - AZV9
1 semester

To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 13 units. These 13 are comprised of 6 core units and 7 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry
  • SITEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations
  • SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
  • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
  • BSBTEC302 Design and produce spreadsheets
  • CUALGT201 Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge
  • CUASOU201 Develop basic audio skills and knowledge
  • SITEEVT004 Provide event staging support
  • SITTTSL008 Book supplier products and services
  • SITXMPR002 Create a promotional display or stand

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course is based on students gaining the ability to understand the events industry, its processes and understanding of client expectations.  Therefore assessments may use methods such as practical demonstration with direct observation, third party feedback from clients and third-party industry representatives when students participate in volunteer and work placement opportunities, in-class presentations and written tests or oral questioning.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines.  Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency.  Assessors use this matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to Blackboard, PowerPoint presentations, videos, industry journals, conference brochures, name badges, handouts, guest speakers, on-campus liveworks restaurant/cafe, computer and internet access.

Facilities and equipment may include access to operational documentation used to manage on-site event staging, briefing papers, event programs and schedules, information and sales kits, invoices and receipts, site maps, sponsor advertisements, operational and capacity information for venues and sites, current industry technology and software for processing event registrations, technical equipment such as audio visual, costumes, props, pyrotechnics, rigging, sets, sound and lighting special effects, stage design and construction, venue styling, fixtures and large equipment.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 2, 2024

Duration | 1 semester
When | Semester 2, 2024
Where | North Metropolitan TAFE (52786)
How | On campus, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $6,240
  • Resources fee: $500
  • Materials fee: $0

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

There is no work placement requirement for this course, however students are encouraged to seek volunteer opportunities to help develop their skills and knowledge.

Year 10/11/12
SIT30516 Certificate III in Events - AZV9
1 semester

To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 13 units. These 13 are comprised of 6 core units and 7 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry
  • SITEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations
  • SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
  • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
  • BSBTEC302 Design and produce spreadsheets
  • CUALGT201 Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge
  • CUASOU201 Develop basic audio skills and knowledge
  • SITEEVT004 Provide event staging support
  • SITTTSL008 Book supplier products and services
  • SITXMPR002 Create a promotional display or stand

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course is based on students gaining the ability to understand the events industry, its processes and understanding of client expectations.  Therefore assessments may use methods such as practical demonstration with direct observation, third party feedback from clients and third-party industry representatives when students participate in volunteer and work placement opportunities, in-class presentations and written tests or oral questioning.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines.  Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency.  Assessors use this matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to Blackboard, PowerPoint presentations, videos, industry journals, conference brochures, name badges, handouts, guest speakers, on-campus liveworks restaurant/cafe, computer and internet access.

Facilities and equipment may include access to operational documentation used to manage on-site event staging, briefing papers, event programs and schedules, information and sales kits, invoices and receipts, site maps, sponsor advertisements, operational and capacity information for venues and sites, current industry technology and software for processing event registrations, technical equipment such as audio visual, costumes, props, pyrotechnics, rigging, sets, sound and lighting special effects, stage design and construction, venue styling, fixtures and large equipment.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

Semester 1, 2025

Duration | 1 semester
When | Semester 1, 2025
Where | North Metropolitan TAFE (52786)
How | On campus, to a minimum of 20 contact hours per week
Fees (total indicative for course)
  • Tuition fee: $6,240
  • Resources fee: $500
  • Materials fee: $0

Tuition fees are reviewed annually. If tuition fees are increased, you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced. You will be provided with an indicative schedule of fees in your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees are for consumables you use in your course e.g. paint, internet etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment. If your course goes longer than one semester, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your course. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees are for items that remain your property after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc. You pay this fee to your college at enrolment.

Work placement

There is no work placement requirement for this course, however students are encouraged to seek volunteer opportunities to help develop their skills and knowledge.

Year 10/11/12
SIT30516 Certificate III in Events - AZV9
1 semester

To achieve this qualification, students must demonstrate competency in 13 units. These 13 are comprised of 6 core units and 7 elective units. Elective units listed below have been selected in consultation with industry.

Core units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry
  • SITEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations
  • SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
  • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
Elective units
    National ID
    Unit title
  • BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents
  • BSBTEC302 Design and produce spreadsheets
  • CUALGT201 Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge
  • CUASOU201 Develop basic audio skills and knowledge
  • SITEEVT004 Provide event staging support
  • SITTTSL008 Book supplier products and services
  • SITXMPR002 Create a promotional display or stand

Assessment methods

The methods of assessment used in this course is based on students gaining the ability to understand the events industry, its processes and understanding of client expectations.  Therefore assessments may use methods such as practical demonstration with direct observation, third party feedback from clients and third-party industry representatives when students participate in volunteer and work placement opportunities, in-class presentations and written tests or oral questioning.

These assessment strategies and evidence gathering are in accordance with the relevant training package or accreditation guidelines.  Detailed Information is available in the assessment matrix, learning plans and assessment tools for each of the units of competency.  Assessors use this matrix to ensure assessments, are undertaken across the duration of the course, rather than clustered together at particular times.

Learning resources, facilities and equipment

The following learning resources, facilities and equipment are available at each campus so that you can achieve the skill and knowledge requirements of this course.

Learning resources may include access to Blackboard, PowerPoint presentations, videos, industry journals, conference brochures, name badges, handouts, guest speakers, on-campus liveworks restaurant/cafe, computer and internet access.

Facilities and equipment may include access to operational documentation used to manage on-site event staging, briefing papers, event programs and schedules, information and sales kits, invoices and receipts, site maps, sponsor advertisements, operational and capacity information for venues and sites, current industry technology and software for processing event registrations, technical equipment such as audio visual, costumes, props, pyrotechnics, rigging, sets, sound and lighting special effects, stage design and construction, venue styling, fixtures and large equipment.

Key dates

Semester and holiday dates are included in your Letter of Offer. View upcoming semester start and end dates.

There may be further semester intakes available for enrolment. You can view any further intakes when you submit your online application(opens in a new tab).

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Last updated on December 1, 2022