Event
Foundation

Event
Starter

Event
Manager

Event
Professional

Event
Manager

Diploma of Event Management SIT50316

12 months
January/May/September
$9250
Online
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Give yourself the best shot at landing your dream job in events with this in-depth course.

Learn all aspects of event management via practical and relevant content. Gain a thorough skill set for job readiness. Gain exposure to a large industry network. Be job ready in under 12 months.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

The Event Manager program is an absorbing and immersive journey into the global world of events and the role of the event management professional.

Specialised online content is aligned with human engagement and practical application and covers all aspects of event management; from concept development and planning, right through to the implementation and production of a wide range of events. 

Using real event scenarios you will explore the following units within the following subjects:

See Event Manager Units of Competency here →

See Event Manager Subject Descriptions here →

The Major Project is the centre-piece of the program. Being guided by our experienced event educators you will create your own event concept and industry-standard production plan. The Major Project is an impressive addition to your employment toolkit and a great way to show employers your knowledge and skill level.

In addition to our event focussed online content we will assist you in finding meaningful work experience roles via our Industry Engagement Program.* You will be offered many ‘real-world’ event opportunities where you will gain exposure to valuable professional networks to help build your employment pathway. Participation in IEP is highly recommended but not mandatory for course completion.

* Our IEP program has been effected by COVID-19. Please see our response here →

COURSE FEES

EVENT MANAGER FEES – $9,250

We offer a range of payment options to suit your needs.

1. MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN
No admin fees when you pay monthly in advance
$500 deposit* + 10 monthly payments

2. STUDY LOANS
Affordable student loans with flexible terms from 6 to 48 months.
Repayments can start at $50 per fortnight. Interest fees apply. Calculate your repayments here →

3. WEEKLY PAYMENT PLAN
Weekly instalments with direct debit partners Debit Success.
Deposit* $500 + 52 weekly payments. Third party fees apply. Find out more →

To speak to one of the CoEM Team about payment options, please call 02 9280 4912

CAREER OUTCOMES

By the time you graduate from the Event Manager program you will:

  • be well connected to the events industry 
  • be awarded a nationally recognised qualification
  • have developed the skills and knowledge to confidently enter an event role
  • have built an impressive resume including your Major Project and proof of your industry experience 
  • be job-ready and able to apply for a dedicated event role in such diverse fields as: music, arts and community festivals / sporting events / venues / meetings and conferences / weddings / trade shows and exhibitions / government / not-for-profit

See more about various event sectors here →

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Over 18 years of age
  • Attend a phone interview
  • Possess a strong command of English (verbal and written)
  • No previous course completion or experience in events required

IT REQUIREMENTS

  • Access to a computer and reliable internet connection
  • Latest version of Firefox or Chrome and Abode Flash player
  • Webcam and microphone
  • Each student will receive Microsoft 365 (included in your course
    fees)

Gain a thorough
skill-set for
direct employment

Learn from
industry
professionals

Hands-on
experience working
on real events

Access to
extensive industry
connections

MEET OUR EVENT EDUCATORS

Boris Kelly

Managing Director

Lynleigh McPherson

Learning Facilitator

Jade Whiteley

Learning Facilitator

S-J Rice

Learning Facilitator