SIT30516 Certificate III in Events

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Course description

Do you love the energy and excitement of special events like concerts, conferences, and sports matches? A Certificate III in Events SIT30516 is your entry-level essential to working with event and exhibition management companies. The course will introduce you to the events industry and will teach you how to plan in-house events and functions; process and monitor event registrations using a computerised reservation system; and work with a diverse team of colleagues. Enquire now for a full list of units and funding eligibility.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

18 months

Online or Distance

On-campus

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Active Listening

Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

Communications and Media

Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

Critical Thinking

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different solutions for a problem.

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Events Assistant$865 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Event Planner$1,250 weekly pay
Event Manager$1,250 weekly pay
Event Planner$1,250 weekly pay
Event Manager$1,250 weekly pay
Event Planner$1,250 weekly pay

Subjects

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

BSBWOR203
Work effectively with others

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work cooperatively with others and deal effectively with issues, problems and conflict. It applies to individuals who perform a range of routine tasks using a limited range of practical skills, and a fundamental knowledge of teamwork in a defined context under direct supervision or with limited individual responsibility.

SITEEVT001
Source and use information on the events industry

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to access and interpret current and emerging information on the events industry to enhance the quality of event coordination. This includes industry structure, technology, laws and ethical issues specifically relevant to event coordination.

SITEEVT002
Process and monitor event registrations

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to process attendee registrations for events, and administer them through to finalisation. It requires the ability to record customer information, monitor attendance numbers, generate sales and operational reports, and issue customer documents for event attendance.

SITXCCS006
Provide service to customers

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with and provide quality service to both internal and external customers. It requires the ability to establish rapport with customers, determine and address customer needs and expectations, and respond to complaints.

SITXCOM002
Show social and cultural sensitivity

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to be socially aware when serving customers and working with colleagues. It requires the ability to communicate with people from a range of social and cultural groups with respect and sensitivity, and to address cross-cultural misunderstandings should they arise. The unit applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors.

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Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the SIT30516 Certificate III in Events. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the SIT30516 Certificate III in Events such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Training


This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

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These course providers offer the SIT30516 Certificate III in Events:

Australian College
Online
TAFE Queensland
Online / On Campus