What will I learn?

Take your passion for event planning to the next level! This advanced-level course provides you with the knowledge and organisational skills to coordinate events or conferences and ascend to roles such as event manager and venue manager.

Event management opens doors to a range of exciting industries including tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural, and community sectors. Gain the confidence to work independently and make a range of strategic business and event management decisions in any of these diverse industries.

Course Subject:

Core: complete all 11 subjects

  • SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry
  • SITEEVT003 Coordinate on-site event registrations
  • SITEEVT008 Manage event staging components
  • SITEEVT010 Manage on-site event operations
  • SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experience
  • SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
  • SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
  • SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
  • SITXMGT003 Manage projects
  • SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

Electives: complete all 9 subjects

  • SITXMPR008 Prepare and present proposals
  • SITXMPR006 Obtain and manage sponsorship
  • SITEEVT014 Develop and implement event management plans
  • SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
  • SITEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations
  • SITTTSL006 Prepare quotations
  • SITTTSL008 Book supplier products and services
  • SITTTSL010 Use a computerised reservations or operations system
  • SITXEBS002 Develop, implement and monitor the use of social media in a business

Job outcome:

Conference coordinator, event coordinator, event planner, event sales coordinator, exhibitions coordinator, in-house meetings coordinator, meetings coordinator, venue coordinator.

Pathway to Further Study:

  • Diploma of Event Management | SIT50316 = 24 credit points (1 year) towards UC's Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management (MGB401.1)



Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (6 months)

Tuition fees
A$13,700.00 (7,33,405) per year
Course fee: AUD $6,850 per semester
Start date

Expected July 2022


Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

CIT Reid Campus,

37 Constitution Avenue,


Australian Capital Territory,

2601, CANBERRA, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Academic requirements

  • Year 10 Certificate or equivalent
  • Students over the age of 20 may be eligible for adult entry

English requirements

  • IELTS 5.5 (no band score less than 5.0)
  • TOEFL iBT - 46
  • PTE Academic - 42 (minimum of 36 in each band)
  • Cambridge English test (C1 Advanced and B2 First) - 162
  • Successful completion of CIT's English for Study and Life (Upper Intermediate)

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.