What will I learn?

This qualification provides skills for individuals who wish to use sound knowledge of event management processes and a broad range of skills to coordinate event operations. When you study the Diploma you will learn how to operate independently and make operational event management decisions, venue selection, conference management, budgeting and team supervision.

Course Notes

International students may wish to undertake a package consisting of the Certificate III in Events (1 semester) and the Diploma of Event Management (3 semesters) for a total duration of 2 academic years (4 semesters). The cost of this package of courses is AUD $20,100. Students will receive a COE and a parchment for each of the courses within the package.

Employment Outcomes

The diversity of employers includes event or exhibition management companies, event venues, or organizations that organize their own events. Work could be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of events takes place, on-site at venues where events are staged or a combination of both. Job titles may include conference coordinator, event or exhibition coordinator, event or exhibition planner, event sales coordinator, function coordinator, in-house meetings coordinator, meetings coordinator, staging coordinator, venue coordinator.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Diploma of Event Management (SIT50316)

Events are diverse in nature and this qualification provides a pathway to work for event or exhibition organizations operating in a range of industries, including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural, and community sectors. Skills covered include registrations, staging, operations, customer service, finances and budgets, leadership and managing people, business relationships, projects and workplace safety. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 11 core units and 9 elective units.

Which department am I in?

Hospitality and Tourism



Study options

Full Time (52 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$13,400.00 (7,17,345) per year
Total course cost: AUD $13,670; Students will be required to purchase a name badge (AUD $10), unless already purchased for the previous course, and pay an extra AUD $260 (approximately) for excursions during the course. Details for these expenses will be provided closer to or on enrolment
Start date

February 2022


Regency Park Campus

137 Days Road,


South Australia,

5010, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

  • Academic IELTS score of 5.5 Overall with minimum of 5.0 in all bands or equivalent
  • Satisfactory completion of Year 12 or overseas equivalent.

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