Advanced Diploma of Event Management

SIT60216

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $17000

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Average Course Duration: 18 Months

18 Months is the average course duration entered on My Skills by 3 training provider(s).

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals operating at a senior level who use a wide range of specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of event management processes to conceive, plan and stage events. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business and event management decisions.

Events are diverse in nature and this qualification provides a pathway to work for event or exhibition organisations operating in a range of industries, including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural, and community sectors.

The diversity of employers includes event or exhibition management companies, event venues, or organisations that organise 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.

Possible job titles include:

  • conference manager
  • event director
  • event producer
  • event or exhibition manager
  • functions manager
  • in-house meetings manager
  • meetings manager
  • project manager
  • venue manager.
  • No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Management and Commerce field who were satisfied with the training (Advanced Diploma).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Management and Commerce field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Advanced Diploma).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Management and Commerce field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Advanced Diploma).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Management and Commerce field (Advanced Diploma) are most often employed as:

    Professionals

    25.6%

    Professionals
    Managers

    25.3%

    Managers
    Clerical and Administrative Workers

    18.5%

    Clerical and Administrative Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Management and Commerce field (Advanced Diploma) are most often employed in:

    Financial and insurance services

    15%

    Financial and insurance services
    Education and training

    13.8%

    Education and training
    Health care and social assistance

    12.6%

    Health care and social assistance

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     


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    Subsidised Training

    The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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    VET Student Loans

    This course is eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The maximum amount that can be loaned for this course is $5,171.

    The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.



    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Career Pathway

    Advanced Diploma of Event Management is in the Management and Commerce Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Tourism, Travel and Hospitality.


    Stream

    General Hospitality
    Cookery & Catering
    Asian Cookery
    Patisserie
    Accommodation
    Gaming
    Tour Guiding
    Tourism Operations
    Travel Bookings
    Holiday Parks & Resorts

    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship.


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