About this course

Entry Requirements

    • USI (Unique Student Identifier) Number
    • Mature age entry (18+)
    • Initial skills assessment
    • Valid and current email address
    • National Police Check (Fee applies)**
    ** For Traineeship / Apprenticeship programs, employer(s) are responsible for all relevant police checks.


Overview: This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a broad range of event management skills, including significant communication, planning and organizational skills. This is underpinned by a detailed knowledge of the event management process. Event organization and management takes place across the full spectrum of business and community activity. Work would be undertaken in both an office environment where event planning and organization takes place, and at an event site. You may proceed to SIT40116 Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism or to Certificate IV qualifications in any service industry areas. “This qualification can be completed as traineeship in some States / Territories”
Learning Outcomes:
  • Assist in organizing Events and Exhibitions
  • Provide quality customer services
  • Knowledge on staging support, on-site event registration etc.
    For a detailed outline on the learning outcomes of this qualification, please visit www.training.gov.au
Learner Commitment: In order to undertake this qualification, the learner commitment is expected to be at a minimum of 35-45 hours a week. This includes:
  • Face to Face Classroom
  • Homework and Self-study
  • Work Placement hours
  • Assignment activities
  • Assessment time
*The above mentioned hours may vary based on the learner’s recognition of prior learning and competencies

Possible Job Outcomes: Learners who have successfully completed the course are expected to find employment in the following positions:
  • Venue Coordinator
  • Conference Coordinator
  • Exhibition Coordinator
  • Event Coordinator
  • Functions Coordinator
Work Placement: 80 hours minimum work placement within an Events industry is compulsory for this qualification. Work Placement Insurance will be provided by REACH for Training. This qualification may be delivered as a traineeship program.

*Please Note: The elective units selected are relevant to local industry requirements, the work outcome and the qualification level. The electives listed below are REACH for Training preferred electives

Core Units

Unit code
(Core - all units required)

Competency Name


Work effectively with others


Source and use information on the events industry


Process and monitor event registrations


Provide service to customers


Show social and cultural sensitivity


Participate in safe work practices

Elective Units

Elective Units
(Elective - optional units)

Competency Name


Coordinate on-site event registrations


Provide event staging support


Book supplier products and services


Use social media in a business


Create electronic presentations


Design and produce business documents


Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

Career Pathway