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. The qualification has particular relevance in community, cultural, hospitality, sporting and tourism sectors. Work would be undertaken in both an office environment where event planning and organization takes place, and at an event site. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialized, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate the work of self or team.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Select event venues and sites
  • Plan and manage meetings
  • Evaluate and address event regulatory requirements
  • Manage event staging
  • Manage finances within a budget
  • Lead and manage people
    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: 180 hours minimum work placement within an Event and Entertainment 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


Source and use information on the events industry


Coordinate on-site event registrations


Manage event staging components


Manage on-site event operations


Enhance customer service experiences


Manage finances within a budget


Lead and manage people


Monitor work operations


Establish and conduct business relationships


Manage projects


Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

Elective Units

Elective Units
(Elective - optional units)

Competency Name


Process and monitor event registrations


Plan in-house events or functions


Develop conference programs


Select event venues and sites


Make a presentation


Establish networks


Manage risk


Manage conflict


Coordinate production of brochures and marketing materials

Career Pathway