SIT50322 Diploma of Event Management

VU course code: SIT50322 | Level of study: TAFE
1 year full time
Face to Face with eLearning
Footscray Nicholson
15 July 2024
15 July 2024


Learn how to coordinate and manage effective, safe and engaging events across a range of industries, with a Diploma of Event Management SIT50322 at Victoria University.

You will develop fundamental planning, communication and organisational skills, and acquire a detailed understanding of the event management process. On completion, you will have the confidence to manage a variety of events for different clients from conception through to operation.

You’ll gain both a theoretical and practical understanding of events, and develop skills in:

  • event staging
  • financing and budgeting
  • people management
  • on-site event operations
  • project management
  • regulatory requirements
  • hazard and safety management
  • sponsorship management
  • food and beverage service.
NRT logoThis course is nationally recognised training.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your education, work experience, current skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a different course. We call this a ‘pathway’.

You may also be eligible for ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’, which lets you finish your course more quickly when you have gained some of the skills required from past study or work experience.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course structure

To be awarded the SIT50322 Diploma of Event Management, 20 units must be completed comprising:

  • 3 core units, and;
  • 7 elective units, of which:

- 4 units must be from Group A

- 3 units must be from Group A, Group B or elsewhere in the SIT Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

Fees & scholarships

TAFE fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer.




On completion, you can choose to pathway into further study or apply for roles such as:

  • 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.


VU stories

Brooke Doughty.
A head-start in event management
Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management)
"I believe VU leads the way in hospitality, event and tourism management. What makes VU stand out for me is the industry work experience. VU students study the theory and then have the opportunity to work in the industry."
Brooke's story