Diploma of Event Management

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This qualification is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals who use sound knowledge of event management processes and a broad range of skills to coordinate event operations. It 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.

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must completed a training program such as a Certificate III level qualification in related fields; or recognition of prior learning; or relevant employment experience in related fields.


20 units: 11 core; 9 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: 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; plus more. Elective: Coordinate the installation and dismantling of exhibitions; Compile production schedules; Organise and facilitate rehearsals; Incorporate creative and technical needs into management processes; plus more.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

Related Careers:

Events Coordinator,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Palmerston No info No Full time 1.5 years
Palmerston No info No Part time 2 years
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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