TAFE NSW

Certificate III in Events - SIT30516

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a range of well-developed events administration or operational skills and knowledge to complete event-related work activities. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence under the guidance of more senior event personnel, using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.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 assistantevent or exhibition administrative assistantevent or exhibition assistantevent or exhibition operations assistantfunctions assistantin-house meetings assistantjunior event or exhibition coordinatorlogistics assistantmeetings assistantvenue assistant.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Structure

  • 13 units: 6 core
  • 7 elective

Subjects

  • Use a computerised reservations or operations system
  • Process reservations
  • Provide event staging support
  • Coordinate props
  • Develop basic audio skills and knowledge
  • Maintain physical production elements
  • Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
  • Install staging elements
  • Address protocol requirements
  • Develop basic vision system skills
  • Provide service to customers
  • Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour
  • Work effectively with others
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Participate in safe work practices
  • Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge
  • Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • Operate online information systems
  • Create electronic presentations
  • Install and dismantle exhibition elements
  • Operate basic lighting
  • Source and use information on the events industry
  • Create and use databases
  • Provide advice on international destinations
  • Sell tourism products and services
  • Coordinate on-site event registrations
  • Conduct online transactions
  • Provide advice on Australian destinations
  • Design and produce business documents
  • Maintain financial records
  • Develop basic staging skills
  • Access and interpret product information
  • Process travel-related documentation
  • Coach others in job skills
  • Use social media in a business
  • Book supplier products and services
  • Provide responsible service of alcohol
  • Process and monitor event registrations
  • Process financial transactions
  • Prepare quotations
  • Create and use spreadsheets
  • Develop basic skills in set construction
  • Process accounts payable and receivable

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Bankstown College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Blacktown College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Campbelltown College No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Grafton Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Hamilton Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Kurri Kurri Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Northern Beaches Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Orange College, March Street Campus No
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
OTEN (Open Training Education Network) No
Ourimbah Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 weeks
Ryde Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Part-time : 36 weeks
Sutherland College, Gymea Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Western Connect No
Wollongbar Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
Wollongong Campus No
  • Full-time : 18 weeks

Fee comments

Campuses: Grafton Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Black pants or knee length skirt - Closed in black leather shoes - Black button up business shirt - Stationery (notebooks, pens and a USB) - Students undertaking the elective SITHFAB002 Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol are required to pay an incidental charge of $87 for the RSA Interim Certificate. Students undertaking these units will be issued with the relevant Liquor and Gaming NSW resource prior to the course commencement. A short pre-course activity will also be provided for students undertaking the RSA SITHFAB002, to be completed prior to the course.

Campuses: Hamilton Campus, Kurri Kurri Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- A TAFE polo will be provided to students and students are expected to wear black trousers / knee length skirt with enclosed black shoes. - Costs such as excursions will be at students own expense where required.

Campuses: Orange College, March Street Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to pay for the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) licence competency card $87.00, if you already hold a competency card for RSA you do not need to pay this fee.

Campuses: OTEN (Open Training Education Network).

For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-informationPlease ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- If you wish to receive a RSA Competency Card (elective SITHFAB002), an additional fee of $87 is payable. This fee, charged by Liquor and Gaming NSW, is required before any certifcates can be issued.

Campuses: Ourimbah Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- A TAFE polo will be provided to students and students are expected to wear black trousers / knee length skirt with enclosed black shoes. - Costs such as excursions will be at students own expense where required.

Campuses: Sutherland College, Gymea Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources :- additional minimal transport costs to and from excursions or venues relating to your studies if applicable.

Campuses: Western Connect.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:There is an $87 competency card fee for Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA). If you already have a valid competency card you do not need to pay this fee.

Campuses: Wollongbar Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Each student is required to purchase a TAFE NSW Polo Shirt, Name Badge and Cap for $55.00Students undertaking elective SITHGAM001 Provide Responsible Conduct of Gambling are required to pay an incidental charge of $41 for the RCG Interim Certificate.Students undertaking the elective SITHFAB002 Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol are required to pay an incidental charge of $87 for the RSA Interim Certificate. Students undertaking these units will be issued with the relevant Liquor and Gaming NSW resource prior to the course commencement. A short pre-course activity will also be provided for students undertaking the RSA SITHFAB002, to be completed prior to the course.

Further information

Applicants must possess Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication, and numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. Students who do not possess these skills to the level required will be enrolled in additional subjects to build the required skills. Students entering as an apprentice or trainee must be employed in the relevant industry prior to enrolment.

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