Certificate III in Events - SIT30516


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

This qualification is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. It 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. 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.


  • 13 units: 6 core
  • 7 elective


  • 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

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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