William Angliss Institute VIC

Advanced Diploma of Event Management - SIT60216

William Angliss Institute VIC

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 01505M

This qualification reflects the role of individuals operating at a senior level who use a wide range of specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of event management processes to conceive, plan and stage events. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business and event management decisions.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 managerevent directorevent producerevent or exhibition managerfunctions managerin-house meetings managermeetings managerproject managervenue manager.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 24 units: 16 core
  • 8 elective


  • Provide facilities and amenities for property users
  • Investigate and design e-business solutions
  • Prepare and monitor budgets
  • Lead and manage people
  • Develop and maintain production documents
  • Manage risk
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies
  • Manage event staging components
  • Implement and monitor direct marketing activities
  • Address protocol requirements
  • Manage pre-production for shows and events
  • Research and analyse tourism data
  • Prepare and present proposals
  • Stage manage productions and events
  • Establish and conduct business relationships
  • Develop and implement a business plan
  • Manage diversity in the workplace
  • Develop, implement and monitor the use of social media in a business
  • Organise and facilitate rehearsals
  • Manage market research
  • Select event venues and sites
  • Determine event feasibility
  • Incorporate creative and technical needs into management processes
  • Make a presentation
  • Develop multi-venue event plans
  • Obtain and manage sponsorship
  • Develop event transport plans
  • Conceive, develop and realise exhibition designs
  • Monitor staff performance
  • Develop and implement event management plans
  • Manage finances
  • Recruit and manage exhibitors
  • Compile production schedules
  • Research and comply with regulatory requirements
  • Manage a business continuity crisis
  • Manage meetings
  • Coordinate the installation and dismantling of exhibitions
  • Manage revenue
  • Develop crowd management plans
  • Manage volunteers
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • Develop conference programs
  • Organise event infrastructure
  • Research event industry trends and practice
  • Develop public relations campaigns
  • Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
  • Manage front of house services
  • Develop event concepts
  • Recruit, select and induct staff
  • Manage innovation and continuous improvement
  • Develop and manage quality customer service practices
  • Manage on-site event operations
  • Plan and allocate exhibition space
  • Interpret financial information
  • Develop exhibition concepts
  • Manage conflict
  • Write complex documents
  • Manage physical assets

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne Domestic: $19,578
International: $24,600
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

Further information

Applicants must possess Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 3 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.

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