This qualification reflects the role of individuals operating at a senior level who use substantial knowledge of event management processes and a wide range of specialised managerial skills to conceive, plan and stage events. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making a range of strategic business and event management decisions.

TGA Code | SIT60216  CRICOS Code | 091088M  Kenvale Code | ADEVE

Course duration

2 years (4 semesters)

*Students need to undertake RSA certificate prior to course commencement

Job Roles

Events are diverse in nature and this qualification provides a pathway to work for event management organisations operating in a range of industries including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural and community sectors. These may be event 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 Manager
  • Functions Manager
  • In-house Meetings Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Events Manager
  • Exhibitions Manager
  • Meetings Manager
  • Venue Manager
Method of Delivery

Face to Face with Industry Placement

Industry Placement hours

1200 Hours (~300 hours per semester)

Course Fees
Domestic* AUD 17,000.00*
International AUD 24,000.00
*This is an approximate cost. The price will vary based on subject enrolled per semester
Course Curriculum
Subject Code Subject Name Unit of Competencies Hours per week
Semester One
EVE100 Introduction to Events SITXEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations
SITTSL010 Use a computerised reservations or operations system
SITXEEVT004 Provide Event Staging Support
SITEEVT005 Plan in–house events or functions
2
HOS120 Workplace Health and Safety SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety
SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
2
HOS107 Departmental Operations SITXCCS007 Enhance the customer service experiences
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
1
HOS104 Food & Beverage 1 (8 weeks) SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol*
SITHFAB014 Provide table service of food and beverage
3
EVE104 Work Integrated Learning (EVE 1) (Brackets indicate WIL Hours) SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry 1 + (12.5)
Suggested Electives
HOS114 Food & Beverage 2 (8 weeks) SITHFAB004 Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
3
HOS102 Food Safety (1 week – intensive) SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices
1
EVE102 Fundamentals in Event leadership SITEEVTOO3 Coordinate on-site event registrations
SITXHRM005 Manage volunteers
SITTTSL010 Use a computerised reservations or operations system (R)
1
Year One/Semester Two
HOS106 Leadership fundamentals SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXHRM002 Roster staff
2
HOS108 Introduction to Accounting (8 weeks) SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget 2.5
HOS111 Managing Budgets (8 weeks) SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets 2.5
EVE101 Event Operations SITEEVT008 Manage event staging components
SITXMGT003 Manage projects
SITEEVT010 Manage on-site event operations
SITEEVT009 Organise event infrastructure
2
HOS110 Business Operations BSBMGT517 Manage operational plan
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
2
EVE105 Work Integrated Learning (EVE 2) (Brackets indicate WIL Hours) SITXEBS002 Develop, implement and monitor the use of social media in a business 1 + (10.5)
Year Two (Last two semesters combined)
HOS212 Workplace Health & Safety Project SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system 1.5
EVE204 Event Planning SITEEVT011 Research event trends and practice
SITEEVT012 Develop event concepts
2
HOS213 Marketing Fundamentals SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies 2
EVE203 Event Innovation & Leadership BSBMGT608 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
2.5
EVE201 Work Integrated Learning (EVE 3) (Brackets indicate WIL Hours) SITXEBS002 Develop, implement and monitor the use of social media in a business (R) 1 + (11)
HOS209 Business Law SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements 1
EVE205 Event Management Project SITEEVT013 Determine event feasibility
SITEEVT014 Develop and implement event management plans
2
EVE220 Event Sustainability & Risk Management BSBRSK501 Manage risk
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
2.5
EVE202 Work Integrated Learning (EVE 4) (Brackets indicate WIL Hours) BSBADM502 Manage meetings 1 + (13)

*Core Units / *Elective Units / *Suggested electives are subjects which are not needed to attain the qualification but could be of interest to the students.

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Testimonials

Thank you for inviting us - we really did appreciate it. I must say I was really impressed by the Briar Ridge team - one of them (… Aiden) did a really great job explaining who they were, what they were about etc., and really took the time to give us the background on the person behind it all (Gwyn Olsen). He'd clearly immersed himself in the project, and I think she'd have been really pleased if she'd seen that. Happy to reach out and tell her so if you think it would help pave the way for future events.

Anonymous, Winefest Guest 2015

I just wanted to express thanks and congratulations to all at Kenvale for the magnificent lunch provided on Thursday.

I have been to many hatted restaurants this year and can honestly say that they would have struggled to produce such fantastic dishes.

The lunch was a credit to your students and your staff.  It would be a privilege to enjoy another visit next year.

Best wishes to your graduating students for success in their career and to your staff to continue to guide students to reach such a high standard.

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