(SIT30516) Certificate III in Events

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Course Overview

This is no longer a pathway for the Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism.

This course is designed for people with a genuine passion and interest in the festival, meeting and event sector.  This qualification will allow you to obtain, develop and practice the operational level skills required for employment in the events sector of the tourism industry.

You may be required to purchase additional class resources at the cost of approximately AU$200.

AQF Code
Course Duration
22 weeks
Intake Dates
Hobart: February
Study Mode
Full time, on-campus
Course Fee
Additional Course Costs
English Language Requirements
IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the training in this course provides graduates with the opportunity of employment and further career pathways in the general tourism industry, including hotels, conference venues, tour operators, attractions, visitor information centres, museums, festivals, and cruise operators.

Potential job titles include:

  • Sports Events Coordinator
  • Local Council Development Officer
  • Special Events Consultant
  • Conference Coordinator
  • Tourism Development Consultant

To achieve a Certificate III in Events, 13 units must be successfully completed:

6 Core Units
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
SITEEVT001 Source and use information on the events industry
SITEEVT002 Process and monitor event registrations
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
7 Elective Units

Electives may vary from region to region, contact GETI Tasmania for a full list of electives.

Entry Requirements

  • IELTS 5.5 General Training (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent 

Recognition of Prior Learning

At TasTAFE we believe that the things you already know how to do should be formally recognised.

Regardless of how, when or where the learning occurred, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of your skills and experience.  When you apply to attend TasTAFE you can ask for recognition of:

  • schooling
  • formal/informal learning
  • life experience
  • employment/work experience.

You may also be able to apply for credit transfer for units/modules that you have completed previously at another training organisation. 

It is also possible to apply for credit for TasTAFE subjects if you decide to study at university.


Course information displayed on this website is subject to change.

You may be required to purchase additional materials or stationery for your course.