Course Description

Learn how to plan, design and run any type of event – from team bonding days to weddings and concerts, with Open Colleges' SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management.

  • This comprehensive course will equip you with everything you need to plan and run successful events, from conception through to execution.

  • You’ll learn the theory of event design, planning and finance management online and have the chance to develop your practical event management skills with a work placement during the course.

  • You will graduate job-ready with a strong set of skills that are highly valued by employers in the events industry.

Why study this course?

  • Become an expert at networking and building relationships with suppliers, with a structured work placement in a workplace of your choosing. 

  • The course was designed in consultation with leaders and experts in the events industry. This means you’ll graduate with the most industry-relevant skills and knowledge.

  • You’ll gain a nationally recognised diploma that you can use to gain work all over the country.


This course involves work placement that currently needs to be undertaken in Australia. More information available in our FAQs

Potential career outcomes

  • Conference Coordinator
  • Event Coordinator
  • Event Planner
  • Event Sales Coordinator
  • Exhibition Planner
  • Exhibitions Coordinator
  • Functions Coordinator
  • In-House Meetings Coordinator
  • Meetings Coordinator
  • Venue Coordinator