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Diploma of Events

Full-time / Part-time / Online


VET FEE-HELP: Study now - no upfront costs*
- On-campus:
      Full-time (30wks)
      Part-time (60wks)
- Online Learning: 60wks

* If you are an Australian citizen and meet the requirements, you are entitled to apply for the VET FEE-HELP funding opportunity. More >

The Diploma of Events provides a broad knowledge base in key business areas such as management, budgeting, communications and marketing in the Events industry. You will develop competency in event industry software, get practical events experience as part of the course and be ready to manage events projects and provide on-site event and venue management services upon graduation.

Industry and jobs
Event management skills are in demand in the private and public sectors, and in community organisations such as sports clubs, schools and charitable organisations. Event Managers must be able to manage a venue for their event to ensure a successful activity.

Possible job titles relevant to graduates of the program include:

  • Event Administrator
  • Conference Coordinator
  • Event Coordinator
  • Event Planner
  • Event Sales Coordinator
  • Exhibitions Coordinator
  • Meetings Coordinator
  • Venue Coordinator
  • Tourist Information Officer

Professional Recognition
Diploma of Events: Students who complete this qualification are eligible to apply for membership of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) - an industry association for those in marketing professions.

Graduates of the Martin College Events program receive the national award: SIT50212 Diploma of Events.

Start date & campuses

On-campus (full-time / part-time)
(Brisbane; Gold Coast; MelbourneSydney)
21/04, 26/05, 07/07, 11/08, 15/09, 20/10, 24/11
Start anytime


Customer Relationships
Applied Computing (Spreadsheets)
Event Industry Research
Venue Selection
Responsible Service of Alcohol*
Controlling WHS Hazards and Risks
Budget Management and Control
Event Concepts and Proposals
Event Sponsorship
Event Registrations
Business Relationships
Workplace Operations
Effective Leadership
Coordinate Event Marketing
Event Project

*Martin College does not deliver or assess Responsible Service of Alcohol, but this unit is provided on campus by an RTO which has this on their scope. For more info, click here.


For information about timetables, please contact a Student Advisor using our online form; OR, call 1300 762 126

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Student Profile - Roseanna, Event Management Course Graduate