Tourism and Hospitality

SIT30516 Certificate III in Events

SIT30516 – Certificate III in Events is designed for people with a genuine passion and interest in Tasmania’s festival, meeting and event sector. This course provides you with skills and knowledge for employment in the broad tourism industry including work in a variety of areas including convention and meeting bureaus, hotels, local government, conference venues and festivals.

Career Opportunities

This course may lead to the following career opportunities:

  • conference assistant
  • event administrative assistant
  • event assistant
  • event operations assistant
  • exhibitions assistant
  • in-house meetings assistant
  • junior event coordinator
  • logistics assistant
  • meetings assistant
  • venue assistant

Study Pathways

This course may be a pathway to further study. Related courses include:

Location, Dates and Times

Hobart, Drysdale Campus

  • Next Intake:  2019
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.  For further details please refer to

Fees and Payments

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Desirable Skills and Attributes

The following skills and attributes will be useful to students studying this course:

  • Successful completion of Tourism Studies and/or SIT20116 Certificate II in Tourism or relevant industry experience.
  • Ability to demonstrate a general understanding, interest and passion for the Tasmanian events sector.


You will be required to attend an informal interview to ensure this is the right course for you.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available here


SIT30516 – Certificate III in Events.

Qualification Requirements

To achieve a SIT30516 – Certificate III in Events a minimum 13 units must be completed: 6 core units and 7 electives.


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