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

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 tour operators, attractions, visitor information centres, museums and cruise operators.

Possible job titles include:

  • 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

Successful completion of this course will open up ongoing pathways at SIT40212 Certificate IV Tourism level and potential to continue to the SIT60112 Advanced Diploma of Tourism

Dates and Times

Hobart, Drysdale Campus

  • Next Intake:  2018 – Places still available!
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Launceston Campus, Drysdale

  • No intakes are currently scheduled
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Devonport Campus Drysdale

  • Next Intake:  2nd half of year – 2018  (Dates to be advised)
  • Duration:  3 days per week
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest


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  • Successful completion of Tourism Studies and/or Certificate II in Tourism or relevant industry experience.
  • Ability to demonstrate a general understanding, interest and passion for the Tasmanian events sector.
  • Prospective students are required to attend an informal interview.

Qualification Requirements

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


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