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Event Management - Advanced Diploma (SIT60216-01V01)
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Career area: Travel Tourism and Event Management 
Study area: Business and Management 
National code: SIT60216  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong  Full Time  18 Months 5-Feb-2018  Mon, Tue, Wed 
Features: VET student loans 
Description: This qualification reflects the role of individuals operating at a senior level who use a wide range of specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of event management processes to conceive, plan and stage events. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business and event management decisions.

Events are diverse in nature and this qualification provides a pathway to work for event or exhibition organisations operating in a range of industries, including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural, and community sectors.

The diversity of employers includes event or exhibition management companies, event venues, or organisations that organise their own events. Work could be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of events takes place, on-site at venues where events are staged, or a combination of both.

Possible job titles include:
conference manager event director event producer event or exhibition manager functions manager in-house meetings manager meetings manager project manager venue manager.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
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Location: Wollongong
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Offering name: Advanced Diploma of Event Management 
Offering code: 18WLG-020 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Months
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Time: 9:30am Block: T Floor: G Room: 10 
Starting from: 5 February 2018 
Times: 9:30am
About: Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 990 hours. This includes approximately 864 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is an Advanced Diploma level course. Skills required include essay writing and referencing, typing skills, computer literacy, reading analysing and creating material and resources, advanced problem solving, the ability to be a self- direct learner, advanced communication skills and manage time effectively

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling
 
Application next steps: Your application will now be assessed and we will let you know the outcome. If you indicated you would like a VET Student Loan we will be in touch with you soon to assess your eligibility and to explain how to proceed.

If you do apply for a VET Student Loan you will need to have your Tax File Number (TFN) handy. If you do not have a TFN you can apply for one through most Australia Post outlets, and obtain a Certificate of Application for a TFN. Once you receive your TFN from the Australian Tax Office (ATO) you must contact your college so they can arrange for you to enter it into your VET Student Loan application. 
Course fees: $10,480
Fee explanatory text: A VET student loan may be available to eligible students to cover some or all of their courses fees. More information will be provided when you enrol.

If you are interested in applying for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan, please note, the Course fee is $10,480.00 and the Commonwealth loan cap for this course is $5,000. This means the maximum amount you can borrow for each unit of study is $834, and you will need to self-pay the remaining $913 in each payment period.

SIT60216-01V01, 18WLG-020 18WLG-003 $1,747 ( For VSL approved : VSL loan $834 and self-payment $913)
Start: Monday, 5 February 2018 Census Date: Monday, 5 March 2018

SIT60216-01V01, 18WLG-020 18WLG-004 $1,747 ( For VSL approved : VSL loan $834 and self-payment $913)
Start: Monday, 30 April 2018 Census Date: Monday, 4 June 2018

SIT60216-01V01, 18WLG-020 18WLG-005 $1,747 ( For VSL approved : VSL loan $834 and self-payment $913)
Start: Monday, 23 July 2018 Census Date: Monday, 6 August 2018

SIT60216-01V01, 18WLG-020 18WLG-006 $1,747 ( For VSL approved : VSL loan $834 and self-payment $913)
Start: Monday, 15 October 2018 Census Date: Monday, 5 November 2018

SIT60216-01V01, 18WLG-020 19WLG-001 $1,747 ( For VSL approved : VSL loan $834 and self-payment $913)
Start: Monday, 4 February 2019 Census Date: Monday, 4 March 2019

SIT60216-01V01, 18WLG-020 19WLG-002 $1,745 ( For VSL approved : VSL loan $830 and self-payment $915)
Start: Monday, 29 April 2019 Census Date: Monday, 3 June 2019
Comments: Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123