12 Aug SIT50316 – Diploma of Events – RPL
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use sound knowledge of event management processes and a broad range of skills to coordinate event operations. It provides a pathway to work in events in a range of industries including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural and community sectors.
1. Free Skills Assessment
You need to have valid industry experience in order to qualify for this RPL program. When you first touch base, we will help you identify your skills and advise on whether this qualification is right for you. As a rule of thumb if you have more than 4 years experience in your field, then you are likely to be eligible.
2. Evidence Portfolio
- Valid Identification
- Resume: We need your resume showing details of your work history, job description including your duties and places you worked in.
- list showing relevant employment history
- letter of employment
- reference letters: get a reference letter from your current & past employers detailing your job title, your duties, how long you worked there and any special skills you have. Reference letters should show approximately four (4) years experience (in total).
- Certificates/ transcripts from formal training
- Work samples/change plans
- Supervisor’s reports
- Customer/client feedback
- Position description
- Response to questions/interview
- Other evidence: it’s a good idea to include any other documents as evidence.
3. Skills Check
- You will be having a conversation covering questions for each unit with our qualified assessor
- The assessor may choose to also perform a practical observation.
- Where gap training is required, you will need to complete theory or practical assessments as required. Theory components can be completed from home and practical components can be completed at your work site.
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Event coordinator responsibilities include providing outstanding customer service and organizing memorable events that meet quality expectations.
Some of the responsibilities of event coordinator include:
- Plan, design and produce events while managing all project delivery elements within time limits
- Liaise with clients to identify their needs and to ensure customer satisfaction
- Conduct market research, gather information and negotiate contracts prior to closing any deals
- Provide feedback and periodic reports to stakeholders
- Propose ideas to improve provided services and event quality
- Organise facilities and manage all event’s details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material etc
- Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations
- Specify staff requirements and coordinate their activities
- Cooperate with marketing and PR to promote and publicize event
- Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day
- Conduct pre- and post – event evaluations and report on outcomes
- Research market, identify event opportunities and generate interest
Meeting coordinators coordinate all aspects of professional meetings and events. They choose meeting locations, arrange transportation, and coordinate other details.
Some of the duties of meeting coordinator include:
- Meet with clients to understand the purpose of the meeting or event
- Plan the scope of the event, including time, location, and cost
- Solicit bids from venues and service providers (for example, florists or photographers)
- Inspect venues to ensure that they meet the client’s requirements
- Coordinate event services such as rooms, transportation, and food service
- Monitor event activities to ensure the client and event attendees are satisfied
- Review event bills and approve payment
A venue coordinator is responsible for the effective and efficient coordination and delivery of Venues events, programs, customer service and operations. This will include co-ordinating bookings, staff supervision, ensuring highlevel customer service and liaising with user groups.
Upon successful completion of this RPL Program you will be awarded a nationally recognised qualification in:
Diploma of Events
After achieving this Qualification, candidates may undertake vocational or higher education through Advanced Diploma and Degree qualifications. You may also gain an entry into Bachelor of Events and Tourism Management.
Can I apply?
This RPL and skills recognition program is available to those with local experience or local students that have completed partial studies in Australia. We also have programs to help migrants fast-track their qualifications providing they have relevant experience, qualifications and well aware of the Australian standards and requirements.