COURSE OVERVIEW

Typically undertaken part time over two years, this online, self-paced program allows you to be awarded the Diploma of Venue Management upon successful completion.

There are 16 units to complete across 10 core and 6 elective subjects.

If you are looking to commence your career, have experience or are currently working in the venue management industry, you may be able to fast track your qualification via recognition of prior learning (RPL).

Students are issued with a qualification and statement of attainment for all units completed and the accredited course is nationally recognised.

The Diploma of Venue Management can be undertaken as a standalone program or in conjunction with the Venue Management School.

CAREER PROSPECTS

For those already in the industry, the diploma provides a great stepping stone for advancing your career. For those entering the industry, new roles will open up for you.

On successful completion, there may be opportunities in roles such as:

  • Operations Manager
  • Theatre Manager
  • Event or Venue Coordinator
  • Stadium Manager
  • Facilities Officer
  • Risk and Compliance Coordinator
  • Workforce Planning
  • Production Coordinator
  • Ticketing Manager and so many more!
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DURATION

2 YEARS PART TIME

DELIVERY MODE

ONLINE & WORK BASED ACTIVITES

UNIVERSITY PATHWAYS

The VMA also has a formal partnership with Griffith University which allows VMA members to receive credits towards a degree program. Students who complete the diploma have the opportunity to receive credit towards two degrees:

  • Bachelor of Business, majoring in Event Management (Nathan Campus, Gold Coast Campus)
  • Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management (Nathan Campus, Gold Coast Campus)

The Diploma of Venue Management graduates will be awarded 80 points of credit, which is equivalent to one year off the above-listed degrees.

STREAMS, CORE UNITS & ELECTIVES

CORE UNITS
These are compulsory units you must complete as part of the Diploma of Venue Management.

STREAMS
Select the stream best suited to your chosen pathway in your career development. Each stream contains six elective units.

ELECTIVES
Electives, when added to your compulsory units, total the number of units needed to complete your diploma.

CORE UNITS

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Core Units

SITXWHS003

Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

SITXFIN003

Manage finances within a budget

BSBWOR502

Lead and manage team effectiveness

BSBPMG522

Undertake project work

SITXMGT002

Establish and conduct business relationships

BSBSUS501

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

TAEDEL301

Provide work skill instruction

BSBHRM506

Manage recruitment, selection and induction processes

BSBMGT502

Manage people performance

BSBMGT608

Manage innovation and continuous improvement

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STREAM 1 Venue Operations

CUAPPR406

Plan work space

BSBMKG414

Undertake marketing activities

BSBLEG415

Apply the principles of contract law

BSBCMM401

Make a presentation

SIRXMGT005

Lead the development of business opportunities

BSBCUS501

Manage quality customer service

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STREAM 2 People & Culture

BSBDIV501

Manage diversity in the workplace

BSBLED501

Develop a workplace learning environment

BSBCMM401

Make a presentation

PSPGEN048

Support workplace coaching and mentoring

BSBHRM602

Manage human resources strategic planning

SIRXMGT005

Lead the development of business opportunities

 

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STREAM 3 Facilities and Asset Management

SISXFAC003

Implement facility maintenance programs

BSBRSK501

Manage risk

CUAPPR406

Plan work space

BSBLEG415

Apply the principles of contract law

BSBWHS605

Develop, implement and maintain WHS management systems

SITEEVT016

Develop crowd management plans

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STREAM 4 Leadership

BSBMGT517

Manage operational plan

BSBRSK501

Manage risk

SIRXCHA001

Facilitate the change process

BSBPUB504

Develop and implement crisis management plans

SIRXMGT005

Lead the development of business opportunities

BSBHRM602

Manage human resources strategic planning

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STREAM 5 General

Select six elective units from the above streams

Must be a minimum of 222 – 390 nominal hours, plus core units. 

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RECOMMENDED ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

1. It is recommended entrants:

A) Currently work in industry at an operational level OR;

B) Have access to a suitable workplace OR;

C) Are enrolled in or have completed the Venue Management School

2. It is recommended all entrants have:

A) Completed a Certificate III or above in one of the following:

– Hospitality

– Tourism

– Events

– Sport Management

– Business or;

– a certificate relevant to the venue management industry OR;

B) An in-depth knowledge of the venue industry OR;

C) Developed fundamental skills in venue operations and;

3. Have a high level of:

A) English language, literacy and numeracy skills sufficient to interpret, prepare and present complex documents.

Recognition Of Prior Learning

Convert your experience into qualifications and advance your career. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is about the skills and knowledge collected throughout your career experiences and transferring them into the diploma requirements.

RPL will take into account:

– skills gained through prior study (including formal, informal and non-formal learning)

– on the job skills and work experience

– volunteer and community work

Credit Transfer

You may be eligible to credit transfer some units through recognising your previous formal learning. Credit transfer determines the extent your previous units are equivalent to the units within the Diploma of Venue Management.

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CONTACT US

Zan Lewarn | Education Manager | Venue Management Association

education@vma.org.au | 1300 001 862

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The Diploma of Venue Management (10807NAT) is registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) and delivered under a partnership agreement with Registered Training Organisation (RTO), Amina Academy Pty Ltd (RTO 31532). Amina Academy is responsible for the quality of training and assessment provided and issuing all qualifications and statements of attainment.

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