Get a taste of what it's like to work in the exciting world of events and event management as you gain the skills to research relevant industry information and select appropriate venue sites for events in this short and practical course.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Source, interpret and use relevant industry information
Select an appropriate event venue or site for different occasions
Plan, organise and multi-task
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Experience in researching, planning and organising events and venues
Exposure to industry professionals and access to a network of peers
Opportunity to work at conferences, sporting or music events, weddings and more
A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
An interest in the events industry
Communication and organisational skills that you'd like to build upon
The ability to manage your time
Access to a computer and the internet to complete this online course
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Conference assistant, Event or exhibition operations assistant, In-house meetings assistant, Junior event or exhibition coordinator and Venue assistant
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Getting Started in the Events Industry does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Statement of Attainment in Getting Started in the Events Industry does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
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