Study Event Management

Potential Career Outcomes

Some potential occupations include:

This occupation requires a qualification assessed as comparable to the education level of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Diploma or higher and in a field highly relevant to the nominated occupation to have a positive skills assessment.

Course overview

Event management courses will enable you to start your career as a conference and event organiser. As the name suggest, conference and event organisers organise and coordinate services for events, functions, conferences, festivals, shows and concerts. According to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee, there is considerable increase in this sector during the past years.

In Australia, there are many courses you can take to start your career in event management. Australia offers courses both at the vocational training level across to higher education. In these courses you will be exposed to topics such as:

  • Event staging
  • On-site event operations
  • People management
  • In-house events or functions
  • Legal and risk management
  • Marketing
  • Production Schedules
Graduate Outcomes
  • Conference and Event organisers earn on average $1347 per week.
  • The number of people in this field grew strongly over the past 5 years and is projected to grow over the next 5 years.
  • Most organisers work in industries such as administrative and support services, accommodation and food services and arts and recreation services.
  • The unemployment rate for this industry is lower than the national average in 2018.
Common Course Requirements
  • Completion of secondary education
  • Meet English proficiency (Usually at least IELTS 5.5 overall for Vocational courses, or 6.5 for University courses)
Related Courses

Some related courses include:

  • Certificate III in Events

Duration: 22 – 52 weeks
Intake: Monthly
Cost: $2,500 – $8,065
Locations: throughout Australia

  • Diploma of Event Management
    Duration: 26-78 weeks
    Intake: Monthly
    Cost: $6,500 – $25,350
    Locations: throughout Australia
  • Advanced Diploma of Event Management

Duration: 26-108 weeks

Intake: Monthly

Cost: $6,500 – $25,350

Locations: throughout Australia

  • Bachelor of Event Management

Duration: 152 – 208 weeks

Intake: February and July

Cost: $25,000 – $40,000 per year

Locations: throughout Australia

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