Diploma of Events Management

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Program Description

Do you see yourself coordinating a music festival, organising a dynamic corporate event or starting your own wedding planning business? Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Events will see you develop the strong and practical organisational skills essential for a career in the fast-paced and dynamic events management industry.

Perfect execution every time

Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Events teaches you all the skills required to run events without a hitch, including:

  • budgeting
  • people management
  • ticketing systems
  • staging
  • food and beverage service
  • Assist in organising dynamic events at Melbourne Polytechnic and have the opportunity to gain paid or volunteer work at festivals, conferences and major cultural and sporting events.

Combined qualifications

You can complete the Diploma of Events as a standalone course, or do it in conjunction with the Hospitality and Venue Management stream of the Diploma of Hospitality to achieve a combined qualification.

Another option to expand your career possibilities is to combine the Diploma of Events with the Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism.

Industry connections and resources

Melbourne Polytechnic guides you through your Diploma of Events alongside industry-qualified and experienced professionals. You’ll learn in our modern, state-of-the-art facilities while gaining unsurpassed industry knowledge.

Employment outcomes

You will be qualified to gain employment in the meetings, events and general hospitality industries at an operational, supervisory or management level. Options include work in:

  • hotels
  • motels
  • restaurants
  • Assessment

We will use a variety of assessment methods, including practical assessment, role-playing, assignments, class work and theory tests.

Last updated May 2019

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About the School

Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a diverse range of innovative, hands-on TAFE (VET) and Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip you with th ... Read More

Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a diverse range of innovative, hands-on TAFE (VET) and Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip you with the knowledge and skills to excel in an evolving and challenging marketplace. Melbourne Polytechnic courses are designed and developed with industry participation to give students the best employment outcomes. Melbourne Polytechnic has seven metropolitan campuses, Preston, Collingwood, Epping, Fairfield, Greensborough Campus and Heidelberg. Each campus provides an individual, unique and enriching student experience. Read less