Tourism & Event Management

Learn from the experts to fine tune your communication skills. Immerse yourself in organising successful events. Bring your sense of adventure to life with a career in Tourism and Events. 

Imagine helping people have the holiday of a lifetime. Show them the best experience around, based on your inside knowledge of local attractions. Organise events that raise money, entertain people, or promote a cause.

There’s no better place than GOTAFE to learn what you need. Opportunities open to our graduates range from tour operators to event planners and tourism guides. Our annual highlight is the Dookie Wine Show. Our students match food to the wine, and organise and promote the event widely to our community and beyond.

Live and study in the best location in Regional Victoria. Surrounded by snowfields, rivers, historic towns and wineries. Whether you’re currently working or want to update your skills for a new career, we have the course to suit your career goals. Our graduates work all over the world.

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Open the door to a career in Tourism. The whole world can be your office when you graduate. And while you study, you have access to regional Victoria’s best tourist attractions: snowfields, rivers, and wineries. Work and study at home before you head off on your next adventure.

We interview all our students to help you choose the best subjects for your career goals. Combine your qualifications and walk away with a certificate in Tourism and Events. Work as a tour guide, gallery assistant or on a winery cellar door, meeting people from around the world.

Read more about SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism

Are you a natural organiser, with a flair for events? Got an eye for the big picture and the details that make it happen? Working in events can take you from festivals and conferences, to fundraisers and shows.
When you enroll with GOTAFE, we interview all our students to help you choose the best subjects for your career goals. Immerse yourself in the best event on the Calendar – the Dookie Wine Show. Our Events students work on the planning, preparation and promotion of the show. Work at the show to learn customer service, staging successful events and problem solving.

Read more about SIT30516 Certificate III in Events

When you work in tourism, you can live your dream holiday. Jump straight in with the Certificate IV. Study and work in the best tourism destination in regional Victoria. Learn from industry experts how to showcase locations, and even run your own tourism business.
When you study at GOTAFE, you get hands on training, including the chance to work with local operators. Team up with other students to prepare and promote the exciting Dookie Wine Show Awards dinner each year. You’ll learn how to coordinate tourism and travel operations, supervise others providing expert customer service, and solve problems on the go.

Read more about SIT40116 Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use sound knowledge of industry operations and a broad range of managerial skills to coordinate tourism and travel operations or marketing and product development activities. They operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.

Read more about SIT50116 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

We take natural event organisers and turn them into successful managers. With the Diploma of Events Management, you consolidate your career. Run your own business, or manage that major festival.

Right from the start, we discuss your career goals with you to make sure you choose the right subjects. Our Tourism and Events students work on the planning, preparation and promotion of an event awards dinner. Work at the event to polish your skills in staging successful events, problem solving and customer service.

Read more about SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management

Want the skills to stage an event like a pro? The Advanced Diploma of Events will get you there. You’ll work on the planning, promotion and staging of an event from start to finish. Work across a range of sectors including hospitality, tourism, travel, community and sport.

We teach you important management and financial skills to make sure you can manage a business or whole operation. Immerse yourself in the best event on the Calendar – the Dookie Wine Show. Work at the show to learn important skills in customer service, staging successful events and problem solving.

Read more about SIT60116 Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

Want the skills to stage an event like a pro? The Advanced Diploma of Events will get you there. You’ll work on the planning, promotion and staging of an event from start to finish. Work across a range of sectors including hospitality, tourism, travel, community and sport.
We teach you important management and financial skills to make sure you can manage a business or whole operation. Immerse yourself in the best event on the Calendar – the Dookie Wine Show. Work at the show to learn important skills in customer service, staging successful events and problem solving.

Read more about SIT60216 Advanced Diploma of Event Management

Cement your management expertise in the hospitality industry with our Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management. Hone your skills to satisfy even the most demanding clients. Our expert Trainers will help you choose the right subjects and pathways, whether you want to work in a busy restaurant or an exclusive resort.
Got an important project at work? Ask our Trainers and use it to learn from during your workshops. You’ll discover how to lead others, implement business plans and monitor staff performance to get the job done to perfection.

Read more about SIT60316 Advanced Diploma of Event Management

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