Tourism & Events Management

 

 

 

 

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. We help you choose the right subjects for the career you’re after. Opportunities open to our graduates range from tour operators to event planners and tourism guides.

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.

Learn from the experts to fine tune your communication skills. Immerse yourself in organising successful events. 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.

COURSES AVAILABLE

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a range of events administrative or operational skills. They use discretion and judgement and have knowledge of industry operations. They work with some independence under the guidance of more senior event personnel, using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

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This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a range of well-developed tourism service, sales or operational skills. They use discretion and judgement and have a sound knowledge of industry operations. They work with some independence and under limited supervision and may provide operational advice and support to team members.

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This qualification reflects the role of skilled operators who use a broad range of tourism or travel skills and sound knowledge of industry operations to coordinate travel or tourism services. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems. Many people have supervisory responsibilities and plan, monitor and evaluate the work of team members.

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This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use sound knowledge of event management processes and a broad range of skills to coordinate event operations. They operate independently and make operational event management decisions.

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This qualification reflects the role of individuals operating at a senior level who use a substantial depth of knowledge of the industry and managerial techniques. They have wide-ranging, specialised managerial skills, operate independently and are responsible for making a range of strategic business decisions.

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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.

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This qualification reflects the role of individuals operating at a senior level who use a substantial depth of knowledge of the industry and managerial techniques. They have wide-ranging, specialised managerial skills, operate independently and are responsible for making a range of strategic business decisions.

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