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Tourism & Event Management

Train with local traders in some of Victoria’s best tourist attractions, from snowfields to wineries.

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The whole world can be your office

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to run successful events, or step up to a management position in the tourism industry. You’ll learn financial and people management skills and train with established local professionals.


Get a recognised qualification with one of our accredited courses. We offer a range of courses in different areas, so no matter what your goals are, we have a course for you.

Advanced Diploma of Event Management (SIT60216)

Learn to stage events like a pro with the Advanced Diploma of Event Management from GOTAFE.

Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management (SIT60116)

Boost your career and satisfy the travel bug with the Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management from GOTAFE.

Certificate III in Events (SIT30516)

Learn skills in event staging and coordination with an Event Management course from GOTAFE.

Certificate III in Tourism (SIT30116)

Learn skills in tour presentation and event management with the Certificate III in Tourism from GOTAFE.

Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism (SIT40116)

Study a Tourism course from GOTAFE and live your dream holiday every day of your career.

Diploma of Event Management (SIT50316)

Take your natural talent for event planning to the next level with the Diploma of Event Management.

Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management (SIT50116)

Choose a career that can take you anywhere in the world with a Tourism course from GOTAFE.

See what our students have to say

Find out what it’s like to study Tourism & Event Management with GOTAFE. The highlight of our year is the Dookie Wine Show. Students match food to the wine, and organise and promote the event widely to our community and beyond. Get a feel for the day and see what our students have to say.

Why study with GOTAFE?

Training that sets you up for success

Our Trainers are all industry-qualified, with extensive experience in tourism and event management, and the practices and processes you'll use day-to-day in the workplace.

You'll get to put your skills to the test at local events, including the Dookie Wine Show, World BMX Championship, Million Paws Walk, and Masterclasses. Gain experience working real-life events and handling different aspects of the planning and promotional processes.

A world of opportunities

Whether you choose to stay local and work in one of Victoria's largest regional tourism centres, or take your career around the world, you'll have the skills to take you where you want to go. Your training will provide the skills and knowledge employers are looking for, and you'll graduate with both a recognised qualification, and the practical experience to match.

Jobs in the Tourism and Event Management sectors are growing, particularly for Conference and Event Organisers, where there is expected to be 5000 new jobs within the next five years.