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Tourism & Event Management

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

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.


We are currently working on building some great courses in Tourism & Event Management. Get in touch to learn more about our current course offerings.

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.