EVENTS AREA OFFERS FUN AND CHALLENGING WORK
EVENT management is a fun career that can take you around the world.
Kathleen Herd of Sydney TAFE said a Diploma of Events was a great place to start the journey of working with a wide range of stakeholders, managing festivals, weddings or sporting events.
“To work in the industry you generally need to be a people person. You need to communicate effectively to deliver great results,” Ms Herd said.
Prospective students also needed to be enthusiastic, organised and reliable.
Sydney TAFE’s Diploma of Events is a nationally recognised, fulltime ninemonth course.
“The course also includes Once students complete the Diploma of Events they can study the Advanced Diploma of Events, which can lead to event co-ordinator positions in event management companies or venues. More details at sydneytafe.edu.au a student ‘project event’ where all students work in teams during the final semester to plan, develop and deliver a real event for a client,” Ms Herd said.
Topics include event industry knowledge, venue and site selection, on-site event management, project management, budgeting, sustainability, sponsorship and marketing, ticketing and registration and legal and risk management.
Helping manage a music festival is one of the jobs you can land after completing a Diploma of Events at Sydney TAFE.