Events, Tourism and Travel

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Career opportunities in Events, Tourism and Travel


Enjoy planning and implementing events? Imagine a job where you could use your excellent organisational skills to coordinate a wedding, conference or major music festival. Creativity, good communication and team skills are an important aspect for this career path. You’ll develop knowledge and an understanding of the events industry and acquire a range of management, budgetary and event specific skills. You could go on to secure employment in a range of different commercial and Government organisations. Coupled with a small business management course, and you’re on your way to start your own business.

Travel and Tourism

Join this booming career area, which directly and indirectly makes up a significant part of the economy. The travel and tourism industry encompasses transport services, accommodation, recreational activities and entertainment. With a course in this field, you’ll develop skills in tourism, including sales and operations, tour delivery, information services, attractions, meetings and events. You’ll get the skills you need for the job you want as a travel consultant, tour guide, tourism manager, visitor information centre officer or marketing manager.

How to find a course

So you’ve worked out what career areas or careers interest you and it’s time to see what courses are available?

To find courses in your area of interest, enter your keywords into the course search function on the right hand side of the page. For more detailed searches, use the ‘Advanced search option’.

Not sure which course to choose?

If you need help deciding which course or course level to choose, you can speak with one of our Customer Service Centre staff on 1300 766 123 or take advantage of our free career counselling service. Our experienced staff can help you decide which courses will help you reach your goals.