If you’re a people-person with great communication and organisational skills, an events course could be perfect for you!

At The Gordon, our events courses will equip you with the latest industry skills and knowledge. You will also gain exposure to unique event experiences unlike any other. 

Because events are diverse in nature you will learn to manage event or exhibition organisations operating in a range of industries, including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural, and community sectors.

Our program includes a range of work placements and real industry projects, along with plenty of volunteering opportunities. These experiences further add to your industry knowledge, networks and career opportunities.

Career outcomes

Median salary

Events coordinator $68,484

Source: Criteria based on Australian occupations AUD. Updated 21 May 2018.
Note: salaries are a guide only, and are dependent on a range of factors including your experience, employer, and location.

Pathways to University
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Profiles and Testimonials

“I have always loved running events and throwing parties, so when the Diploma of Events caught my eye I was hooked. I knew that’s exactly what I wanted to do.
The Gordon was convenient, flexible, and offered lots of support. Being taught by someone like Isabel who has real experience in the events sector, made a huge difference to me. I was determined to absorb all of her knowledge and hands-on experience. We were also encouraged to seek out our own placements and contacts in areas that we were interested in, which helped me start my events career.

I currently work for the Leukaemia Foundation on their VIC/TAS Campaigns team. My role includes supporting campaign participants, organising public events and planning the Leukaemia Foundation’s annual fundraising campaigns. I love working in this sector, the people I meet every day are amazing!”

Sharney Bowen
Diploma of Events

Industry and Corporate Training

If you would like to book training for your organisation, please contact 5225 0800 to discuss your requirements.

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About The Gordon

The Gordon Institute of TAFE is one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria and has been helping people gain real skills for real jobs for over 125 years. We pride ourselves on delivering a great range of TAFE courses from short courses to nationally accredited training across apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates, diplomas, and advanced diplomas, which can lead you to a great career or create pathways to university.

Our training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. | Authorised by the Victorian Government, Melbourne.

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