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Advanced Diploma of Event Management




What will I learn?

The Advanced Diploma of Event Management strengthens your events skills and builds your leadership and strategic capabilities to work in senior events management roles like conference manager, event director or event producer and venue manager.

Build your industry knowledge, develop your ability to multi-task and problem solve, refine your events administration and operational skills, and learn to nurture business relationships.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in event operations in tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, or the cultural and community sectors. You might find yourself working for event management companies, event venues, or with organisations that run their own events.

Through theory and practical course work you will learn to:

Research event trends and determine event feasibility
Lead and manage people
Develop workplace policy and procedures
Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
Research and comply with regulatory requirements
Develop and manage quality customer service practices
Embrace innovation and continuous improvement

TAFE NSW is known for delivering theory along with practical learning. You will strengthen your practical skills in event management, including:

Developing and implementing event management plans and marketing strategies
Preparing and monitoring budgets
Developing event concepts
Managing risk
Managing event staging components

Stand out in a global job market by developing a range of key soft skills that equip you with the confidence to work in a variety of event settings with colleagues, clients and customers:

Communication and interpersonal skills
Organisation and time management
Project management and planning
Negotiation skills
Collaborative spirit
Attention to detail and pride in work

Current global trends in event management include:

Audience engagement
Improving diversity
Leveraging technology
Tailoring services to the individual



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$13,410.00 (7,31,987) per year
Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from AUD $300 – AUD $1,000 per course.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

17 July 2023


Wollongong Campus

Foleys Lane,


New South Wales,

2500, WOLLONGONG, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Year 10 or equivalent

English Language Requirements:

Academic IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL (iBT) 46 or equivalent
Or Completion of a TAFE NSW General English Program

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.



TAFE NSW is the largest vocational education and training provider in Australia, grooming its students to be job-ready through hands-on learning.

  • Students can study at 30+ locations in New South Wales
  • Home to over 3,200 international students each year
  • Study options include certificates, diplomas and degrees
  • Offers industry-aligned programs in small classes