What’s it all about?
Events management can be one of the most exciting careers going around, offering infinite possibilities in a crazy industry that can take you anywhere! Events management is the process of organising, facilitating and executing events that can span from private corporate dinners to huge music festivals.
Studying this course comes in all shapes and sizes, including options of degree’s or diploma’s, from a range of institutions such as University, Colleges or TAFE. The option is yours.
Will it suit me?
- Do you love partying?
- Are you a social person?
- Are you passionate about entertaining?
- Do you work well with others?
- Are you committed and willing to work to meet a deadline?
Answer yes to these questions and you should keep reading about events management!
What will I learn?
You will learn skills to set you up to work in the events management industry! Make sure your course exposes you to a broad range of both technical and creative skills such as:
- Creative event design
- Event budget management
- Event project management
- Developing and pitching event concepts and bids
- Entertainment for events
- Client relations
- Technical production for events
- Event safety
Some event management schools base their training around real life scenarios, giving you all the tools necessary to enter a company or even start your own!
How long will the course last?
Depending on which event management school you study, events courses can take anywhere from 6 months to 3 years to complete. There are nationally accredited courses that comply to Australian Standards set by the Australian Government.
- Diploma of events management: From 6 months to 1 year
- Bachelor degree (Business: Events management): 3 years
- Diploma’s can often be accredited towards part of a degree as a pathway program,
What will I earn?
An Event Manager earns an average salary of AU$58,703 per year
What careers will there be for me?
So many options!
For starters, the Australian Government has labelled this industry as one of the fastest growing employment trends both domestically and globally. You could be an Event Producer, Event Manager, Event Coordinator, Technical Director, Entertainment Corrdinator, Festival site manager, the option are endless. The wage range is quite varied, as are the career paths you could take. There is so much to the event industry – you’ll find your specialisation during your course – let your passion lead you!
What is Fee-Help or HECS?
Did you know the FEE-HELP / HECS scheme allows you to study now and pay for a course later? The great thing about FEE-HELP / HECS is that you don’t have to make any re-payments until you have a job and your income reaches a certain level, which for the 2014 / 15 income year is $53,345.
That is precisely the difference with Year13. We work with over 30 course providers who will find out what you have always wanted to do and find the best course and provider to suit your study needs.
Whether you are studying part time, full time, online, or in a classroom our course advisors will find the best fit to suit your needs.