A number of public and private institutions provide training in the hospitality and event industries.

Industry associations also provide training courses. In particular MEA runs a number of courses for Conference Managers – details from MEA

Here is a list of the ones courses we know of. If you can supply details of other courses please contact [email protected]


Open Colleges

Diploma of Events


 Executive Certificate in Event Management

NIDA Event Management course
NIDA is offering a part time Event Management course with a focus on technical production.

   Advanced Diploma Event Management
Diploma Event Management (online coming soon at Northern Beaches College) Certificate III Event Managment (by attendance and online)

Southern Cross University, Lismore02 6620 3000
   Bachelor of Business in Tourism (Convention and Event Management)


Victoria University
   Graduate Certificate in Event Management
Graduate Diploma in Event Management
Masters in Event Management.

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology – 03 9690 7977

Bachelor of Applied Science in Hospitality Management

Swinburne University
   Department of Tourism & HospitalityPhone (03) 9215 7047
   Diploma of Event Management

Institute of Live Communications – Short courses in Melbourne

Event Management Short Course


University of Queensland
   Business management degree in Events Management

Griffith University
Bachelor of Business with a major in Event Management
Bachelor of Hotel Management with the major in Event Management
Masters of Event Management

Southbank Institute
Diploma of Event Management (specialisation Sport and Recreation)

Bachelor of Business with a Minor in Event Management

South Australia

Flinders University
Festival and Event Design and Management – Professional Development, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters courses in Festival and Event Design and Management through the Cultural Tourism department