About the course

About the course

Melbourne is known as the sporting events capital of the world, home to the Boxing Day Test, F1 Grand Prix, Spring Racing Carnival, Melbourne Cup, AFL Grand Final, Ironman Triathlon, the Australian Open Tennis and many other events. We also host may music events, an increasing number of food events and many other fun events.

Our event management course is your perfect pathway to a university degree in event management, or for working in the broad events industry, and even to run events for your organisation.

Become a part of this exciting, adrenaline-fuelled, rewarding industry when you attend our practical hands-on courses delivered by industry professionals.

You’ll learn about:

  • client services
  • marketing
  • communications
  • occupational health and safety (OHS)
  • event management

You'll also have the opportunity to learn from, and speak to, current industry professionals working with our industry partners.

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Course Details


Intake Dates & Course Length


Full time: 1 year (part time may be available)

For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page

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Career Outcomes

This qualification will prepare you for work in a wide range of roles in the sports and events industries.

Through your practical work experience, you'll gain confidence and the essential management skills to apply for employment opportunities in:

  • event management
  • sport facility management
  • sports management
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Entry Requirements

You must have completed Year 12 (VCE) or equivalent. Mature age applicants are welcome to apply


To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.


VTAC and direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

Pathways & Accreditation

After successful completion, you may wish to apply for a range of degree courses in areas including:

  • sports management
  • sports administration
  • outdoor recreation
  • teaching
  • event management

You may be eligible to receive credits up to 12 months for your completed studies

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5

Fees & Finance Options

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $6,758.00
Full Tuition Fee $11,130.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities*$155.00
Core Skills Support**$75.00
Annual Material Fees$159.00
Retain Course Items***$150.00
* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
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