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

Government Subsidised StandardFull Fee
Tuition Fee$7,036$11,408
Service Fee$166$166
Core Skills Support Fee$83$83
Material Fee$159$159
Retain Course Items$150$150
Total Course Estimate$7,594$11,966
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$7,594$11,966

Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2021 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

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Course Structure

You will complete 20 units, including 11 core and 9 elective units

Lilydale is a blend of face-to-face, online and self-directed study - evening delivery

Box Hill will be greater face-to-face day-time delivery

Both will complete events

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