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Stride behind the closed curtain with confidence and take the first step towards a rewarding career in events by studying at Holmesglen. We understand that an event is only as good as its preparation and the people involved, with our courses embedding you firmly behind the scenes and teaching you how to turn an aspiration into a roaring success.

Sow the seed and watch your ideas grow from a plan to reality, with work placements, internships and industry based projects teaching you every component needed to prosper in the events field.

You will be introduced and given the opportunity to network with employers throughout your studies, which will help you learn useful skills in administration, finance, marketing and management – transferrable across various industries.

Holmesglen's events department has been recognised as the winner of the 'Best Education/Training Program' at the 2016 Australian Event Awards. While our staff also includes the 2016 Victorian Training Awards' Teacher/Trainer of the Year.

With events, it's all about the hands on, practical experience. Our students are tasked with the production of the Victorian State Schools Spectacular, held annually at Hisense Arena. Moreover, Holmesglen graduates have worked at events such St Kilda Festival and Melbourne Spring Fashion Week.

Whether it's on the stage, runway or sporting field, take pleasure in providing entertainment for others while enjoying the results of your own hard work.

Courses available (4)

Diploma

  • Event Management
    Professional Program
    City
    SIT50316
    • Start May

    Professional Business Events CourseThis course represents the next stage in your professional pathway. It is designed for mature-aged students who are currently organising business events in the corporate, small business, non-profit and government sectors. It is suitable for personal assistants, executive assistants, professionals in the industry who are looking at formalising their qualification, and anyone with previous experience and a passion for business events.This innovative course provides you with the opportunity to work with industry [...]

  • Event Management / Live Production and Services
    Professional Program
    Waverley
    Diploma of Event Management / Certificate III in Live Production and Services Holmesglen TAFE
    SIT50316 / CUA30415
    • Start July

    This dual course is designed for mature aged students with previous experience in the events industry or demonstrated skills gained through employment. It is run as an intensive night program and requires off campus learning and some weekends. This exciting hands on course has been developed with a strong focus on industry placements at festivals and stadium productions. You will work very closely with industry experts to gain the skills and knowledge required to create, [...]

  • International
    Event Management / Live Production and Services
    Waverley
    Diploma of Event Management / Certificate III in Live Production and Services Holmesglen TAFE
    SIT50316 / CUA30415
    • Start July

    Holmesglen's events department has been recognised as the winner of the 'Best Education/Training Program' at the 2016 Australian Event Awards. Our team also includes the 2016 Victorian Training Awards' Teacher/Trainer of the Year.This course has been developed with a strong focus on industry placements at festivals and stadium productions. You will work very closely with industry experts to gain the skills and knowledge you need to create, develop and stage special events while managing your [...]

Programs for Secondary School Students

  • Events
    VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS)
    Moorabbin; Waverley
    SIT30516
    • Start February

    This course is a VET delivered to secondary students (previously VETiS) course and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.Coordinating festivals, weddings, conferences, special events or functions requires certain skills. This course aims at providing a real insight into the events industry and the skills and knowledge required to be successful in this career.Throughout the course you will learn how to communicate event ideas, gather information, plan and organise activities, [...]

Events Open Days

  • 22Jun
    Events
    Moorabbin
    OD2911

    Visit us on Open Day to hear about the exciting hands on approach that is Events at Holmesglen. Our students get immersed in volunteering work within festivals & conferences; plan and run not for profit events; and build business relationships with key industry players. At Open Day you'll get to talk to teachers about all the practical skills you need as a budding event organiser. Whether you're thinking of studying at either our Moorabbin or Waverley campus, information in this session will be relevant to you.

    - , Thu 22 Jun - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Moorabbin Campus, 488 South Road, Moorabbin, Vic Australia

  • 22Jun
    Events - Waverley
    Waverley
    OD2880

    Visit us on Open Day to hear about the exciting hands on approach that is Events at Holmesglen. Our students get immersed in volunteering work within festivals & conferences; plan and run not for profit events; and build business relationships with key industry players. At Open Day you'll get to talk to teachers about all the practical skills you need as a budding event organiser. Whether you're thinking of studying at either our Moorabbin or Waverley campus, information in this session will be relevant to you.

    You can also come along to find out more about our VET in Schools course, the Certificate II in Events. Our experienced teachers will provide you with information on how we can support you to successfully complete units towards your Year 11 and Year 12 studies as well as highlight future study pathways and career opportunities.

    - , Thu 22 Jun - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road, Glen Waverley, Vic Australia

  • News Events Students Working For A Good Cause

    A collection of events students are preparing to host Unearthed, an event that will raise awareness of people in the community living with multiple disabilities.

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  • News Holmesglen Events Program Wins National Award

    Holmesglen's events department has won a prestigious national industry award.

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  • News Holmesglen Teacher Wins Victorian Training Award

    Holmesglen events teacher Marc Nichol has been awarded the Victorian Teacher/Trainer of the Year honour.

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