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At TAFE SA Tourism, Events and Travel, we believe in engaged and experiential learning, whether in a class, or away from campus. We introduce you to industry by providing field trips and excursions, so that you meet industry people, and experience what the tourism, events, travel, guiding and holiday park industries offer their customers. You will participate in practical activities, supported by sound industry knowledge to ensure you will succeed to pursue a career Events.

You will commence your studies in practical Certificate III levels which form the foundations to higher level qualifications and jobs with responsibility. Who knows where your studies and a career may lead you - choose your own adventure!

Events management in Australia is vibrant and growing, requiring trained professionals to manage events ranging from private parties and art exhibitions at company events and music festivals.

An Event qualification will help you to develop skills in strong organisation, careful planning, attention to detail and patience. Prepare for an exciting career in events!


Brooke Stringer
Sports Administrator at Tennis SA

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Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this course able to work in a range of organisations where event management takes place, and such organisations are diverse in nature.

Examples include professional conference organisers, exhibition and event management companies, sporting associations, community organisations, hospitality and cultural venues.

Possible job titles include: event manager; venue manager; conference manager; exhibitions manager.


Events enquiries
Please use the online enquiry form
Email: Events Studies
Phone: 8348 4662

General TAFE SA enquiries
Email: Enquire online
Phone: 1800 882 661 (freecall)
TTY for deaf: 8226 4413

TAFE SA recognised as a national finalist at the Australian Tourism Awards

Apr 20, 2015

Australian Training Awards Program 262TAFE SA has been recognised as a national finalist in the Tourism Education and Training category at the prestigious Qantas Australian Tourism Awards held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday 10 April 2015.

The Qantas Australian Tourism Awards are the tourism industry’s premier awards, celebrating and recognising excellence in tourism across the nation.

TAFE SA CE, Robin Murt, said being recognised as a national finalist at the Australian Tourism Awards in delivering quality tourism education and training in South Australia is a major acknowledgement for TAFE SA.

“Our vision as a training provider is very clear: we aspire to be a world class vocational education and training provider. We believe lifelong learning sustains communities and builds workforce capability capacity.” 

“As South Australia’s largest provider of Vocational Education and Training (VET) we are the forefront of developing the State’s future workforce, delivering training to over 80,000 students a year through 1,200 qualifications.” said Mr Murt. 

TAFE SA Director of Tourism, Hospitality and Creative Arts, Ms Madeleine Frost said this is an outstanding achievement for our Tourism, Events and Travel program who always strive to deliver industry relevant training.  

“This is a reflection of our dedicated and passionate lecturers who always ensure our students are industry ready through a supportive and encouraging environment.” said Ms Frost.  

“We also acknowledge our South Australian Tourism industry partners who share in this achievement by so willingly supporting TAFE SA training for the Tourism, Events and Travel industry workforce of the future.” said Ms Frost.  

TAFE SA offers qualifications from entry level I to III, to Associate Degrees, delivering a broad program of accredited and non-accredited training which encompasses tourism, travel and event management, guiding and holiday parks and resorts sectors. For more information on TAFE SA’s Tourism, Events and Travel courses visit TAFE SA Tourism, Events and Travel web page, email the TAFE SA Tourism program or call 8348 4662.