Study Areas

Tourism and Events


If you have good communication skills and are interested in other cultures and a global career, Tourism could be for you.

Tourism in Australia is seeing record growth at present, and in fact, The Australian Bureau of Statistics recorded 7.7 million short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in the year ending March 2016. Our courses will fuel your mind, and get you ready for take-off in careers in tourism management, events and retail travel.

Melbourne Polytechnic will help you navigate the competitive tourism industry, so you can be running successful events and tourism businesses in no time. You’ll also learn basic business practice to manage projects, reservations, ticketing and staging of events.

Career options include:

  • Travel consultant
  • Conference and event consultant
  • Event management
  • Information Officer
Certificate III in Events
Launch your events management career with a Certificate III in Events and gain the required skills and knowledge to capitalise on the growing number of international trade shows, festivals, conferences and events across the Asia-Pacific.

Certificate III in Travel
Pack your bags for a career adventure and enrol in our Certificate III in Travel. You’ll have the best seat for capitalising on the coming wave of regional integration across the Asia-Pacific.

Diploma of Events
Do you see yourself coordinating a music festival, organising a dynamic corporate event or starting your own wedding planning business? Melbourne Polytechnic’s Diploma of Events will see you develop the strong and practical organisational skills essential for a career in the fast-paced and dynamic events management industry.

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