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$349 $149

Are you thinking of changing your career path? Or are you unsure of what it is you want to do?  At OCA, we understand.  That's why we have created this Event & Hospitality Management Career Sampler course to give you a taste of your potential future career in this rewarding industry.


"I think that Online Courses AUS is a fantastic way to up-skill and better yourself. The ladies that help you choose a course are fantastic and the website is so easy to use. There are online tutors to help you whenever you need it.  After I complete my current event management course, I will certainly be looking at another." - Jade

If you have a passion for people and service and think that you would enjoy working in a fast-paced workplace, then give this course a go! With consistent job openings in the industry you’ll never run out of opportunities.

As a student, you will be introduced to real world concepts and examples, allowing you to discover the knowledge, attributes, skills and experience of events and hospitality operations.

OCA's event & hospitality management career sampler course is the first step to a solid career in events and hospitality. Our industry experts have designed this course so you can experience "a day in the life of an events/hospitality worker" whilst gaining an insight into the study involved in this career.

If you have a passion for people and service and think that you would enjoy this industry, then this course is for you. Life is too short to do something you really don't enjoy.  You can change that, TODAY!

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Upon successful completion of this course you will receive an OCA Certificate of Achievement in Events & Hospitality Management Career Sampler.

Career Pathways

  • Tour Guide
  • Tour Package sales person
  • Service personnel
  • Small Business Owner (tours, accommodation, transport)
  • Outdoor Education Officer
  • Tour Bus Driver
  • Hotel Manager
  • Safari Guide

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Delivered 100% online, no classroom required

Instant access (simply enrol online, anytime)

Assessments are short answer and multiple choice

Fast turnaround on marking (within 1 business day)

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Sample extract from our Event & Hospitality Management course.

This entry level course is designed to provide you with insights into what it's like to work in the industry and the kind of study involved to prepare you for a future career in events and hospitality.

As you progress, you will be introduced to real world concepts and examples, allowing you to discover the knowledge, attributes, skills and experience of events and hospitality operations.

To commence your studies, simply select the topics below to view the learning resources. We hope you enjoy your studies and have a wonderful learning experience with us.

Prepare and Present Proposals

This topic describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare and present tenders, proposals or bids either as a response to a tender brief or as a proposal created and offered.

As you progress through the topic you will learn to analyse client tender specifications or needs, determine organisational ability to meet those requirements and to prepare and present information that is relevant to client criteria or needs. 

You will learn how to prepare a budget and follow procurement policies and procedures to ensure competitive advantage and the skills to write effective formal proposals to meet organisational requirements and maximise use of creative and promotional techniques within designated deadlines.

You will learn how to: 

  • Analyse tender requirements.
  • Determine ability to meet tender requirements.
  • Develop details for inclusion in proposal.
  • Prepare written proposal.
  • Submit the proposal and seek feedback.

Select Event Venues and Sites

This topic describes the skills and knowledge required to source and select venues or sites for events and how to analyse event plans to determine venue or site requirements, develop selection specifications, assess, choose and contract venues or sites.

As you progress through this topic you will learn how to research and select appropriate venues and sites for events, involving developing comprehensive events plans and dedicated event budgets, develop formal communication plans for a wide range of stakeholders to gain a buy in and keep the project on track.

You will learn to develop selection specifications, to assess and choose venues for multiple and diverse events within commercial time constraints and deadlines, and how to conduct a SWOT analysis on proposals and venues to meet event requirements and rational for final selection.

In addition you will explore online searches to assess and choose venues or sites and to consider zero-waste initiatives to contribute to responsible waste management.

You will learn how to:

  • Determine venue or site requirements
  • Source event venues and sites
  • Confirm venue or site bookings

Obtain and Manage Sponsorship

This topic describes the skills and knowledge required to obtain and manage sponsorship for a business activity, product, service or event. It requires the ability to determine sponsorship requirements, source and negotiate with potential sponsors and manage sponsorship arrangements.

As you progress through this topic you will learn how to identify potential sponsors and determine their requirements, how to develop clear concise and professional proposals including cost benefit analysis. You will learn how to communicate, negotiate and follow up with sponsors to facilitate future cooperative approaches and involvement.

In addition you will learn how to distribute and present sponsorship materials and follow up promotion activities and how to monitor and evaluate activities and make required adjustments to enhance value.

You will learn how to:

  • Determine sponsorship requirements and opportunities
  • Source sponsorship
  • Service sponsors

If you would like to preview this event management course in more detail or find out how it can help you secure travel jobs, click on DEMO above or call our team on 1300 611 404. You may also be interested in these event management courses - click here.

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