Event Team

Event Team

Diploma Alternative

Course Overview

This exciting new course is designed around the experience of being part of a functioning events team. By combining online content and communications with regular ‘on campus’ team meetings you will learn practically and effectively in a stimulating, meaningful and flexible environment.

Your Event Team will work on the planning and design of a live event giving you valuable real world experience. You will learn from event specialists and guest speakers from industry who will share their knowledge and specialisation. Exposure to these valuable professional networks will help to build your employment pathway.

This is an immersive learning experience that develops the essential skills, knowledge and mindsets needed to work in a professional events team.

Blended Online/On Campus Delivery
Course Duration20 weeks
On Campus Study1 x weekend workshop + 4 x Saturdays
Online StudyApprox 8-10 hours per week
Volunteer workRecommended 50 hours
Course IntakesJuly 2019 - Sydney only / Feb 2020 - Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane

Blended Study Option

Event Team is an interactive learning experience that combines the flexibility of online study with the personal experience of regular ‘on campus’ sessions.

Online content

You will be guided through the course content by a dedicated industry learning facilitator via the latest online learning techniques. All online content is completed through our customised Cloud Campus accessed conveniently anytime, anywhere on any device of your choice.

Content is released progressively and can be completed during times that suit your schedule. You will be part of a learning community while enjoying high levels of support from your facilitator and the rest of the CoEM Team.

On Campus experience

Event Team begins with an interactive whole weekend workshop where you will form a cohesive and committed group in a real world workplace scenario. The introductory workshop is followed by monthly Saturday meetings which progressively build on and enhance your learning experience and level of skill and knowledge.

As part of your studies you will be out in the field seeing venues, meeting suppliers and experiencing some of Australia’s most renowned events. You will work on real events via our Industry Engagement Program.

Industry Engagement Program

You will have the option to work on real events in your local area via our Industry Engagement program giving you the practical experience and networking opportunities you’ll need for employment.

This holistic program explores the widely recognised skill sets and mindsets that are required by the event industry giving you the ability and tools to build a solid career pathway. The following skill sets are benchmarked against global best practice:

• Events industry context
• Event project management
• Creative concept development
• Community and connectivity
• Event experience design and delivery
• Risk management
• Sustainability practice
• Project team leadership
• Financial management
• Professional practice

EVENT TEAM Sydney – starts July 2019

EVENT TEAM Melbourne – starts February 2020

EVENT TEAM Brisbane – starts February 2020

Click HERE for 2019 term dates
(Please note that term dates are subject to change)

The Event Team program will provide you with a comprehensive skill set, the relevant knowledge and practical experience and a number of valuable industry connections. This combination will allow you to find employment opportunities in various roles within different sectors of the local or global industry.

Upon completion of this course, graduates will be able to work in diverse fields such as:

  • music
  • arts and community festivals
  • sporting events
  • venues
  • meetings and conferences
  • exhibitions / government
  • not-for-profit etc.


The content of the Event Team program is benchmarked against global best practice. Upon completion of this course you will receive a Diploma level digital credential. This credential is verifiable to employers.

Entry Requirements

  • 18 years of age by course commencement
  • Admissions interview
  • Can commit to all ‘on campus’ sessions

IT Requirements

  • Access to a computer and reliable internet connection
  • Latest version of Firefox and Abode Flash player
  • Webcam and microphone
  • Each student will receive Microsoft Office 2016 (included in your course fees)


We understand that paying for your chosen course can be tough. That’s why we offer a range of payment options to suit your needs.

Paying monthly in advance means no admin fees.
$500 deposit + 5 monthly payments of $1330.

Direct debit payment plan via our partners Debit Success.
$500 deposit + 20 weekly payments of $332.50. Third party fees apply. Find out more →

Affordable student loans with flexible terms from 6 to 48 months.
$500 deposit + repayments (can start at $50 per fortnight). Interest fees apply. Calculate your repayments here →

Event Team


Now partnering with Study Loans, we are proud to be one of a small number of colleges offering a new option for the payment of course fees. Study Loans provides students with a great alternative to banks, credit cards and government loans. Visit: www.studyloans.com.au


To speak to one of the CoEM Team about the best payment option for you, please call 1300 725 846


Did you know your education expenses could be fully tax deductible?
For more information click here →


There are 3 simple steps to completing your application

  1. Start your online application HERE
  2. Schedule your phone interview
  3. Pay a deposit to secure your spot