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Diploma of Events (Surf)

Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE
Length: 12 months
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Diploma program
Location: Sunshine Coast
Language: English
Start date: February

Program Description

Study surfing events in Australia

The Diploma in Events with a focus on Surfing at the Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE in Queensland, Australia specializes in management processes for events such as surf competitions, surf life saving carnivals, regattas and other sporting events. The Sunshine Coast is a world-renowned surf destination making it the ideal place to study the Diploma of Events (Surf).

TAFE's 12-month Diploma of Events (Surf) is specifically designed to train future surf and aquatic event managers. Students learn about key event management concepts and also gain qualifications in surf and aquatic events. These skills are underpinned by a detailed knowledge of event concept development, budgeting, event preparation, staging and logistics, event marketing, onsite event management, managing health & safety and managing people.

The beautiful Sunshine Coast is renowned for its many outdoor events held throughout the year and provides valuable experience through involvement with events such as the Noosa Festival of Surfing while studying the course.

Employment opportunities for graduates of the Diploma of Events (Surf) include professional surf competition organisers, sporting, exhibition and event management companies, resorts, sporting associations and community organisations. Other careers include freelance event organiser/manager, leisure tour guide or outdoor recreation manager.

Admission requirements

Students wishing to study the Events Diploma (Surf) at the Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE in Queensland, Australia  must meet the following criteria:

  • Equivalent of Australian year 12 (12 years of schooling) or mature aged entry
  • IELTS academic module score of 5.5 with no individual score less than 5.0 (or eqivalent testing system); or
    Successful completion of an acceptable formal course where the medium of instruction was English (does not include ELICOS); or
    Completion of Upper Intermediate EAP, Global Village English Centre (Noosa, Maroochydore or Byron Bay); or
    Swedish applicants - V,VG or MVG in English A and English B on School Leaving Certificate.

This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:

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Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE

Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE

The Sunshine Coast TAFE Institute is nestled in the heart of Australia's Sunshine State - Queensland, Sunshine Coast TAFE has firmly established a strong reputation as the premier provider of vocational education and training in the region. They have established...

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Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE

Mooloolaba Campus
34 Lady Musgrave Drive
4557 Mountain Creek

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