How to become a Events Coordinator

Events coordinators plan and organise special events, including parties, wedding receptions, product launches, banquets, meetings, conferences and conventions.

Personal requirements of a Events Coordinator

  • Enjoy working with people
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal and supervisory skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Neat personal appearance
  • Able to negotiate, delegate and work under pressure

Education & Training for a Events Coordinator

You can work as an events coordinator without formal qualifications, but employers usually require Year 10. You will probably get some informal training on the job. Entry to this occupation may be improved if you have qualifications and/or experience in the tourism and hospitality industry. You may like to consider a VET qualification. As subjects and prerequisites can vary between institutions, you should contact your chosen institution for further information. You can also become an events coordinator through a traineeship in Events. Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally require Year 10. For further details, visit www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au.




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