Event Express

Fast-track Event Job Pathway

4 x Event Units (from Diploma)
20 weeks
Next intake – Starts August 2022
Online + Practical
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Can’t commit to a full qualification right now? Then make a great start to your event career with our ‘new look’ Event Express course. 

Gain an entry level event management skillset to start you on your event journey. Or extend current skills to progress in your career. Experience the flexibility of high-quality online learning. No prerequisites required. Apply for next intake now!

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Event Express Overview

Our new Event Express program is a fast-track learning journey made up of five online modules including Event Job Pathway Preparation.

This snazzy little 20 week online program is designed to help you move into the global events industry with skills, knowledge and confidence.

Experience the flexibility of high quality, engaging self-paced online learning combined with live event experience.

Gain a certified entry level event management skillset. Or build on your current skills and experience to progress your career in events.

No prerequisites. Get on it!

Course benefits:

  • Accredited learning modules
  • Self paced study
  • Practical skills and knowledge
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Job pathway preparation
  • Flexible
  • Fast-track
  • Affordable

Time Commitment:

Event Express is a 20 week, fast-track course.

  • Approximately 8 hours of online study per week
  • Optional volunteer hours to align with your schedule

What You'll Learn

Our 10 x 10 Event Management Curriculum combines the top 10 technical and 10 human skills required by employers in the global events industry.

This blended program combines the best of online learning with opportunities to volunteer and work on events.

The units below make up an event management skillset, a well-rounded foundation for the beginning of a career in events or further study.


  • Event Foundation – Learn the fundamentals every event manager should know.
  • Event Experience Design 1 – Learn to develop and present event concepts.
  • Event Team Leadership – Learn the how’s and why’s of event team interaction and management working on an event project.
  • Event Registrations – Learn to use the EventsAIR event management software and receive industry accreditation. 
  • Event Job Preparation – Prepare yourself with the tools needed to land your dream events role.

More about Event Job Preparation

Our job pathway programs are managed through our very own recruitment platform. We call it Event Talent Agency.

  • Personal Profile – Build your profile and resume in Linkedin, the go-to platform for event professionals.
  • Volunteering – Opportunities to volunteer at events.
  • Job Opportunities – We help you find a job in the events industry. It’s up to you to land it but we’ll help you take off.
  • Networking – Join the global events community. We know some great people and companies and we would like to introduce you to them.

Course Outcomes

On completion of the Event Express program you will receive:

  • Certificates of completion for all modules.
  • Digital credentials to share on your Linkekin profile.
  • Professional industry certification for EventsAIR.
  • Credit transfer for any modules in CoEM’s SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management course.

We highly recommend further study and industry exposure to increase employability within the events industry. See more about the Event Manager – Diploma program HERE

Why Event Express?

Event Express is a pathway to the Event Manager – Diploma course without committing to a whole qualification.

This course is for those who:

      • Want to get started in the events industry.
      • Are looking to enhance their career prospects by gaining new skills.
      • Are interested in events but are not ready to commit to a full qualification.
      • Want to experience studying with CoEM before committing to further study.
      • Would like the option of a pathway into CoEM’s SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management.

Entry Requirements

Entry into Event Express is as follows:

  • No ATAR required.
  • Over 18 years of age.
  • Application and interview (not scary).
  • Access to a reliable computer and internet connection.
  • Motivation, excellent time-management, reliability and an ability to focus.
  • Loads of enthusiasm and passion for events.
  • No previous course completion or experience in events required.

Course Fees


  • $3300 inc gst
  • Flexible payment plans.
  • Discount for upfront payment.

Enquire now for our next intake. Or to speak to one of the CoEM Team about Event Express please call 0406 623 683.

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Ilana Larke

Learning Facilitator

Boris Kelly

Managing Director

Jade Whiteley

Learning Facilitator

S-J Rice

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