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Tourism, Culture &
Recreation

Tourism and community events generate significant income and employment within our local area.

Play a role in promoting the area to visitors and providing local events for residents.

Help manage events including markets and festivals, and encourage visitors to enjoy your community and region.

Types of Roles:

Events Coordinator/Manager

Tourism and Visitor Information Centre Officer/Coordinator

Functions and Catering Supervisor

What we do:

  • Festivals, fairs and other special events
  • Markets
  • Visitor centres and online information about local attractions and accommodation
  • Outdoor cinemas and concerts
  • Fun runs

Qualifications

Educational requirements will vary according to the field of work but tertiary qualifications desirable for senior roles in this field are in Tourism and Event Management, Business, Commerce, Communications and Marketing. 

Vocational education and training (VET) qualifications relevant for entry-level positions include:

  • Certificate II, III in Tourism
  • Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism
  • Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management
  • Certificate III in Events
  • Diploma of Event Management

Culture and Recreation

Cultural and recreational services contribute to the lifestyle and well-being of a community. You will play a key role in providing facilities, programs and activities for community members and visitors to the area.

Types of Roles:

Cultural Development Officer

Museum and Gallery Assistant/Manager

Arts and Programs Officer

Leisure Services Officer

Recreation Officer

Library Officer/Coordinator/Librarian

Community Arts Centre Coordinator

What we do:

  • Libraries
  • Museums, art galleries, public art spaces
  • Recreational clubs

Qualifications

Educational requirements will vary according to the field of work but tertiary qualifications desirable for librarians include an arts, business or communications degree majoring in information services or media. Others in cultural services may require degrees in Fine Arts, Arts, or Business.

Vocational education and training (VET) qualifications relevant for entry-level positions include:

  • Certificate II in Information and Cultural Services
  • Certificate III, IV or Diploma of Library-Information Services

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