Events Management

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: DIY Events Management Course
Next Course: Wednesday 30th July 2014
Target Age: 18-24yr
Accreditation: Cert II: Skills for Work and Training (SWAT) inclusive of Events vocational modules (dependent on course participation)


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Our intensive industry based, 'hands-on', DIY Events Management course, is an integrated youth social enterprise & Links to Learning initiative of BYS. Each year, course participants are 'recruited' as a Rock the YAC Productions Crew member & mentored by Morgyn Quinn (Rudekat Records,Island Vibe & Kuranda Roots Festivals) to conceptualise, manage & produce their own all-ages, drug & alcohol free community event.

In addition to facilitating their own community event, additional 'hands-on' industry experience our community partnership with Byron Blues & Roots Festival provides participates with an intensive work experience placement at this Internationally renowned Festival.

Rock the YAC Productions: DIY Event Management Course has facilitated 4 highly professional & successful community events. In addition we have attained Indent Music NSW Grassroots Grant for 2 consecutive years & have received 2011 Indent Music NSW 'ISAAC' Award for Best Team.

Transition pathways have included: Youth Activities Co-ordinator; Promotions; Production Crews Festivals: Splendour in the Grass;  Byron Blues & Roots; Dreaming; Woodford; Xavier Rudd; Kuranda Roots & Island Vibe.