Develop a budget for a recreation initiative

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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes of a unit of competency.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the required skills and knowledge section and the range statement. Assessment of performance is to be consistent with the evidence guide.

1. Determine range of resources required for initiative.

1.1. Obtain data identifying resources required to conduct similar initiatives over similar timeframes from the responsible person.

1.2. Obtain and confirm budget allocation from responsible person.

1.3. Identify potential sources of income according to organisational policies and procedures.

1.4. Determine realistic projections of income based on information obtained.

2. Undertake costing for initiative.

2.1. Obtain relevant data identifying costs for similar initiatives from responsible person.

2.2. Calculate costs according to organisational policies and procedures.

2.3. Determine break-even analysis as required.

2.4. Determine unit cost or product price as required.

2.5. Maintain and document costing system to ensure all relevant information is up to date, accurate and confidential.

2.6. Identify and plan for likely contingencies according to organisational policies and procedures.

3. Draft budgets.

3.1. Prepare a draft budget from data obtained according to organisational policies and procedures.

3.2. Submit budget to responsible person for approval within designated timelines.

3.3. Adjust budget in response to feedback.

4. Review budget against actual results.

4.1. Compare original budget to actual results and identify variances according to organisational policies and procedures.

4.2. Record and maintain information to allow retrieval for the development of future budgets.

4.3. Review own work performance and identify potential improvements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SISCCRO305A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS30210 - Certificate III in Community Activity Programs