Work effectively in sport and recreation environments

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SISXIND101A, 'Work effectively in sport and recreation environments'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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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. Develop sport and recreation industry knowledge.

1.1. Identify and access sources of information on the sport and recreation industry.

1.2. Apply industry information in day-to-day work activities.

1.3. Identify the economic and social significance of sport and recreation and their impact on individuals and the community.

1.4. Update knowledge and share with clients and colleagues as appropriate.

1.5. Identify the role of volunteers within the sport and recreation industry.

2. Identify client needs and organisational objectives.

2.1. Undertake daily work activities according to organisational policies and procedures.

2.2. Refer clients to services.

2.3. Apply knowledge of a client-focused approach according to community development philosophies and principles.

2.4. Carry out work tasks according to industry standards of ethical practice.

2.5. Adapt work processes to meet the specific needs of individual clients.

3. Implement customer-service practices.

3.1. Respond to client feedback according to organisational policies and procedures and in line with individual level of responsibility.

3.2. Follow up on feedback.

3.3. Record communication and outcome between client and organisation.

4. Minimise risks to personal and public safety.

4.1. Identify situations that may endanger the personal safety of self, staff and other clients.

4.2. Implement action to minimise risk.

4.3. Report situation to appropriate staff.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SISXIND101A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS20410 - Certificate II in Sport Career Oriented Participation
  • SIS20310 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation
  • SIS10110 - Certificate I in Sport and Recreation
  • SIS30310 - Certificate III in Fitness
  • SIS20110 - Certificate II in Community Activities
  • SIS30210 - Certificate III in Community Activity Programs
  • SIS20210 - Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation
  • SIS30110 - Certificate III in Aquatics
  • SIS20510 - Certificate II in Sport Coaching