Provide advice on beers, spirits and liqueurs

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 SITHFAB304, 'Provide advice on beers, spirits and liqueurs'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
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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. Evaluate beers, spirits and liqueurs.

1.1 Identify and explore the characteristics of a range of both Australian and imported beers, spirits and liqueurs using sensory evaluation techniques.

1.2 Review other information about beers, spirits and liqueurs to complement the sensory evaluation process.

1.3 Develop informed opinions about beers, spirits and liqueurs to support work as a beverage specialist.

2. Handle, store and monitor beers, spirits and liqueur products.

2.1 Store and cellar products according to particular requirements for different beers, spirits and liqueurs.

2.2 Monitor product quality and recognise impaired quality based on a broad knowledge of beers, spirits and liqueurs.

2.3 Resolve issues with beverage quality through accurate identification of faults and appropriate corrective action.

3. Advise customers on beers, spirits and liqueurs.

3.1 Provide accurate advice about Australian and imported beers, spirits and liqueurs to customers.

3.2 Discuss the different styles and features of beers, spirits and liqueurs with customers, taking account of customer level of knowledge.

3.3 Assist customers in selecting beverages according to taste and price preferences.

4. Extend and update own knowledge of beers, spirits and liqueurs.

4.1 Conduct formal and informal research to access current, accurate and relevant information about beers, spirits and liqueurs.

4.2 Identify customer taste trends based on customer contact and workplace experience.

4.3 Source information on current and emerging beverage service trends and customer preferences.

4.4 Provide informed input about beers, spirits and liqueurs to support organisational activities.