Source and package tourism products

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 SITTPPD003B, 'Source and package tourism products'.
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




Source component products.


Identify product objectives in consultation with appropriate colleagues and customers.


Identify and determine destination and product preferences and requirements of customer or consumer market to be serviced.


Identify and research potential destinations and component products and services using appropriate methods.


Assess destination and product details relating to market or customer suitability, including costs, availability or accessibility, features and benefits, product match to preferences and requirements and profit potential.


Assess the quality credentials of tourism operators and their products to be packaged.


Select destinations and products based on research conducted.


Package component products.


Develop packaged products or programs to meet the requirements of specific customers or markets.


Combine and integrate program components to create maximum value and saleability within nominated constraints.


Make agreements with suppliers according to organisation profit and other requirements and confirm in writing in line with organisation procedures.


Cost programs to ensure profitability using appropriate technology to take account of key financial factors, including:

full range of commission or mark-up structures that would apply to each organisation involved in the distribution network for the product

desired profit margin for the packaged product

application of appropriate mark-up to achieve a profitable selling price

any additional taxes, special fees and other charges

any applicable exchange rate implications.


Document the product or program and pricing structures clearly to include full details of all inclusions, exclusions and add-ons and present to colleagues or customers.


Review and adjust products or programs and pricing structures in response to feedback from customers or colleagues.


Check and incorporate legal requirements.


Present final details of products or programs to appropriate colleagues or customers for approval prior to finalisation of operational or marketing details and within required timeframes.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SITTPPD003B appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT30407 - Certificate III in Tourism (Visitor Information Services)
  • SIT30307 - Certificate III in Tourism (Tour Wholesaling)
  • SIT50207 - Diploma of Events
  • SIT40809 - Certificate IV in Holiday Parks and Resorts
  • SIT30207 - Certificate III in Tourism (Retail Travel Sales)
  • SIT40207 - Certificate IV in Tourism
  • SIT50409 - Diploma of Holiday Parks and Resorts
  • SIT50107 - Diploma of Tourism