Organise in -house events or functions

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 SITXEVT005B, 'Organise in -house events or functions'.
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




Establish and confirm event requirements.


Liaise with client to establish specific event operational requirements.


Calculate quotations to ensure maximum profitability of the function and provide to client according to organisation procedures.


Develop options and ideas in consultation with colleagues and suppliers to assist client with event planning.


Identify and pursue additional sales opportunities through effective communication with client to ensure maximum profitability of the function.


Negotiate and agree upon final event details, with confirmation in writing provided to client, including financial and other conditions.


Prepare, maintain and issue relevant event documentation to clients and suppliers.


Coordinate in-house event services.


Liaise with appropriate colleagues and suppliers to facilitate effective planning of event services.


Identify and organise appropriate internal and external resource requirements.


Research relevant information about new or previously unused services for incorporation into current and future events.


Identify and consider possible event impacts and take appropriate action to address these impacts.


Prepare, update and distribute event documentation to clients, relevant colleagues and suppliers according to organisation procedures.


Prepare and organise relevant event briefings in a timely fashion.


Minimise use of printed materials and maximise electronic transmission of all client and event documents to reduce negative environmental impacts.


Monitor and evaluate in-house services.


Monitor event set-up and operation according to service agreements and relevant safety requirements.


Promptly identify operational problems and take appropriate action to resolve.


Obtain feedback from clients, colleagues and suppliers and use or share this information for future event organisation.


Finalise post-event administrative requirements accurately and promptly.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SITXEVT005B appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT31007 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Catering Operations)
  • SIT40607 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Catering Operations)
  • SIT40507 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT40707 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Patisserie)
  • SIT40809 - Certificate IV in Holiday Parks and Resorts
  • SIT40307 - Certificate IV in Hospitality
  • SIT60307 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT40407 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
  • SIT50307 - Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT40207 - Certificate IV in Tourism