Research and evaluate event industry trends and practices

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 SITXEVT006A, 'Research and evaluate event industry trends and practices'.
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




Research event industry ideas, practices and trends.


Assess and select formal and informal research strategies to explore event industry information, ideas and concepts.


Identify and explore potential new and alternative sources of information.


Source information on the history and evolution of the global event industry as a context for effective work practice.


Evaluate information to inform work practice.


Critically analyse information in the context of industry practice and philosophy of work.


Assess ways in which information may be used or adapted within work practices, including integration of new technologies.


Develop positions and ideas and integrate into work practice.


Use information to generate discussion and critical analysis of event management practice and opportunities.


Extend own event management skills and knowledge.


Proactively identify and use opportunities presented by research to extend event management skills and knowledge.


Re-evaluate and refine approaches to work in the context of current and emerging trends.


Identify and use practice, feedback, discussion and evaluation opportunities to continuously improve skills.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SITXEVT006A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT60207 - Advanced Diploma of Events
  • SIT60307 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • CUE60403 - Advanced Diploma of Venues and Events