Plan and develop event proposals and bids

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 SITXEVT008A, 'Plan and develop event proposals and bids'.
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




Interpret event brief.


Accurately interpret and assess event brief in terms of organisation's capacity to meet the stated requirements.


Evaluate and plan action required for development of the proposal or bid.


Undertake liaison with the client to clarify requirements where appropriate.


Develop proposal or bid details.


Research and develop details and options for inclusion in the proposal or bid after consultation with suppliers and other relevant agencies.


Assess current and emerging factors and trends for impact on bid preparation.


Identify and integrate appropriate current and emerging technology into proposal.


Seek support for the proposal or bid from relevant individuals and agencies.


Evaluate possible competitors and develop strategies to address competitive issues.


Develop proposal or bid materials.


Prepare proposal or bid materials within the designated timelines according to requirements of the brief.


Assess the need for expert assistance and organise the involvement of appropriate specialists.


Present materials in a format that maximises the use of presentation and promotional techniques.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SITXEVT008A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT50207 - Diploma of Events
  • SIT60307 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT50107 - Diploma of Tourism
  • CUE50403 - Diploma of Venues and Events
  • CUE60103 - Advanced Diploma of Design for Live Production, Theatre and Events
  • CUE60403 - Advanced Diploma of Venues and Events