Plan 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 SITXEVT401, 'Plan 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

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. Liaise with event customer to satisfy service expectations.

1.1 Discuss and clarify purpose and scope of event or function with customer.

1.2 Liaise with customer to determine specific operational needs, preferences and budget for event.

1.3 Conduct customer site inspection as required.

1.4 Hold ongoing discussions about event plans to satisfy all customer requirements and service expectations.

2. Prepare and confirm event proposals.

2.1 Analyse and document event staging requirements based on detailed review of customer brief.

2.2 Identify and pursue additional sales opportunities to ensure maximum event profitability.

2.3 Develop options and ideas on event concept, theme and format for inclusion in event proposal.

2.4 Verify the operational and service practicality of proposal through consultation with colleagues and suppliers.

2.5 Present proposal including accurate information on costs and range and style of products and services.

2.6 Negotiate and agree to final event details.

2.7 Prepare and issue relevant event documentation to customer and update as changes occur.

3. Coordinate event services.

3.1 Liaise with internal personnel and external suppliers to facilitate effective event planning.

3.2 Identify environmental and social impacts and ensure services are organised to minimise these.

3.3 Identify event components and create a schedule to facilitate event service bookings.

3.4 Issue event orders to venue departments and external suppliers according to event deadlines and update as changes occur.

3.5 Prepare and distribute operational documentation to internal personnel and suppliers according to organisational procedures.

3.6 Develop and provide event briefings to relevant operations personnel in advance of the event.

3.7 Minimise use of printed materials and maximise electronic transmission of documents to reduce waste.

4. Finalise event and evaluate operational success.

4.1 Prepare final customer invoices and check and authorise payment of supplier invoices.

4.2 Obtain feedback from customers and seek input from personnel and contractors on event operations.

4.3 Reflect on and evaluate operational problems.

4.4 Use all information to enhance future event planning activities.