Manage on-site event operations

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 SITXEVT505, 'Manage on-site event operations'.
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. Finalise event preparations.

1.1 Check final arrangements for event and address any discrepancies or outstanding matters.

1.2 Analyse event requirements and develop plans and procedures for event staging.

1.3 Prepare and collate operational documentation to facilitate effective on-site management and distribute to relevant personnel.

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

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

2. Oversee event set up.

2.1 Establish on-site contact with contractors and reconfirm all requirements.

2.2 Assess all aspects of event set up against prearranged service agreements and check for safety and ease of attendee access.

2.3 Identify any deficiencies and discrepancies and take prompt action to resolve.

2.4 Conduct final briefing on event operational details including communication and control mechanisms.

3. Monitor event operation.

3.1 Monitor event operation through observation and communication with relevant personnel to ensure effective delivery of services.

3.2 Identify and quickly evaluate operational problems as they arise and take prompt action to resolve.

3.3 Monitor compliance with environmental and social sustainability procedures to ensure minimal impacts.

3.4 Liaise with client throughout event to ensure satisfaction with service delivery and make necessary adjustments.

4. Oversee event break down.

4.1 Ensure event break down is completed according to agreements.

4.2 Check and sign invoices according to contractor agreements.

4.3 Debrief relevant personnel to improve future event service delivery.

5. Evaluate operational success of event.

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

5.2 Reflect on and evaluate operational problems.

5.3 Provide recommendations for improvements to future event management practices.