Recruit, select and induct staff

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 SITXHRM002A, 'Recruit, select and induct staff'.
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




Identify recruitment needs.


Identify short-term recruitment needs based on monitoring of service and efficiency levels in the workplace.


Consult appropriate colleagues and other stakeholders in relation to staffing needs and job specifications.


Develop clear and concise selection criteria and job specifications.


Use job descriptions where appropriate to facilitate the recruitment process.


Obtain approval for recruitment initiatives according to organisation recruitment policies.


Administer recruitment.


Create, approve and disseminate advertisements for positions according to organisation policy and legal requirements.


Process applications according to organisation policy.


Inform applicants of decisions and provide other recruitment information in appropriate format within reasonable timeframes.


Organise interviews and other selection processes according to organisation policy and taking into account any special needs.


Make employment offers according to organisation policy.


Advise prospective employees on details according to organisation policy and industrial and legislative requirements.


Process and file recruitment records according to organisation policy.


Identify and communicate recommendations for improvements in recruitment processes to appropriate colleagues.


Select staff.


Review applications against criteria, noting any additional influencing factors.


Conduct selection processes according to organisation policy and legal requirements and taking into account any special needs.


Use selection criteria as the basis for selection.


Communicate selection recommendations to appropriate colleagues.


Create and maintain accurate, clear and complete records of the selection process.


Plan and organise induction programs.


Plan content and format of induction programs to reflect organisation objectives and policies.


Include all appropriate information in induction programs according to organisation policy and industrial and legislative requirements.


Include information on the culture of the organisation in induction programs.


Liaise with operational colleagues to ensure induction programs are implemented in a manner that minimises operational disruption.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SITXHRM002A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT40607 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Catering Operations)
  • SIT40507 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT50207 - Diploma of Events
  • 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
  • SIT50409 - Diploma of Holiday Parks and Resorts
  • SIT50107 - Diploma of Tourism

And the skillsets: