Originate and develop a concept

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 SITXQUA002A, 'Originate and develop a concept'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Originate and develop a concept' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria




Interpret the brief or clarify need or opportunity.


Explore the brief, need or opportunity for innovation, investigate and clarify the context for the new product or service.


Clarify purpose, desired outcome or end product, broad content, style, cost, intended audience or user and other relevant factors of the brief, need or opportunity.


Specify the purpose, goals, constraints and requirements of the final product, service or process.


Develop a range of creative approaches.


Generate a range of different, innovative and creative approaches and concepts.


Review different approaches or concepts for feasibility, innovation, creativity and acceptability to client or audience.


Identify possible constraints and check the approaches or concepts against constraints to determine feasibility.


Take into consideration social, ethical and environmental impacts of the approaches or concepts.


Investigate effects and advantages of various combinations of activities, systems, processes, staff and materials for achieving a creative, innovative and appropriate outcome.


Select concepts or approaches that achieve the required outcome in an innovative and feasible way and document draft proposals representing those approaches in an appropriate format.


Seek opinions of colleagues and a range of creative technical experts and specialists.


Discuss proposals with colleagues and specialists.


Clarify creative and technical aspects of proposals and seek expert advice where required.


Compare proposals with best practice examples of similar products, services or processes.


Adjust and refine proposal on the basis of advice received and evaluation.


Determine advantages and disadvantages of each approach or strategy based on established criteria.


Evaluate proposals and select the approach that will result in desired outcome.


Develop concept to an operational level.


Develop detailed specification for the product, service or process in terms of creativity, audience or user, budget and technical requirements.


Present detailed specification to relevant parties for approval, funding or endorsement.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SITXQUA002A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT31007 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Catering Operations)
  • SIT30907 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT31107 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Patisserie)
  • SIT40607 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Catering Operations)
  • SIT40507 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT30707 - Certificate III in Hospitality
  • SIT40707 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Patisserie)
  • SIT40307 - Certificate IV in Hospitality
  • SIT60307 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT40407 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
  • SIT50307 - Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT30807 - Certificate III in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)