SITEEVT001

Source and use information on event industry

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Application

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to access and interpret current and emerging information on the events industry to enhance the quality of event coordination. This includes industry structure, technology, laws and ethical issues specifically relevant to event coordination.

This unit is relevant to events that are diverse in nature and are coordinated in many industry contexts, including the tourism, hospitality, sport, cultural and community sectors.

It applies to individuals working at different levels in event management companies, in event venues, or in organisations that organise their own events.

Unit mapping information

SITXEVT301 Access information on event industry operations

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Foundation skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Unit sector or competency field

Events—Events

Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units

Not applicable

Assessment conditions

Skills must be demonstrated in an operational events business or activity. This can be:

  • an industry workplace

  • a simulated industry environment

Assessment must ensure access to:

  • communication technology and information programs used to source industry information

  • information on current events industry practice, products and services from:

    • accredited operators

    • associations and organisations

    • journals

    • seminars

    • colleagues

    • media

    • personal observations and experience

    • reference books

    • training courses

    • unions

    • the internet

  • information on codes of conduct, membership and benefits distributed by:

    • industry associations

    • accreditation operators

    • unions

  • plain English documents issued by government regulators that describe laws specifically relevant to the events industry

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations’ requirements for assessors; and:

  • have worked in industry for at least three years where they have applied the skills and knowledge of this unit of competency