This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to determine the sport, fitness and recreation services required by clients and to plan, implement and evaluate the services from a facility management perspective.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - consult and interact with target groups in the community to elicit information required to determine needs for the service; - source, interpret and confirm information to inform service planning; - liaise with appropriate personnel to make suggestions and plan the service; - seek feedback from service users and staff; - build relationships with stakeholders; - plan a service according to target group needs; - assess risk factors; - modify the service as required; - assess service outcomes against initial objectives to suggest potential improvements; - source and allocate resources for the service; - develop and implement a work plan for the service within appropriate timelines; - complete research into user needs; - produce and document service plans; - complete documentation in relation to recommendations for improvement; - numeracy skills to develop budgets for service provision and analyse profitability, and; - self-management skills to review and reflect on own work performance in planning and implementing the service according to participant expectations.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - legislation to enable: - safe and equitable delivery of the service to target groups; - safe use of equipment and materials; - organisational policies and procedures to enable safe, satisfactory and beneficial outcomes for all participants; - principles of inclusive practices; - reasons for individual participation in sport, fitness and recreation services to ensure this information is included in planning for service; - risk-analysis processes to evaluate the risk and possible impact of planned sport and recreation services; - activity-specific knowledge of planned sport, fitness and recreation services to ensure services match participants' needs; - cost-benefit analysis techniques; - marketing strategies suitable for target groups; - insurance arrangements to suit the service.

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