This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to organise and conduct a sport, fitness or recreation event. It requires the ability to plan, setup and conduct an event, supervise the event team, and monitor and evaluate the event outcomes. Event team members may be paid employees or volunteers. It applies to event organisation and coordination requirements at a single site or venue.

Event coordinators must consistently and responsibly conduct events according to relevant legislation and organisational policy and procedures, and within the framework of the event managing organisation or sport controlling body.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
SISXIND006

Assessment

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: - plan, deliver, and evaluate at least two of the following events that have prearranged operational components: banquet; business or corporate event; entertainment or leisure event; exhibition, exposition or fair; fundraising event; industry and other awards presentations; meetings and conventions; social event; sporting event; - develop and present comprehensive event proposals, and; - develop and produce these comprehensive documents for each event: briefing papers; emergency phone contacts; layout plan for venue or site; program; running sheet; schedules.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - the primary components of state, territory and local council laws that impact on event delivery and actions that must be adhered to by event operators during event setup, conduct and break down, in particular laws; - legal liability and duty of care of participants; - characteristics of these events staged in various locations: banquets; business or corporate event; entertainment or leisure event; exhibition, exposition or fair; fundraising event; industry and other awards presentations; meetings and conventions; social events; sporting events; - key features and functions of these event staging products and services: catering; displays, stands and signage; exhibitor services; security; talent; technical equipment and services; venue or site; - formats for, inclusions and uses of: event proposals; specific event documentation; event operational documentation, and; - key environmental and social sustainability impacts of event delivery and procedures.

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