This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to comply with laws and licensing requirements for specific business operations. It requires the ability to access and interpret regulatory information, determine scope of compliance, and develop, implement and continuously review and update policies and practices for business compliance. The unit applies to regulatory requirements for day-to-day business operations in all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors and to special requirements for one-off events.  It applies to senior personnel who operate independently or with limited guidance from others and who are responsible for making a range of operational business and regulatory compliance decisions.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
SITXGLC001

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: - access and interpret regulatory information and determine the scope of compliance for the operations of a specific tourism, travel, hospitality or events business in relation to at least six different areas of compliance; - develop policies and procedures for legal compliance with each of the above areas of compliance, and; - integrate into compliance planning activities and documentation: sources of detailed information and advice on regulatory compliance; objectives and primary components of a broad range of local, state, territory and commonwealth government laws relevant to the specific to the business operations; use of policies and procedures in managing regulatory compliance.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - legal responsibilities and liabilities of managers and directors in varying business structures; - sources of information and advice on regulatory compliance; - functions and general operating procedures of regulatory authorities of particular relevance to the tourism, hospitality and events industries; - methods of receiving updated information on laws and licensing requirements; - use of policies and procedures in managing regulatory compliance; - formats for and inclusions in policies and procedures; - objectives and primary components of local, state, territory and commonwealth government laws to which all types of businesses must comply; - objectives and primary components of laws, codes, standards and licensing requirements that impact on specific operators in the tourism, hospitality and event industries; chosen to be applicable to the individual's context; - relevant law, code, standard and licensing requirements, and; - opportunities to maintain knowledge of regulatory requirements.

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