SITEEVT028 - Manage on-site event operations

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Unit code: SITEEVT028 | Study level: TAFE
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This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage on-site operational activities for the production of events. It requires the ability to finalise operational plans, oversee event set-up, execution and break-down, and evaluate the operational success of events.
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 event coordinators and managers as well as venue duty, front of house and operations managers who operate independently, and are responsible for operational decisions. They may work in event management companies, in event venues, or in organisations that organise their own events.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each units learning outcomes & 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:

  • manage on-site event operations for at least one event with multiple operational components, overseeing event:
  • set-up
  • operation
  • break-down
  • develop comprehensive plans, procedures and operational documentation for production at above event
  • conduct event briefings prior to and following the above event
  • liaise and consult with contractors and other relevant personnel during the above event finalisation, operation and break-down to ensure service agreements are met and potential risks are mitigated
  • manage above on-site event operations in live time where commercially realistic time pressures and constraints apply.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the VU Polytechnic and/or via the VU Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

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