SITEEVT023 - Plan in-house events

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Unit code: SITEEVT023 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Nicholson


This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan the delivery of commercial events. It requires the ability to identify client operational needs and preferences, prepare and confirm event proposals, and finalise operational documents for the delivery 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 who operate independently and are responsible for making a range of operational decisions. They may work in commercial event venues, such as hotels, clubs, theatres, and convention and exhibition centres.


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:

  • plan the delivery of at least one face-to-face, virtual or hybrid event
  • prepare and present accurate and comprehensive event proposals and operational documentation for the above event
  • for the above event:
  • collaborate with internal personnel and external suppliers to facilitate effective event planning and booking of services
  • issue event orders and operational documents
  • complete activities within commercial time constraints and event deadlines.

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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