Qualification details

SIT30607 - Certificate III in Events (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 01/Jan/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to SIT30612 - Certificate III in EventsIntent of the qualification remains unchanged. Total number of units reduced by 2. Elective units reduced by 2. Some units removed from core as they did not apply to all job roles. They are now in elective list. 17/Jan/2013
Supersedes THT30102 - Certificate III in Meetings and Events 31/Dec/2010

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBFIA301A - Maintain financial recordsMaintain financial records N/A
BSBITU201A - Produce simple word processed documentsProduce simple word processed documents N/A
BSBITU302A - Create electronic presentationsCreate electronic presentations N/A
BSBITU306A - Design and produce business documentsDesign and produce business documents N/A
BSBITU309A - Produce desktop published documentsProduce desktop published documents N/A
BSBWOR204A - Use business technologyUse business technology N/A
CPPSEC2012A - Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviourMonitor and control individual and crowd behaviour N/A
CUEAUD03B - Operate vision systemsOperate vision systems N/A
CUEAUD06B - Apply a general knowledge of vision systems to work activitiesApply a general knowledge of vision systems to work activities N/A
CUEFOH03C - Provide seating and ticketing adviceProvide seating and ticketing advice N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 599999 Clerical And Administrative Workers Nec 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6199-79 Intermediate Clerical Workers Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Arts Administration,Entertainment Administration,Events 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Meetings Co-ordinator,Arts Function Assistant,Events Administrative Assistant,Arts Festival Assistant,Events Operations Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 599999 Clerical And Administrative Workers Nec 14/Dec/2009 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6199-79 Intermediate Clerical Workers Nec 14/Dec/2009 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 14/Dec/2009 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 14/Dec/2009 
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Modification History

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Description

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in an administrative or operational events support role. Event organisation and management takes place across the full spectrum of business and community activity. The qualification has particular relevance in the community, cultural, hospitality, sporting and tourism sectors.

Work would be undertaken in an office environment where event planning and organisation takes place, at an event site or a combination of both.

The qualification reflects the role of skilled operators who apply a broad range of competencies in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. They may provide technical advice and support to a team.

The qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.

Job roles 

Individuals with this qualification are able to work in a range of organisations where event management takes place, and such organisations are diverse in nature. Examples include professional conference organisers, exhibition and event management companies, sporting associations, community organisations, hospitality and cultural venues.

Possible job titles include:

  • event assistant
  • event administrative assistant
  • event operations assistant
  • event operative
  • conference assistant
  • exhibitions assistant.

Prerequisite requirements 

There are no prerequisites for entry to this qualification.

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS SUMMARY 

SIT30607 Certificate III in Events 

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by the events industry for this qualification. The employability skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.

Employability skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication 

Liaising effectively with a diverse range of customers, other team members and event suppliers; providing key on the ground operational information to supervisors and managers; using event planning documentation to establish key work activities and priorities.

Teamwork 

Working as a member of event operations team; providing assistance to other team members; working out different roles and responsibilities; using the different skills within the team to maximise efficiency.

Problem solving 

Anticipating and responding to typical event operational problems; using other people and event procedures and systems to help avoid or respond effectively to problems.

Initiative and enterprise 

Identifying and suggesting better and different ways of addressing operational issues; keeping up-to-date with industry trends and practices; being able to adapt to changing operational circumstances.

Planning and organising 

Understanding the broad context in which different types of events take place; interpreting event documentation and plans; providing feedback and input into ways to improve future event operations.

Self-management 

Understanding overall context for event operations and different roles of event staff and stakeholders; being aware of risk management, safety and other legal issues that impact on event operations.

Learning 

Knowing and using opportunities to maintain currency of industry knowledge; sharing industry information with colleagues.

Technology 

Working with and understanding the broad features of a range of different technologies used in event operations; choosing the best equipment for the job at hand based on knowledge of the various options.

Due to the high proportion of electives required by this qualification, the industry/enterprise requirements described above for each employability skill are representative of the events industry in general and may not reflect specific job roles. Learning and assessment strategies for this qualification should be based on the requirements of the units of competency for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

QUALIFICATION RULES 

To achieve a Certificate III in Events, 15 units must be completed:

  • all 5 core units
  • 10 elective units which may be selected from the list below, or from this or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

In all cases selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification.

CORE UNITS 

SITXCOM001A

Work with colleagues and customers

SITXCOM002A

Work in a socially diverse environment

SITXEVT001B

Develop and update event industry knowledge

SITXEVT002B

Provide event staging support

SITXOHS001B

Follow health, safety and security procedures

ELECTIVE UNITS 

Communication and Teamwork 

SITXCOM006A

Address protocol requirements

Computer Operations and ICT Management 

BSBITU309A

Produce desktop published documents

BSBITU302A

Create electronic presentations

BSBWOR204A

Use business technology

BSBITU201A

Produce simple word processed documents

BSBITU306A

Design and produce business documents

Creative and Technical Production 

CUEAUD06B

Apply a general knowledge of vision systems to work activities

CUELGT05B

Record and operate standard lighting cues

CUELGT09A

Apply a general knowledge of lighting to work activities

CUEPRP02B

Research, obtain and prepare props

CUESET05B

Apply set construction techniques

CUESOU07B

Apply a general knowledge of audio to work activities

CUESTA01C

Install staging elements

CUESTA05C

Apply a general knowledge of staging to work activities

CUETGE05C

Maintain physical production elements

CUETGE15B

Handle physical elements safely during bump-in/bump-out

CUVCRS03B

Produce computer-aided drawings

Events 

SITXEVT003B

Process and monitor event registrations

SITXEVT004B

Coordinate on-site event registrations

Finance 

BSBFIA301A

Maintain financial records

Food and Beverage 

SITHFAB002C

Operate a bar

SITHFAB004A

Provide food and beverage service

SITHFAB005A

Provide table service of alcoholic beverages

SITHFAB009A

Provide responsible service of alcohol

Occupational Health and Safety 

SITXOHS003B

Identify hazards, and assess and control safety risks

Risk Management and Security 

CPPSEC2012A

Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour

Tourism Sales and Operations 

SITTTSL001A

Operate an online information system

SITTTSL002A

Access and interpret product information

SITTTSL004A

Source and provide Australian destination information and advice

SITTTSL006B

Prepare quotations

SITTTSL008B

Book and coordinate supplier services

SITTTSL009B

Process travel-related documentation

SITTTSL010B

Control reservations or operations using a computerised system

Venue and Facility Operations 

SITTVAF001A

Provide venue information and assistance

CUEFOH03C

Provide seating and ticketing advice

CUEFOH04C

Usher patrons

CUEFOH08B

Process incoming customer orders

SRXFAC001B

Maintain equipment for activities

SRXFAC002B

Maintain sport and recreational facilities

Examples of elective units relevant to specific job outcomes and contexts at this level are as follows:

Event administrative assistant 

BSBITU302A Create electronic presentations

BSBITU306A Design and produce business documents

SITTTSL002A Access and interpret product information

SITTTSL006B Prepare quotations

SITTTSL008B Book and coordinate supplier services

SITTTSL010B Control reservations or operations using a computerised system

SITXCOM006A Address protocol requirements

SITXEVT003B Process and monitor event registrations

SITXEVT004B Coordinate on-site event registrations

SITXFIN002A Maintain financial records

Event operations assistant 

BSBWOR204A Use business technology

CUEAUD03B Operate vision systems

CUEAUD06B Apply a general knowledge of vision systems to work activities

CUESTA01C Install staging elements

CUESTA05C Apply a general knowledge of staging to work activities

CUETGE05C Maintain physical production elements

CUETGE15B Handle physical elements safely during bump-in/bump-out

CUVCRS03B Produce computer-aided drawings

CPPSEC2012A Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour

SITXOHS003B Identify hazards, and assess and control safety risks

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