Manage on-site event operations

This unit is an accredited training resource consistent with the Nationally Recognised Training requirements for Vocational Education and Training (VET) and is ideal for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) in Australia. It consists of Learning Resource Material (instructional theory), an Assessment Workbook, and information about assessment mapping to the Performance Criteria, Knowledge Evidence, and Performance Evidence requirements of this accredited unit.

Our SITEEVT010 training product is available for purchase as a hardcopy (printed) book in both Learner Guide and Trainer/Assessor Guide variants. This unit is available for enrolment and online training/assessment via Catapult LMS (Learning Management System). NOTE: If you are a training provider, please do your own validation, in accordance with your Training and Assessment Strategy (TAS).

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This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage on-site operational activities for the staging 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.

Unit mapping information

SITXEVT505 Manage on-site event operations

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Foundation skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Unit sector or competency field


Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units

Not applicable

Assessment conditions

Skills must be demonstrated in an operational events context where the management of on-site event operations is required. This can be:

  • a live event

  • a simulated industry event set up for the purpose of skills assessment

Assessment must ensure access to:

  • dedicated event budgets

  • venues and sites where events are operated

  • computers, software programs and printers currently used by the events industry to prepare event documentation

  • two-way communication equipment for on-site management

  • industry current operational documents used to facilitate effective on-site management:

    • briefing papers

    • contact numbers for contractors and/or emergency services

    • copies of agreements with contractors and/or clients

    • event program and scheduled time for activities

    • event orders

    • incident reports

    • itemised lists of resources, suppliers and costs

    • layout plan for venue or site

    • plans and procedures

    • registration reports

    • risk assessments

    • running sheet for delivery of event

    • service vouchers

    • signage

    • sign-in and sign-out sheets

    • site maps

    • staffing rosters

  • client’s internal event team members, venue personnel and external contractors with whom the individual can interact; these can be:

    • those in an industry workplace who are assisted by the individual during the assessment process; or

    • individuals who participate in role plays or simulated activities, set up for the purpose of assessment, in a simulated industry environment operated within a training organisation

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations’ requirements for assessors; and:

  • have worked in industry for at least three years where they have applied the skills and knowledge of this unit of competency

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