Set up and operate a camp site

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 SITTTOP004 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 set up, use and break down a touring camp site. Safety, low environmental impact, and adherence to land management guidelines are a key focus.

The unit applies to camping tour operators. Camp sites could be in established camping areas or sites created by the operator. People working independently in the field within established organisational procedures undertake this role. This could include owner-operators or guides.

Unit mapping information

SITTTOP402 Set up and operate a camp site

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

Tourism—Tour Operations

Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units

Not applicable

Assessment conditions

Skills must be demonstrated in an operational tourism environment where a camp site is set up. This can be:

  • an industry workplace

  • a simulated industry environment set up for the purposes of assessment

Assessment must ensure access to:

  • a group for or with whom the site is set up and operated; this can be:

    • a group 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

  • camping equipment designated in the performance evidence

  • camping equipment suited to local industry conditions

  • regulation, guidelines and industry codes of practice that apply to camping in the relevant area

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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