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  • SITHIND002 Source and use information on the hospitality industry 2020

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    What's it about? This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to source and use current and emerging information on the hospitality industry. This includes industry structure, technology, laws and ethical issues specifically relevant to the hospitality industry. Hospitality personnel integrate this essential knowledge on a daily basis to work effectively in the industry. Who's it for? The unit applies to all hospitality sectors and people working at different levels. Managers will use more formal research to attain specialised and comprehensive knowledge to support product planning, marketing and strategic management activities. This is covered in other units of competency. This unit is not about having in-depth knowledge but focuses on the ability to source and interpret information relevant to day-to-day activities in order to maximise work performance.

    Publisher: ATP

  • SITHIND004 Work effectively in hopsitality service

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    What's it about? This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a hospitality environment and provide service to customers during service periods. It requires the ability to integrate a range of individual technical skills while dealing with numerous sales, service or operational tasks simultaneously to meet the needs of multiple and diverse customers. It incorporates preparation, service and end of service tasks. Who's it for? The unit applies individuals working in a range of different departments such as accommodation services, food and beverage, gaming operations and housekeeping, in various hospitality industry settings, including bars, hotels, cafes, restaurants, clubs, pubs and motels.It applies to those frontline service personnel who deal directly with customers on a daily basis and who operate with some level of independence and under limited supervision.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Publisher: Futura

  • SITHKOP006 Plan catering for events or functions

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    What's it about? This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan catering for events or functions. It requires the ability to identify the purpose and scope of the event, prepare catering proposals to meet customer requirements, and finalise operational plans for the delivery of catering. It does not include food preparation, which is covered by commercial cookery units. Who's it for? The unit applies to catering for any type of event in the cultural, community, hospitality, sporting, tourism and event industries.It applies to catering and event personnel who operate independently or with limited guidance from others. This unit is relevant to a caterer or other cookery specialist involved in event catering, but also to non-catering specialists including event, function and banquet coordinators.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Publisher: Futura

  • SITTIND001 Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry

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    What's it about? This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to source and use current and emerging information on the tourism and travel industry. This includes industry structures, technology, laws and ethical issues specifically relevant to the tourism and travel industry. Tourism and travel personnel integrate this essential knowledge on a daily basis to work effectively in the industry. Who's it for? This unit applies to all tourism and travel sectors and people working at different levels. Managers will use more formal research to attain specialised and comprehensive knowledge which supports product planning, marketing and strategic management activities. This is covered within other units of competency.This unit is not about having in-depth knowledge but focuses on the ability to source and interpret information relevant to day-to-day activities in order to maximise performance.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Publisher: Futura

  • SITTTSL002 Access and interpret product information

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    What's it about? This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to access product information on tourism, travel, hospitality, or events products to fulfil sales or operational needs. It requires the ability to identify sources of information and to interpret specific details of the products.The product can include any international or domestic product sold by any tourism, travel, hospitality, or events business. The breadth and depth of product knowledge and its application will vary according to the industry sector, workplace and job role. This unit is not about having an in-depth knowledge of products, but focuses on the ability to source and interpret information. Who's it for? The unit mainly applies to frontline sales and operations personnel who operate with some level of independence and under limited supervision. It does, however, describe a fundamental operational function and those individuals who work with very little independence under close supervision would also use this skill.This includes visitor information officers, travel consultants, corporate consultants, inbound tour coordinators, account managers for professional conference organisers, event coordinators, tour guides, hotel guest relations officers, tour desk officers, and reservations sales agents.Personnel selling travel insurance to a client must meet the requirements of the Financial Services Reform Act (2001).No other occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Publisher: Futura

  • SITTTSL005 Sell toursim products and services

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    What's it about? This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to proactively sell tourism, travel, hospitality or event products. It requires the ability to identify specific customer needs, suggest a range of products to meet those needs, provide current and accurate product information and close the sale. The unit only covers sales skills and not related product and destination knowledge which is covered in other units.The product can include any international or domestic product sold by any tourism, travel, hospitality, or event organisation.The organisation could be a principal (the supplier) or an agent selling products on behalf of the principal. The sale may be made for a single product or multiple products making up a complete package or itinerary. Who's it for? This unit applies to frontline sales or operations personnel who operate with some level of independence and under limited supervision. This includes travel consultants, inbound tour coordinators, visitor information officers, account managers for professional conference organisers, event coordinators, tour guides, restaurant managers, banquet coordinators or managers, resort activities coordinators, tour desk officers, reservations sales agents, and owner-operators of tourism organisations.The sale of travel and tourism products is subject to specific regulations under several federal and state or territory pieces of legislation:Personnel selling travel insurance to a client must meet the requirements of the Financial Services Reform Act (2001)Inbound tour operators (ITOs), irrespective of their location, selling tours that operate within Queensland are subject to the Queensland Tourism Services Act (2003). They must register with the Queensland Office of Fair Trading. This law also applies to tour guides residing anywhere in Australia when working in Queensland and selling local products. ITO personnel and guides do not need to meet any training or certification requirements.

    Publisher: Futura

  • SITTTSL006 Prepare quotations

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    What's it about? This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to calculate the costs of products and services and to present quotations to customers. It requires the ability to provide quotations for products and services where business pricing has already been determined. Who's it for? The unit applies to any tourism, travel, hospitality or events industry sector and quotations can be for any international or domestic product. The organisation could be a principal (the supplier) or an agent quoting on products and services on behalf of the principal.It applies to frontline sales or operations personnel who operate with some level of independence and under limited supervision. This includes travel consultants, inbound tour coordinators, visitor information officers, account managers for professional conference organisers, event coordinators, tour guides, restaurant managers, banquet coordinators or managers, resort activities coordinators, tour desk officers, reservations sales agents, and owner-operators of small tourism organisations.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Publisher: Futura

  • SITTTSL007 Process reservations

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    What's it about? This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to receive and process reservations for a tourism, travel, hospitality or events product or service offered for sale to agents or direct to the customer. It requires the ability to determine the availability of the product or service, offer alternatives, accurately record the reservation details and administer the reservation through to finalisation. This unit covers the required skills to manage reservations and not the related sales and computer skills that are found in other units.The product can include any international or domestic product sold by any tourism, travel, hospitality, or event organisation. Who's it for? It applies to those operators who act as principal (the supplier) and who receive and process reservations for the supply of their product or service. This includes airlines, vehicle rental companies, hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts or other accommodation providers, tour operators of any type, outbound tour wholesalers, and attractions and theme parks.The unit applies to those personnel who operate with some level of independence and under limited supervision. This includes reservations sales agents, reservations consultants, call centre consultants, booking officers, and business owner-operators.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Publisher: Futura

  • SITTTSL010 Use computerised reservations or operations system

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    What's it about? This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use a computerised reservations or operations system to create, maintain and administer bookings for products and services. The unit covers the required computer skills to use all system functions and capabilities and not the related sales skills, which are found in other units. Who's it for? The unit applies to any tourism, travel, hospitality or event industry sector and any computerised system used to manage international or domestic product sales.It applies to frontline sales and operations personnel who operate with some level of independence and under limited supervision. This includes travel consultants, inbound tour coordinators, visitor information officers, account managers for professional conference organisers, event coordinators, tour desk officers, operations consultants, and reservations sales agents.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Publisher: Futura

  • SITXCCS002 Provide visitor information

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    What's it about? This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to access general information on facilities, products and services available in the local area and to provide this to visitors. Who's it for? The unit applies to frontline service personnel working in a range of tourism, travel, hospitality, entertainment and cultural contexts. Information is often provided face-to-face, but may be by telephone or other remote mechanisms.It applies to frontline service personnel who routinely respond to visitor requests for general local area information. They may be working independently or with guidance from others in restaurants, hotels, wineries, attractions, entertainment venues, tour operations, visitor information centres and at tour desks.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Publisher: Futura

  • SITXCCS004 Provide lost and found services

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    What's it about? This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide service to customers who have lost or found items. It requires the ability to determine and record details of items, investigate lost items, assist claimants and complete documentation. Who's it for? The unit applies to frontline operations personnel working in a range of tourism, travel, hospitality and entertainment and cultural contexts.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Publisher: Futura

  • SITXCCS007 Enhance the customer service experience

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    What's it about? This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide professional and personalised customer service experiences. It requires the ability to determine and meet customer preferences, develop customer relationships, respond to difficult service situations, and take responsibility for resolving complaints. Who's it for? The unit applies to those who deal directly with customers on a daily basis and who operate independently or with limited guidance from others. It includes senior frontline sales personnel, supervisors and managers who use discretion and judgement to provide quality customer service experiences.This includes individuals working in a range of tourism, travel, hospitality and events contexts.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Publisher: Futura

  • SITXCOM004 Address protocol requirements

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    What's it about? This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to source and access information on protocol requirements to fulfil any sales or operational need. It requires the ability to identify appropriate information sources, access and interpret specific details of protocol requirements, and coordinate the use of protocol. Who's it for? The unit applies to many tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors and is particularly relevant to events, function coordination, tour operations and tour guiding.Protocol affects a broad range of business and government activity and the breadth and depth of protocol knowledge required will vary. This unit does not require in-depth knowledge of protocol requirements, but rather focuses on the ability to collect and interpret protocol information.This unit applies to a range of people working independently or with limited guidance, including tour and event coordinators and managers, tour guides, and front of house or duty managers.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Publisher: Futura

  • SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget

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    What's it about? This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to take responsibility for budget management where others may have developed the budget. It requires the ability to interpret budgetary requirements, allocate resources, monitor actual income and expenditure, and report on budgetary deviations.The skills and knowledge for budget development are covered in SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets. Who's it for? This unit applies to all tourism, travel, hospitality and event sectors. The budget may be for an entire organisation, for a department or for a particular project or activity.It applies to those who operate independently or with limited guidance from others. This includes supervisors and departmental managers.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

    Publisher: Futura

  • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety– 2019 Release

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    What's it about? This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use personal hygiene practices to prevent contamination of food that might cause food-borne illnesses. It requires the ability to follow predetermined organisational procedures and to identify and control food hazards. Who's it for?

    The unit applies to all organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises or smaller food preparation or bar areas.

    This includes restaurants, cafes, clubs, hotels, and bars; tour operators; attractions; function, event, exhibition and conference catering; educational institutions; aged care facilities; correctional centres; hospitals; defence forces; cafeterias, kiosks, canteens and fast food outlets; residential catering; in-flight and other transport catering.

    It applies to food handlers who directly handle food or food contact surfaces such as cutlery, plates and bowls during the course of their daily work activities. This includes cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen stewards, kitchen hands, bar, and food and beverage attendants, and sometimes room attendants and front office staff.

    Food handlers must comply with the requirements contained within the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.

    In some States and Territories businesses are required to designate a food safety supervisor who is required to be certified as competent in this unit through a registered training organisation.

    Food safety legislative and knowledge requirements may differ across borders. Those developing training to support this unit must consult the relevant state or territory food safety authority to determine any accreditation arrangements for courses, trainers and assessors.

    Publisher: Australian Training Products

  • SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices – 2019 Release

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    What's it about? This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to handle food safely during the storage, preparation, display, service and disposal of food. It requires the ability to follow predetermined procedures as outlined in a food safety program. Who's it for?

    The unit applies to all organisations with permanent or temporary kitchen premises or smaller food preparation areas. This includes restaurants, cafes, clubs, and hotels; tour operators; attractions; function, event, exhibition and conference catering; educational institutions; aged care facilities; correctional centres; hospitals; defence forces; cafeterias, kiosks, canteens and fast food outlets; residential catering; in-flight and other transport catering.

    Safe food handling practices are based on an organisation’s individual food safety program. The program would normally be based on the hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) method, but this unit can apply to other food safety systems.

    It applies to food handlers who directly handle food during the course of their daily work activities. This includes cooks, chefs, caterers, kitchen hands and food and beverage attendants.

    Food handlers must comply with the requirements contained within the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.

    In some States and Territories businesses are required to designate a food safety supervisor who is required to be certified as competent in this unit through a registered training organisation.

    Food safety legislative and knowledge requirements may differ across borders. Those developing training to support this unit must consult the relevant state or territory food safety authority to determine any accreditation arrangements for courses, trainers and assessors.

    Publisher: Australian Training Products

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