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Unit(s) of Competency and Code(s) SITXHRM006 Monitor staff performance
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Trainer/Assessor
Assessment for this Unit of Competency/Cluster Details
Assessment 1 Short Answers
Assessment 2 Project
Assessment 3 Observations
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Assessment Guidelines
What will be assessed
The purpose of this assessment is to assess your underpinning knowledge to complete the tasks outlined in the elements and performance criteria for this unit of competency and relating to the following aspects:
• role and importance of monitoring staff performance and providing feedback and coaching
• key elements of performance standards and performance management systems:
o methods of collecting performance data
o methods of interpreting performance data
o processes for performance appraisal interviews
o type of assessment:
? self
? peer
? team
o productivity indicators
• forms of guidance and support to enhance staff performance:
o advice on training and development opportunities
o confirmation of organisational objectives and key performance requirements
o ensuring adequate resources are applied
o opportunity to discuss work challenges
o providing confirmation and corrective feedback
o representing staff interests in other forums
o support with difficult interpersonal situations
• potential solutions to staff performance issues:
o additional training
o adjusting workload
o agreeing on short-term goals for improvement
o assisting with problems outside of the workplace
o reorganising work practices
• performance appraisal practices:
o reasons for performance appraisal
o format for, and inclusions of, performance appraisal documents
o methods of appraising performance
• specific organisation:
o procedures for performance appraisal interviews
o procedures for formal performance management and counselling sessions:
? formal notification to staff member and management
? invited participation of appropriate people
? organisation of appropriate location for counselling session
o grievance procedures.
Place/Location where assessment will be conducted
RTO to complete
Resource Requirements
Pen, Paper or computer.
Instructions for assessment including WHS requirements
Assessment 2 consists of a Project including 2 Parts, Part A and Part B.
Part A
– requires you to choose 3 different job roles relevant to your industry or area of training, for example Hospitality, Tourism or Events and develop the documentation for a performance appraisal procedure for these 3 positions.
Part B
requires you to write a report in which you will outline how you will administer the performance appraisal, the provisions for various feedback requirements, processes to recognise and deal with performance problems including training, and informal and formal grievance procedures
You are required to address all questions to achieve competence. Your trainer will provide you with instructions for time frames and dates to complete this assessment.
Once completed, carefully read the responses you have provided and check for completeness. Your trainer will provide you with feedback and the result you have achieved.
Statement of Authenticity
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I acknowledge that I understand the requirements to complete the assessment tasks
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The assessment process including the provisions for re-submitting and academic appeals were explained to me and I understand these processes
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I understand the consequences of plagiarism and confirm that this is my own work and I have acknowledged or referenced all sources of information I have used for the purpose of this assessment
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This assessment: First Attempt 0
2nd Attempt 0
Extension 0 – Date: / /
RESULT OF ASSESSMENT Part A Satisfactory 0 Not Yet Satisfactory 0
Part B Satisfactory 0 Not Yet Satisfactory 0
Feedback to Student:
Assessor(s) Signature(s): Date: / /
Student Signature Date: / /

Assessment 2
Your task: Answer the following questions. Each question must be completed.
This assessment consists of 2 parts, Part A and Part B
Part A
– requires you to choose 3 different job roles relevant to your industry or area of training, for example Hospitality, Tourism or Events and develop the documentation for a performance appraisal procedure for these 3 positions.
Part B
– requires you to write a report in which you will outline how you will administer the performance appraisal, the provisions for various feedback requirements, processes to recognise and deal with performance problems including training, and informal and formal grievance procedures.

PART A – Developing procedures for performance appraisal
1. Choose 3 different positions relevant to your industry or area of study in Hospitality, Tourism or Events and determine at least 7 tasks or responsibilities of each role. Use the attached document “Performance-agreement-template.docx” or suitable documents sourced from http://www.fairwork.gov.au/about-us/policies-and-guides/templates (Managing performance), to record your tasks and responsibilities.
Examples for different positions and job roles in these sectors can be accessed under following links:
http://www.thejobilove.com.au/category.php?id=15 (hospitality)
http://www.thejobilove.com.au/category.php?id=13 (travel and tourism)
http://www.thejobilove.com.au/category.php?id=14 (events)
2. For each job role and each task, establish the key performance indicators. The following links can help you to define these:
http://www.profitablehospitality.com/public/88.cfm
Position Description – Executive Sous Chef
3. Develop measurable criteria which you will use to base your questions for the individual appraisals on.
a. The criteria need to be measurable e.g. in form of a rating scale that measures the level of performance.
b. Ensure that each of the key aspects listed below are incorporated into the key outcomes and key performance indicators.
c. Compile these criteria into a checklist for each job role that can be used for monitoring the effectiveness of staff as they perform their day-to-day duties in Assessment 3, Practical Observation.
Key Aspects:
• adherence to procedures
• cost minimisation
• customer service standards
• level of accuracy in work
• personal presentation
• productivity
• punctuality
• response times
• team interaction
• waste minimisation
4. Develop the annual performance review document addressing the criteria developed in Question 3 which will be used for the staff performance appraisal
See example review templates at:
https://www.fairwork.gov.au/how-we-will-help/templates-and-guides/best-practice-guides/managing-underperformance
http://www.business.vic.gov.au/hiring-and-managing-staff/staff-management/review-staff-performance
Note: if a sample template is selected, you must amend the existing criteria therein to reflect those you have developed in Question 3.
PART B – Report
Write a report that clearly outlines how you will implement the performance appraisal for your 3 staff. Your report needs to include the following details:
a. Notification of staff and timelines of what will occur, how and when
b. Who will participate in the review process
c. How the review will be administered
d. How you will identify performance problems based on your criteria which you have developed in PART A
e. Provisions for training and professional development: How these are determined and which options could be used to manage this effectively
f. Grievance procedures
g. Informal and formal counselling options including options for problem solving techniques
h. Provisions and options for recognising and rewarding outstanding performance
i. Procedures for disagreements of performance
j. Documentation and record keeping requirements

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