Assessment Task 2 –Unit Project

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Assessment Task 2 –Unit Project 

Assessment Task 2 –Unit Project (UP) – Prepare a Roster for Staff

Assessment type:

  • Unit Project (UP) – Prepare a roster for staff

Assessment task description:

  • This is the second (2) unit assessment task you have to successfully complete to be deemed competent in this unit of competency.
  • This assessment task is comprised of a Unit project with discussion session with the staff andstaff roster preparation.
  • You are required to prepare staff roster for a restaurant and get input from staff during preparation.
  • You must attempt all criteria to the required level, e.g. Assessment criteria mentioned in the performance checklist to be deemed satisfactory in this task.
  • You must prepare a roster for staff by following all given instructions, for your trainer/assessor to assess your competency in this assessment task.
  • You will receive your feedback within two weeks – you will be notified by your Trainer/Assessor when results are available.


Applicable conditions: 

  • This skill test is untimed and conducted as an open book test (this means you are able to refer to your textbook or other learner materials during the test).
  • You will be assessed independently on this assessment task.
  • No marks or grades are allocated for this assessment task. The outcome of the task will be Satisfactory or Not Satisfactory.
  • As you complete this assessment taskyou are predominately demonstrating your practical skills, techniques and knowledge to your trainer/assessor.
  • Trainer/Assessor may ask you relevant questions during this assessment task. Assessment Task 2 –Unit Project

 Resubmissions and reattempts:              

  • Where a student’s answers are deemed not satisfactory after the first attempt, a resubmission attempt will be allowed.
  • You must speak to your Trainer/Assessor if you have any difficulty in completing this task and require reasonable adjustments (e.g. can be given as an oral assessment).
  • For more information, please refer to your RTO Student Handbook.


  • This assessment task may be completed in a learning management system (i.e. ) or independent learning environment.
  • Your trainer/assessor will provide you further information regarding the location of completing this assessment task.

General Instructions for attempting the skills test:

  • You will be required to correctly attempt all activities of this assessment task.
  • You will prepare a roster, discuss with the staff on any input and update the roster in this assessment task.
  • You will prepare a staff budget based on the roster.
  • Answers must demonstrate an understanding and application of relevant concepts, critical thinking, and good writing skills.
  • You must concise to the point and write answers according to the given word-limit to each question and do not provide irrelevant information.
  • You must not use non-discriminatory language. The language used should not devalue, demean, or exclude individuals or groups based on attributes such as gender, disability, culture, race, religion, sexual preference or age. Gender inclusive language should be used.

How your trainer/assessor will assess your work?

  • This assessment task requires the student to prepare a roster for staffand conduct adiscussion session with staffs to get input and update the roster accordingly.
  • Answers must demonstrate the student’s understanding and skills of the unit.
  • Assessment objectives/ measurable learning outcome(s) are attached as performance checklist/ performance criteria with this assessment task to ensure that you have successfully completed and submitted the assessment
  • If all assessment tasks are deemed Satisfactory (S), then the unit outcome is Competent (C).
  • If at least one of the assessment task is deemed Not Satisfactory (NS), then the unit outcome is Not Yet Competent (NYC).
  • Once all assessment tasks allocated to this Unit of Competency have been undertaken, trainer/assessor will complete an Assessment plan to record the unit outcome. The outcome will be either Competent (C) or Not Yet Competent (NYC).
  • The “Assessment Plan” is available with the Unit Assessment Pack (UAP) – Cover Sheet.

Purpose of the assessment task:

This assessment task is designed to evaluate your following skills and abilities:

  • Skill to develop roster based on relevant industrial agreements, other considerations and wage budgets to maximize operational and customer service efficiency while keeping the wage costs to minimum.
  • Skill to combine duties where appropriate and roster teams with complementary skills mix to meet operational requirements.
  • Skill to take account of social and cultural considerations and broader organizational policies affecting staff rosters.
  • Skill to consult with colleagues for input on roster and use roster systems and equipment to administer them.
  • Skill to present and communicate roster in required formats with clarity of information based on organizational standards to the appropriate colleagues with in designated timeframes.
  • Skill to administer records of shift time of staff and maintain rostering records according to organizational procedures.
  • Skill to monitor effectiveness of rosters in consultation with colleagues and identify and implement improvement areas for the roster and roster development processes.
  • Reading skills to interpret documents outlining opening and closing times, operational hours, and expected customer traffic.
  • Written skills to write potentially complex roster documentation.
  • Oral/speech communication skills to get input from colleagues on the requirements, listen, understand and interpret message from them.
  • Numeracy/numbers- mathematical skills to interpret/understand mathematical data when reviewing and analyzing scenario/setting-situation business information.
  • Problem solving skill to rework rosters in case of staff illness.
  • Skill to work collaboratively/together to consider staff requests and personal commitments when planning rosters.
  • Skill to sequence/in order and schedule/plan activities and manage communication.

Skill to use familiar/known digital technology to use system capabilities and functions of rostering software programs.


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