Assessment examples

Detailed assessment examples of how educators can document students’ mastery of the agreed upon TLOs through various curriculum, pedagogy and assessment practices are provided below.

Example 1: Tourism Facility Design Project - AQF Level 7

This assessment is a substantial report of 5,000-8,000 words with illustrations documenting and justifying the design of a tourism facility.  The task is based upon the principles of tourist behaviour and challenges students to apply an understanding of market segmentation, visitor motivation, positioning and image, layout, experience management and satisfaction to design a ‘one of a kind’ visitor experience. More....

Example 2: Hospitality Food and Drink Experience - AQF Level 9

Students are required to work in teams to design, develop, deliver and evaluate a food and drink experience. The project comprises four parts, each of which corresponds with an assessment task. The assessment aims to engage students with the operational, managerial and experience design processes involved in delivering a commercial food and drink experience, whether in the tourism, hospitality, leisure or event contexts
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Example 3: Event Planning and Project Management - AQF Level 9

This assessment includes a number of interrelated tasks related to planning and managing an event. Students work individuals as well as in teams to apply their skills to the staging of an event. More....

Example 4: Tourism Airline Simulation - AQF Level 9

This assessment includes a number of tasks related to an online airline business simulation. Students work in a team with 4-6 other students to plan, and manage a virtual airline. The simulation is used to help students learn about the logistics and operations of passenger transport
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This capstone unit of study analyses management issues and challenges specific to the international hotel industry. It provides a framework for evaluating management theories and practices as they apply to customer-centric, geographically diverse international hotel chains. Two assessment items are presented, a Case Study and Hotel Challenge Presentation. More....


This final year unit provides an opportunity for students to apply concepts and principles of business management to a relevant workplace setting and better appreciate the nature of employment in their chosen industry sector. The assessment regime includes a Portfolio, Presentation, Report and Supervisor Evaluation. More...


Students are asked to envisage themselves as tourism development and marketing consultants to a Destination Management Organisation (RTO). They are provided with data profiling visitors to the region, survey data profiling attendees at a range of existing events in the region, and relevant tourism and event marketing strategy documents to prepare a Signature Event Concept Report. More...