SITXHRM008 Roster staff

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SITXHRM008 Roster staff:

SITXHRM008 Roster staff

Assessment Task 1: Written questions

QualificationSIT40521- Certificate IV in Kitchen Management
Unit Code/NameSITXHRM008 – Roster staff
Re-Assessment☐ Yes    ☐ No
Student ID 
Student Name 
Student Email Address                      
Trainer/Assessor Name 
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  • I am aware of the re-assessment policy and any assessment deemed unsatisfactory will require me to do a re-assessment.
  • I am aware I have the right to appeal an assessment outcome if I disagree with the outcome. I am aware that I have to follow the complaint and appeal process to request a review of the assessment outcome. 
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Information about how you should complete this assessment can be found in your Assessment Instruction in Moodle: Check your submission and cut-off in Moodle Assessment task page Write your answer in the text belowThis task is open book.  


  1. List two sources of information that you could access to find information about the Hospitality Industry (General) Award.


  • List two further sources of information that you could access, to find out information on work agreements for the hospitality industry.
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  • Why is it important to check the relevant award conditions when preparing a roster?

  • How is an enterprise agreement different from a modern award?.

  • Explain how industrial agreements can affect the preparation of rosters.
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  • Identify at least two factors of how each of the following award provisions will impact the rostering process.
Mandated breaks between shifts   
Maximum allowed shift hours   
Standard pay rates   
Overtime pay rates   
Penalty pay rates   
  • List four impacts of contractor fees, if you had to include them in a staff roster.
  • Outline two considerations when rostering permanent or casual staff.
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  • Using the table below and referring to the Hospitality Industry (General) Award 2010, (this can be found at the Fair work Australia government website, identify the key elements of the award.
Leave entitlement 
Mandated breaks between shifts 
Maximum allowed shift hours 
  1. Using the table below and referring to the Hospitality Industry (General) Award 2010, (this can be found at the Fair work Australia government website, provide the overtime payable.
Period of overtimeOvertime payable (as a percentage)
Monday to Friday:  First two hours 
Monday to Friday: After first two hours 
Midnight Friday to midnight Sunday 
A rostered day off 
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  1. Using the table below and referring to the Hospitality Industry (General) Award 2010, (this can be found at the Fair work Australia government website, provide the appropriate penalty rate for each period.
 Penalty rate for full-time and part-time employeesPenalty rate for casual employees (incl 25% loading)
Monday to Friday  
Public holidays    
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  1. Dixon Hospitality has an enterprise agreement with its staff, rather than following the Hospitality Award. Complete the table below for full time staff:
Name of Agreement 
Leave entitlement 
Hours required to work 
Mandated breaks between shifts 
Maximum allowed shift hours 
Overtime payable 
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  1. Using the National Employment Standards (NES), provide the maximum weekly hours for the following:
 Maximum weekly hours
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  1. Provide two examples of organisational initiatives for each of the following, that could have an impact on the preparation of staff rosters.
  1. Using the table below, identify three issues that you may come across for each leave provision listed when preparing a staff roster.
Compassionate reasons 
Illness or injury 
Jury service 
Long service 
Maternity or paternity 
Rehabilitation of injured workers 
Recreation (holiday) 
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  1. Why are rosters used and why are they important for controlling staff costs?


  • Provide four functions of a software program that can support the development of a roster.
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  • What are two different formats used for staff rosters?

  • Identify four items that you would need to include on a roster.
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  • Using the table below, summarise two different methods used to communicate a roster.
Paper based 
  • Provide two advantages of rostering team members that have diverse social and cultural backgrounds, as well as skills.
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  • Referring to the hospitality industry specifically, provide three examples of operational requirements that can have an impact on roster development.
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  • Explain how a wage budget can impact rostering
  • Explain the process when the organisation or department need to modify the roster.
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