Course Title: Identify materials, construction techniques and methods used in building interiors

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4355 Certificate IV in Interior Decoration

Course Title: Identify materials, construction techniques and methods used in building interiors

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 54

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ARCH5216C

City Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term1 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email: design.ve@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency covers researching and documenting the materials, construction techniques and methods associated with the construction of residential buildings for work in interior decoration and design businesses of all sizes.
Licensing, legislative or certification requirements may apply to this unit and relevant state/territory and local government agencies should be consulted to determine any necessary certification or licensing for undertaking interior decoration and design work. Access to construction sites requires certification of general induction training specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work (ASCC 2007).

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSFID4007 Identify materials, construction techniques and methods used in building interiors

Elements:

Develop and maintain relevant and current reference material

Establish structural components and materials used in residential buildings

Interpret plans and specifications

Specify the materials and methods involved in the refurbishment of wet areas


Learning Outcomes

Refer to the elements, This unit underpins many other specialised design units.


Overview of Assessment

• Access and interpret information about building materials and processes
• Identify key elements and participants in the building process
• Communicate effectively and work safely with others in the work area