Course Title: Research and recommend materials, components and finishes for kitchen designs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5396 Diploma of Interior Design

Course Title: Research and recommend materials, components and finishes for kitchen designs

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2020,
Term1 2021,
Term2 2021

Course Contact: Jenny Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4759

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine requirements of the kitchen design brief, research options, and make recommendations for materials, components and finishes.

This unit applies to individuals working in kitchen design roles. They analyse and compare product information from a wide range of different sources to inform a design solution.

No licensing or certification requirements exist at the time of publication. Relevant legislation, industry standards and codes of practice within Australia must be applied.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This course is delivered and assessed in conjunction with MSFID4018 Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiors and MSFGN4001Research and meet ethical compliance requirements.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSFKB4015 Research and recommend materials, components and finishes for kitchen designs


1. Identify requirements of kitchen designs brief

2. Research options for kitchen materials, components and finishes

3. Evaluate functional and aesthetic characteristics

4. Refine ideas and select preferred solution

5. Make recommendations

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course.

Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include tasks and projects.

An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.