Course Title: Plan work for a nominated site

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

Course Code: GRAP5309C

Course Title: Plan work for a nominated site

School: 320T Design (TAFE)

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C4158 - Certificate IV in Design

Course Contact : Dale Nason

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9426

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 15

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and understand a nominated site in order to plan for work for that site.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVCRS01B Plan work for a nominated site


1. Gather information about the nominated site.

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Identify relevant sources of information about the nominated site .
1.2 Identify the types of information required about the nominated site.
1.3 Collect information about the nominated site.


2. Analyse information about the nominated site.

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Identify site characteristics that will affect the planning of work.
2.2 Accurately and comprehensively document the relevant site characteristics .


3. Develop and select options for work for the nominated site.

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Consider the impact of site characteristics on work options.
3.2 Outline work options which respond to site characteristics.
3.3 Select work which best responds to site characteristics and the conceptual vision .


4. Plan work for the nominated site.

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Confirm site and the selected option for the site.
4.2 Develop procedures and work plans for the production of the work.
4.3 Document procedures using appropriate format.

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

This Unit is integrated within the activities of the CONCEPT Unit. 

Both Physical and Non-Physical SITES will ne engaged with eg. the Online environment will be posited as a SITE.

Site analysis will take place via various methods of recording. Works produced will range spontaneous, single session ’response’, to more planned and deliberate Construction and Action.

Various media will be used to Document, including Photographic, Video, Mark Making, Screen Grabs, Dialogue recodings in text and audio, Collection of materials from Site, and so on.

The student will be encouraged to engage with unfamiliar sites and to learn methods that allow a site’s potential to be realised and exploited.

Teaching Schedule

SessionWeekDescriptionLearning Elements
1 20 Jul Discussion - Project Theme 1
2 27 Jul Site Analysis and Information collection 1, 2, 3
3 3 Aug

 Site Analysis and Information collection

 Develop Work for SIte.

 1, 2, 3, 4
4 10 Aug Site Analysis and Information collection

Develop Work for SIte.

 1, 2, 3, 4
5 17 Aug Production and Documentation 1, 2, 3, 4
6 24 Aug Production and Documentation 1, 2, 3, 4
7 31 AUg Evaluation. Peer Review. Assessment. 1, 2, 3, 4

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

1 x major project

Students will be tutored with a verbal and/or written evaluation of their progress, within class time.
A final assessment of Competency Achieved or Not Yet Competent will be given at the end of the course when students will submit all completed work.
To be deemed competent students must satisfactorily complete all Learning Elements and related Performance Criteria.
Grading will be offered in addition to, and after, competency based assessment.

Assessment Tasks

One Major Project that is integrated with the CONCEPT Unit will be Assessed.

Smaller elements of Practice, including Collaboration, will take place and be embedded within this single project.

The total Assessable elements of the Major Project will be detailed in the Project brief.

Assessment Matrix

The following FINAL ASSESSMENT results are available:

CHD - Competent with High Distinction
CDI - Competent with Distinction
CC - Competent with Credit
CAG – Competency Achieved Graded
NYC - Not Yet Competent

Other Information

The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that students attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.
Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.
Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:

Cover Sheet for Submissions
All students must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications. Please refer to the following URL for further information regarding plagiarism.

Work not seen in progress
If a student hands in any work that the teacher has never seen in class or discussed with the student prior to the submission, the teacher can refuse to assess the work on the basis of authentication issues.

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