Course Title: Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiors

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4251

Course Title: Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiors

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 54.0

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)

ARCH5174C

City Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term1 2014

Course Contact: Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

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


Course Description

This unit specifies the outcomes required to research and recommend hard materials and finishes for various interior decoration and design solutions.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMFID4006A Research and recommend hard materials and finishes for interiors

Elements:

1.  Identify hard material requirements for project

2.  Identify types and features of hard materials

3.  Research hard materials

4.  Recommend hard materials


Learning Outcomes

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent research and recommendation of hard materials including a range of finishes and applies to a design and decoration retail, consulting or studio environment. These skills and knowledge are to be used within the scope of the person’s job and authority.


Overview of Assessment

• Effectively research and select hard materials to assist with informing the design process and arrive at a solution which meets client requirements
• Effectively apply design elements and principles to the research and selection of hard materials
• Effectively research and select hard materials in accordance with the concepts and design brief
• Comply with legislation, regulations, standards, codes of practice and established safe practices and procedures for researching and recommending hard materials
• Communicate effectively and work safely with others in the work area