Course Title: Purchase materials and consumables

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5153

Course Title: Purchase materials and consumables

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 36.0

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


320T Design (TAFE)


Course Contact: Tom ORegan

Course Contact Phone: 9925 4150

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the competency of purchasing materials and consumables required for production within a furnishing enterprise, through existing contracts or other formal purchasing arrangements or through local purchase delegation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMFFT4011A Purchase materials and consumables


Check costings

Identify purchasing requirements

Liaise with other departments

Maintain and monitor material and consumable supplies

Purchase materials and consumables

Source materials and consumables

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

This competency is concurrently assessed with BUSM 9900C, BUSM 9901C, BUSM 9902C, MKTG 9928C, Busm 9903C, BUSM 9896C and OENG 7219C during 4 integrated projects during the academic year. These include:
4.1 Customer order – small item
4.2 Customer order – chair
4.3 Modification of current line – Drawer unit
4.4 Installation –onsite installation

Methods of assessment will be:
Observation and questioning
Presentation of knowledge
Written Reports
Portfolio of work undertaken