Course Title: Select sites and plan work

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5234

Course Title: Select sites and plan work

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 15.0

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


340T Art


Term1 2012

Course Contact: Ninna Cikoja

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to research potential sites and to plan work for a particular site where you may select or be involved in the selection of a site. This is a support unit for specialisations. 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no prerequisites for this course.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVCRS02A Select sites and plan work


1. Research potential sites

2. Select a site

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

4. Plan work for the selected site

Learning Outcomes

In this course, you learn through:
1. In-class activities:

  • lectures
  • teacher directed group activities/projects
  • class exercises to review discussions/lectures
  • peer teaching and class presentations
  • group discussion
  • class exercises to review discussions/lectures
  • studio work.
2. Out-of-class activities include:
  • practical exercises
  • reading articles and excerpts
  • preparing for discussion
  • project work
  • independent research.
You are expected to manage your learning and undertake an appropriate amount of out-of-class independent study and research and industry guests speak about professional practice.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of essential underpinning knowledge, and might include:

  • evaluation of reports detailing site selection and work planning processes
  • case studies to assess ability to select sites for different work concepts/projects
  • verbal presentation of research options and planning
  • questioning and discussion about your intentions
  • review of portfolios of evidence.