Course Title: Assess interior light and recommend light fittings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5249

Course Title: Assess interior light and recommend light fittings

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 Architecture & Design


Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term2 2014

Course Contact: Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit specifies the outcomes required to assess natural and artificial light sources of an interior space and make recommendations for light fittings as part of a decorative solution.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMFID4008A Assess interior light and recommend light fittings


1.  Interpret lighting requirements from project brief

2.  Assess natural light sources

3.  Assess artificial light sources

4.  Select light fittings

5.  Draw and present lighting layouts for an interior space

Learning Outcomes

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent research and recommendation of light fittings and sustainable lighting practices which are part of an integrated decorative solution.
This unit requires employability skills in initiative and enterprise and problem solving in order to direct the research and selection of suitable light fittings. Communication skills are used to access and interpret information using information technologies and complete required documentation. Self management and learning skills are applied in the review of information and arrangements to ensure project needs are met .

Overview of Assessment

• Assess light for it environmental impact and ability to meet decorative requirements
• Provide the client with cost effective and efficient lighting solutions
• Apply design elements and principles in recommending light fittings
• Provide documented lighting layout and schedule
• Comply with legislation, regulations, standards, codes of practice and established safe practices and procedures for assessing light and recommending fittings
• Communicate effectively and work safely with others in the work area