Course Title: Research interior decoration and design influences

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5249

Course Title: Research interior decoration and design influences

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 36.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


320T Design (TAFE)


Course Contact: Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

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Course Description

This unit specifies the outcomes required to research significant influences on contemporary and historical interior decoration and design styles.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMFID4010A Research interior decoration and design influences


1.  Research and analyse significant influences on interior decoration and design

2.  Research and analyse historical development of interior decoration

3.  Maintain currency with decoration styles and movements

Learning Outcomes

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for the implementation of research techniques to access a range of information sources on historical, 20th Century and contemporary interior decoration and design styles. It also covers the analysis of information to identify how these influences inform current and future decoration and design projects.

Overview of Assessment

• Effectively research design influences to assist with informing current design practices
• Identify historical developments of interior decoration and design practices and how they influence current styles and practices
• Use research techniques and develop research facilities
• Comply with legislation, regulations, standards, codes of practice and established safe practices and procedures for researching interior decoration and design