Course Title: Research and recommend furniture and accessories

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5249

Course Title: Research and recommend furniture and accessories

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ARCH5180C

City Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term2 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 furniture and accessories for various decoration and design solutions to meet client and project brief requirements.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMFID4004A Research and recommend furniture and accessories

Elements:

1.  Interpret decoration requirements from project brief

2.  Research furniture

3.  Research accessories

4.  Make recommendations to client


Learning Outcomes

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent research and recommendation of furniture and accessories 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 recommend furniture and accessories to assist with informing the design and decoration process and arrive at a solution which meets client requirements
• Effectively apply design elements and principles to the research and recommendation of furniture and accessories
• Effectively research and recommend furniture and accessories in accordance with the project brief
• Comply with legislation, regulations, standards, codes of practice and established safe practices and procedures for researching and recommending furniture and accessories
• Communicate effectively and work safely with others in the work area