Course Title: Assess interior light and recommend light fittings

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: ARCH5173C

Course Title: Assess interior light and recommend light fittings

School: 320T Design (TAFE)

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5249 - Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Course Contact : Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

jennifer Crowley :

Lindsey Glover :

Nominal Hours: 36

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


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.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMFID4008A Assess interior light and recommend light fittings

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 .

Details of Learning Activities




ARCH 5173C - Weekly Schedule - refer via Blackboard

Teaching Schedule

refer to Blackboard via MyRMIT for

ARCH 5173C - Weekly Schedule

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources



Site visits

Refer to Blackboard via MyRMIT

ARCH 5173C - Support Material as specified by your class teacher,  or refer to Blackboard for details

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

Assessment Tasks

Refer to Blackboard

ARCH 5173C - Assessment will be undertaken in conjunction with your ’Specify Furnishing solution’ assignment

Assessment Matrix

Refer to Blackboard for assessment matrix

ARCH 5173C - Assessment, weighting of projects, course participation will be explained in detail in your weekly schedule.

Other Information

Part of this course will be delivered in lecture mode for first 5 weeks

The rest of the course hours will be in the Studio Prac classes in conjunction with  ’Specify furnishing solution’  & with presceibed activities to assist  Self Directed learning

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