Course Title: Assess interior light and recommend light fittings
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2012
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 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
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
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
1. Interpret lighting requirements from project brief
1.1. Applicable OHS, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to researching and recommending light fittings are verified and complied with
2. Assess natural light sources
2.1. Site analysis is conducted to assess the natural light and ultraviolet penetration
3. Assess artificial light sources
3.1. Artificial light sources and their properties are assessed for adequacy in achieving desired lighting effects
4. Select light fittings
4.1. Research is conducted to determine cost and energy efficient light fittings to meet the requirements of an integrated decoration solution
5. Draw and present lighting layouts for an interior space
5.1. Lighting layout is documented using industry symbols and conventions
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
In Class Activities will include:
• Guest speakers
• Peer teaching and class presentations
• Group discussion
• Teacher directed group activities/projects
• Class exercises to review discussions/lectures
• ‘workshopping’ of student projects
• Analysis/critique of relevant reading material
Out of class activities will include:
• Online research
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• Independent project based work
• Gallery/Exhibition visits
• Industry related excursions
Self-Directed Learning - Some activities will include a self-directed learning approach; selfdirected
learning refers to organised activities that students undertake independently, either as
individuals or with other students that are supervised by a teacher. This may include workplace
research, library assignments. Field trips and work placements.
For Weekly Outline of Teaching Schedule and Course Outline, please refer to Blackboard link
located in MyRMIT in the relevant folder.
Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material outlined in the Weekly Outline, the
weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and
Lecture and class notes, refer to Blackboard link located in MyRMIT in the relevant folder
Relevant industry websites and organisations, refer to Blackboard link located in MyRMIT in the
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
Task 1 - Visual Diary Lighting
Visual diary studying day in both commercial & residential scenarios.
Task 2 - Residential Project
Linked to Apply Colour for Interiors examining various interior scenarios like living & wet areas.
You will receive feedback with verbal and/or written evaluation of your progress within class time.
The submitted projects will be assessed with written feedback as well as a quality indicator that
relates to separate components of the project and the overall outcome. At the completion of the
course, grading will be offered in addition to, and after, competency based assessment.
CHD - Competent with High Distinction
CDI - Competent with Distinction
CC - Competent with Credit
CAG - Competency Achieved – Graded
NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment
Assess & recomend lighting is a clustered unit.
This will allow us to assess your project work against several competencies
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It
is strongly advised that students attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning
activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.
Special Consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to
complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.
Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration.
Cover Sheet for Submissions
All students must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This
signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications. Please refer to the
following URL for further information regarding plagiarism.
Work not seen in progress
If a student hands in any work that the teacher has never seen in class or discussed with the
student prior to the submission, the teacher can refuse to assess the work on the basis of
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