Course Title: Construct and evaluate furniture prototypes and samples

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5252

Course Title: Construct and evaluate furniture prototypes and samples

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 108.0

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 Design (TAFE)


Course Contact: Julian Pratt

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4820

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Course Description

This unit specifies the outcomes required to construct or oversee the construction of furniture prototypes and samples.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMFFDT4005A Construct and evaluate furniture prototypes and samples


1.  Plan for production

2.  Construct prototype or sample

3.  Evaluate prototype or sample

Learning Outcomes

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance in furnishing operations of all sizes. Construction of prototypes and samples applies to an industry workplace or design studio environment. These skills and knowledge are to be used within the scope of the individual’s job and authority.

This unit requires employability skills in initiative and enterprise, planning and organising and problem solving in order to construct prototypes and samples. Communication skills are used to access and interpret work requirements. Self management is applied to ensure project requirements are met and technology is used to construct samples.

Overview of Assessment

Effectively construct a prototype or sample in accordance with the design brief and concept sketches and drawings

Effectively apply design elements and principles to develop a prototype

Effectively produce a prototype in accordance with a the design brief

Comply with legislation, regulations, standards, codes of practice and established safe practices and procedures for constructing a prototype or sample

Communicate effectively and work safely with others in the work area