Course Title: Decorate residential interiors

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4251

Course Title: Decorate residential interiors

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 80.0

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 Architecture & Design


Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit specifies the outcomes required to decorate residential interiors for the solution of interior decoration projects in accordance with project briefs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMFID4002A Decorate residential interiors


1.  Analyse the project brief

2.  Conduct research for the design

3.  Confirm the design brief

4.  Generate decoration concepts

5.  Translate concepts into 3D decoration ideas

6.  Revise and refine solution

7.  Present decoration solution to client

8.  Reflect on decoration process

Learning Outcomes

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required to analyse a design brief, conduct research and generate decoration ideas and concepts to create a visual experience in a previously defined interior space. This unit includes skills required to select materials and finishes for surface decoration and to arrange the objects and elements within the space. This unit does not cover skills required to alter established structural aspects of the building or building services.

Overview of Assessment

• Effectively analyse a project brief to determine client requirements
• Work through the decoration process collecting the required information
• Effectively establish criteria for the intended solutions to meet the requirements of the project brief
• Effectively design for at least two interior residential spaces to provide the client with creative solutions that satisfy the project brief
• Visually and verbally present decoration solution
• Effectively apply design elements and principles in designing for residential space
• Comply with legislation, regulations, standards, codes of practice and established safe practices and procedures for designing for residential space
• Communicate effectively and work safely with others in the work area