Course Title: Measure up and calculate fabric quantities for window coverings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4402 Certificate IV in Interior Decoration

Course Title: Measure up and calculate fabric quantities for window coverings

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 56

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


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2020,
Term2 2021

Course Contact: Jenny Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4759

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency covers measuring up and calculating fabric and tracking quantities for window coverings during a site visit for subsequent use in job specifications and quotes/tenders. Licensing, legislative or certification requirements may apply to this unit and relevant state/territory and local government agencies should be consulted to determine any necessary certification or licensing for undertaking windows coverings work. Access to construction sites requires certification of general induction training specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work (ASCC 2007).

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSFSF3008 Measure up and calculate fabric quantities for window coverings


1 Prepare for calculations

2 Measure windows and calculate drape fabric requirements

3 Calculate lining and interlining quantities

4 Complete documentation

Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements of this unit for learning outcomes.

Overview of Assessment

The assessments are project based.