Course Title: Prepare a materials board for client presentation

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5249

Course Title: Prepare a materials board for client presentation

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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


Term2 2011,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term2 2014

Course Contact: Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit specifies the outcomes required to prepare a materials or sample board for client presentation, for interior decoration and design projects.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMFID4003A Prepare a materials board for client presentation


1. Identify presentation requirements from project brief

2. Prepare materials board

3. Prepare for client presentation

Learning Outcomes

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance in interior decoration and design operations of all sizes. The preparation of a materials board includes visual demonstration of colour, materials, samples, finishes and textiles used in the decoration and design project.

Overview of Assessment

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit.

  • Effectively prepare a materials board for client presentation to provide the client with cost effective options which meet the project brief requirements.
  • Effectively apply design elements and principles to preparing a material board for client presentation
  • Comply with legislation, regulations, standards, codes of practise and established safe practises and procedures for preparing a material board for client presentation.
  • Communicate effectively and work safely with others in the work area

Context of and specific resources for assessment.

  • The application of competency is to be assessed in the workplace or realistic simulated workplace.
  • Assessment is to occur under standard and authorised work practises, safety requirements and environmental constraints.
  • Assessment of essential underpinning knowledge, other than confirmatory questions, Will usually be conducted in an off-site context.
  • Assessment is to comply with relevant regulatory or Australian Standards requirements.
  • The following resources should be made available:  workplace location or simulated work places, materials and equipment relevant to preparing a colour board for client presentation, Specifications and work instruction.