Course Title: Organise and communicate information

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

Course Code: EMPL5731C

Course Title: Organise and communicate information

School: 320T Design (TAFE)

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4251 - Certificate IV in Interior Decoration

Course Contact : Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Jenni Woods -

John Perperis -

Nominal Hours: 20

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


Course Description

This unit covers accessing, organising and communicating information related to processes or tasks.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

MEM16006A Organise and communicate information


1.  Access information and/or records

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Information requirements of tasks are determined and relevant information is accessed from a range of sources.
1.2. Workplace terminology is correctly recognised.


2.  Organise and analyse information

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Information is interpreted and organised in accordance with enterprise and work requirements.
2.2. Information is analysed according to enterprise and work requirements.


3.  Communicate organised information using established workplace methods

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Information is communicated using established workplace methods.

Learning Outcomes

This unit applies in manufacturing, engineering or related environments.
It may include information related to production, maintenance or associated processes. Information may be drawn from a variety of sources.
This unit includes the ability to communicate using common workplace terminology.

Details of Learning Activities

In Class Activities will include:
• Lectures
• Peer teaching and class presentations
• Group discussion
• Teacher directed group activities/projects

Out of Class Activities will include:
• Online Tutorials & research
• Independent project based work
• Industry related excursions

Self-Directed Learning - Some activities will include a self-directed learning approach; self-directed 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.

Teaching Schedule

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 resources.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to organise, analyse and communicate information.

Assessors must be satisfied that the candidate can competently and consistently perform all elements of the unit as specified by the criteria, including required knowledge, and be capable of applying the competency in new and different situations and contexts.

Assessment Tasks

 Task 1 : Design Terminology.  Investigate dictionarys and add definitions to a Glossary, select new design words to add to Glossary and write a descriptive sentence.

Task 2 : Sources of Information.  Investigate industry suppliers to obtain samples for a Materials Board and reflect on communication styles explored.

Task 3 : Client Profile.  Select one of 10 room images, analyse and interpret the clues in the image to create a client profile of the owners of the room.

Task 4 : Analysing Information.  Go to RMIT Library website and explore iSearch Improve your Research Skills and write a reflective paragraph on the learning.

Task 5 : Communicate Organised Information.  Working in pairs prepare a written Short Report for an alternative, sustainable material/item from the Client Profile image from Task 3.

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

Organise & Communicate information is a clustered unit this will allow us to assess your project work against several competency.

Clustered with Organise & Communicate information, Soft Furnishings for Interiors & Prepare a material board. All components must be addressed to gain a pass in this course and be deemed competent overall.

Assessment Matrix

For Assessment Matrix, please refer to Blackboard link located in MyRMIT in the relevant folder.

Other Information

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 authentication issues.

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