Work within a furniture design team

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver LMFDN4005B, 'Work within a furniture design team'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Interpret design brief

1.1. Design parameters are clarified, in consultation with designer, sales team, management and/or client where required

1.2. A strategy plan and/or critical path plan is developed when required

1.3. Constraints are identified and taken into account when clarifying the brief

2. Research relevant information

2.1. Trends in materials are researched for performance, aesthetics, care/maintenance requirements and suitability to project or design

2.2. Trends and new technology are researched, where appropriate

2.3. Client priorities are clarified, including cost, performance, aesthetics and availability

2.4. Technical requirements associated with production are assessed, within specified guidelines

2.5. Any additional expertise required for the project is identified

3. Contribute to design concepts

3.1. Preliminary concepts are worked out in conjunction with others to identify possibilities

3.2. Design concept is developed through predetermined criteria such as ergonomics, materials, colour, properties and end application

3.3. Ideas are contributed and discussed with team members

3.4. Relevant support materials and explanations are developed and refined in conjunction with members of the design team

4. Contribute to the presentation of design/product

4.1. Roles of self and others for the presentation meeting are determined

4.2. Presentation of design or product is carried out in a manner which promotes the design's acceptance/approval

5. Maintain records

5.1. Records are maintained and reports prepared, where necessary, in accordance with enterprise procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

LMFDN4005B appears in the following qualifications:

  • LMF50202 - Diploma of Furnishing Technology
  • LMF40202 - Certificate IV in Furnishing Technology