Research and recommend furniture and accessories

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 LMFID4004A, 'Research and recommend furniture and accessories'.
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 decoration requirements from project brief

1.1. Applicable OHS, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to researching and recommending furniture and accessories are verified and complied with

1.2. Project brief is reviewed and clarified with client to determine requirements for furniture and accessories

1.3. Parameters for furniture and accessories are assessed and confirmed

1.4. Resources are selected appropriate to work requirements and checked for operational effectiveness

1.5. Communication with others is established and maintained

2. Research furniture

2.1. Aesthetic and style requirements of the furniture are assessed

2.2. Intended application for the furniture is analysed and reviewed

2.3. New furniture technologies are researched and reported

2.4. Tactile requirements of the furniture in relation to the design are researched

2.5. Properties of the materials used in the production of furniture are analysed and evaluated

2.6. Manufacturing processes and available expertise for the desired furniture are assessed

2.7. Costs and availability of furniture are assessed and compared

2.8. Environmental impact of furniture materials used are assessed

2.9. Longevity and restorability qualities of furniture are researched

2.10. Space is measured for furniture requirements, calculating quantities and requirements

2.11. Principles of anthropometrics, ergonomics and spatial relationships are applied

3. Research accessories

3.1. Aesthetic and colour requirements of the accessories are assessed

3.2. Intended application for the accessories is analysed and reviewed

3.3. New accessory technologies are researched and reported

3.4. Tactile requirements of the accessories in relation to the design are researched

3.5. Properties of the materials used in the production of accessories are analysed and evaluated

3.6. Manufacturing processes and available expertise for the desired accessories are assessed

3.7. Costs and availability of accessories are assessed and compared

3.8. Environmental impact of accessory materials used is assessed

3.9. Longevity and restorability qualities of accessories are researched

3.10. Space is measured for accessory requirements, calculating quantities and requirements

3.11. Sketches and drawings are completed and prepared for positioning of products, materials and accessories

4. Make recommendations to client

4.1. Quantities and qualities of selected furniture and accessories are presented and promoted to the client

4.2. Performance and characteristics of selected furniture and accessories are presented and promoted to the client

4.3. Costs associated with purchasing and obtaining the furniture and accessories are provided in quote form to the client

4.4. Presentation of research information and samples is made, highlighting the findings and rationale for the furniture and accessories chosen

4.5. Feedback and follow up is instigated and maintained with the client

Qualifications and Skillsets

LMFID4004A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LMF60208 - Advanced Diploma of Interior Design
  • LMF50408 - Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration
  • LMF40408 - Certificate IV in Interior Decoration