Explore the use of colour

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 BSBDES301A, 'Explore the use of colour'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Explore the use of colour' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Source information on colour and colour theory

1.1. Identify and access sources of information on colour and colour theory

1.2. Evaluate and collate information to build a knowledge of colour and its application in different contexts

2. Experiment with colour

2.1. Test different colours and colour combinations through experimentation

2.2. Use own ideas as a way of testing, challenging or confirming colour theory

2.3. Ensure safe use of materials, tools and equipment during experimentation with colour

3. Communicate concepts and ideas through use of colour

3.1. Investigate how colour might be used to communicate a particular idea or concept

3.2. Select materials, tools and equipment relevant to the idea or concept

3.3. Apply colour in a way that communicates the concept or idea based on own knowledge of colour and colour theory

3.4. Review and reflect on own use of colour and what it communicates

3.5. Seek and obtain feedback from others about the way colour has been used and its success in communicating the concept or idea

3.6. Present and store work any samples in a way which takes account of the need for professional presentation and potential relevance for future work

Qualifications and Skillsets

BSBDES301A appears in the following qualifications:

  • LMF60308 - Advanced Diploma of Furniture Design and Technology
  • LMF60208 - Advanced Diploma of Interior Design
  • LMF50408 - Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration
  • LMF31908 - Certificate III in Interior Decoration (Retail Services)
  • LMF40609 - Certificate IV in Design of Kitchens, Bathrooms and Interior Spaces
  • LMF32009 - Certificate III in Kitchens and Bathrooms (Client Services)
  • LMF10108 - Certificate I in Furnishing
  • LMF50508 - Diploma of Furniture Design and Technology
  • LMF40408 - Certificate IV in Interior Decoration
  • LMF40508 - Certificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology
  • SFL30110 - Certificate III in Floristry
  • SIB30110 - Certificate III in Beauty Services
  • CUV30303 - Certificate III in Design Fundamentals
  • CUV40303 - Certificate IV in Design
  • CUF30307 - Certificate III in Scenery and Set Construction
  • CUV40211 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
  • CUV40311 - Certificate IV in Design
  • CUV40611 - Certificate IV in Opal Cutting and Polishing
  • CUV30111 - Certificate III in Visual Arts
  • CUV40111 - Certificate IV in Visual Arts
  • CUV30311 - Certificate III in Design Fundamentals
  • CUV30211 - Certificate III in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
  • CUV40411 - Certificate IV in Photo Imaging
  • LMT32011 - Certificate III in Digitising and Computerised Embroidery
  • SIR50212 - Diploma of Visual Merchandising
  • CUA30413 - Certificate III in Live Production and Services
  • CUA40413 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services

And the skillsets: