Unit of competency details

BSBDES301 - Explore the use of colour (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 25/Mar/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
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Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBDES301A - Explore the use of colourUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015


Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
SIR - Retail Services Training PackageRetail Services Training Package 3.0 
SFL - Floristry Training PackageFloristry Training Package 1.0 
MST - Textiles, Clothing and FootwearTextiles, Clothing and Footwear 1.0-1.1 
MSF - Furnishing Training PackageFurnishing Training Package 2.0-3.1 
ICP - Printing and Graphic ArtsPrinting and Graphic Arts 1.0-2.0 
CUA - Creative Arts and Culture Training PackageCreative Arts and Culture Training Package 2.0 
BSB - Business Services Training PackageBusiness Services Training Package 1.0-2.0 

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
SIR50217 - Diploma of Visual MerchandisingDiploma of Visual Merchandising 
SFL30115 - Certificate III in FloristryCertificate III in Floristry 
MST30816 - Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and TechnologyCertificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology 1-2 
MSF60113 - Advanced Diploma of Interior DesignAdvanced Diploma of Interior Design 3-4 
MSF50213 - Diploma of Interior Design and DecorationDiploma of Interior Design and Decoration 2-3 
MSF40213 - Certificate IV in Furniture Design and TechnologyCertificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology 2-3 
MSF40113 - Certificate IV in Interior DecorationCertificate IV in Interior Decoration 2-3 
MSF31313 - Certificate III in Kitchens and Bathrooms - Retail ServicesCertificate III in Kitchens and Bathrooms - Retail Services 2-3 
MSF31013 - Certificate III in Interior Decoration Retail ServicesCertificate III in Interior Decoration Retail Services 2-3 
MSF10113 - Certificate I in FurnishingCertificate I in Furnishing 2-3 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 100501 Graphic Arts And Design Studies 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 100501 Graphic Arts And Design Studies 30/Jul/2015 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to explore the use of colour and to apply colour theory.

It applies to individuals whose work involves understanding and applying the effective use of colour.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Design – Design Process

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

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 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 to communicate 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

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance 

Criteria 

Description 

Reading

1.1, 1.2, 2.3, 3.1

  • Evaluates and integrates facts and descriptions of colour from a range of texts including text embedded in visual media

Writing

1.2, 3.6

  • Produces a range of text types using appropriate vocabulary, grammatical structure and conventions
  • Applies basic referencing and sequencing of professional and archival resources

Oral Communication

1.1, 3.5

  • Presents ideas, asks questions and listens, to seek feedback or generate ideas

Numeracy

2.1

  • Selects and uses mathematical information for measurement and volume

Navigate the world of work

2.3

  • Takes some personal responsibility for adherence to legal and regulatory requirements with specific reference to safety

Get the work done

1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1-3.4, 3.6

  • Plans, sequences and implements tasks required to achieve outcomes
  • Takes responsibility for routine low-impact decisions within familiar situations
  • Evaluates effectiveness of decisions on how well they meet stated goals
  • Contributes to the design of new approaches within immediate work environment
  • Follows routine procedures for using digital technology to enter, store and retrieve information directly relevant to role

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBDES301 Explore the use of colour

BSBDES301A Explore the use of colour

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • research information on colour and colour theory to inform work
  • experiment with different colours and techniques to communicate a concept or idea
  • review completed work and present and store samples for future reference.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • explain colour attributes and colour relationships
  • describe and interpret different colour theories and their applications in different contexts
  • describe individual interpretation and choice in relation to the use of colour, and the potential limitations of theory
  • identify different materials, tools and equipment required to experiment with colour
  • describe ways other practitioners use colour in their work.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the design process field of work and include access to:

  • office equipment and resources
  • materials, resources and equipment needed to apply colour in the relevant work context.

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

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