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Unit of competency details

BSBDES305 - Source and apply information on the history and theory of design (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBDES305A - Source and apply information on the history and theory of designUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 25/Mar/2015


Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping

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 3.0-4.0 
MSF - Furnishing Training PackageFurnishing Training Package 2.0-4.0 
ICP - Printing and Graphic ArtsPrinting and Graphic Arts 1.0-3.0 
CUA - Creative Arts and Culture Training PackageCreative Arts and Culture Training Package 2.0-4.1 
BSB - Business Services Training PackageBusiness Services Training Package 1.0-5.0 
AHC - Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training PackageAgriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package 1.0-4.0 

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 
MSF60118 - Advanced Diploma of Interior DesignAdvanced Diploma of Interior Design 
MSF60113 - Advanced Diploma of Interior DesignAdvanced Diploma of Interior Design 3-4 
MSF50218 - Diploma of Interior DesignDiploma of Interior Design 
MSF50213 - Diploma of Interior Design and DecorationDiploma of Interior Design and Decoration 2-3 
MSF40318 - Certificate IV in Kitchen and Bathroom DesignCertificate IV in Kitchen and Bathroom Design 
MSF40313 - Certificate IV in Design of Kitchens, Bathrooms and Interior SpacesCertificate IV in Design of Kitchens, Bathrooms and Interior Spaces 
MSF40213 - Certificate IV in Furniture Design and TechnologyCertificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology 2-4 
MSF40118 - Certificate IV in Interior DecorationCertificate IV in Interior Decoration 
MSF40113 - Certificate IV in Interior DecorationCertificate IV in Interior Decoration 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 source information on design history and theory, and to apply that information in the individual’s design work.

It applies to individuals who work in design and need to develop and maintain a general knowledge of design history and theory.

More complex research into design theory and design trends is covered by BSBDES602 Research global design trends and BSBDES801 Research and apply design theory.

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 Collect information on design history and theory

1.1 Identify and access relevant sources of information on design history and theory

1.2 Organise research material and findings for current or future use in design practice, facilitating easy access and cross-referencing

2 Apply information to own area of work

2.1 Evaluate information in the context of current design practice

2.2 Assess which aspects of information on design history and theory could be used or adapted to inform current practice

2.3 Use relevant information in a culturally appropriate way to develop an understanding of own area of work

3 Update and maintain knowledge of design trends

3.1 Identify and use opportunities to update and expand knowledge of design trends and developments

3.2 Incorporate and integrate knowledge into design activities

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, 2.1, 3.1

  • Identifies, interprets and evaluates information on historical and current design trends from a range of sources

Writing

1.2, 3.1

  • Notes findings and sources of information for design knowledge, trends and developments
  • Documents information for colleagues and peers as requested

Oral Communication

1.1, 3.1

  • Asks questions to clarify information, listens to responses and shares ideas with others

Navigate the world of work

2.3

  • Understands main tasks, responsibilities and boundaries of own role

Get the work done

1.1, 1.2, 2.2, 3.2

  • Plans and implements tasks required to achieve required outcomes
  • Contributes to new approaches within immediate work environment
  • Takes responsibility for routine low-impact decisions within familiar situations
  • 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 

BSBDES305 Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

BSBDES305A Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.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:

  • show how the history and theory of design can be adapted and used in own professional practice
  • maintain currency of theoretical and design knowledge.

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:

  • summarise current design trends
  • describe the evolution of design
  • identify the organisational information practices and their application
  • outline sources of information on design history and theory relevant to own design 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 information sources on design history and theory.

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

Links

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