This unit covers the provision of photometric data to support illumination system designs. It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of photometric, calculations for the selecting and arranging light sources for particular applications, recognising the visual requirements of the human subject, complying with standards and documenting justification for the data provided.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - nature of light; - photometric principles and definitions; - physiology of the eye and light detection; - colour, and; - photometry.

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