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Fixtures, fittings and furniture

The design standards (PDF 1.1MB) provide guidance for contractors who install, repair and maintain fixtures, fittings and furniture at SA government schools and preschools.The links below take you to different sections of the design standards.

Curtains and blinds

Refer to section 4 of the design standards for:

  • curtains and blinds
  • preferred types
  • blackout requirements.

Plumbing fittings

Refer to section 4 in the design standards for:

  • appropriate sinks and troughs for different areas
  • tap ware                                                    
  • amenities, including relevant accessibility requirements
  • student and staff showers, emergency showers and eye wash units.


The design standards in 7.6  outline:

  • joinery guidelines
  • appropriate materials
  • guidelines for bench heights.


The design standards in 7.7 include specifications for:

  • storage units
  • display boards
  • wall stripping
  • signage.

Loose furniture

Refer to 7.8 in the design standards for additional information about:

  • loose furniture
  • clocks
  • kilns
  • shelving
  • whiteboards.

Asset Standards and Environmental Management

For enquiries regarding standards 

Phone: 8226 0091 

Email: education.standards [at] sa.gov.au  


For enquiries regarding sustainable infrastructure 

Phone: 8226 3497 

Email: education.environment [at] sa.gov.au