Course Title: Assist in the development of textile designs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4218 Certificate IV in Textile Design and Development

Course Title: Assist in the development of textile designs

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge required to assist with the development of designs for textile products. The unit applies to assisting others in the development of design concepts for textile products according to a specified brief.

This course is delivered concurrently with

VART 6339C Produce Drawings CUVACD301A
VART 6340C Develop Drawing Skills CUVDRA201A

Please ensure that you are enrolled in each of these courses occurs during the same teaching period.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTD4009A Assist in the development of textile designs


1 Interpret design brief for textile product

2 Analyse technical requirements of design brief

3 Contribute to design concepts

4 Assist in the preparation of presentation materials

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing through the course and tasks have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner.

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including:

  • workbook , design journal and  folio of designs  
  • problem solving exersices and design briefs
  • indvidual and group presentations

Certain assessment tasks will be used to assess across the courses described above.