Course Title: Contribute to the development of products or processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5213 Diploma of Textile Design and Development

Course Title: Contribute to the development of products or processes

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

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2013,
Term2 2014

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to contribute to developing products or processes within the workplace.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


GRAP5232C Participate in Production Planning Processes

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN4016A Contribute to the development of products or processes


Analyse and interpret results

Assist in developing or engineering product

Conduct trials

Interpret provisional specifications

Participate in feasibility studies

Report results and maintain records

Learning Outcomes

Students undertaking this unit will develop and apply technical skills associated with checking and selecting raw materials, interpreting specifications and carry out sampling. In addition organisational skills will be developed such as establishing availability of machines, determining availability of required skills and personnel, selecting, interpreting and evaluating procedures or processes, sequencing operations, reading and following work specifications, standard operating procedures, work instructions and other reference materials. The student will learn how to communicate within the workplace and clarify and check task-related information from documents or other personnel and maintain accurate records.

Overview of Assessment

Details of assessment requirements will be made available to you in the first week of class.

Specific details of assessment outcomes will be provided by your class teacher.

This course comprises both practical and theory components.

You will be expected to attend and participate in class activities.