Course Title: Draw and interpret a basic sketch

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5220 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Course Title: Draw and interpret a basic sketch

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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 2009,
Term2 2009,
Term1 2010,
Term1 2011

Course Contact: Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259202

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to draw and interpret a two-dimensional sketch of a garment, to identify construction features.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTCL2011B Draw and interpret a basic sketch


1. Prepare drawing tools, equipment and workstation 

2. Identify basic design styles

3. Use template to draw sketches

4. Interpret sketch

5. Complete work

Learning Outcomes

In this unit you will required to develop the skills and knowledge for interpreting and drawing basic trade sketches. Basic sketches or working drawings are two-dimensional, accurate drawings that show accurate details of pattern pieces and garment construction, and may be drawn freehand or with the use of measuring devices and templates.

Overview of Assessment

Detailed course and assessment requirements and information will be made available to you first week of class. Specific details will be explained to you during scheduled classes.

This course comprises both practical and theory components. You will be expected to attend and participate in class activities.

As well as class activities you will be required to undertake research and assessment practice outside of regular class times and participate in formal assessment tasks.

PLEASE NOTE: work that has not been authenticated during class as your own work will not be considered for assessment.