Course Title: Calculate cost estimates for fashion products

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4219

Course Title: Calculate cost estimates for fashion products

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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,
Term1 2011,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Barbara Kuczuk

Course Contact Phone: 9925 9195

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to develop cost estimates for sample production of products within the fashion industry.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Year 10 maths

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD4004B Calculate cost estimates for fashion products


1.  Identify factors to be considered when costing a garment for the fashion industry

2. Identify costs involved in producing fashion garments

3. Identify and calculate labour costs involved in fashion garment production

4. Develop costing sheets to industry standards

Learning Outcomes

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

Overview of Assessment

A variety of assessment tasks will be undertaken including assignments, written and oral presentations, and questionnaires.