Course Title: Draw a trade drawing for fashion design

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

Course Code: GRAP5225C

Course Title: Draw a trade drawing for fashion design

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C4219 - Certificate IV in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising

Course Contact : Carmen Pricone

Course Contact Phone: 9925 9195

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Mimma Luppino

Nominal Hours: 40

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge to draw an accurate trade or technical drawing based on specifications and a design.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD3004B Draw a trade drawing for fashion design


1. Prepare drawing tools and equipment

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Drawing tools and equipment are selected.
1.2 Drawing tools and equipment are prepared for use.


2. Prepare workstation

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Workbench and seating are set up according to OH&S practices.
2.2 Tools and equipment are set out to facilitate effective work practice.


3. Interpret design brief or specifications

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Trade drawing requirements are investigated and identified from Criteria are design brief.
3.2 Specifications are identified and followed as required.
3.3 Style of garment is identified.
3.4 Garment features required to complete trade drawing are identified.
3.5 Detailing and special effects are identified for use on Criteria are trade drawing.


4. Use template to produce trade drawing

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Quality criteria are used in trade drawing.
4.2 Template to draw trade drawing is selected.
4.3 Lines are drawn accurately to complete drawing, using a ruler where necessary.
4.4 Working drawing is produced to correctly represent a pattern piece or garment.
4.5 Relevant parts of drawing are identified and labelled.


5. Complete work

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Trade drawing is inspected against quality standards.
5.2 Any changes or adjustments to trade drawing are carried out as required.
5.3 Documentation relating to trade drawing is completed and stored.

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.

Details of Learning Activities

In class tutorial. Group work and individual tasks.

Teaching Schedule

Semester 1: Term 1 Week 1 Course Introduction:
Introduction to the production specification course and how the three majour components will be delivered.
Flat drawing vs fashion drawing
Grading and sizing
Explanation of Specifications sheets.
Demonstration of types of spec sheets and their use
Assessments overview.
2 - 7 Flat drawing exercises.
Students are to draw sample garments for specifications
• Tee shirts
• Skirts
• Shirts
• Pants
Students choice: Garments and accessories that students plan on using in their final specification pack
Progressive assessment weekly.
Folio to be presented at end of term 2 for final assessment.


Weeks 8 - 17 Sizing and Grading exercises.
Using the drawings developed in term 1; Students are to identify and mark measuring points on the following garments:
• Tee shirts
• Skirts
• Shirts
• Pants
Grading increments described, explained and applied.
Specification sheets.
Progressive assessment weekly.
Folio to be presented last week of term 2 for final assessment.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on a folio of exercises done in class. The work will be based on various garment details and silhouettes for a range of different types of garments.

Assessment Tasks

1. Progressive assessment in class - practical tasks - 60%
2. Sizing Assignment - 20%
3. Assignment- Simulated workplace fashion drawing task - 20%

Assessment Matrix

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