Course Title: Assess and record the lifecycle of a product

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4250

Course Title: Assess and record the lifecycle of a product

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 36.0

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)


City Campus


320T Design (TAFE)


Course Contact: Julian Pratt

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4820

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Course Description

This unit specifies the outcomes required to assess and record the design and production of a product from its raw source to its completion and life as a product in accordance with design elements and principles.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMFFDT4003A Assess and record the lifecycle of a product


1.  Assess raw sources of material

2.  Assess the design process

3.  Assess the production process

4.  Assess the product life

Learning Outcomes

This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance in furnishing operations of all sizes. Recording of the product lifecycle applies to an industry workplace or design studio environment and involves application of skills and knowledge at a tradesperson equivalent level. These skills and knowledge are to be used within the scope of the individual’s job and authority.

Overview of Assessment

Effectively record the lifecycle of a product from its raw source to its end use, work through the design process assessing the requirements and recording the intended outcomes

Effectively apply design elements and principles to a product lifecycle

Effectively produce a report on the intended outcomes of a product lifecycle analysis

Comply with legislation, regulations, standards, codes of practice and established safe practices and procedures for recording the lifecycle of a product

Communicate effectively and work safely with others in the work area