Course Title: Design Process Level 1

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 020988

Program: C5068

Course Title: Design Process Level 1

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 48.0

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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

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to conceptualise, source and develop designs and imagery by applying creative, analytical and problem solving approaches to design problems.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre: OHTH 53029C and VART 5131

National Competency Codes and Titles


Design Process Level 1

Learning Outcomes

1. Analyse the main principles and design requirements of a brief
2. Formulate the design principles used to resolve visual communication issues
3. Develop a variety of ideas on the design solution
4. Present initial ideas to client for consideration
5. Use design elements and techniques to develop the preferred solution
6. Present and discuss design solutions with the client
7. Reassess and refine the design solution

Overview of Assessment

Students will demonstrate competence by completing a series of practical projects to be submitted by the prescribed deadlines. All project work is to be documented through notes and drawings which may consist of: notes from lectures and tutorials, models, mockups, visual presentations, and research conducted relevant to the project. Ongoing verbal feedback will be provided to students as the projects progress. Written assessment and feedback will be given to the student when work is returned. Late work will not be accepted.