Course Title: Professional Studies

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5068

Course Title: Professional Studies

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 48.0

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)

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Course Contact: Julian Pratt

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4820

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to conduct oneself in a professional manner adhering to the conventions of designers.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBS816 Professional Studies

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of design law through its application to design projects.
2. Identify and apply appropriate Australian Standards to 3D designs.
3. Manage design projects adhering to project time lines and budgets.
4. Maintain project documentation to Australian quality standards.
5. Manage design teams as cooperative units.

Overview of Assessment

Students will be assessed by completing a major project. Students will receive ongoing feedback as they complete in class exercises supporting the project. Ongoing verbal feedback will be provided to students as the project progresses. Written assessment and feedback will be given to the student when work is returned. Late work will not be accepted.