Course Title: Make scale models

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5068 Diploma of Arts (Product Design)

Course Title: Make scale models

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Contact: Julian Pratt

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4820

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Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to make 3-dimensional (3D) scale models in response to specifications, which may be part of a brief. The focus of this unit is on the technical skills required to make accurate scale models to design specifications.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre: PERF 5004

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVCRS06A Make scale models


Determine scale model requirements

Make scale models

Organise resources for scale model making

Learning Outcomes

1 Determine scale model requirements

2 Organise resources for scale model making

3 Make scale models

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.