Course Title: Select and apply type

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5069

Course Title: Select and apply type

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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)


Brunswick Campus


320T Design (TAFE)


Term1 2007,
Term1 2008

Course Contact: Annette Cook

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9438

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to produce type setting for a range of applications.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICPPP21BA Select and apply type


Identify fonts

Proof read and correct type

Select, fit and produce type for a basic brief

Learning Outcomes

1 Identify fonts
2 Select, fit and produce type for a basic brief
3 Proof read and correct type

Overview of Assessment

The assessment will be as follows:
- Exercises
- Practical projects

Students will be tutored with a verbal and/or written evaluation of their progress, within class time and in response to each submission. A graded assessment will also occur for this course.

A final assessment of Competency Achieved or Not Yet Competent will be given at the end of the course when students will submit all completed work.

To be deemed competent students must demonstrate competence in all Learning Elements and related Performance Criteria.

This course is co-assessed with GRAP 9426 Typography techniques, MANU 5731 Electronic media output, GRAP 9423 Drawing techniques.