Course Title: Industry Research Project

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 029024

Program: C5111

Course Title: Industry Research Project

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to research and present issues affecting career pathways in the furniture design and making industry.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-requisite: GRAP 9424C

National Competency Codes and Titles


Industry Research Project

Learning Outcomes

1. Outline current issues affecting the work of designer makers in Australia
2. Analyse the practice of industry professionals
3. Research a selected topic of interest
4. Present research findings to a group

Overview of Assessment

• Undertake mentor program
• Report on mentor and diary on findings gained