Course Title: TCF Product Development

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5112

Course Title: TCF Product Development

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 150.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term1 2007

Course Contact: Robyn Lyons

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9118

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

To provide learners with skills and knowledge to:

• Develop product to specific requirements
• Identify the target market/client and develop appropriate promotional strategies and associated costs in relation to product release
• Interpret fashion trends within the identified market place
• Develop methods to evaluate the scope and limitations that should be considered when designing a range of garments for specific themes and market levels
• Specify the product components and associated costs, ensuring suitability to end use
• Establish and maintain a functional and effective working team, committed to producing quality outcomes and meeting specific deadlines
• Present the project to an industry panel.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSATEC501A Manage document design and production within the enterprise


BSATEC501/01 Identify enterprise requirements for document design/production

BSATEC501/02 Manage allocation of document design/production tasks

National Element Code & Title:

LMTPDCL05A Dev/Present Des Concpt/s Wthn Specfd Gdlns 01/5


LMTPDCL05A/01 Research fashion and garment

LMTPDCL05A/02 Generate and select initial concepts in consultation with others

LMTPDCL05A/03 Develop design concepts and details in consultation with others

LMTPDCL05A/04 Cost range/garment in conjunction with production area

LMTPDCL05A/05 Maintain records

National Element Code & Title:

LMTPDHL04A Contr to the Dev of Products or Processes 01/4


LMTPDHL04A/01 Interpret provisional specifications

LMTPDHL04A/02 Participate in feasibility studies

LMTPDHL04A/03 Assist in developing/engineering product

LMTPDHL04A/04 Conduct trials

LMTPDHL04A/05 Analyse and interpret results

LMTPDHL04A/06 Report results and maintain records

National Element Code & Title:

LMTPRGN14A Provide Global Operations Support 01/3


LMTPRGN14A/01 Identify requirements for efficient global production/marketing

LMTPRGN14A/02 Implement requirements for efficient global production

LMTPRGN14A/03 Monitor global production operations

LMTPRGN14A/04 Assist in the implementation of improvements to global production operations

LMTPRGN14A/05 Interpret global marketing data

LMTPRGN14A/06 Assist in the implementation of improvements to global marketing operations

LMTPRGN14A/07 Maintain records

National Element Code & Title:

LMTSMGN01A Develop and implement a sales and marketing strategy


LMTSMGN01A/01 Analyse business goals and market trends

LMTSMGN01A/02 Establish strategic directions

LMTSMGN01A/03 Develop a sales or marketing plan

LMTSMGN01A/04 Implement and monitor sales or marketing plan

LMTSMGN01A/05 Conduct plan review

LMTSMGN01A/06 Maintain records

National Element Code & Title:

RUAAG5203BMA Develop a Business Plan 01/6


RUAAG5203BMA/01 Specify business objectives and targets

RUAAG5203BMA/02 Prepare and assess a cash flow budget for the planning period

RUAAG5203BMA/03 Test variations in enterprise mix and operation to assess their effect on business performance

RUAAG5203BMA/04 Prepare trial profit and loss statements and balance sheets

RUAAG5203BMA/05 Identify and plan appropriate risk management strategies

RUAAG5203BMA/06 Identify the improvements and developments to be made during the planning period

RUAAG5203BMA/07 Identify the rights and obligations of the parties to contracts relevant to business operation

Learning Outcomes

Refer other sections of guide.

Overview of Assessment

Learners will complete a range of assessment tasks:

• Group Assessment
• Individual Section Report
• Individual Progressive Assessment
• Final Group Presentation & Report
• Examination

Assessment timeline: Progressive assessments