Course Title: Identify and calculate production costs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5153

Course Title: Identify and calculate production costs

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 36.0

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: 9925 4820

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the competency to estimate materials, labour and time requirements and establish costs for the provision of products, including all overheads.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMFFT4010A Identify and calculate production costs


Calculate costs

Determine/calculate overheads

Document details and verify where necessary

Estimate materials and labour

Gather information

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

This competency is concurrently assessed with, BUSM 9901C, BUSM 9902C, MKTG 9928C, BUSM 9896C, BUSM 9900C, MKTG 9229C and OENG 7219C during 4 integrated projects during the academic year. These include:
4.1 Customer order – small item
4.2 Customer order – chair
4.3 Modification of current line – Drawer unit
4.4 Installation –onsite installation

Methods of assessment will be:
Observation and questioning
Presentation of knowledge
Written Reports
Portfolio of work undertaken