Course Title: Develop, trial and evaluate prototypes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5153

Course Title: Develop, trial and evaluate prototypes

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 108.0

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: 9925 4820

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the development of specifications, the identification and selection of materials and processes, the production and trialling of prototypes and the completion of evaluation documentation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMFFT5011A Develop, trial and evaluate prototypes


Develop prototype specification

Plan and prepare prototype construction

Produce the prototype

Trial and evaluate the prototype

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

This competency is co-assessed with MKTG 9234C, BUSM 9907C, MKTG 9231C and MEIT 7206C.
Assessment tasks are:
• Furniture installation project portfolio
• Soft furnishing product project
• Case goods furnishing product project
• Tight squeeze CNC machining product project