Course Title: Design Concepts & Development A

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5166

Course Title: Design Concepts & Development A

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 175.0

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


350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Course Contact: Rhonda Ingwersen

Course Contact Phone: +6 3 9925 9248

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

To enable learners obtain introductory skills in:
• The preparation of trade and presentation drawings that accurately describe garment design and production details
• Use of different specification formats to communicate and store information about garment styles
• Application of fashion design and colour theories
• Storyboard and presentation techniques

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

To complete these competencies you must also finish Design Concepts and Development B plus Materials and Fibres (A and B)

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTPDCL01A Assist in preparation of preliminary design concepts


LMTPDCL01A/01 Interpret design brief within specified guidelines

LMTPDCL01A/02 Research relevant information within specified guidelines

LMTPDCL01A/03 Contribute to design concepts

LMTPDCL01A/04 Contribute to the presentation of design/s

National Element Code & Title:

LMTPDCL02A Assist with development of design


LMTPDCL02A/01 Prepare drawings/artwork

LMTPDCL02A/02 Prepare specifications for approval

LMTPDCL02A/03 Collate and submit preliminary cost estimates

LMTPDCL02A/04 Maintain records

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Part B of the guide

Overview of Assessment

Tasks that have not been authenticated in class as the student’s own work will not be considered for assessment. Regular attendance is necessary to demonstrate that you can:
1. Prepare accurate trade sketches and presentation drawings by following instructions on design briefs or customer requirements and making use of appropriate media.
2. Make use of different media in depicting garment styles or garment details
3. Select specification formats appropriate to design and production requirements
4. Fill in information onto specifications by including correct graphic and written information about garment styles
5. Maintain and store records according to given procedures
6. Follow Occupational Health and Safety work methods
Assessment time line: Progressive assessments