Course Title: Interact and network with fashion industry participants

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5202

Course Title: Interact and network with fashion industry participants

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 80.0

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

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face

Term1 2009,
Term2 2009

Course Contact: Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259202

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to communicate and network with others working along the fashion industry supply chain, to ensure design processes and outcomes meet requirements.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD4006A Interact and network with fashion industry participants


1. Describe features of fashion industry communication

2. Communicate design concepts and production requirements

3. Develop and maintain effective industry networks

Learning Outcomes

The unit applies to implementing communication techniques and maintaining effective industry networks that are appropriate to the fashion design industry. A component of this learning includes work inegrated learning by students completing workplacement within a fashion, textiles or clothing related organisation following set guidelines.

Overview of Assessment

Detailed course and assessment requirements and information will be made available to you on commencement of this course.

This course comprises both practical and theory components. You will be expected to attend and participate in workplacement at a clothing, textiles or fashion related business follwing guidelines porvided to you.

You will also be required to submit documentation supporting this workplacement as part of your final assessment.