Course Title: Calculate cost estimates for fashion products

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2010

Course Code: GRAP5211C

Course Title: Calculate cost estimates for fashion products

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5220 - Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Course Contact : Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259202

Course Contact Email:mandy.penton@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Dawn Taylor

dawn.taylor@rmit.edu.au

Travis Hart
travis.hart@rmit.edu.au

Tina Marino-Graham
tina.marino@rmit.edu.au

Caz Little
caroline.little@rmit.edu.au


chandrajit.adhikari@rmit.edu.au



Nominal Hours: 30

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to develop cost estimates for sample production of products within the fashion industry.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD4004B Calculate cost estimates for fashion products

Element:

1. Identify factors to be considered when costing fashion products

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Factors to be taken into consideration when costing
fashion products are identified according to OHS
practices .
1.2 Market forces that affect costing for fashion industry are
identified.

Element:

2. Identify costs involved in producing fashion products

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Costs of fabric and trims for sample garments and
production are estimated.
2.2 Similar garments from different price points within fashion
industry are compared and any production differences are
identified.
2.3 Hidden costs in sample production are identified.
2.4 Differences in costs for sample and bulk production
garments are explained.

Element:

3. Identify and calculate labour costs involved in fashion product production

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Labour involved in fashion product production is
identified.
3.2 Labour costs for production of sample and bulk production
are calculated.
3.3 Different methods of utilising labour in fashion industry
are identified and compared.

Element:

4. Develop costing sheets to industry standards

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Labour involved in fashion product production is
identified.
3.2 Labour costs for production of sample and bulk production
are calculated.
3.3 Different methods of utilising labour in fashion industry
are identified and compared.


Learning Outcomes


In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required in cost estimating for a range of garments and products developed for the fashion industry, including sample production.


Details of Learning Activities

Learning Activities The course is integrated with LMTFD5019B Analyse individual fit and make pattern alterations.
LMTFD5010B Develop and present Design concepts within specific guidelines
to form a cluster or learning program called Design Studio 2
In this course you will be involved in theoretical and practical tasks.
• You will be required to undertake research outside of regular class times.
• You will integrate skills across the design process and focus on the use and experimentation of design studio processes which will result in the production of a fashion design product which meets a specified brief
Develop and produce costing specifications for Assessment task 1& 2


Teaching Schedule

Teaching Schedule-
WEEK 1 - 8
• Introduction to course requirements, attendance, assessment etc.
Industry partner project assessment 1
• Discuss costing requirements for Industry Project
• Time management strategies.
• Submit Project 1 and present final work including costing specification for assessment and feedback..
Out of Class Time
3hrs over the project time for research and development of costing for product
WEEKS 9 - 15
• Introduction to Project requirements
• Racy Re-Design  Project.
• Discuss costing requirements for Project 2
Out of Class Time
3hrs for research and development of costing assignment
WEEK 16
• Submit and present final work including costing specification for assessment and feedback.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Detailed course and assessment requirements and information will be made available to you first week of class. Specific details will be explained to you during scheduled classes.

This course comprises both practical and theory components. You will be expected to attend and participate in class activities.

As well as class activities you will be required to undertake research and assessment practice outside of regular class times and participate in formal assessment tasks.

PLEASE NOTE: work that has not been authenticated during class as your own work will not be considered for assessment.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment 1- Submission of Group Costing Assignment
Assessment 2- Submission of costing specification sheet for Racy Re-Design Project and Industry Project


Assessment Matrix

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ElementsAssessment 1
Group Costing Assignment
50%
Assessment2
Racy Re-Design Project ,Industry Partner Project
50%
1. Identify factors to be considered when costing fashion productsXX
2. Identify costs involved in producing fashion productsXX
3. Identify and calculate labour costs involved in fashion product productionXX
4. Develop costing sheets to industry standardsXX

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