Course Title: Produce typography in response to a brief

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5230

Course Title: Produce typography in response to a brief

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 140.0

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


320T Design (TAFE)


Term1 2010,
Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Cheryl Baker, Alistair Briggs

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9438

Course Contact Email:,

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to select and compose type to produce typography at an advanced level in response to a brief.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAU050 Produce typography in response to a brief


1. Interpret the design brief

2. Select and compose type

3. Solve typographical technical and
quality problems

4. Produce typography

5. Manage type system

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

6 projects

Students will be tutored with a verbal and/or written evaluation of their progress, within class time.
A final assessment of Competency Achieved or Not Yet Competent will be given at the end of the course when students will submit all completed work.
To be deemed competent students must satisfactorily complete all Learning Elements and related Performance Criteria.
Grading will be offered in addition to, and after, competency based assessment.