Course Title: Design and produce a range of commercial products from a brief to meet market opportunities

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5233

Course Title: Design and produce a range of commercial products from a brief to meet market opportunities

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 144.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART5979

City Campus

TAFE

320T Design (TAFE)

Face-to-Face


Course Contact: Julian Pratt

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4820

Course Contact Email: design.tafe@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and produce a range of commercial products from a brief to meet a
market opportunities through the exploration and application of a range of advanced techniques and materials. It is a specialisation
unit and refers to a specific art form.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

VPAU045 Design and produce a commercial product from a brief



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAU046 Design and produce a range of commercial products from a brief to meet market opportunities

Elements:

1.  Interpret the product design brief

2.  Research relevant technology, marketing and background information

3.  Experiment with and assess advanced techniques, tools and materials

4.  Develop a range of innovative solutions to design problem

5.  Prepare design proposal

6.  Plan design process

7.  Communicate with others to produce visuals

8.  Present visual concepts to client

9.  Realise product design to meet specified need


Learning Outcomes

The application of this unit in the workplace sees an individual designer designing and producing a range of commercial products
from a brief to meet market opportunities. The designer would use a wide range of tools, equipment and materials and the concepts
developed would convey strong conceptual and theoretical development. This work would usually be carried out independently although guidance would be available if required.


Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit will be able to realise the outcomes described in the Elements to the required level detailed in the Performance Criteria.

The ability to design and produce a range of commercial products from a brief and which:
   • demonstrates a command of selected advanced methodologies, techniques, tools and materials and which are consistent with the conceptual vision
   • demonstrates a sound knowledge of the design process
   • demonstrates effective communication and presentation skills
   • demonstrates project planning skills
   • demonstrates an understanding of and knowledge of the requirements of a brief
   • demonstrates an ability to conduct market research
The essential knowledge and skills must be assessed as part of the unit.