Course Title: Develop and extend design skills and practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5249

Course Title: Develop and extend design skills and practice

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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)

VART6037C

City Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term2 2014

Course Contact: Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

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


Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and extend skills as a practising designer.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBDES403A Develop and extend design skills and practice

Elements:

1.  Acquire and develop technical skills

2.  Develop conceptual skills and ideas

3.  Develop own voice

4.  Evaluate own work

5.  Research work opportunities


Learning Outcomes

This unit applies to any individual who works as a designer in any industry context. Designers may work independently or be employed by an organisation.


Overview of Assessment

Evidence of the following is essential:
• development of own voice through exploring and experimenting with new ideas in making and/or interpreting work
• application of planned strategies to develop appropriate skills in design practice
• use of discussion and evaluation opportunities to inform and develop technical and conceptual skills.