Course Title: Generate design solutions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5252

Course Title: Generate design solutions

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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)

GRAP9429C

City Campus

TAFE

320T Design (TAFE)

Face-to-Face


Course Contact: Julian Pratt

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4820

Course Contact Email: furniture@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to generate design solutions in response to a particular design need. 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:

BSBDES401A Generate design solutions

Elements:

1.  Define the design challenge

2.  Undertake research to inform the design solution

3.  Communicate and collaborate with others

4.  Generate ideas and responses to the design challenge

5.  Select a design solution


Learning Outcomes

This unit applies to individuals who generate concepts and solutions in response to a design challenge in any industry context. The starting point may be an open or closed brief; a spontaneous idea; modification of an existing product, service, process or system; or a point in an ongoing design process


Overview of Assessment

Evidence of the following is essential:

   -  development of a design solution through research, reflection and the generation and refinement of ideas

   -  effective collaboration with others in the design process

   -  knowledge of design trends and technologies in the relevant industry context