Course Title: Prepare production costing estimates

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5287

Course Title: Prepare production costing estimates

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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)

Face-to-Face or Internet

Course Contact: Garry Amy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to cost and estimate production processes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICPSU553C Prepare production costing estimates


1.     Identify costing estimate requirements

2.     Prepare costing estimates

3.     Compare estimates with actual costs

Learning Outcomes

This unit requires the individual to estimate and determine the cost of production.

Overview of Assessment

Evidence of the ability to:

   -  accurately estimating and costing production

   -  for valid and reliable assessment of this unit, evidence should be gathered over a period of time through a range of methods for assessment to indicate consistent performance

   -  evidence for assessment may be gathered from assessment of the unit of competency alone or through an integrated assessment activity.