Course Title: Cost design production

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6079

Course Title: Cost design production

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term1 2008

Course Contact: Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259202

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to cost products for volume production within the fashion design industry

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD5009A Cost design production


1 Identify available production options
2 Identify costs associated with each production option
3 Identify industry standards for design production
4 Develop costing sheets to industry standards

Learning Outcomes

The unit applies to costing products within the fashion design industry, while deciding on the most cost-effective mechanism for the production to occur. In-house, cut, make and trim (CMT) and offshore production must be investigated and competency in costing all three production options must be achieved. All work to be costed will be carried out according to workplace practices and procedures applying at the point of production.

Overview of Assessment

Your assessment tasks are a combination of practical and theoretical. Assessment will occur throughout the course, enabling you to receive ongoing feedback about your progress. Written feedback will be provided for each piece of work.

Authentication of Work

PLEASE NOTE: Tasks that work that has not been authenticated during class as your own work will not be considered for assessment. Regular attendance is necessary.

You will be given further information about the assessment tasks in class.