Course Title: Contribute to the development of products or processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6082

Course Title: Contribute to the development of products or processes

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


350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2012

Course Contact: Julia Raath

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9201

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit applies to the development of process & product relating to textile design.

You will produce a body of work including samples and finished product in your elective studio areas of Print, Knit, Weave.

You will prepare all supporting information associated with the body of work including preparation of Technical Files and a professional Report.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

For the successful completion of this unit you are advised to ensure you are concurrently enrolled in:

  • Market Designs to Local Outets MKTG 5769C
  • Communicate and Sell Design Concepts VART 5913C
  • Source Materials and Resources MANU 5918C
  • Participate in Production Planning GRAP5232C

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN4016A Contribute to the development of products or processes


1 Interpret provisional specifications

2 Participate in feasibility studies

3 Assist in developing or engineering product

4 Conduct trials

5 Analyse and interpret results

Learning Outcomes

Students undertaking this Unit will develop skills to:

  • carry out sampling
  • check and select raw materials
  • interpret specifications
  • select, interpret and evaluate procedures or processes
  • read, interpret and follow information on work specifications, , standard operating procedures and work instructions and other reference material
  • maintain accurate records
  • communicate within the workplace
  • meet specifications
  • carry out work according to OHS practices

Overview of Assessment

To achieve successful completion of this course, students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of competency.

Assessment tasks have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including producing a technical File, Report, Folio of Samples and Finished Product.

Students will be awarded a grade only if competency has been demonstrated within the standard enrolment period on the first assessment attempt. Units assessed as ‘not yet competent’ on a first assessment attempt and ‘competent’ on a second or subsequent attempt are to have results amended to competent but are not eligible for grading. Detailed information about grading and assessment will be provided in class.