Course Title: Communicate and sell design concepts

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6082

Course Title: Communicate and sell design concepts

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term2 2012

Course Contact: Julia Raath

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259201

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This Unit covers the skills and knowledge required to use design tools such as story boards and inspiration boards to communicate and sell design concepts to other fashion and textile  industry professionals

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This unit is part of a clustered project. To enable successful completion of the project it is necessary to be enrolled in the following units

Market research
MKTG5769C Market design and product to local outlets

VART5913C Communicate and sell design concepts
VART 5912C Develop textile designs computer programs

BUSM 6204C Cost production of textile designs

GRAP5232C  Participate in production planning processes

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD4005B Communicate and sell design concepts


1. Interpret design brief 

2 Develop Inspiration Board

3 Develop storyboard to meet design brief

4. Present design tools 

5. Sell design concepts

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this unit Students will demonstrate the ability to  communicate ideas effectively, through the use of  visual display tools such as mood boards, design folios and story boards and presentation .  Arrange of digital and hand generated work will be accepted.

Overview of Assessment

Students will undertake a fully integrated Textile Design project  brief which will require them to undertake market research , develop a range of designs, present a folio and then put designs into production developing  prototype concepts. The project will  require students  to be actively involved in group discussions during sessions and to undertake project work in a professional  manner. 

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.
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.
Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher.
All work must be submitted by the due date.

Late submission will not be graded higher than a PASS.