Course Title: Perform computations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6086

Course Title: Perform computations

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


Term1 2010

Course Contact: Barbara Kuczuk

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9195

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit provides learners with the skills and knowledge to become competent to perform mathematical calculations used in business: understanding net profit , gross profit, margin percentages, mark-up percentages, markdowns, performance indicators and averages. An introduction to the merchandise plan will also be covered.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Year 9 Maths

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM12024A Perform computations


1. Determine work requirement
2. Perform calculations
3. Produce charts and graphs from given information

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

The student will be required to complete three in-class assessments and one mini-assignment.