Course Title: Cost production of textile designs

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2010

Course Code: BUSM6204C

Course Title: Cost production of textile designs

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C6086 - Advanced Diploma of Fashion and Textiles Merchandising

Course Contact : Robyn Lyons

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9118

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Gillian Wooldridge

Phone 9095-7500

mobile 0409 019486.

Nominal Hours: 20

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

LMTFD4004B - Calculate cost estimates for fashion products

Course Description

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

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTD5009A Cost production of textile designs


1.  Analyse options for textile production

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Production requirements are analysed to determine scale of production

1.2 Options for the production of textiles are determined in line with product specifications

1.3 Information on cost of each option is gathered and data is analysed

1.4 Production options are compared in terms of their cost benefits and cost negatives

1.5 Information from previous production records are reviewed and compared with current options in terms of cost, and in line with quality outcomes

1.6 Potential options are selected and relevant information documented


2.  Assess influences on production costs

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Factors that may affect cost of production are determined

2.2 Quality and industry standards for design production are identified and implications for production assessed

2.3 Production options are considered in line with OHS practices

2.4 Influences on production costs are assessed and initial costing modified

2.5 Production options are reviewed in line with additional information and most suitable options refined.


3.  Develop and analyse costing sheets for textile production

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Costing sheets are completed for selected production options

3.2 Calculations are checked and data is collated

3.3 Data from costing sheets is interpreted to assess most cost efficient option from production, in line with design and quality requirements

3.4 Cost analysis is documented and presented to appropriate personnel to review suitability of options

3.5 Cost analysis is finalized and all documentation is completed

Learning Outcomes

On completing this unit,students will understand and have knowledge of:

Analysing the options for textile production
Assessing the  influences on production costs
Development  and analysis of costing sheets for textile production

Details of Learning Activities

Group work

Teaching Schedule

Week beginning                                                                           Dates                                                                                                                                            TopicCompetency/Assessments
Week 1                                                                                            17/2/10                                                                                                                                Introduction and Course Overview
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        LMTFD5013B Developing Merchandising Plans for Fashion Products
Week 2                                                                                            24/2/10                                                                                                                                Target Market StylesComp: Appeal to a target market

Week 3                                                                                             3/3/10                                                                                                                                   Product Life Style Concepts

Week 4                                                                                            10/3/10                                                                                                                                  Product Pricing StrategiesComp: Address merchandising objectives

Week 5                                                                                            24/3/10                                                                                                                                 Cost production options and benefits of each optionFashion Merchandising 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Range assignment (20%) due in class (individual)
Week 6                                                                                              7/4/10                                                                                                                                   Produce a costing sheet, from your costing sheet.

Week 7                                                                                            14/4/10                                                                                                                                  Produce a costing sheet,Features of the style

Week 8                                                                                             21/4/10                                                                                                                                Scales of Production ie volumes,

Week 9                                                                                             28/4/10                                                                                                                                 Scales of Production: freight , duty and wastage.Exchange rates, labour 
Week 10                                                                                            5/5/10                                                                                                                                  Analyise your cost benefits and your cost negatives

Week 11                                                                                           12/5/10                                                                                                                                Industry and Quality standards

Week 12                                                                                            19/5/10                                                                                                                               Look at your Range assortment and adjust your garment to meet price point 
Week 13                                                                                           26/5/10                                                                                                                                Review your costing sheets

Week 14                                                                                            2/6/10                                                                                                                                 Student PresentationsGroup Assignments

Week 15                                                                                            7/6/10                                                                                                                                  Teacher Assessmentweek

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Target Market observations5%
Product Life- Cycle Strategy5%
Distribution method2%
Trends Forcasring3%
Range Analysis 5%

Total 20%

Assessment Tasks

Target Market observations5%
Product Life- Cycle Strategy5%
Distribution method2%
Trends Forcasring3%
Range Analysis 5%

Total 20%

Assessment Matrix

Course Overview: Access Course Overview