Course Title: Cost design production

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6089

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


Term2 2009,
Term2 2010

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

LMTFD4004A Calculate cost estimates for fashion products

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD5009B 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

Detailed course and assessment requirements and information will be made available to you first week of class. Specific details will be explained to you during scheduled classes.

This course comprises both practical and theory components. You will be expected to attend and participate in class activities.

As well as class activities you will be required to undertake research and assessment practice outside of regular class times and participate in formal assessment tasks.