Course Title: Estimate and cost job

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3406 Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production (Clothing Production)

Course Title: Estimate and cost job

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2021


Brunswick Campus


515T Creative Industries

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2022


Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9317

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Course Description

This course covers skills and knowledge required to estimate materials, labour and time requirements, and establish costs for products and services. It applies to estimating and costing products and services for an identified project, activity or operation such as the production of a particular garment.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSTGN3003 Estimate and cost job


1 Gather relevant information about job

2 Estimate materials, labour and time

3 Calculate costs

4 Document and verify details

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge required to estimate materials, labour and time requirements, and establish costs for products and services.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include activities to show theoretical understanding, practical demonstration and questioning. There will be three assessment and full assessment briefs will be provided.