Course Title: Produce drawings to communicate ideas

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4218 Certificate IV in Textile Design and Development

Course Title: Produce drawings to communicate ideas

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge required to produce drawings that represent and communicate ideas. It does not relate to drawing as an art form.

This course is delivered concurrently with Develop Drawing Skills (VART6340C) and Development of Textile Designs (VART 5904C).

Please ensure you are enrolled in all courses.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVACD301A Produce drawings to communicate ideas


1. Plan drawing work

2. Experiment to represent ideas


3. Create drawings

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

To achieve successful completion of this course you must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of Competency.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each element in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.A range of assessment methods will be used to assess practical skills and knowledge including:
• direct observation of the development of drawings
• evaluation of drawings in terms of their effectiveness in communicating ideas
• questioning and discussion about your  intentions and the work outcome
• review of portfolios of evidence.

Assessment methods reflect workplace practice.

Holistic assessment with  LMTTD4009A Assist in the development of textile designs VART 5904C 
                                                CUVDRA201A Develop Drawing Skills VART 6340C  will occur during the semester.