Course Title: Draw a trade drawing for fashion design

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4219 Certificate IV in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising

Course Title: Draw a trade drawing for fashion design

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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 2009,
Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Carmen Pricone

Course Contact Phone: 9925 9195

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge to draw an accurate trade or technical drawing based on specifications and a design.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD3004B Draw a trade drawing for fashion design


1. Prepare drawing tools and equipment

2. Prepare workstation

3. Interpret design brief or specifications

4. Use template to produce trade drawing

5. Complete work

Learning Outcomes

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

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on a folio of exercises done in class. The work will be based on various garment details and silhouettes for a range of different types of garments.