Course Title: Participate in product engineering

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4238 Certificate IV in Custom made Footwear

Course Title: Participate in product engineering

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

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2009,
Term2 2010,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Robyn Lyons

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259118

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to participate in product engineering in a textiles, clothing and footwear (TCF) enterprise, in this instance specific to the Footwear industry

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN4002A Participate in product engineering


1. Identify and confirm specifications

2. Identify options for production

3. Identify potential machine or production changes

4. Prepare cost estimates

5. Maintain records

Learning Outcomes

In this unit students will develop knowledge and skills associated with communication to interpret production specifications, calculate costs, maintain records and prepare reports. Initiative and enterprise, planning and organising and problem solving are required to examine production options and determine required variations to specifications, processes and schedules. This unit also requires an ability to learn and apply new information. Self management skills are used to ensure work meets quality and work standards.

Overview of Assessment

Tasks that have not be authenticated in class as the student’s own work will not be considered for assessment. Regular attendance is necessary. Assessment will consist of both theory and practical based exercises, predominantly in class but some out of class research and information formatting is required as well.