Course Title: Develop design for custom-made footwear

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4238 Certificate IV in Custom made Footwear

Course Title: Develop design for custom-made footwear

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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 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 applies to interpreting design requirements in consultation with client, determining specifications and developing the design for custom made footwear.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFP4001B Develop design for custom made footwear


1. Research footwear designs

2. Determine design requirements

3. Undertake footwear measurements

4. Confirm footwear design

5. Develop design specifications

Learning Outcomes

In this unit the learner will develop the required knowledge and skills associated with communication to establish design requirements with the client, including taking accurate measurements, and document specifications to guide production. Ongoing learning is required to maintain currency of design options and teamwork is applied to ensure client requirements are identified and achieved in the design. Planning and organising skills are required to determine production requirements in relation to the design. Initiative and enterprise and problem solving will be used to create design concepts and match them with production processes. Self management will be applied to ensure design meets design requirements.

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.