Course Title: Generate design solutions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4382 Certificate IV in Design

Course Title: Generate design solutions

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


320T Architecture & Urban Design


Term1 2017,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term2 2019


Brunswick Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2020,
Term2 2020,
Term1 2021,
Term2 2021

Course Contact: Ruth Wellington

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9988

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to generate design solutions in response to a particular design need. You will generate concepts and identify solutions to a design challenge, applying the design process, with a focus on research and collaboration.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None required.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBDES401 Generate design solutions


1 Define the design challenge

2 Undertake research to inform the design solution

3 Communicate and collaborate with others

4 Generate ideas and responses to the design challenge

5 Select a design solution

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment tasks will require you demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through practical projects and/or exercises.
The assessment tasks are: Design solution exercises and projects
An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.