Course Title: Develop drawing skills

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4390 Certificate IV in Textile Design, Development and Production

Course Title: Develop drawing skills

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term1 2019

Course Contact: Deborah Wills-Ives

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9233

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will explore the different processes, techniques, equipment and materials available to assist you to sketch and draw your design ideas to create textile designs and appropriate methods for presenting your designs. You will develop drawing skills to allow you to create textile designs and products according to a specified brief.

This course consists of 3 Units of Competency that are clustered together for delivery and assessment. The other two units of Competency in this clustered course are:

CUVACD301A Produce drawings to communicate ideas

MSTTD4009 Assist in the development of textile designs

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUADRA201 Develop drawing skills


1. Prepare drawing resources

2. Use and test drawing techniques

3. Make plans to develop skills

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 and performance Criteria. You will be able to draw textile designs to visually represent your preliminary design concepts using different mediums. You will refine these drawings and design concepts to create and present a range of textile design products to meet the brief and to communicate your ideas, using appropriate techniques, equipment and materials.

Overview of Assessment



This course is assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment. To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all the assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of each assessment task. Competency is achieved only if competency has been demonstrated within the standard enrolment period. Students are advised that they may be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to confirm aspects of competency not evidenced in class or through assessments.
Results for this course are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:
CA: Competency Achieved
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.
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