Course Title: Computer Grading and Marker Making

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5166

Course Title: Computer Grading and Marker Making

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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 2007,
Term1 2008,
Term2 2008,
Term1 2009

Course Contact: Rhonda Ingwersen

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9214

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge required for the construction of blocks to make patterns for use in garment production processes within an enterprise.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-requisites: Grading

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTPDCL06A Construct block to make patterns


Construct and adjust toiles

Construct the block

Develop and complete final blocks

Interpret the design

Maintain records

Learning Outcomes

In this unit class activities relate to:
1. Identifying program functions relevant to pattern grading
2. Inputting grade values into computer system
3. Applying grade values to pattern shapes in the computer
4. Recognising and rectifying grading faults
5. Preparing computer images for marker making
6. Identifying Program Functions relevant to marker making
7. Creating lay markers to required specifications
8. Obtaining hard copies to check pattern shapes, garments and markers

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will include: Progressive assessments/class exercises, assignment/project, simulated workplace activities
Tasks that have not been authenticated in class as the student’s own work will not be considered for assessment. Regular attendance is necessary to demonstrate that you can:
1. Develop grading specifications
2. Input pattern data into the computer system
3. Retrieve and process data
4. Identify program functions relevant to pattern grading
5. Input grade values/Apply grade values to pattern shapes
6. Recognise & rectify input grading faults
7. Obtain hard copies to check grading
8. Prepare graded patterns for marker making
9. Develop marker making specifications
10. Input marker making data into computer system
11. Lay markers
12. Obtain hard copies to check complete