Course Title: Assist in preparation of preliminary design concepts

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5202

Course Title: Assist in preparation of preliminary design concepts

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 80.0

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


Term2 2008,
Term1 2009

Course Contact: Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259202

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to assist with research and preparation of initial garment design concepts.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD4003A Assist in preparation of preliminary design concepts


1. Interpret design brief within specified guidelines

2. Research relevant information within specified guidelines

3. Contribute to design concepts

4. Contribute to presentation of the design

Learning Outcomes

The unit applies to assisting others in the preparation of preliminary design concepts for garments where discretion and judgement may be required and may involve applications associated with original creation, or adaptation of designs or interpretation of sketches within a range of contexts. Design may relate to individual garments where generally basic stable fabrics are used.

Overview of Assessment

You are expected to competently complete all progressive practical class work in order for final tasks to be assessable. Information about the specific details of each task will be supplied to you at scheduled classes.