Course Title: Calculate cost estimates for fashion products

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5210

Course Title: Calculate cost estimates for fashion products

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term2 2010

Course Contact: Mark Reid

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9161

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge to develop cost estimates for sample production of products within the fashion industry

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD4004B Calculate cost estimates for fashion products


1. Identify factors to be considered when costing fashion products
2. Identify costs involved in producing fashion products
3. Identify & calculate labour costs involved in fashion product production
4. Develop costing sheets to industry standards

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Students will learn how to estimate costs for fashion products – this will be achieved through tutorials, practical experimentation, prescribed exercises & activities (as groups and individually), industry field trips and assessment work.