Course Title: Develop product specifications for fashion design

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5220 Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Course Title: Develop product specifications for fashion design

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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 2009,
Term1 2010,
Term2 2010,
Term1 2011,
Term2 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259202

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to complete detailed specifications for fashion designs to guide production.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

LMTFD3004B Draw a trade drawing for fashion design

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD4012B Develop product specifications for fashion design


1. Identify types of specification sheet

2. Identify specification standards used by industry

3. Prepare specification sheet for fashion product

4. Test specifications

Learning Outcomes

In this unit you will required to develop the skills and knowledge as it applies to patternmaking or design, where accurate specifications are required to communicate, interpret and clarify a garment design to ensure production achieves design brief. Specification documentation will include standard forms, trade drawings and use of industry standards, according to common fashion workplace practices and procedures.

Overview of Assessment

Detailed course and assessment requirements and information will be made available to you first week of class. Specific details will be explained to you during scheduled classes.

This course comprises both practical and theory components. You will be expected to attend and participate in class activities.

As well as class activities you will be required to undertake research and assessment practice outside of regular class times and participate in formal assessment tasks.

PLEASE NOTE: work that has not been authenticated during class as your own work will not be considered for assessment.