Course Title: Construct complex blocks for fashion garments

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5220

Course Title: Construct complex blocks for fashion garments

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 100.0

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

Course Contact: Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259202

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to construct a range of complex blocks to be used for patterns of fashion garments with advanced styling requirements.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

LMTFD4008B - Construct stock size block for garment to meet size and fit specifications

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD5014B Construct complex blocks for fashion garments


1. Analyse garment range composition

2. Construct  the Block

3. Verify blocks for accuracy and suitability

4. Develop block portfolio for fashion label

5. Maintain Records

Learning Outcomes

In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required in the construction of a range of blocks for pattern development of fashion garments that require advanced styling.

This Course will be divided into two distinct learning areas to cover all the requried learning. One learning area will be based on manual pattern and block construction and development. The other learning area will be structured around computer-aided software specific to the development of patterns and blocks in the fashion industry.

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 in two distinct areas, a simulated patternmaking workshop classroom and a Computer Laboratory. You will be expected to attend and participate in both learning programs and complete the required 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.