Course Title: Manage design realisation

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5288

Course Title: Manage design realisation

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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


320T Design (TAFE)

Face-to-Face or Internet

Course Contact: Garry Amy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage the process of taking a design from concept to final realisation or production. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBDES601A Manage design realisation


1. Plan realisation of the design

2. Implement and monitor realisation of the design

3. Liaise and negotiate with stakeholders

4. Complete design process

Learning Outcomes

This unit applies to individuals working in any industry context or design discipline who take responsibility for turning design concept into reality - a product or service of value to the end user. This person could be an individual designer-maker or a designer working as part of a larger design/production team.

The unit has a strong focus on planning, implementation and monitoring skills, combined with a sound knowledge of design and production issues and challenges in a given context.

In practice this unit supports and is supported by other units describing the specialist skills and knowledge required by specific design disciplines.

Overview of Assessment

Evidence of the following is essential:

   -  planning and implementation of design realisation so that finished product or service meets the requirements of design brief

   -  effective communication and negotiation skills in relation to working with others for design realisation

   -  knowledge of the design process in the specific industry context/design discipline.