Course Title: Participate in production planning processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6082 Advanced Diploma of Textile Design and Development

Course Title: Participate in production planning processes

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term2 2012

Course Contact: Julia Raath

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9201

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to participate in the development of production planning for Textile Design.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This course is undertaken in your final semester.

You are strongly advised to ensure you are concurrently enrolled in:

Market Designs to Local Outlets MKTG 5769C

Communicate and Sell Design Concepts VART 5913C

Source Materials and Resources

Contribute to the Development of Products or Processes MANU 5914C

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN5001B Participate in production planning processes


1 Confirm production requirements

2 Gather specific production information

3 Participate in planning meetings

4 Maintain records

Learning Outcomes

In this unit you will be required to develop skills associated with communication to gather, interpret and discuss production data and information and participate in meetings. Planning and organising, initiative and enterprise and problem solving are also required in planning and selecting processes, procedures or outcomes with others and to identify and resolve production issues. This unit also requires team skills to work with others in determining and confirming production requirements.

Overview of Assessment

To achieve successful completion of this course, students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of competency.  Assessment tasks have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including producing a Production Plan, Gantt Chart and participation in Production Meetings.

Students will be awarded a grade only if competency has been demonstrated within the standard enrolment period on the first assessment attempt. Units assessed as ‘not yet competent’ on a first assessment attempt and ‘competent’ on a second or subsequent attempt are to have results amended to competent but are not eligible for grading. Detailed information about grading and assessment will be provided in class.