This course is intended to provide participants with a range of knowledge, and skills to identify, design and develop new or improved products for manufacturing. Fred has the ability to visualise and create designs for products or processes in response to a design brief; design for a range of markets and functions including consumer products, electrical and electronic devices, furniture, lighting, medical and industrial products; demonstrate technical skills incorporating current and forward looking CAD and 3D software technologies, including rapid prototyping and 3D printing; apply knowledge of manufacturing, construction and fabrication processes; respond to a range of design briefs; organise production; incorporate utility, aesthetics, human behaviour and market appeal into design solutions; and make sketch models and mock ups. His set of skills and knowledge are shown below

BSBDES402A Interpret and respond to a design brief

Roger is able to interpret and creatively respond to a design brief through the production of work. He can explore and develop design concept, liaise with clients, plan production of work and complete production of work

BSBDES403A Develop and extend design skills and practice

Roger is able to develop and extend skills as a practising designer. He can acquire and develop technical skills, develop conceptual skills and ideas, develop own voice, evaluate own work and research work opportunities

CUVACD302A Produce computer-aided drawings

Roger is able to use a range of computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) program functions to produce drawings with a focus on the technical skills required to operate CADD. He can prepare for computer-aided drawing work, gather object parameters and/or measurements, prepare plots or drawings and finalise drawings

CUVACD304A Make scale models

Roger is able to make three-dimensional (3-D) physical scale models in response to specifications. He can prepare to make scale models and complete model construction

CUVDES404A Research and apply techniques in product design

Roger is able to research and apply techniques for the design of products which involves interpreting work briefs, organising resources, testing ideas, and refining approaches to a range of design challenges. He can interpret product design briefs, organise resources for product design, test product design approaches and make prototypes of products

CUVGRD401A Research and apply graphic design techniques

Roger is able to research and apply techniques to produce graphic design work which involves interpreting work briefs, organising resources, testing ideas, and refining approaches to a range of design challenges. He is able to interpret graphic design briefs, organise resources, test graphic design approaches and produce graphic design work

LMFFDT4012A Produce ideation drawings

Roger is able to produce ideation drawings from a concept and design brief, to capture the spirit of a product visually, using integral design elements and principles. He has the ability to plan for production of ideation drawings and produce ideation drawings

MEM16006A Organise and communicate information

Roger is capable of accessing, organising and communicating information related to processes or tasks. He is able to access information and/or records, organise and analyse information and communicate organised information using established workplace methods

MEM16008A Interact with computing technology

Roger is capable of accessing, inputting and storing information used in manufacturing, engineering or related environments, using computing technology. He can determine job requirements, access information/data, input information/data, store information/data and access assistance as required

MEM19023A Apply drawing and rendering techniques to jewellery or object design

Roger can use various drawing techniques in the jewellery or object design creative process which covers conventions, language and forms of drawings and the role of drawings in communicating the tactile, visual and spatial features of a design. He can use drawing and rendering techniques to explore design options, explore tactile and visual qualities of drawing subject, manipulate black and white and coloured drawing media in a creative and sensitive manner and use principles of perspective to illustrate spatial illusion

MSAPMOHS200A Work safely

Roger is able to identify Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) hazards, and assess risk, as well as follow instructions and procedures in the workplace with minimal supervision. He is capable of participating in and contributing to OHS management issues. Roger can identify hazards and assess risk, follow procedures for risk control, follow emergency procedures and initiate suggestions to enhance task/job-specific safety

MSFFT4006 Construct prototypes and samples

Roger is able to carry out the construction of prototypes and samples in accordance with established plans, drawings or specifications using hand and power tools, basic static and specialised machines, and applying joinery, construction and finishing techniques. He is able to establish the work requirements, plan prototype or sample construction, obtain materials and equipment, construct the prototype or sample and finalise the work sequence

MSFFT5008 Develop, trial and evaluate prototypes

Roger is capable of developing specifications, identifying and selecting materials and processes, production trialling of prototypes and completing evaluation documentation (prototypes may be produced by hand, by using appropriate machines, tools and equipment or by computer-assisted production). Roger can develop prototype specifications, plan and prepare prototype construction, produce the prototype and trial and evaluate the prototype

MSS015004A Design sustainable product or process

Roger has the ability to redesign an existing, or design a new, product or process to achieve optimal sustainability outcomes. He is able to define parameters of new/improved product, develop alternative product and process designs, evaluate life cycle impacts, confirm design and prepare for implementation

BSBCMM401A Make a presentation

Roger is able to prepare, deliver and review a presentation to a target audience

BSBCRT402A Collaborate in a creative process

Roger has the ability to collaborate in a creative process. He can enter into a collaborative creative process, engage in a collaborative creative process and reflect on own role in the collaborative creative process

BSBCRT501A Originate and develop concepts

Roger can originate and develop concepts for products, programs, processes or services to an operational level. He can evaluate and explore needs and opportunities, develop a range of creative approaches, refine concepts and develop concepts to an operational level

BSBDES302A Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms

Roger is able to explore and creatively apply the design process to the development of 2 dimensional (2D) forms. He can source information on 2-dimensional design, explore the creative design process for 2-dimensional forms and, communicate concepts or ideas through application of design processes to 2-dimensional forms

BSBDES303A Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

Roger can explore and creatively apply the design process to the development of 3 dimensional (3D) forms. He is able to source information on 3-dimensional design, explore the creative design process for 3-dimensional forms and, communicate concepts or ideas through application of design processes to 3-dimensional forms

BSBDES401A Generate design solutions

Roger is able to generate design solutions in response to a particular design need. He is able to define the design challenge, undertake research to inform the design solution, communicate and collaborate with others, generate ideas and responses to the design challenge and select a design solution

BSBDES501A Implement design solutions

Roger has the ability to take a design concept or solution to the implementation stage. He is able to organise resources for realising the design solution, test the design solution, develop the prototype or model and present the prototype or model

BSBDES502A Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief

Roger is able to work pro-actively with a client or commissioning organisation to develop and negotiate a design brief. Roger can establish design requirements, develop and refine design brief and negotiate terms and conditions

CUECOR01C Manage own work and learning

Roger can perform effectively in the workplace. As such it relates to personal time management and the identification and management of personal learning needs. He is able to develop personal time management skills, manage own learning and receive and act constructively on personal feedback

CUFANM303A Create 3D digital models

Roger is able to create 3D digital models. He is able to clarify work requirements and create 3D digital models

CUVACD301A Produce drawings to communicate ideas

Roger has the ability to produce drawings that represent and communicate ideas (this does not relate to drawing as an art form). Roger can plan drawing work, experiment to represent ideas and create drawings

CUVPRP405A Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work

Roger can develop and discuss ideas for creative work, including the research and analysis, as well as the ability to participate in critical and informed discussion with others about creative work. Roger can research, generate and discuss ideas with others as well as adjusting and refining ideas

MEM19042A Render images using computer graphics software

Roger has the ability to render 3D images using computer-based software. He can analyse rendering requirements, select a suitable rendering application to achieve desired appearance, prepare rendering application for desired outcome, check render integrity and quality, optimise images for render processes and, render images and save files appropriately

MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements

Roger is able to apply functions of computer-aided design (CAD) software programs that are typically used in the production of detail drawings. He can confirm drawing requirements, identify key features of CAD software, access software and set up for drawing work, produce basic drawing elements and complete CAD operations

MEM30033A Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models

Roger can use a computer-aided design (CAD) program to produce and plot basic 3-D view drawings. He has the ability to confirm drawing requirements, create and display 3-D views, detail 3-D model and save completed drawing file in various formats

MSFFDT5003 Develop self as a furniture designer

Roger is capable of developing himself as a furniture designer technically, professionally and artistically through research and reflection. He has the ability to critically analyse and evaluate products and images for visual aesthetics; use a visual language in own work; critically analyse social and ethical issues in contemporary society affecting furniture design; recognise historical context of furniture products; critically analyse and recognise the impact of art and design movements on the development of products; identify technical skill needs to improve own practice of designing products; and establish networks with other furniture designers, makers and other design professionals

MSFFDT5006 Design a furniture product using high volume technology services (HVTS) in production

Roger is capable of identifying qualities of high volume technology production and designing a furniture product which utilises this technology to produce details and components for the design which applies to a custom furniture business and/or design support environment. He is able to identify and analyse qualities and properties of HVTS; research product needs; prepare the design brief; generate ideas in response to design brief; evaluate and develop design proposals; present product proposals to client; and produce final product proposal information ready for making