Design innovative products

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CUVDES601B, 'Design innovative products'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Design innovative products' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Identify professional opportunities for creative products

1.1 Identify purposes, target market and medium of creative product

1.2 Undertake market analysis using appropriate information sources to determine design and production requirements for creative product

1.3 Evaluate currency and credibility of information sources and ensure research scope is sufficiently broad

1.4 Maintain accurate and comprehensive details of information sources

2. Formulate and test concepts for creative products

2.1 Conceive and develop ideas and styles that complement the market analysis using critical thinking techniques and entrepreneurial attitudes

2.2 Communicate concepts using appropriate documentation methods to produce a preliminary representation of the creative product

2.3 Critique, review and test design concepts, including objectives and constraints, with appropriate persons

2.4 Ensure design concepts incorporate elements and principles of design

2.5 Negotiate design solutions with appropriate persons

3. Develop and promote creative products

3.1 Select and organise production resources according to design and production requirements

3.2 Develop creative product according to design and production requirements

3.3 Supervise or coordinate the production process to ensure creative product meets requirements of target market and the creative vision

3.4 Present creative product to appropriate persons in ways that optimise chances of professional success

3.5 Maximise professional opportunities within target market