Course Title: Dyeing Practices

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Dyeing Practices

Credit Points: 12


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350H Fashion & Textiles


Sem 1 2006


Brandix Coll of Clothing Techn


350H Fashion & Textiles


Offsh 3 11,
Offsh3 15,
Offsh3 17,
Offsh3 18

Course Coordinator: Mac Fergusson

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 9172

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MANU1447 Textile Colouration & Modification

Course Description

This course extends the knowledge and skills gained in the core Colouration and Modification courses. Students will study the preparatory processes required for dyeing, including scouring and bleaching, as well as faults and their rectification. It also involves an in-depth study of the requirements for the dyeing of cellulosic, protein and synthetic fibres in both yam and piece form, including the preparation of laboratory dyeings and the use of instrumental colour matching systems, as well as dyeing faults and their rectification.

Preparation for dyeing
- Scouring
- Bleaching
- Other preparation processes
- Faults and rectification

Dyeing of:
Cellulosic, Hydrophobic, Protein
- dyestuffs and chemicals
- laboratory process
- dyeing machines and processes
- faults and rectification

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

For the students to gain knowledge and experience in -

Analysing a range of cellulosic, hydrophobic products and identifying preparation requirements.

Dyeing cellulosic, hydrophobic, protein fibres to a range of customer product requirements.

Identifying the correct process path to effect the dyeing and finishing of a range of customer product requirements.

Overview of Learning Activities

The course is taught in a combination of practical/ laboratory classes and lectures and tutorials (to provide an understanding of the theoretical principles and concepts).

Overview of Learning Resources

Details of Texts and References will be provided in Part B of the course guide. A course manual is available.

Overview of Assessment

Formal written examination
Assignments and/or practical work