Course Title: Knit Industry Engagement

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Knit Industry Engagement

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Course Coordinator: Rhonda Ingwersen

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 99259248

Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator Location: 513.03.01

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisite requirments for this course

Course Description

This course has a strong focus on the capabilities and essential practical skills necessary to communicate and network with others working along the fashion industry supply chain to ensure design processes and outcomes meet requirements. The knitwear stream studetns will undertake the work placement in the fashion knitwear sector and the fashion design stream in the woven sector.The majority of this course is undertaken in the work place.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

• Lead and manage your own work and other team members or individuals within a Fashion and Textiles Enterprise

• Communicate effectively and collaboratively using written and oral methods in a team environment relevant to fashion and textiles practice

• Research, and think logically, reflectively and creatively to solve fashion design and production industry related problems

• Analyse and think critically to solve fashion problems and make decisions in a fashion and textiles environment

• Apply ethical practises and be committed to the ethical and environmental fashion and textiles issues

• Develop language and terminology appropriate to fashion industry participants when interacting and communicating with industry participants to ensure required meaning is accurately conveyed

• Analyse the different roles of industry participants in planning an implementing industry communication

• Develop and maintain effective industry networks

• Establish an understanding of scope and role of different industry participants and develop networks that cover relevant areas of operation

• Produce information about key industry participants that is up to date and accessible

Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will be involved in theoretical and practical tasks. You will be required to attend on site work placement within a recognised fashion or clothing related business.
You will also be required to undertake research to develop appropriate reports relating to communicating with and working
in the fashion industry.

Overview of Learning Resources

References and web sites will be provided during class activities.

Overview of Assessment

Overview of assessment Assessment for this course will cover theoretical and practical components. It may include written research reports and a diary documenting daily experiences and relevant contacts. It will also include reports from host companies to verify standard of work experience undertaken.