Course Title: Identify fibres and fabrics

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3227 Certificate III in Clothing Production

Course Title: Identify fibres and fabrics

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART5902C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term1 2017

VART6212C

Billabong QLD

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email: peter.bonnell@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge to identify fibres and fabrics commonly used in the construction of garments and accessories.

This includes identifying a wide range of fibres and fabrics used in the clothing industry. Fibres include natural and synthetic, and fabrics include knitted, woven and non-woven.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTCL2003B Identify fibres and fabrics

Elements:

1 Identify fibres and fabrics

2 Describe fabric construction processes

3 Describe qualities of fabrics

4 Determine uses of fabrics


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include three assessments or projects. Assessments will be in the form of tests for underpinning knowledge and demonstration and observation of your abillity to identify fibres and fabrics, describe fabric construction processes and qualities of fabric plus determining the uses of fabrics.