Course Title: Interact and communicate with garment production personnel

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: MANU6078C

Course Title: Interact and communicate with garment production personnel

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C3227 - Certificate III in Clothing Production

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email:

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Nominal Hours: 20

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge to interact and communicate with others in the garment production process to ensure production outcomes are achieved.

It requires skills in communication and team work in order to effectively communicate with a variety of personnel involved in the garment production process.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTCL3014B Interact and communicate with garment production personnel


1. Describe workplace communication practices

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Roles of different production personnel are described.
1.2 Routine workplace communication channels and tools and their appropriate uses are described.
1.3 Communication protocols of different garment production personnel are identified.
1.4 Workplace interaction and communication practices and quality
standards are identified


2. Communicate production-related information

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Objectives of communicating production-related information are identified.
2.2 Appropriate communication tools are used.
2.3 Language and terminology that is appropriate to production process is used routinely when interacting and communicating to ensure required meaning is accurately conveyed.
2.4 Feedback is sought on effectiveness of communication in relaying production concepts and requirements.
2.5 Where difficulties arise in communication, assistance is sought from appropriate personnel.
2.6 Outcomes of communication and information received are
documented as required and records are maintained.

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.

Details of Learning Activities

In general your training is contextualised according to the company’s production processes undertaken as a part of the trainees normal work duties.

Your tasks are selected for training and explanation of the task to be undertaken is given by the trainer and the correct procedure discussed. The task is demonstrated by the trainer and underpinning skills and knowledge are developed.

When the trainer is confident you are capable of undertaking the task safely you will then do the task. During this time your work would be monitored by the trainer and questioning and further instruction given.

You will also be given workplace based tasks and activities to complete and practice between visits. Any activities and work performed between visits are reviewed and further training is undertaken accordingly.
RMIT University learning resources are used to support your training

Teaching Schedule

In general you will be taught by 5 means within a workplace training context:

Session Content Hours:

1. Introduction and overview of course. Basics of skills required and course content 2 hours
2. Use of learning resources and basic skills development 2 hours
3. Complete manuals 4 hours
4. Skill development to competency 10 hours 
5. Consolidation of skills and assessment 2 hours

You will practice skills and understanding as a part of your workplace duties between sessions. Activities and work performed between visits are reviewed in the following session and further training is undertaken accordingly.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Not Applicable


Not Applicable

Other Resources

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 interact and communicate with others. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge.

Assessment Tasks

You will be assessed by observation as you identify and describe workplace communication practices and production-related information (you can check the performance criteria aovie for more details of these skills.). Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge for all these operations.

Assessment Matrix

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