Course Title: Use a sewing machine for fashion design

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3394 Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production

Course Title: Use a sewing machine for fashion design

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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.

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MIET7607C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

VE 2017 ()

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

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



Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to use a sewing machine and align and sew components using a range of machines and sewing operation techniques.

It applies to sewing work using a minimum of two machines which may include a plain lockstitch sewing machine, a three, four or five thread overlocker, a blind hemming machine or a zigzag sewing machine.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSTFD2006 Use a sewing machine for fashion design

Elements:

1 Determine job requirements

2 Prepare to use sewing machine

3 Use sewing machine

4 Assess quality of sewn work


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 ability to align and sew components using a range of machines and sewing operation techniques. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge.