Course Title: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: VE 2017

Class Number: 3879

Class Section: SS70

Course Code: EASC5069C

Course Title: Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C3394 - Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

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


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 30

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

None

Course Description

In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge required to effectively find out current resource use and carry out improvements, in own work area, including those that reduce the negative environmental impacts of work practices.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Element:

1 Identify current resource use and environmental issues

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Identify workplace environmental and resource efficiency issues.

1.2. Identify resources used in own work role.

1.3. Measure and record current usage of resources using appropriate techniques.

1.4. Identify and report workplace environmental hazards to appropriate personnel.

Element:

2 Comply with environmental regulations

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Follow procedures to ensure compliance.

2.2. Report environmental incidents to appropriate personnel.

Element:

3 Seek opportunities to improve environmental practices and resource efficiency

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Follow enterprise plans to improve environmental practices and resource efficiency.

3.2. Make suggestions for improvements to workplace practices in own work area.


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

This unit is clustered with the following units:

MSMSUP102ICommunicate in the workplace


Learning activities will include the following:

  • practical demonstrations in the production rooms
  • individual and class exercises to acquire and perfect demonstrated skills
  • group discussion and feedback sessions
  • independent project based work under simulated workplace conditions
  • Work practice at home including research
  • Blog/Wiki or other online discussion and participation

 

Depending on the group you have joined this program is delivered in the production rooms at RMIT's Brunswick Campus or in a community organisation. In both environments the intention is to provide a teaching space that simulates as much as possible workplace conditions.


Teaching Schedule

Weeks

General

Communicate in the workplace

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Home Work

1

Introduce Units/Semester

 

Terms and Definitions.

Assessment Task 1: BRIEF

Terms and Definitions

Minor machine maintenance on overlocker ,lockstitch machines-{clean oil feed dog and blunt blade}

 

2

 

 

15 mins review and check homework and outline todays work

 

Assessment Task 1: IN CLASS TEST

Terms and Definitions

 

Discuss Australian Standards.

The story of stuff

3

Discussion on the Story of Stuff

Discussion on the Story of Stuff

The story of stuff

4

Handout

RMIT - Workplace policies and procedures. Chain of command

Garment life cycle (Pam Stecker book)

Handout

RMIT - Workplace policies and procedures. Chain of command

 

Assessment Task 2: BRIEF

Chain of Command

Research other workplace policies within the TCF Industry

5

 

 

15 mins review and check homework and outline todays work

Receive and relay messages

 

 

 

6

Work in stimulated environment

Sustainable Pattern Making & Sewing

 

7

 

Work in stimulated environment of a Pattern making room

 

Sustainable Pattern Making continued

 

Read first section and research 2 websites from Manual –upload pictures from websites

 

 

8

 

 

 

15 mins review and check homework and outline todays work

9

 

Chain of command assessment

 

Manual- Re-use, recycling, sustainability,


audits

Assessment Task 2: DUE DATE

Chain of Command

 

 

Read Manual on Sustainability

10

Discuss Manual student’s to continue completing manual

 

Assessment Task 3: BRIEF

Sustainability Manual

Research information in manual

11

 

 

15 mins review and check homework and outline todays work

Discuss manual and report

Continue completing manual

Research information in manual

12

Discuss manual and report

Continue completing manual

Research information in manual

13

Discuss manual and report

 

Continue completing manual

Research information in manual

14

 

 

 

15 mins review and check homework and outline todays work

Assessment Task 3: DUE DATE

Sustainability TEST

 

15

Spec Sheet exercise

.

 

16

 

Complete assembly plan and Quality Report.

.

 

17

 

FEEDBACK

 

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

The production rooms are equipped with one lockstitch sewing machine per learner complete with all necessary bobbins and other equipment, including different feet and  attachments for hemming etc.  

One overlocker per group is also provided and patterns. drawing rules, drawing Instruments, cutting equipment, small tools, machine oil and sundry items, cutting table, fabric, material, yarn and other resources.

The student is expected to arrange for the use of a lockstitich machine (a domestic machine is sufficient) for practice and work on projects at home between sessions and to put together an equipment kit for personal use during the delivery session and for homework. The kit will include clippers, bobbins and bobbin case, tape measure, pins etc. A lsit of items will be given at induction. (Alternatively an equipment kit can be purchased from the School).

The student will also need access to the use a smart phone or computer with internet connection in order to upload pictures of their completed work.

In addition there are extensive resource in RMIT's libraries and in particular at Brunswick's Fashion and Textile collection which is of great interest to the student studying clothing production. In addition the library provides guides and subject specialist help via Liaison Librarians.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include activities to show theoretical understanding, practical demonstration and questioning. Full assessment briefs will be provided.

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Assessment Tasks

You will be assessed on an ongoing basis whilst you are working on your skills and whilst working on your projects and relevant feedback will be given to allow you to develop towards competency. In addition you will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of each assessment task.

This course is assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment. To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.

Assessments

Task Name

Commencement Week

Assessment due

1

Terms and Definitions

Week 1

Week 2

2

Chain of Command

Week 4

Week 9

3

Sustainability Manual & Test

Week 10

Week 14


CA: Competency AchievedResults that apply to courses that are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:

NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment

 


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant unit of competency. These matrices are available through the Program Coordinator.

Other Information

Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students

 

Cover Sheet for Submissions:

You must complete and sign a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions.

http://www.rmit.edu.au/staff/studentadmin/assessment/authorisation

 

Attendance:

Your learning experience will involve class-based teaching, discussion, demonstration and practical exercises

It is strongly advised that you attend all timetabled sessions. This will allow you to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring you the maximum opportunity to complete this course successfully.

 

Assessment Feedback: 

You will receive feedback on all your work.  Where relevant, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.

 

Student Progress:

Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy designed to assist you in achieving your learning potential.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/acadprogress

 

Adjustments to Assessment (eg. applying for an extension of time):

If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment satisfactorily by the due date, you can choose to apply for an adjustment to your assessment. RMIT University offers a range of adjustments designed to support you in your studies, including an extension of time to complete the assessment.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/adjustment

 

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism:

RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/academic-integrity

 

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning:

Credit transfer is the recognition of previously completed formal learning (an officially accredited qualification).

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment process that allows you to demonstrate competence using the skills you have gained through experience in the workplace, voluntary work, informal or formal training or other life experiences.

Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) RCC applies only if you have previously successfully demonstrated competence in a unit of competency, and now require to be reassessed to ensure that the competence is being maintained.

Please speak to your teacher if you wish to discuss applying for Credit Transfer, RPL, or RCC for the unit(s) of competency addressed in this course.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit

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