Course Title: Select dyes and develop dye specification and recipe for production

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4218 Certificate IV in Textile Design and Development

Course Title: Select dyes and develop dye specification and recipe for production

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MANU5915C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: 9925 9171

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



Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge associated with selecting, developing and testing dyes, chemical and auxiliaries and developing dye specifications and recipes for the dyeing of textiles for self and others. Textile materials for which dye specifications are developed include fibres, yarns and fabrics, and tasks may involve individual and group activities.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

It is strongly advised that students complete the following units prior to enrolling in Select dyes and develop dye specification and recipe for production

MKTG 5756C  Identify fibres, yarns & textile
VART 5902C   Identify fibres and fabrics
OHTH 5451C  Implement and monitor OH&S 
 



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTX4004A Select dyes and develop dye specification and recipe for production

Elements:

1 Identify manipulation techniques

1. Identify properties of textile

2 Describe uses of manipulation in design process

2. Perform preliminary selection and evaluation of dyes

3 Manipulate textiles to produce work sample

3. Perform final selection and evaluation of dyes and specification and recipe
 

4. Prepare final dye specification and recipe
 


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate skills and knowledge to identify the correct dye class for a given fibre, to formulate appropriate dye recipes and to successfully apply the dye to fibre, yarn or fabric in accordance with correct OHS procedures.


Overview of Assessment

To achieve successful completion of this course students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of Competency.

Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including in-class exercises, quizzes, written reports, documentation of technical requirements, practical problem solving exercises and practical applications of knowledge. As well as in-class activities you will be required to undertake research and assessment practice outside of regular class time and participate in formal assessment tasks.

Detailed course information and assessment requirements will be available in the first week of class. Specific details will be explained during scheduled classes.

Students are advised that they are required to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Work that has not been authenticated during class as students own work will not be considered for assessment.