Course Title: Identify fibres and fabrics

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4218 Certificate IV in Textile Design and Development

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge required to identify fibres and fabrics commonly used in the construction of garments and accessories.


This course is a core unit in the program and is delivered concurrently with

MKTG5756C Identify Fibres yarns and textile materials (LMTTX2001B)

Projects and assessment tasks have been designed to directly link with each of these competencies to enhance your learning outcomes and follow textile industry practices.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTCL2003B Identify fibres and fabrics


Describe fabric construction processes

Describe qualities of fabrics

Determine uses of fabrics

Identify fibres and fabrics

Learning Outcomes

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

Overview of Assessment

To achieve successful completion of this course you  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.

Technical requirements documentation, homework and in class exercises, written tests, practical problem solving exercises and practical tests. 

You  are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment so the  relevant competency standards are being met.

Assessment may  incorporate a variety of methods including:

  • Group tasks
  • Completion of learning activities, folios 
  • Quizzes workbook ,
  • Indvidual and group presentations