Course Title: Produce knitted textile samples

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4218 Certificate IV in Textile Design and Development

Course Title: Produce knitted textile samples

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles


Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 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 perform knitting techniques to enable students produce knitted samples.

This course is delivered concurrently with MANU 7212C Perform Knitting Operations.


(Part time students are advised to be undertaking or to have completed VART 5905C Analyse the use of Colour in Textiles, VART 5904C Assist in the Development of Textile Designs prior to enrolling in this course)


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTD4001A Produce knitted textile samples


1. Interpret production requirements

2. Produce knitted design sample

3. Check quality of sample

4. Complete production process

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 students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of competency. Assessment tasks have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner. Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including:

  • undertaking OHS checklists
  • identify appropriate materials and equipment to use to knit samples
  • maintain a technical file / work book to document processes and techniques
  • create knitted samples
  • use colour and design principals and elements to interpret a Theme
  • maintain records and undertake analysis of production processes

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