Course Title: Identify materials used in footwear production

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4389 Certificate IV in Custom-Made Footwear

Course Title: Identify materials used in footwear production

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.

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Course Contact: Tallal Khan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259118

Course Contact Email: tallal.khan@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

The unit applies to identifying a range of materials used in the footwear industry. Materials include natural and synthetic materials, adhesives and components. 

You will develop the skills and knowledge required when problem solving to identify types and characteristics of materials used in footwear production and identify common faults. Learning and self management skills are required to apply knowledge of footwear materials.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSTFP2001 Identify materials used in footwear production

Elements:

1 Identify characteristics of footwear materials

2 Identify performance of materials for footwear


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 semester and will consist of both theory and practical based exercises, predominantly in class but some out of class research and information formatting is required as well. Feedback will be provided throughout the semester on all assessment tasks.

All assessment tasks must be completed before competency can be achieved. Tasks that have not be authenticated in class as the student’s own work will not be considered for assessment. Regular attendance is encouraged.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment