Course Title: Prepare, cut and sew custom-made shoe components

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4389 Certificate IV in Custom-Made Footwear

Course Title: Prepare, cut and sew custom-made shoe components

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 Contact: Tallal Khan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259118

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



Course Description

This unit of competency applies to the preparation, cutting and sewing of custom-made shoe components, including stuff cutting, making or modification of lasts, making of soles, sole and heel units, and insoles. Discretion and judgement may be required, for both self and others, in planning and selecting processes, procedures or outcomes. The unit of competency applies to workplace activities associated with producing custom-made shoes and the degree of complexity will relate to leather and other materials being used and intricacy of design.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSTFP4003 Prepare, cut and sew custom-made shoe components

Elements:

1. Determine job requirements

2.Confirm custom-made footwear requirements

3. Prepare shoe last

4. Prepare and make components

5. Cut or click leather

6. Prepare and make the upper

7. Conduct final quality check for operations


Learning Outcomes

In this unit students will develop knowledge and skills associated with planning and organising for safe and effective use of custom footwear construction technology and operations. This unit also requires an ability to check the quality of outcomes and identify and address problems relating to own work. Initiative and enterprise and problem solving will be used to combine a range of materials and processes to achieve desired design outcomes.


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.

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