Course Title: Hand last shoe

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2019

Course Code: MANU7385C

Course Title: Hand last shoe

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C4389 - Certificate IV in Custom-Made Footwear

Course Contact: Tallal Khan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259118

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


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This unit covers skills and knowledge to last shoes using hand processes. It addresses the following units and all these units are clustered for delivery but may assessed separately.

MSTFP3003 - Assemble shoe by hand

MSTFP2009 - Perform footwear finishing operations


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

MSTFP3002 Hand last shoe

Element:

1 Determine job requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Follow standard operating procedures (SOPs) 1.2 Comply with work health and safety (WHS) requirements at all times 1.3 Use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with SOPs 1.4 Identify job requirements from specifications, drawings, job sheets or work instructions

Element:

2 Prepare to hand last shoe

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Receive and check work bundle against ticket information, assess quality of component parts and take any follow-up action according to workplace procedures 2.2 Set up workbench and seating to achieve operator comfort and minimise fatigue 2.3 Lay out work pieces in correct sequence and check tools 2.4 Check last or foot form before attaching insole and check upper for sizes

Element:

3 Hand last shoe

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Attach insole to last by hand, positioning it to shape of last and to match size and pairs 3.2 Position toes and upper 3.3 Position upper precisely and manipulate through lasting process, check for correct operations and adjust, as required, to achieve quality requirements and to reflect construction technique 3.4 Make adjustments as required to achieve placement 3.5 Attach shanks and stiffeners and apply staples, as required

Element:

4 String last, as required

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Punch holes in shoe bottom by hand or by machine, as required 4.2 Place upper on last and secure upper in place by tacks 4.3 Stitch opposite holes and pull tight by hand or machine using waxed string and remove tacks

Element:

5 Check and despatch completed work

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Assess quality and bundle, stack, store or despatch completed work according to workplace procedures 5.2 Identify and record production faults and take appropriate action 5.3 Complete records


Learning Outcomes


In this unit you will develop the required knowledge and skills associated with planning and organising to prepare the hand last shoes. Problem solving skills are required to ensure materials and completed work conform to requirements and identify and address any production problems. Communication skills are used to refer to and complete required documentation. Self management skills are used to ensure safe use of technology and conformance of own work to quality standards.


Details of Learning Activities

Integrated learning activities in this course consists of theory and practical components carried out in a workshop environment. Throughout the course, you will develop the skills and knowledge to create custom-made footwear products.  You will learn to use and work with a range of materials, suppliers and components used in footwear manufacturing.


Teaching Schedule

Course Schedule: Semester 1, 2019

Week

Topic

Activities

Assessment

Week 1

Introduction to course

Class

 

Week 2

 Workshop 

Week 3

 Workshop 

Week 4

 Workshop 

Week 5

 Workshop 

Week 6

 Workshop 

Week 7

Last Styles and Bottom stock & finishing opsWorkshop 

Week 8

Last Styles and Bottom stock & finishing opsWorkshop 

Week 9

Last Styles and Bottom stock & finishing opsWorkshopAssessment 2 & 3 part 1: Court Shoe

Week 10

Last Styles and Bottom stock & finishing opsWorkshop 

Week 11

Last stylesClassAssessment 1 Last Q&A due

Week 12

Last Styles and Bottom stock & finishing opsWorkshopAssessment 2 & 3 part 2: Derby Shoe

Week 13

Last Styles and Bottom stock & finishing opsWorkshop 

Week 14 

Last Styles and Bottom stock & finishing opsWorkshop 

Week 15

Last Styles and Bottom stock & finishing opsWorkshop 

Week 16

Final class/assessment submission

Workshop

 

Assessment 2 & 3 part 3: Sandal and Oxford

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

The University Library has extensive resources. The Library has produced a number of subject guides that includes quality online and print resources for your studies. The Library provides guides and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarians.


Overview of Assessment

Tasks that have not be authenticated in class as the student’s own work will not be considered for assessment. Regular attendance is necessary. Assessment 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.


Assessment Tasks

This portfolio assessment is focused on the construction and lasting of the following 3 styles to a competent standard.

1. 1 pair of completed Court Styled footwear. The Court shoes are to be produced in accordance with both the pattern and/or construction methods from the book “Pattern cutting- step by step- Frank Jones.”

2. 1 pair of completed Derby Style shoes. The Derby’s are to be produced in accordance with both the pattern and/or construction methods from the book “Pattern cutting- step by step- Frank Jones.”

3.  2 pairs of completed Sandals (or 1x Thong, 1x Sandal). Styles are selected and produced following the pattern and construction methods in the book “Simple Sandal making – Tim Skyrme.” Required sandal pieces have been checked and adjusted as required. 

 

For the Court shoes you will be assessed on the following in the table below to a competent standard.

Select last and produce patterns

Use safe WHS procedures in cutting leather.

 

Correctly using/storing equipment as per work health and safety (WHS) requirements

Select the appropriate materials for counters, toe puff, rand and soles and prepare.

 

Identify the Stretch and Strength of Cow leather for Uppers and Pig lining for lining. Cut leather correctly using clicking knife, avoiding blemishes.

Equipment is checked, knives sharpened as required.

Cut Upper pattern pieces from Cow hide and lining pieces from Pig skin, and bundle correctly.

Areas around tables and work benches are clear of tripping hazards

Follow workplace policy for recycling and minimising waste.

 

 

Planning and organising skills – prepare all resources required for lasting upper- Insole, closed upper, silver pen, knife, Toe puff & counter, shanks, Resin sole unit.

Last upper and lining with toe puff and counter to be included

Construct Resin sole unit for attaching to upper.

Remove Court shoe from last.

 
 
 
 

 

For the Derby shoes you will be assessed on the following in the table below to a competent standard.

 

Select last and produce patterns

Use safe WHS procedures in all cutting operations.

Correctly using/storing equipment as per work health and safety (WHS) requirements

Select the appropriate materials for counters, toe puff, rand and soles and prepare for attaching.

 

Planning and organising skills – prepare all resources required for lasting upper- Insole, closed upper, silver pen, knife, Leather toe puff & counter, shanks, rand.

Equipment is checked, knives sharpened as required.

Follow workplace policy for recycling and minimising waste.

Last upper and lining with leather toe puff and counter prepared by hand skiving and attached.

Shanks attached and filler pieces in forepart included and smoothed to correct height

 
 
 

 

For the Sandals you will be assessed on the following in the table below to a competent standard.

Select 2x styles from the Simple Sandal making handbook and produce 2x patterns. Can include 1x Thong and 1x Sandal.

Use safe WHS procedures in cutting leather.

Correctly using/storing equipment as per work health and safety (WHS) requirements

 

Planning and organising skills – prepare all resources required for cutting leather and constructing sandals- Strap cutter, ruler, silver pen, knife, pattern paper, buckles, studs, Leather and EVA.

Equipment is checked, knives sharpened as required.

Areas around tables and work benches are clear of tripping hazards

Use tools according to WHS practices to achieve specifications

Use appropriate materials according to workplace procedures to achieve specifications

Position at workstation reflects good work practice 

Follow workplace policy for recycling and minimising waste.

 

Produce Sandal components, continuously checking pieces that they conform to the pattern requirements.

Assess the leather for scars, marks and faults

Position pattern pieces for optimal use of leather

Mark and cut out leather, including any location markers.

Split straps to 2.5mm

Check components for any faults or irregularities rectify as required.

 

Cement and position appropriate straps in their location

Make fitting adjustments to straps as required and attach buckles.

 
 

Task instructions

For this assessment you must obtain a satisfactory level in ALL components to receive an overall Satisfactory mark.

All pairs of shoes and sandals submitted for this Folio will be assessed on the lasting technique and the machining of the stitching as with the finishing of all shoes.  

 This assessment will take place in the Footwear workshop. 

 WHS considerations. You will need to work in a clean and uncluttered work space, use correct technique for lasting. Adhere to safety requirements of correctly enclosed Footwear and correct procedure for using and carrying a knife.

Use appropriate PPE and follow SOP for all machines required to complete this task.

 

Conditions for assessment

This will be an open book assessment however you may ask for assistance in clarifying aspects of the process from the Teacher.

 

Observation Checklist

Not applicable

 

Verbal Questions to be asked during the observations

Not applicable

 

Feedback and grades

Verbal Feedback will be provided throughout the pattern making process where necessary. And final written feedback and Final outcome will be provided on assessment sheet.

 

Assessment tasks will receive the following outcomes:

Satisfactory

Not Satisfactory/Not Observed 


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant unit of competency. These matrices are available through Program Administration (or Course Coordinator).

Other Information

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Attendance:

Your learning experience will involve class-based teaching, discussion, demonstration and practical exercises

It is strongly advised that you attend all timetabled sessions. This will allow you to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring you the maximum opportunity to complete this course successfully.

 

Student Progress:

Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy designed to assist you in achieving your learning potential.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/acadprogress

 

Cover Sheet for Submissions:

You must complete and sign a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions. http://www.rmit.edu.au/staff/studentadmin/assessment/authorisation

 

Adjustments to Assessment (eg. applying for an extension of time):

If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment satisfactorily by the due date, you can choose to apply for an adjustment to your assessment. RMIT University offers a range of adjustments designed to support you in your studies, including an extension of time to complete the assessment.

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Special consideration Policy:

If you wish to apply for special consideration, follow this link for the procedure.http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration

 

Penalties for late Submission of Assignments 

Late submission or presentation of assessable work without an approved extension will be penalised as follows:

Complete work submitted 1 to 7 days late will incur a penalty of 5% per day on your final mark

Partial or incomplete work submitted 1 to 7 days late will incur a penalty of 5% per day on your final mark for the entire assessable work

Work submitted after day 7 will be awarded an NN grade and 0% mark

Weekends and holiday periods are included in the calculation of the late penalty

Where a due date includes a specific time for submission or presentation, submissions after that time on the due date incur a 5% penalty.

 

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism:

RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy. http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/academic-integrity

 

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning:

Credit transfer is the recognition of previously completed formal learning (an officially accredited qualification).

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment process that allows you to demonstrate competence using the skills you have gained through experience in the workplace, voluntary work, informal or formal training or other life experiences.

Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) RCC applies only if you have previously successfully demonstrated competence in a unit of competency, and now require to be reassessed to ensure that the competence is being maintained.

Please speak to your teacher if you wish to discuss applying for Credit Transfer, RPL, or RCC for the unit(s) of competency addressed in this course.

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