Course Title: Machine upper according to product requirements

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2018

Course Code: MANU7388C

Course Title: Machine upper according to product requirements

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

Andrew Robinson

andrew.robinson@rmit.edu.au

+61 3 9925 9252

 

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

MSTFP2005 - Operate machine to sew upper

Course Description

In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge to machine uppers according to product requirements. You are required to work to quality requirements and identify any processing problems.

The unit applies to loading, guiding and unloading a range of machine types to sew shoe uppers. It includes guided and freehand sewing. Sewing includes corners, curves, complex shapes, and contouring and joining of different materials. Sewing techniques include those where the positioning, feeding and handling of work pieces involves discretional changes, contouring or critical stopping points, or involving the special handling skills required to accommodate variations in materials and meet product requirements.

This course is clustered for delivery with the MSTFP2005 - Operate machine to sew upper


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

MSTFP2006 Machine upper according to product requirements

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 sew upper

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Check work bundle, assess quality of component parts and lay out work pieces in correct sequence 2.2 Set up workbench and seating to achieve operator comfort and minimise fatigue 2.3 Clean and check machine, and adjust machine settings according to manufacturer instructions and specifications for work 2.4 Select threads according to specifications, check needle types and attachments, and change parts and worn needles as necessary 2.5 Set stitch length, set up tension and test against specifications 2.6 Test machine for correct operation

Element:

3 Perform machine sewing

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Select pieces according to shape, size, colour and style 3.2 Accurately position materials to achieve required specifications, including quality and to minimise stretch 3.3 Sew corners, curves, complex shapes, and contouring and joining of different materials 3.4 Handle work pieces involving discretional changes, contouring or critical stopping points and variations in materials, according to specifications and workplace procedures 3.5 Machine seams to achieve specific results and trim threads 3.6 Regularly check performance of machine for signs of faulty performance and take follow-up action to address faulty machine performance

Element:

4 Conduct final quality check and despatch work

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Bundle uppers and component parts, stack and store or despatch 4.2 Address production faults according to workplace procedures 4.3 Bundle uppers, stack and store or despatch 4.4 Record production faults as required 4.5 Complete work records


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.


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

Note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.

This unit is delivered with MANU7387C Operate Machine to sew upper.

Course Schedule: Semester 1, 2018

Week

Topic

Activities

Assessment

Week 1

Introduction to course

Class

 

Week 2

Paper exercisesWorkshop 

Week 3

Paper exercisesWorkshop 

Week 4

Paper exerciseesWorkshopAssessment 1: Practical paper exercises due

Week 5

Leather shapesWorkshopAssessment 2 part 1: Sewing uppers due

Week 6

Leather shapes / Derby uppersWorkshop 

Week 7

Rethread sewing machineDemonstration/observationAssessment 2 part 2: Derby uppers due

Week 8

Rethread sewing machineDemonstration/observationAssessment observation: Rethread sewing machine

Week 9

 Workshop 

Week 10

 

Workshop

 

Week 11

 

Workshop

 

Week 12

 

Workshop

 

Week 13

 

Workshop

 

Week 14 

Oxford uppers

Workshop

 

Week 15

Oxford uppers

Workshop

 

Week 16

Final class/assessment submission

Workshop

 

Assessment 2 part 3: Oxford uppers due


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

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


Assessment Tasks

This course is assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment. To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of each assessment task.

You should refer to the assessment brief which is available on MyRMIT for full assessment criteria.

Results that apply to courses that are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:

  • CA: Competency Achieved
  • NYC: Not Yet Competent
  • DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment


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

Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: https://www.rmit.edu.au/students

A student charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers. https://www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/supporting-learning-and-teaching/student-charter/

 

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.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/adjustment

 

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 (F&T):

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.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit

 

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