Course Title: Identify quality and types of textile fibres, yarns and fabrics

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4390 Certificate IV in Textile Design, Development and Production

Course Title: Identify quality and types of textile fibres, yarns and fabrics

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.

Course Contact: Deborah Wills-Ives

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9233

Course Contact Email: deborah.ives@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will learn how to identify the quality of various fibres, yarns and fabrics and the way production of these impacts the textile product. You will also learn how to conduct simple testing methods and procedures, to identify various textile properties found in knitted, woven and various non-woven textiles.

This course consists of 2 Units of Competency that are clustered together for delivery and assessment. The other Unit of Competency in this clustered course is: MSTGN2011 Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

MSTGN2011 Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSTTX3001 Identify quality and types of textile fibres, yarns and fabrics

Elements:

1 Determine job requirements

2 Prepare to determine fibre, yarn and fabric performance

3 Determine uses, care and labelling requirements


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to conduct simple testing methods and procedures on a variety of fibres, yarns and fabrics. You will be able to apply correct labelling of textiles products using the Australian Standards and identify faults within the production process that impact the quality of the textile.


Overview of Assessment

This course is assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment. To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all the assessment to a satisfactory standard. This course consists of 2 Units of Competency that are clustered together for delivery and assessment. The other Unit of Competency in this clustered course is: MSTGN2011 Identify fibres, fabrics and textiles used in the TCF industry You will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of each assessment task. Competency is achieved only if competency has been demonstrated within the standard enrolment period. Students are advised that they may be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to confirm aspects of competency not evidenced in class or through assessments. Results for this course are delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:

CA: Competency Achieved NYC: Not Yet Competent DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment 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 Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more. https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/assessment-and-exams/assessment