Course Title: Source textile materials and resources

Part A: Course Overview

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

Course Title: Source textile materials and resources

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MANU7394C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Term2 2017

Course Contact: Deborah Wills-Ives

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259233

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



Course Description

In this course you will explore the process required to source materials and resources used in the production of textile designs and textile products. You will identify and make comparisons between wholesalers and retail suppliers as well as companies who offer raw materials, from which textile designs can be produced.

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:

  • MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSTTD4006 Source textile materials and resources

Elements:

1 Determine job requirements

2 Prepare to source textile materials and resources

3 Compare supply costs

4 Order and receive textile materials and resources


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. You will know how to source and access preferred textile suppliers, for fibre, fabric, yarn and production and understand some of the common issues and terminology used when sourcing textiles supplies.


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 - MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 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