Course Title: Select raw materials

Part A: Course Overview

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

Course Title: Select raw materials

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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)

MANU7396C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Term2 2017

Course Contact: Deborah Wills-Ives

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9233

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



Course Description

None

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

In this course you will learn to apply your skills and knowledge to select raw materials, for use in the production of textile samples. You will also learn to apply judgement and discretion when selecting raw materials for use in textile products and/or textile samples and will identify and document selected materials based on the proposed end use. You will use textile specifications to help guide your choices and you will learn to document and record your selections against the relevant quality standards.

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:

MSTTD4010 Apply manipulation techniques to create experimental textile samples.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MSTTX3008 Select raw materials

Elements:

1 Determine job requirements

2 Prepare to select raw materials

3 Check raw materials

4 Report on raw materials


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to select a variety of raw materials, such as wool, cotton yarn and synthetic or chemical dyes to use in textile samples. Through the experimental process, you will record the properties of a variety of raw materials and complete documentation to report on designated end uses.  


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: MSTTD4010 Apply manipulation techniques to create experimental textile samples 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