Course Title: Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

Course Code: MANU5919C

Course Title: Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5213 - Diploma of Textile Design and Development

Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Rachel Halton      

Rohani Osman

Lucy Adam 

Nominal Hours: 30

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


Course Description

This course is designed to give you the skills and knowledge required to plan, organise and coordinate production operations.
Work involves working independently as well as some team work activities. You will be accountable for own performance, including carrying out assigned tasks, coordinating processes and setting and working to deadlines.

This course is delivered concurrently (clustered) with one of the following electives:

Design and Produce Printed Textiles (MANU7227C)

Produce Knitted Textile Products (VART 5914C)

Design and Produce Woven Products (VART 5916C)

Please ensure you are enrolled in both courses after you select your elective.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN3002B Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes


1 Confirm and interpret work requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Work requirements are confirmed with relevant personnel.
1.2 Work requirements are interpreted.


2 Develop personal work plan

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Steps required to complete work are identified and confirmed with other personnel.
2.2 Quality requirements are confirmed and interpreted.
2.3 Critical deadlines, outcome objectives and sequence of operations are established and documented.


3 Communicate with relevant personnel

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Relevant personnel are identified and contacted.
3.2 Operation plan is confirmed or altered.


4 Access resources

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Specified resources are identified and accessed according to work plan.


5 Coordinate work

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Work is assessed according to planned steps and quality criteria.
5.2 Work is regularly checked against specifications, established deadlines and identified quality standards and action is taken to rectify work which is not according to requirements.
5.3 Problems are identified and investigated.
5.4 Problems are rectified or reported


6 Keep records of work

Performance Criteria:

6.1 Record system is established.
6.2 Records are kept according to record system procedures.


7 Implement OH&S practices

Performance Criteria:

7.1 OH&S practices are identified and followed.
7.2 Action is taken according to OH&S practices to prevent accidents and to eliminate risks to personal safety.

Learning Outcomes

 On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Details of Learning Activities

This Unit is delivered with one of the practical studio based elective Units:

Design and Produce Woven Textiles VART5916C
Design and Produce Knitted Products VART 5914C
Design and Produce Printed Textiles MANU 7227C 

It is through exercises developed during Project work in the above units that you will prepare detailed reports and submissions identifying your own personal work planning practices.

This course is delivered in a studio / workshop that simulates industry working environment

 Please note - not all learning activities are assessment tasks, participants will be advised well in advance if an assessment is taking place.

A range of learning activities, projects and tasks have been designed to allow students to demonstrate competency which may include:

class exercises
analysis/critique of own work and others
communicating with appropriate personnel 
diary work, work scheduling and other management tools

Teaching Schedule

This Unit is delivered alongside one the following; please refer to the individual Teaching Schedule for specific learning activities for your elective unit that correspond to this unit schedule.

  • Design and Produce Woven Textiles  VART5916C
  • Design and Produce Knitted Products  VART 5914C
  • Design and Produce Printed Textiles  MANU 7227C

Weekly Plan for Organise and Plan Own Work begins in week 9 and will occur concurrently with 1 of the above elective areas.

Week 9 - 16 Personal Workplanning and Timeline preparation
- Overview of essential components of preparing a personal workplan.
- Analyse & effectively coordinate your own work to meet deadlines.
- Reflection on Studio activities to prepare personal workplan and resource list.
- Personal time management activities reflected upon and assessed.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Writing for visual thinkers : a guide for artists and designers, Andrea S. Marks

Improve Your Time Management, Polly Bird

Time management for architects and designers : Thorbjoern Mann


Other Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems and access to specialised facilities and relevant software.

The University Library has extensive resources for Textile Design students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies.

The Library provides guides on academic referencing: and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian, Michelle Matheson.

Overview of Assessment

 The project will require students to be actively involved in group discussions during sessions and to undertake project work in a professional manner.

 They will also prepare and production plan and be expected to attend regular meeting with supervisors to establish work process and planning .

To achieve successful completion of this course students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of competency.
Assessment tasks have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner.
Students will be awarded a grade only if competency has been demonstrated within the standard enrolment period on the first assessment attempt.

Assessment Tasks

1. Personal Work plan  CA/NYC

2. Timeline                  CA/NYC

Both tasks are due in week 15 along with print/knit/weave submissions

A detailed project brief will be distributed in the elective class in week 7 and will commence in week 9

Assessment Matrix


Organise and Plan own work to achieve Planned Outcomes MANU5919C
      Personal work planTimeline 
Confirm and interpret work requirementsXX
Develop personal workplanXX
Communicate with relevant personnelX 
Access resourcesX 
Co-ordinate workXX
Keep records of workX 
Implement OH&S practicesX 

Other Information

Cover Sheet for Submissions

You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.
Feedback - You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher/tutor/lecturer on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects. Student feedback at RMIT :;ID=9pp3ic9obks7


Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Special consideration, appeals and discipline :;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1

Late Submission of Assessment Work Penalties

A deduction of 5% per day on your final mark will be made for assessable work handed in or due for presentation, up to a period of 7 days beyond the due by date (including weekends and holiday periods).

Partial or incomplete work handed in after the due by date will result in the entire final assessable work being downgraded using the 5% penalty per day rule.
Work that is handed in for assessment after day 7 without an approved Extension of Time Application, University Special Consideration or Disability Liaison Unit – “Equitable Assessment Form” in place will be awarded an NN grade and 0% mark.

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism - RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic int
The following link provides important information on the following topics that relates to all courses:
• Student Feedback at RMIT
• Student Progress
• Special Consideration, appeals, and discipline
• Academic Integrity
• Student Progress Committee (SPC)
• Assessment Grades
• Classification of award

Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity :

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