Course Title: Production 1

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 030131

Program: C3061

Course Title: Production 1

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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 Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2007

Course Contact: Rhonda Ingwersen

Course Contact Phone: Administrative Officer 9925 92

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

To provide learners with introductory training in:
• preparation of sewing equipment and in basic sewing machine operations using an industrial plain sew machine and an overlock machine
• skill and knowledge in following procedure to ensure their own safety and the safety of others in relation to sewing machine operations
• the application of quality standards used in the manufacture of clothing.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Co-requisites To complete Follow defined OH&S policies and Procedures, as applied to sewing machine operations, learners also need to finish Production 1 and Production

National Competency Codes and Titles


Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures


LMTHRGN08A/01 Identify and follow workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control

LMTHRGN08A/02 Contribute to participative arrangements for the management of occupational health and safety


Sew Garments 1 03/3


LMTPRCL01AA/01 Prepare work pieces

LMTPRCL01AA/02 Prepare workstation

LMTPRCL01AA/03 Identify poor machine performance

LMTPRCL01AA/04 Sew garments

LMTPRCL01AA/05 Despatch completed work

LMTPRCL01AA/06 Implement workplace health and safety practices

Learning Outcomes

Refer to other sections of guide.

Overview of Assessment

Learners need to demonstrate by means of a range of assessments tasks(such as oral or written tests and practical activities) that they can:
1. Prepare work and set up sewing operations according to safety standards
2. Thread, adjust, test and safely carry out basic sewing operations on a industrial plain machine and an overlock machine
3. Efficiently position and construct simple work pieces according to given samples and quality standards.
4. Complete Short answer tests (oral or written) in relation to sewing machine operations.
5. Describe workplace Occupational Health and Safety responsibilities by the listing the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees.
6. Identify and explain safety signs used in a clothing workplace by describing the meaning of safety symbols, signs and formats
7. Carry out health and safety procedures in operating equipment and in handling materials
8. State emergency procedures by explaining what to do if there is an accident or fire
9. Demonstrate an understanding of how work activities in clothing production effect each other in relation to the quality of the final product.
10. Correctly follow instructions to produce work according to given quality specifications
Assessment timeline: Progressive assessments plus a unit test on completion