Course Title: Production 2

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 030139

Program: C3061

Course Title: Production 2

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: +61 3 9925 9248

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

To provide learners with training in:
• intermediate sewing machine operations. At this level activities have been designed to assist learners improve hand / eye Co-ordination skills. Work pieces will provide learners with practice in the correct construction of garment parts that may involve operations such as stopping and starting at exact points, change of direction, curves and corners, use of different materials and seam type variations.
• 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

Pre-requisites  Production 1

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 3

National Competency Codes and Titles


Follow Defined Oh &S Policies & Procedures 02/


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 2 03/3


LMTPRCL01BA/01 Prepare work pieces

LMTPRCL01BA/02 Prepare workstation

LMTPRCL01BA/03 Identify poor machine performance

LMTPRCL01BA/04 Sew garments

LMTPRCL01BA/05 Despatch completed work

LMTPRCL01BA/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 assessment tasks (such as oral or written tests and practical activities) that they can:
1. Prepare work according to safety standards and demonstrate safe work practices
2. Correctly thread, adjust, test and safely operate a industrial plain machine and a overlock machine to produce test and specified work-pieces.
3. Efficiently position and construct a range of intermediate level work-pieces (such as those that involve correct alignment of seam edges, seam widths, curved seams, seam junctions, back-tacking, change of direction and sewing corners) according to given samples and quality standards.
4. Complete short answer tests (oral or written) in relation to sewing machine operations.
5. Carry out health and safety procedures in operating equipment and in handling materials
6. Describe different types safety hazards that could be found in a work place and suggest appropriate ways of dealing with safety problems.
7. Describe workplace Occupational Health and Safety responsibilities by the listing the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees.
8. Describe methods for reporting safety hazards; explain appropriate procedures
9. Locate, name and note down types of faults created during garment assembly operations
10. Recommend suitable action to fix sewing faults that accord with quality standards .

Time line: Progressive assessments plus a unit test on completion