Course Title: Production 2

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2007

Course Code: NONE7247L

Course ID: 030139

Course Title: Production 2

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Program Code: C3061 - Certificate III in Clothing Production

Course Contact : Rhonda Ingwersen

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9248

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 60

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

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

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

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTHRGN08A Follow Defined Oh &S Policies & Procedures 02/


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

Performance Criteria:

· Hazards in the work area are recognised and reported to designated personnel according to workplace procedures
· Workplace procedures and work instructions for controlling risks are identified and followed accurately
· Workplace procedures for dealing with accidents, fire and emergencies are known and followed


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

Performance Criteria:

· Occupational health and safety issues are raised with designated personnel in accordance with workplace procedures and relevant occupational health and safety legislation
· Contributions are made to participative arrangements for occupational health and safety management in the workplace within workplace procedures and scope of responsibilities

National Element Code & Title:

LMTPRCL01BA Sew Garments 2 03/3


LMTPRCL01BA/01 Prepare work pieces

Performance Criteria:

· Work bundle is received, checked and any follow up action assessed in accordance with workplace procedures including checking that the bundle matches ticket information, that there are no cutting or fabric faults and that the relevant previous operation/s has been successfully completed
· Work pieces are laid out in sequence in accordance with workplace procedures and specifications


LMTPRCL01BA/02 Prepare workstation

Performance Criteria:

· Workbench and seating are set up according to workplace ergonomic standards
· Machines are cleaned and checked in accordance with workplace procedures
· Records are kept in accordance with workplace requirements
· Machines are set up and adjusted in accordance with workplace procedures and the specifications for the work (e.g. correct thread, needle size and length needle guard, tension setting and attachments)
· Needles, attachments and/or parts are checked and worn needles and/or parts are identified and reported or replaced, in accordance with workplace procedures and manufacturer's instructions


LMTPRCL01BA/03 Identify poor machine performance

Performance Criteria:

· The performance of the machine is regularly checked for signs of faulty operation, including evidence from the inspection of finished pieces, and any action required is taken in accordance with workplace requirements


LMTPRCL01BA/04 Sew garments

Performance Criteria:

· Pieces are sewn in accordance with the workplace procedures and requirements for operations
· Pieces are sewn in accordance with product requirements and the specified quality standards
· Pieces are sewn in accordance with the requirements for personal safety and the requirements for the speed of work
· Machine speed and work handling are controlled for the type of operation/s, fabric/s and product type in accordance with workplace procedures


LMTPRCL01BA/05 Despatch completed work

Performance Criteria:

· Sewn pieces are inspected, any faults identified, and appropriate action taken and finished pieces are checked against quality standards
· The results of the inspection of finished pieces are recorded in accordance with workplace procedures
· Action taken to either reject or correct faulty pieces is recorded in accordance with workplace procedures
· Preventative action taken to avoid any recurrence of defective pieces is recorded in accordance with workplace procedures
· Production records or packing slips are completed in accordance with workplace procedures
· Completed work is directed to the next operation or packing section in accordance with workplace procedures


LMTPRCL01BA/06 Implement workplace health and safety practices

Performance Criteria:

· Workplace health and safety policies and procedures are followed in the operation of the machine/s
· Action is taken in accordance with workplace policies and procedures to prevent accidents and to eliminate risks to personal safety

Learning Outcomes

Refer to other sections of guide

Overview of Learning Activities

Details of Learning Activities

1. Trainer assisted use of self-paced learning materials
2. Observation tasks during which learners observe assembly processes.
3. Machine set-up including practice in adjustments to settings, needle and thread type selection
4. Giving and receiving relevant information; practical activities involving written and verbal instructions
5. Receiving work-pieces; practice in handling work correctly
6. Doing quality checks, identification of faults by referring to specifications; procedures for correcting faults
7. Intermediate sewing operations by using a plain sew machine to practice sewing operations such as correct alignment of seam edges, seam widths, curved seams, seam junctions, back-tacking, change of direction and sewing corners.
8. Handling work-pieces: demonstrations and ways of avoiding body movements that could cause injuries (such as lower back and repetitive strain injuries)
9. Participation in O H and S in the workplace: the responsibilities of the employer and the employee

Teaching Schedule

• Machine Clean
Introduction to basic use of pressing equipment (for open and closed seams)
Notes from OH&S – Part 3 plus Safety TEST
• Task 7: Joining stitch (using narrow/short band)
Straight seam open (using narrow/short band)
Straight seam closed (using narrow/short band)
(all seams 1cm seam allowance and overlock neatened)
• Task 8: Straight seam closed with edge stitch (using narrow/short band)
Straight seam closed with 2 rows topstitching
(all seams 1cm seam allowance and overlock neatened)

• Task 9: Reducing square (marked) – Vilene
Reducing square (unmarked) – Calico
• Task 10: Alternate changes (sewing picture)
Curves (sewing picture)
Peter Pan Collar
Square Cut-in Corner
• Task 11: Pointed pocket flap (topstitched foot width)
Pocket flap curved (edge stitched)
Double Curved Yoke

Theory: Introduction To Assembly Plan (Shorts)
• Task 12: Elastic Casing tasks x 2
Commence Childs (Pre-cut) shorts
Quality theory introduction – include checklist
Theory Final Pressing – handout
Finish Childs shorts – including Assembly Plan & Packaging

The order of units may vary subject to prior notification.

Overview of Learning Resources

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Students will be advised in class.

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

Assessment Tasks

Tasks that have not been authenticated in class as the student’s own work will not be considered for assessment. REGULAR ATTENDANCE IS NECESSARY

Assessment  - In class Activities and Reference folder

Progressive Class Work:
Assembly Plan
Collated and sequenced class samplers & task notes

Marks Awarded 80%

Assessment - Garment

Sewing Activity

Marks Awarded

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