Course Title: Set up, adjust and maintain flat knitting machines

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3221

Course Title: Set up, adjust and maintain flat knitting machines

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MIET6162C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Workplace


Course Contact: Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact Email: peter.bonnell@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge required to set up and maintain flat knitting machines used in a textile enterprise including set up for production and the conduct of sample runs, problem solving, repairs and preventative maintenance.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTX3012A Set up, adjust and maintain flat knitting machines

Elements:

1. Set up machines for knitting operations including product change

2. Test machine settings

3. Diagnose and fix knitting problems

4. Communicate operational information


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to set up machines for knitting operations including product change, test machine settings, diagnose and fix knitting problems and finally communicate operational information.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be in the form of observation of your ability to set up machines for knitting operations including product change, test machine settings, diagnose and fix knitting problems and finally communicate operational information. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge.