Course Title: Perform creeling operations

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: MANU6051C

Course Title: Perform creeling operations

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C3221 - Certificate III in Textile Production

Course Contact : Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

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Nominal Hours: 50

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

In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge to perform creeling or beaming operations.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTX2005B Perform creeling operations


1. Set up and load creels

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Production specifications are checked to identify requirements for yarn quantity, quality and colour as required.
1.2 Yarn batch is checked to ensure conformity to specifications.
1.3 Non-conforming materials are reported.
1.4 Cones are loaded onto creeling magazine.
1.5 Yarn is tied or spliced into creel and entered into the reed, accumulators, tension and clearing devices as required.
1.6 Yarns are checked to ensure they are straight, flat and aligned.


2. Maintain continuous flow of yarn during production

Performance Criteria:

2 .1 Tension settings are adjusted to meet production requirements.
2.2 Sensors are checked for operation as required.
2.3 Broken yarn is identified.
2.4 Yarn is retied using weaver’s knots, alternative tying tools or methods.
2.5 Yarn flow is maintained according to the need and speed of the machine and OHS practices.
2.6 Creels are reloaded with cones as required to achieve continuous flow of yarn.
2.7 Machine or product faults are reported or addressed.


3. Complete operations

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Empty cones are despatched.
3.2 Cleaning of area and disposal of waste is completed to ensure work environment is maintained in a safe and productive manner.


4. Complete records

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Production records and other documentation are accurately

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to set up and load creels, maintain continuous flow of yarns during production, complete operations and complete records.

Details of Learning Activities

In general your training is contextualised according to the company’s production processes undertaken as a part of the trainees normal work duties.

Your tasks are selected for training and explanation of the task to be undertaken is given by the trainer and the correct procedure discussed. The task is demonstrated by the trainer and underpinning skills and knowledge are developed.

When the trainer is confident you are capable of undertaking the task safely you will then do the task. During this time your work would be monitored by the trainer and questioning and further instruction given.

You will also be given workplace based tasks and activities to complete and practice between visits. Any activities and work performed between visits are reviewed and further training is undertaken accordingly.

RMIT University learning resources are used to support your training.

Teaching Schedule

In general you will be taught by 5 means within a workplace training context as follows:

1. Introduction and overview of course. Basics of skills required and course content 2 hours
2. Use of learning resources and basic skills development 2 hours
3. Complete manuals 4 hours
4. Supervised skill development to competency 40 hours
5. Consolidation of skills and assessment 2

You will practice skills and understanding as a part of your workplace duties between sessions. Activities and work performed between visits are reviewed in the following session and further training is undertaken accordingly.

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Not Applicable


Not Applicable

Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be in the form of observation of your ability to set up and load creels, maintain continuous flow of yarns during production, complete operations and complete records. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge.

Assessment Tasks

You will be assessed by observation as you demonstrate your ability to set up and load creels, maintain continuous flow of yarns during production, complete operations and complete records (you can check the performance criteria above for more setails of these skills. You will be questioned for underpinning knowledge for all these operations.

Assessment Matrix

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