Course Title: Use specialised machinery to assist textile production

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

Course Code: MANU6056C

Course Title: Use specialised machinery to assist textile production

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C3221 - Certificate III in Textile Production

Course Contact : Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact

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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 use specialised machinery to assist in the production of textile products.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTX2014B Use specialised machinery to assist textile production


1. Prepare for specialised machine operation

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Work pieces or materials are laid out in sequence.
1.2 Work area, bench or seating are set up or prepared according to OHS practices.
1.3 Specialised machine is prepared and adjusted according to the specifications for the work.
1.4 Problems are reported and recorded.


2. Operate specialised machine

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Specialised machine is operated.
2.2 OHS practices are followed.
2.3 Work is assessed for compliance with quality standards and production specifications.
2.4 Specialised machine is checked during production and adjusted to
ensure optimum performance.


3. Despatch completed work

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Production outputs are checked against quality standards.
3.2 Any machine or product faults identified are reported and recorded.
3.3 Outputs are directed to the next operation.
3.4 Work documentation is completed as required.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to prepare for specialized machine operation, operate specialized machines and despatch completed work.

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 hours

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 prepare for specialized machine operation, operate specialized machines and despatch completed work. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge.

Assessment Tasks

You will be assessed by observation as you identify specialized machine operation, operate specialized machines and despatch completed work (you can check the performance criteria above for more detials of these skills). You will be questioned for underpinning knowledge for all of these operations.

Assessment Matrix

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