Course Title: Organise and interpret tests

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: MANU6066C

Course Title: Organise and interpret tests

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: 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


Course Description

In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge to organise and interpret tests within the textile industry.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTX3005B Organise and interpret tests


1. Select sample

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Sample of material or product is confirmed.
1.2 Acceptance criteria for testing of sample is determined and confirmed


2. Organise tests

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Testing requirements are confirmed.
2.2 Relevant test equipment is set up.
2.3 Calibration is confirmed as required.
2.4 Tests are organised to ensure compliance with requirements.


3. Perform tests

Performance Criteria:

Material or product is tested using selected test methods according to industry and OHS practices.


4. Interpret test results

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Test results are collated and analysed.
4.2 Outcomes are interpreted against process or product requirements.
4.3 Acceptance criteria are reviewed as required.
4.4 Action is taken, where required, in response to test results.


5. Report on tests

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Outcomes are reported and appropriate personnel advised.
5.2 Reports and documentation are prepared and filed.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to select samples, organize, perform, interpret and report on all tests.

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 will 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 50 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 select samples, organize, perform, interpret and report on all tests. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge.

Assessment Tasks

You will be assessed by observation as you identify and select samples, organize, perform, interpret and report on all tests (you can check the performance criteria above for more details of these skills). You will be questioned for underpinning knowledge for all these operations.

Assessment Matrix

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