Course Title: Restart machine after stoppage

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2014

Course Code: MIET6156C

Course Title: Restart machine after stoppage

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: 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 restart a textile production machine for continued or new product production.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTX2018B Restart machine after stoppage


1 Confirm production requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1Reasons for machine stoppage are confirmed.
1.2Machine is confirmed as ready for restart.
1.3Production specifications and machine settings are confirmed.
1.4Status of materials supply is confirmed.
1.5Preparation requirements for restarting production are identified.
1.6Relevant maintenance or repair personnel are notified about reasons for stoppage.


2 Prepare to restart machine

Performance Criteria:

2.1Materials and finished product are loaded or unloaded from the machine as required.
2.2Materials and finished product are checked against quality standards as required.
2.3Areas around the machine are cleaned as required to ensure work environment is maintained in a safe and productive manner.
2.4Waste is sorted.
2.5Machine is set.


3 Restart machine

Performance Criteria:

3.1Machine is restarted according to OHS practices.
3.2Operation is monitored to ensure production meets specification and quality standards.
3.3Product faults are rectified or reported.
3.4Production records and other documentation are accurately completed as required.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to confirm production requirements, prepare to restart machine and then restart the machine.

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:

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 10 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


Other Resources

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be in the form of observation of your ability to confirm production requirements, prepare to restart machine and then restart the machine. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge.

Assessment Tasks

You will be assessed by observation as you confirm production requirements, prepare to restart machine and restart machinne (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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