Course Title: Finish products for despatch

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: MIET6178C

Course Title: Finish products for despatch

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C3223 - Certificate III in Laundry Operations

Course Contact : Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

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Nominal Hours: 30

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 required to operate finishing equipment, inspect products and fold and prepare finished products for despatch.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTLA2007A Finish products for despatch


1 Operate finishing equipment

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Procedures for checking, start up and stopping of finishing equipment are performed
1.2 Safety requirements related to machine overrides and protective clothing are followed
1.3 Schedules are followed or checked to ensure workplace requirements are met
1.4 Product is classified and sorted according to finishing and rework requirements
1.5 Products are prepared for finishing in accordance with product requirements
1.6 Product is fed into finishing equipment manually or by use of proper aids
1.7 Machines are monitored and adjusted in accordance with specified procedures and consistent with operators’ skill level
1.8 Operating faults are identified and reported


2 Inspect product

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Products are inspected for conformance to quality standards
2.2 Products not meeting quality standards are rejected or returned for rework
2.3 Damaged or torn products are identified for repair or return
2.4 Rewash, repair or condemned product in deposited in appropriate container
2.5 Records are completed


3 Prepare finished products for dispatch

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Product is folded to meet workplace requirements
3.2 Products are classified
3.3 Storage equipment is checked before products are packed
3.4 Products are stored for distribution in allocated area
3.5 Finished product records are accurately maintained

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able operate finishing equipment, inspect products and prepare finished products for dispatch.

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 20 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 operate finishing equipment, inspect products and prepare finished products for dispatch and by questioning for underpinning knowledge.

Assessment Tasks

You will be assessed by observation as you identify finishing equipment, inspect products and prepare finished products for dispatch (you can check the performance criteria above fore more setials of these skills.) You will be questioned for underpinning knowledhe for all these operations.

Assessment Matrix

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