Course Title: Identify and select canvas and sail materials

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: MANU6073C

Course Title: Identify and select canvas and sail materials

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C3225 - Certificate III in Textile Fabrication

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 take accurate measurements and related information from customer information or actual objects or structures.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTF2009A Identify and select canvas and sail materials


1 Identify materials

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Materials are identified by appearance, texture, density, stock labels and product codes
1.2 Stock labels or tags are checked against product codes and manufacturer specifications to confirm correct identification
1.3 Workplace procedures and instruction are read and interpreted


2 Select materials

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Materials are selected in accordance with job specifications, fitness for purpose and work order instructions
2.2 Materials stocks are checked to ensure availability of sufficient quantities of materials to meet job requirements
2.3 Materials are checked to ensure they conform to specifications, descriptions and relevant quality standards
2.4 Knowledge of materials are applied to perform required tasks


3 Handle and store materials

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Appropriate OHS practices and work practices are followed when examining stock in racks or shelves
3.2 Safe working practices are followed when handling or moving stock
3.3 Appropriate lifting equipment is used to lift heavy or awkward loads
3.4 Appropriate posture and lifting techniques are used for manual handling of materials
3.5 Assistance in handling materials is sought when necessary
3.6 Materials are stored in accordance with workplace practices and manufacturer recommendations

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to interpret information, obtain relevant dimensions from physical objects plus record and communicate data.

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 6 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. Workshop 6 hours
4. Complete manuals 4 hours
5. Supervised skill development to competency 44 hours
6. 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 interpret information, obtain relevant dimensions from physical objects plus record and communicate data and by questioning for underpinning knowledge.

Assessment Tasks

You will be assessed by observation as you identify and interpret information, obtain relevant dimensions from physical objects plus record and communicate data (you can check the performance criteria above for more details of these skills). You will be questioned for underpinning knowledge for all the operations.

Assessment Matrix

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