Course Title: Make marker for complicated fabrics and lays

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: MANU6084C

Course Title: Make marker for complicated fabrics and lays

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C3227 - Certificate III in Clothing Production

Course Contact : Peter Bonnell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259171

Course Contact

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Nominal Hours: 40

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 make markers for complicated fabrics and lays.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTCL3012B Make marker for complicated fabrics and lays


1 Prepare workstation

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Work area is set up according to OHS practices.
1.2 Equipment is set up and prepared for use.


2 Draft lay marker

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Marker requirements are identified.
2.2 Required pattern pieces are collected and checked manually or by computer.
2.3 Pattern pieces are manipulated and positioned for most efficient use of fabrics.
2.4 Pattern ‘grain’ indication is checked against grain of material.
2.5 Lay marker is drawn up according to pattern requirements.
2.6 Laying-up instructions are prepared according to requirements


3 Copy marker

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Marker is checked against order requirements.
3.2 Marker is copied either manually or by computer.


4 Position marker

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Marker is placed on lay.
4.2 Marker and lay alignment are checked and appropriate action taken according to job specifications.
4.3 OHS practices are followed.
4.4 Action is taken according to OHS practices to prevent accidents and
to eliminate risks to personal safety.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to prepare your workstation, draft lay, copy and position the marker.

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 the course is taught over 5 sessions:

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 30 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 and your ability to prepare your workstation, draft lay, copy and position the marker. Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge.

Assessment Tasks

You will be assessed by observation as you identify and demonstrate the ability to prepare your workstation, draft lay, copy and position the marker (you can check for the prformance criteria above for more details of these skills.) Also by questioning for underpinning knowledge for all these operations.

Assessment Matrix

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