Course Title: Organise And Interpret Tests

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2008

Course Code: MANU5633S

Course Title: Organise And Interpret Tests

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C4051 - Certificate IV in Textile Production

Course Contact : Daniela Gentile

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9172

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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

This unit will provide the skills and knowledge on selection of textile samples, testing and interpretation of results associated with product development within the TCF enterprise.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTPDTX02A Organise and interpret tests


Select sample

Performance Criteria:

a. Sample of material/product is confirmed
b. Acceptance criteria for testing of sample is determined/confirmed

Learning Outcomes

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Details of Learning Activities


Through a range of learning experiences including interactive workshops, project activities, workplace simulated demonstrations and reflective written assignments.

• Confirm selection of sample/material for testing.
• Determine acceptance criteria for testing of sample.
• Confirm test requirements against enterprise procedures.
• Set up and confirm calibration of test equipment.
• Organise tests to ensure compliance with requirements.
• Perform tests in accordance with selected standards.
• Collate and analyse test results in accordance with enterprise procedures.
• Interpret outcomes against process or product requirements.
• Review acceptance criteria.
• Take action where required on test results.
• Report outcomes in accordance to enterprise procedures and appropriate personnel are advised.
• Prepare reports and file according to enterprise procedures.

Teaching Schedule

Week 1:  Introduction to Non-Routine Testing
Week 2:   What is Comfort?
Week 3:  Elastic Recovery
Week 4:  Drape
Week 5:  Heat Insulation
Week 6:  Fabric Wicking
Week 7:  Water Absorbency
Week 8:  Water Penetration
Week 9:  Flammability
Week 10:  Skewness and Spirality
Week 11:  Crease Recovery
Week 12:   Water Vapour Permeability
Week 13:  Fabric Selection and Evaluation
Week 14:  “ “ “ “ “
Week 15:  “ “ “ “ “
Week 16:  “ “ “ “ “
Week 17:   Revision
Week 18:  Examination

Learning Resources

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Other Resources

Essential Learning Resources: Workplace and Australian Standards

Overview of Assessment

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Assessment Tasks

Assessment is competency based. It may include written report, written test, verbal questions, project in work place or class and observation of the participant in class or workplace.

To determine the competency in this unit, the participant will be required to demonstrate the ability to:

• Select sample/material for testing
• Select appropriate test method, test equipment and perform calibration
• Perform tests according to selected standard
• Interpret the results
• Record results in a report form

• Assessment timeline: Progressive assessment.

• Learners can make a claim for Approved Prior Learning on entry to the course

• Criteria for your results: HD (high distinction – indicative score 80-100%) or DI (distinction – indicative score 70-79%) or CR (credit – indicative score 60-69%) or PA (pass – indicative score 50-59%) or NN (fail – indicative score 0-49%).

• Negotiation to vary assessment methods may be made in special circumstances. This is subject to the discretion of the trainer after consideration of the learner’s request and is done on a needs basis.

Assessment Matrix

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