Course Title: Work in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear industry

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

Course Code: EMPL5588C

Course Title: Work in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear industry

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C4213 - Certificate IV in Textile Technology and Production

Course Contact : Ian Fisher

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9450

Course Contact Email:ian.fisher@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

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

None

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge to identify key production processes within a textiles, clothing and footwear (TCF) sector


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN2003B Work in the Textiles, Clothing and Footwear industry

Element:

1. Identify key industry representatives
2. Identify relevant legislation and guidelines
3. Identify production processes and supply chains
4. Describe workplace processes
5. Learn skills for productive work
6. Manage own work

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Relevant TCF sectors are identified.
1.2 Industry representatives and their roles are identified.
2.1 Relevant legislation and guidelines common to employment within TCF sector are identified.
2.2 Rights, responsibilities and legal obligations are identified.
2.3 Concepts of product quality in workplace are identified.
2.4 Employability skills for workplace production are identified.
3.1 Workplace materials are identified.
3.2 Workplace production processes for converting materials into products are identified.
3.3 Workplace supply chains for products are identified.
4.1 Workplace practices are identified.
4.2 Key activities of workplace are described.
4.3 Key personnel and their roles are identified.
4.4 OHS practices are identified.
4.5 Workplace areas or departments and their role in the production process are identified.
5.1 Required skills for current work role are identified.
5.2 Skill limitations are identified.
5.3 Opportunities for further skill development are identified.
5.4 Plan for learning required skills is developed with or accepted from the supervisor.
5.5 Learning and development activities are participated in.
6.1 Responsibility is taken for own work tasks and role.
6.2 Initiative is used to articulate ideas and suggestions for improvements in own work processes
6.3 Problem-solving strategies are used to address problems, inconsistencies or concerns when fulfilling work role
6.4 Own work is monitored against workplace standards and areas for improvement identified and acted upon
6.5 Work effectively and cooperatively with others in work team.


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

Lectures, tutorials, online activities, workshops where students are challenged to reflect and debate on different value positions, concepts and issues. They are required to actively engage in case study material, problem solving activities, videos, self-reflection and discussion.


Teaching Schedule

Week Beginning       Session - Topic

Element Performance Criteria

Assessment Tasks

 

9 February Course Orientation
Introduction
The week to week workshops
Link to the team project
Assessment overview
Management concepts
- What is Management?
- What do managers do?
Time management
 Develop personal work plan
Communicate with relevant personnel
Access resources
Coordinate work
Keep records of work
Implement OHS practices
 Task  7
 16 February Review session 1
What is Management
What are the four main functions on management?
SMART objectives
Communication
Recap
 Confirm and interpret work requirements
Develop personal work plan
Communicate with relevant personnel
Access resources
Coordinate work
 Task 5
 23 February Review of session 1 and 2
What is communication? ( Part two )
-perception
- barriers
- workplace communication
Online activities
- Learning styles
- Working styles
 Develop personal work plan
Communicate with relevant personnel
Access resources
Coordinate work
Keep records of work
 task 5
 2 March Group dynamics
Group cohesion
 Develop personal work plan
Communicate with relevant personnel
Access resources
Coordinate work
Keep records of work
 task 5
 9 March Teams and motivation
What is a team?
Stages of team development
What are motivators?
What motivates me?
 Develop personal work plan
Communicate with relevant personnel
Access resources
Coordinate work
Keep records of work
 task 6
 16 March Individual Differences
Values and interests
 Own work is monitored against workplace standards and areas for improvement identified and acted upon
Develop personal work plan
Work effectively and cooperatively with others in work team.
Communicate with relevant personnel
Coordinate work
Keep records of work
 task 7
 23 March Teams and motivation
What is a team?
Stages of team development
 Work effectively and cooperatively with others in work team.
Communicate with relevant personnel
Access resources
Coordinate work
 task 6
 30 March OH&S Implement OHS practices 
 6 April Easter Holidays  
13 AprilEaster Holidays  
 20 April Course and assessment review

Review of work to date and overview of remaining sessions
  
 27 April TCF industry representatives

Identify relevant legislation and guidelines
 Relevant TCF sectors are identified.
Industry representatives and their roles are identified.

Relevant legislation and guidelines common to employment within TCF sector are identified.
Rights, responsibilities and legal obligations are identified
 task 1
 4 May Textile production Workplace materials are identified.
Workplace production processes for converting materials into products are identified.
 task 5
 11 May Supply chain Workplace supply chains for products are identified. task 4
 18 May Quality and continuous improvement Concepts of product quality in workplace are identified task 2
 25 May Learn skills for productive work Required skills for current work role are identified.
Skill limitations are identified.
Opportunities for further skill development are identified.
Plan for learning required skills is developed with or accepted from the supervisor.
Learning and development activities are participated in.
 task 6
 1 June Manage own work
 Responsibility is taken for own work tasks and role.
Initiative is used to articulate ideas and suggestions for improvements in own work processes
Problem-solving strategies are used to address problems, inconsistencies or concerns when fulfilling work role
Own work is monitored against workplace standards and areas for improvement identified and acted upon
Work effectively and cooperatively with others in work team.

 

 task 3 

 

 

task 7 

 

 

 8 June Teams and motivation
What is a team?
Stages of team development
 Work effectively and cooperatively with others in work team. Task  6
 15 June Course and assessment review   
 22 June Assessment week  


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Students will understand the skills associated with performing productive work within a TCF enterprise, which includes understanding workplace practices ,workplace production processes for converting materials into products and the skills required for production. Self management is engaged to ensure that own work is managed.
There will be active engagement by exploration of case study materials, activities and exercises, videos, discussion and assessment work.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment                                   Method                                                             Marks Awarded
No 1                                         Assignment – produce a summary                              20
No 2                                         Assignment –complete quality test sheet                    10
No 3                                         Assignment – complete a grid                                       10
No 4                                         Assignment –create a flow chart                                    15
No 5                                        Collection of evidence                                                       10
No 6                                        Online activities                                                                  20
No 7                                        Collection of evidence                                                       15


Assessment Matrix

Elements
task 1.  20%                                
task. 2 10%
Task 3. 10%                   
Task 4. 15%                    
Task 5. 10%           
Task 6. 20%                
Task 7. 15%               
1.Identify key industry representatives and Identify relevant legislation and guidelinesYes - - - - - -
2.Concepts of product quality are identified -Yes - - - - -
3. Employability skills for workplace production - -Yes - - - -
4. Identify production processes and supply chains - - -Yes - - -
5.Describe workplace processes - - - -Yes - -
6.Learn skills for productive work - - - - - Yes -
7.Manage own work
 - - - - - -   Yes






 

Other Information

Teaching Schedule: (Cluster units) This unit is taught as part of a cluster which includes LMTGN3002B

This guideline maybe subject to change without notice.

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