Course Title: Identify fibres and fabrics

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4219

Course Title: Identify fibres and fabrics

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2009,
Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Barbara Kuczuk

Course Contact Phone: 9925 9195

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge to identify fibres and fabrics commonly used in the construction of garments and accessories.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTCL2003B Identify fibres and fabrics


1. Identify fibres and fabrics

2. Describe fabric construction processes

3. Describe qualities of fabrics

4. Determine uses of fabrics

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

The student will be given a range of assessment tasks  including folio work, powerpoint presentation, research and quizzes.