Course Title: Source materials and resources for production of fashion design

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

Course Code: GRAP5224C

Course Title: Source materials and resources for production of fashion design

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C4219 - Certificate IV in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising

Course Contact : Ben Stranieri

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9112

Course Contact Email:ben.stranieri@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Ben Stranieri    ben.stranieri@rmit.edu.au
Neil Street    neil.street@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 30

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 required to source materials and resources that are required for production of fashion designs.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD4017B Source materials and resources for production of fashion design

Element:

1.  Idenfity materials and resources required for production

2.  Identify materials and resources available in Australia

3.  Identify materials and resources available overseas

4.  Identify lead times and payment requirements

5.  Identify costs of purchasing materials and resources

6.  Shipping options are determined

7.  Select and source materials and resources

8.  Follow quality processes

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Different tvpes of fabric suppliers/contractors are identified and researched

1.2 Trims required for production are identified

1.3 Services required for production are identified

1.4 Purpose and specifications of different materials and resources are identified

2.1 Suppliers/contractors within Australia who service the fashion industry are located
2.2 Materials and services that are available from different suppliers / contractors are
identified and compared
2.3 Minimum order requirements for given suppliers/contractors are identified

3.1 Suppliers/contractors overseas who service the fashion industry are located

3 2 Materials and services that are available from different suppliers / contractors are
Identified and compared

3 .3 Costs incurred when purchasing overseas and mechanisms to minimise them are identified

4.1 Lead limes required for different suppliers/contractors are identified and compared

4.2 Capacity of suppliers/contractors to meet delivery requirements are investigated and compared

4.3 Payment options of suppliers/contractors are identified and compared
4.4 Capacity of Suppliers/contractors to meet price and quality requirements are identified and compared

5.1 Cost’s including hidden costs of purchases are identified
5.2 Costs of purchasing direct from overseas suppliers/contractors is compared to purchasing from local suppliers.
6.1 Most appropriate shipping/freight options to suit the fashion industry are identified and compared
6.2 Role of Shipping and Customs Agent is identified 7.1 Sources are compared against required specifications

7.2 Sources are selected based on their ability to meet the required specifications

8.1 Quality standards for goods received and inspected used in the fashion industry are identified

8.2 Protocols for goods received and inspected are established according to workplace practices

8.3 Continuous improvement of process is carried out according to workplace procedures

8.4 Documentation is completed according to workplace procedures


 






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.


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 Understanding  Local & overseas marketplaces

1.1 Different tvpes of fabric suppliers/contractors are identified and researched

 
 16 February  Environmental Considerations

2.2 Materials and services that are available from different suppliers / contractors are
identified and compared

 
 23 February  Environmental Considerations 2

1.1 Different tvpes of fabric suppliers/contractors are identified and researched

 

 
 2 March  Presentations Session 1

7.1 Sources are compared against required specifications

7.2 Sources are selected based on their ability to meet the required specifications

 

 Assessment 1     
  9 March  Presentation Session 2

 7.1 Sources are compared against required specifications

7.2 Sources are selected based on their ability to meet the required specifications

 Assessment 1     
 16 March Supply Chain Systems  Resource distribution :


1.1 Different tvpes of fabric suppliers/contractors are identified and researched
1.2 Trims required for production are identified

1.3 Services required for production are identified

 
 23 March  Product Life Cycle

 
1.1 Different tvpes of fabric suppliers/contractors are identified and researched

 
 30 March  Product Life Cycle Assessment

 2.2 Materials and services that are available from different suppliers / contractors are
identified and compared

3.1 Suppliers/contractors overseas who service the fashion industry are located

 
  6 April Easter Holidays  
 20 April  Developing appropriate performance criteria

2.1 Suppliers/contractors within Australia who service the fashion industry are located
2.2 Materials and services that are available from different suppliers / contractors are
identified and compared
2.3 Minimum order requirements for given suppliers/contractors are identified

3.1 Suppliers/contractors overseas who service the fashion industry are located

3 2 Materials and services that are available from different suppliers / contractors are
Identified and compared

3 .3 Costs incurred when purchasing overseas and mechanisms to minimise them are identified

4.1 Lead limes required for different suppliers/contractors are identified and compared

4.2 Capacity of suppliers/contractors to meet delivery requirements are investigated and compared

 
 27 April  Criteria Developing appropriate performance Criteria cont..

 4.4 Capacity of Suppliers/contractors to meet price and quality requirements are identified and compared
1.1 Different tvpes of fabric suppliers/contractors are identified and researched

 
 4 May  International Commercial Terms

 5.1 Cost’s including hidden costs of purchases are identified
5.2 Costs of purchasing direct from overseas suppliers/contractors is compared to purchasing from local suppliers.
6.1 Most appropriate shipping/freight options to suit the fashion industry are identified and compared
6.2 Role of Shipping and Customs Agent is identified

 
  11 May  Shipping & freight options

5.1 Cost’s including hidden costs of purchases are identified
5.2 Costs of purchasing direct from overseas suppliers/contractors is compared to purchasing from local suppliers.
6.1 Most appropriate shipping/freight options to suit the fashion industry are identified and compared
6.2 Role of Shipping and Customs Agent is identified

 

 
  18 May Shipping & custom agents 6.2 Role of Shipping and Customs Agent is identified 
 25 May World Trade Organisation

6.2 Role of Shipping and Customs Agent is identified

 
 1 June Supply costs Comparisons 1.

4.3 Payment options of suppliers/contractors are identified and compared

 
  8 June Systems Development 1

8.1 Quality standards for goods received and inspected used in the fashion industry are identified

8.2 Protocols for goods received and inspected are established according to workplace practices

8.3 Continuous improvement of process is carried out according to workplace procedures

8.4 Documentation is completed according to workplace procedures
1.2 Trims required for production are identified

1.3 Services required for production are identified

1.4 Purpose and specifications of different materials and resources are identified

 
 15 June  Systems Development 2

8.1 Quality standards for goods received and inspected used in the fashion industry are identified

8.2 Protocols for goods received and inspected are established according to workplace practices

8.3 Continuous improvement of process is carried out according to workplace procedures

8.4 Documentation is completed according to workplace procedures
1.2 Trims required for production are identified

1.3 Services required for production are identified

1.4 Purpose and specifications of different materials and resources are identified

 Assessment 2   
 22 June  Assessment  
 29 June  Term - Holidays  
 







Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be compiling a written report and an oral presentation covering the learning outcomes.


Assessment Tasks

Supply Chain Competencies


Assessment Task Part A -Semester 1


Individually Marked
1. Research a country to determine it’s suitability to participate in the garment supply chain process. Identify the suppliers and their materials and comment on their location decisions.

1. Research a country to determine it’s suitability to participate in the garment supply chain process. Identify the suppliers and their materials and comment on their location decisions.

Value 35%


Assessment Task Part B

Semester 1

Develop a Logistics system incorporating product life cycle and product life assessment that can compare a combination

of various suppliers to determine the suitability for a specific brief. 

Value 65%



Assessment Matrix

Performance CriteriaAssessment  1Assessment 2
1.1 Y 

1.2

  Y
1.3  Y
2.1  Y
2.2 Y 
2.3  Y
3.1  Y
3.2  Y
3.3  Y
4.1  Y
4.2  Y
4.3  Y
4.4  Y
5.1  Y
5.2  Y
6.1  Y
6.2  Y
7.1 Y 
7.2 Y 
7.3  Y
7.4  Y
7.5  Y
8.1  Y
8.2  Y
8.3  Y
8.4  Y

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