Course Title: Source textile materials and resources

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

Course Code: MANU5923C

Course Title: Source textile materials and resources

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C4219 - Certificate IV in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising

Course Contact : Ben Stranieri

Course Contact Phone: 9925 91112

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: 20

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 source materials and resources that are required for production of textiles.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTD4006A Source textile materials and resources

Element:

1.  Identify and locate required textile resources

2.  Analyse order and supply conditions

3.  Compare supply costs

4.  Order and receive textile materials and resources

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Materials required for production of textile products are identified from production specifications

1.2 Expertise required for production is identified and in-house availability of skills assessed.

1.3 Supply criteria in order to meet production requirements are determined
1.4 Textile suppliers in Australia and overseas are identified and researched.
1.5 Range of textile services provided by suppliers are identified and compared with supply criteria and production specifications

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

2.4 Shipping and freight options are identified and compared.

2.5 Supplier business conditions are documented to allow for future reference.

2.6 Communication channels for supplier are confirmed and established for business operation.

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

3.4 Payment options offered by suppliers are identified and compared

4.1 Suppliers are selected for supply of materials and resources based on their ability to meet required specifications and competitiveness.

4.2 Orders are completed and placed with suppliers according to own and supplier business requirements

4.3 Orders met are monitored and followed up to ensure that conditions are met

4.4 Order are received and quality and content checked against documentation


4.5 Invoice is processed for payment.







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

1.3 Supply criteria in order to meet production requirements are determined

 
 16 February  Environmental Considerations

1.3 Supply criteria in order to meet production requirements are determined

 
 23 February  Environmental Considerations 2

1.3 Supply criteria in order to meet production requirements are determined
1.4 Textile suppliers in Australia and overseas are identified and researched.
1.5 Range of textile services provided by suppliers are identified and compared with supply criteria and production specifications

 

 
 2 March  Presentations Session 1

1.3 Supply criteria in order to meet production requirements are determined
1.4 Textile suppliers in Australia and overseas are identified and researched.
1.5 Range of textile services provided by suppliers are identified and compared with supply criteria and production specifications

 

 Assessment 1  
  9 March  Presentation Session 2

 1.3 Supply criteria in order to meet production requirements are determined
1.4 Textile suppliers in Australia and overseas are identified and researched.
1.5 Range of textile services provided by suppliers are identified and compared with supply criteria and production specifications

 Assessment 1
 16 March Supply Chain Systems  Resource distribution :


1.1 Materials required for production of textile products are identified from production specifications
2.1 Minimum order requirements for suppliers are identified.

2.2 Lead times required for different suppliers are identified and compared.

2.3 Capacity of suppliers to meet order and delivery requirements are investigated and compared

 
 23 March  Product Life Cycle

 

 
 30 March  Product Life Cycle Assessment

1.2 Expertise required for production is identified and in-house availability of skills assessed.
1.6 A shortlist of preferred suppliers that meet criteria is developed and details documented
2.5 Supplier business conditions are documented to allow for future reference.

 
  6 April Easter Holidays  
 20 April  Developing appropriate performance criteria

LMTFD4017B

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..

LMTFD4017B

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 May  International Commercial Terms

3.2 Costs, including hidden costs of purchases are identified.

3.3 Costs of purchasing direct from overseas suppliers, contractors or manufacturers are compared to purchasing from local suppliers.

3.4 Payment options offered by suppliers are identified and compared 

 
  11 May  Shipping & freight options

3.2 Costs, including hidden costs of purchases are identified.

3.3 Costs of purchasing direct from overseas suppliers, contractors or manufacturers are compared to purchasing from local suppliers.

3.4 Payment options offered by suppliers are identified and compared  

 
  18 May Shipping & custom agents 2.4 Shipping and freight options are identified and compared.  
 25 May World Trade Organisation

3.2 Costs, including hidden costs of purchases are identified.

3.3 Costs of purchasing direct from overseas suppliers, contractors or manufacturers are compared to purchasing from local suppliers.
3.4 Payment options offered by suppliers are identified and compared

 
 1 June Supply costs Comparisons 1.

4.3 Payment options of suppliers/contractors are identified and compared

 
  8 June Systems Development 1

3.1 Capacity of suppliers to meet price and quality requirements are analysed and compared
4.1 Suppliers are selected for supply of materials and resources based on their ability to meet required specifications and competitiveness.

4.2 Orders are completed and placed with suppliers according to own and supplier business requirements

4.3 Orders met are monitored and followed up to ensure that conditions are met

4.4 Order are received and quality and content checked against documentation


4.5 Invoice is processed for payment.

2.6 Communication channels for supplier are confirmed and established for business operation.




 
 15 June  Systems Development 2


 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 
1.4 Y 
1.5 Y 
1.6  Y
1.7  Y
2.1  Y
2.2  Y
2.3  Y
2.4  Y
2.5  Y
2.6  Y
3.1  Y
3.2  Y
3.3  Y
3.4  Y
4.1  Y
4.2  Y
4.3  Y
4.4  Y
4.5  Y

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