Course Title: Identify fibres, yarns and textile materials and their uses in textile production

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

Course Code: MKTG5756C

Course Title: Identify fibres, yarns and textile materials and their uses in textile production

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C4219 - Certificate IV in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising

Course Contact : Barbara Kuczuk

Course Contact Phone: 9925 9195

Course Contact Email:barbara.kuczuk@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

henry.orlinski@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 50

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

VART5902C Identify fibres and fabricsOn successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge to identify fibres, yarns and textile materials and how they are used in textile production processes.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTTX2001B Identify fibres, yarns and textile materials and their uses in textile production

Element:

1.  Identify types and characteristics of textile materials

2.  Identify stages of processing fibres or yarns

3.  Describe methods of constructing textile products

 

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Types of fibres and yarns or textile materials used on the manufacture of textiles products are identified.
1.2 Quality of fibres, yarns or textiles materials is identified
1.3 Methods of measuring textile material quality in the workplace are identified
1.4 Generic and trade names for textile materials are identified
2.1 Processes used on raw fibres, basic processed yarns or finished yarns are described
2.2 The purposes of processing stages are explained
2.3 Basic processes of spinning fibres into yarns or processing yarns into knitted, woven or nonwoven textile product are explained
3.1 Textile products and their end uses are identified
3.2 Uses of different types of fibres or yarns and their effects on finished products are identified
3.3 Textile product construction processes are explained
3.4 Impact of quality on production processes is identified


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

 Identify fibres, yarns and fabrics used in the clothing industry. (problem solving)
 Understand the methods used to identify quality of fibres, yarns or textiles materials and impact of quality on production (problem solving)
 Identify generic and trade names for fibres and fabrics (problem solving)
 Describe the processes and purpose of the stages in yarn production (communication)
 Demonstrate an understanding of the various construction methods used to create fabrics (communication)
 Research, collect and identify fabrics used in the clothing industry and their uses. (planning and organising)
 Work in a group to brainstorm and provide feedback on fabric findings. (teamwork and initiative and enterprise)
 Use technology to prepare portfolio. (technology)
 Use Self evaluation quizzes. (learning)
 Use On-line activities (technology)
 Prepare a fibre, yarns and fabric portfolio. (communication and self management)
 Use technology to present findings of research (communication and technology)
Design appropriate format for portfolio (initiative and enterprise)


Teaching Schedule

Week Beginning Session – Topic
Element
Performance Criteria
Assessment Tasks
29 June 09 Term - Holidays  
6 July 09 Term - Holidays  
13 July 09 Review fibre types
Yarn classification, yarn specifications
1.1 Types of fibres and yarns or textiles materials used in the manufacture of textile products are identified  
20 July 09Yarn processing production, quality and effect on production, hazards 2.1 Processes used on raw fibres, basic processed yarns or finished yarns are describes
2.2 The purposes of processing stages are explained
2.3 Basic processes of spinning fibres into yarns or processing yarns into knitted, woven or non-woven textile product are explained
3.4 Impact of quality on production processes is identified
 
27 July 09 Research yarn processing  
3 August 09 Finishing - an overview 3.2 Uses of different types of fibres or yarns and their effects on finished products are identified  
10 August 09Aesthetic finishes 3.2 Submit yarns and yarn production assignment
17 August 09 Special purpose finishes 3.2 
24 August 09 Dyeing and printing3.2
 
31 August 09  Research fabric finishes 
3.2 
  7 September 09  Quality aspects fabrics 1.2 Quality of fibres, yarns or textile material is identified
1.3 Methods of measuring textile material quality in the workplace are identified
3.4 Impact of quality on production processes is identified
 Submit fabric finishes folio

 14 September 09  

21 September 09

 Term Holidays   
28 September 09
Sustainability
  
  5 October 09  

Workshop for holistic
  
 12 October 09  Care of textile products   
 19 October 09 ►Selecting fabrics for specific end uses
►Revision
 3.1 Textile products and their end uses are identified  Submit research for holistic
Bring notes and fabric folios
  26 October 09 Quiz  
Quiz - Selecting fabrics for specific end uses, quality, sustainability and care
 2 November 09  
Cup week – prepare PowerPoint presentation
  
 9 November 09 PowerPoint presentation for holistic - workshop  
 16 November 09 HOLISTIC PRESENTATION  

 HOLISTIC PRESENTATION

 23 November 09 Feedback and maintenance   
N.B. Students should note that this weekly planner is offered in good faith and that suggested activities will be undertaken as planned. However due to the possibility of unforeseen circumstances some activities might of necessity need to be altered – all efforts for advance notice will be made.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

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


Assessment Tasks

 Assessment  -  Method  -  Marks Awarded 

(1) Yarns and yarn production folio  - Practical assignment   -   30 marks

(2) Folio illustrating fabric finishes - Practical assignment  -  30  marks

(3) Quiz – quality, sustainability , care and specific end uses - Written assessment  - 30 marks

(4) Holistic research -  Written assessment and PowerPoint presentation: group work  - 10 marks


Assessment Matrix

ElementsFolio of yarns  Folio illustrating fabric finishes. Quiz                         Holistic research
1.1Y   
1.2  Y 
1.3  Y 
1.4   Y
2.1Y   
2.2Y   
2.3Y   
3.1  YY
3.2 Y Y
3.3   Y
3.4  Y 
     
     

Other Information

The following performance criteria are covered in LMTCL2003A Identify fibres and fabrics:
1.4 Generic and trade names for textile materials are identified
3.3 Textile product construction processes are explained

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