Course Title: Work in a team environment

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2014

Course Code: EMPL5666C

Course Title: Work in a team environment

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C4238 - Certificate IV in Custom made Footwear

Course Contact : Robyn Lyons

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259118

Course Contact Email:robyn.lyons@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Andrew Robinson
513.02.04
Ph: 99259252
andrew.robinson@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 unit covers the skills and knowledge to work in a team environment.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN2004B Work in a team environment

Element:

1. Determine team role and scope

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Role and scope of team is identified from available information.
1.2 Team parameters, reporting relationships and responsibilities are identified from team discussions and appropriate external sources

Element:

2. Identify own role and responsibility within team

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Own role and responsibilities within team environment are identified.
2.2 Roles and responsibility of other team members are identified and recognised.
2.3 Reporting relationships within team and external to team are identified.
2.4 Responsibility for own skill development to support team functioning is identified.
 

Element:

3. Participate in team planning

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Team work plans are contributed to.
3.2 Ideas for improvement to team work are contributed.
 

Element:

4. Operate as a team member

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Effective and appropriate forms of communication are used and interactions are undertaken with team members who contribute to known team activities and objectives.
4.2 Effective and appropriate contributions are made to complement team activities and objectives, based on own skills and competencies.
4.3 Team agreed reporting lines are followed.
4.4 OHS practices are followed.


Learning Outcomes


To successfully complete this unit the student will be required to develop the knowledge and skills associated with teamwork and communication to identify and determine team role as well as an ability to operate as a team in performing production tasks and learn required skills. Self management skills are also required to identify own role and responsibilities within the team. This unit also requires an ability to assist in planning and organising work plans for self and team and learning skills in order to ensure own contribution supports team processes.


Details of Learning Activities

The course is integrated with LMTFP4002B Custom made Footwear Patterns, LMTFP4003B Prepare, cut and sew custom-made shoe components, LMTFP4004B Assemble custom made Shoe, LMTFP4005B Fit Custom made footwear LMTFP2010B Repair Footwear Product and LMTGN3002B Organise and Plan own Work to form a cluster or learning program in the total development of a pair of custom-made shoes for a client (in this case client must be another class member to ensure that the correct shoe last is available and client is available for fittings as required throughout the program).

Integrated learning consisting of theory and practical components relating to working with in team environment; carried out in practical workshops, in a simulated workplace environment, to enhance the development of the skills and knowledge required to develop custom-made footwear product.
 


Teaching Schedule

Over the 16 week semester work is udertaken in a workshop where each student produces a minimum of 1 pair of made-to-measure custom made shoes for a client.

• Students to develop strategies and negotiate appropriate schedules. Working as part of a team within the Workroom.
• Negotiating use of machine time and work bench space. Negotiating schedule for use of specialised machinery.
• Students to plan and organise their own work to ensure that it meets the required deadlines for submission of work while working within the constraints of the schedules of use of machines and equipment by all students in the group.
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Tasks that have not be authenticated in class as the student’s own work will not be considered for assessment. Regular attendance is necessary. Assessment will consist of both theory and practical based exercises, predominantly in class but some out of class research and information formatting may be required as well.


Assessment Tasks

- Practical observation by staff member.
- Student Self-Assessment Report.
- Meeting timelines as required for production of custom-made footwear for a client integrated project while working as a team member in the workroom.

 


Assessment Matrix

 Student Self-Assessment Report.Obsevation checklist including meeting required timelines
1. Determine team role and scope
 
            X             
2. Identify own role and responsibility within team
 
             X              X
3. Participate in team planning
 
            X              X
4. Operate as a team member            X              X

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