Course Title: Cut printed materials by machine

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

Course Code: MANU7239C

Course Title: Cut printed materials by machine

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C4238 - Certificate IV in Custom made Footwear

Course Contact : Ben Stranieri

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259118

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


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Andrew Robinson
Ph: 03 9925 9252
andrew.robinson@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 40

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

In this unit you will develop the required knowledge and skills associated with planning and organising to cut printed materials.  You will have the opportunity to cut uniform synthetics and printed leathers using machines, knives and interlocking knives. You will be required to ensure materials conform to requirements and identify any processing problems as well as ensure safe use of technology and conformance of your own work to quality standards.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFP2003B Cut printed materials by machine

Element:

4. Check finished product

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Finished product is checked against workplace quality standards.
4.2 Faults are addressed.

Element:

1. Assess different qualities and types of materials

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Materials are assessed against job specifications.
1.2 Various types and finishes of materials are checked according to work ticket.
1.3 Materials are sorted according to colour and shade and other specifications.
 

Element:

2. Start up, shut down, adjust and carry out minor maintenance with safety

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Machines are started up and shut down according to safety regulations.
2.2 Cutting board is regularly cleaned, turned and maintained.
2.3 Striker plate is regularly checked for distortion and damage and irregularities reported.
 

Element:

3. Cut linings and components from materials by press or hand

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Knives are selected according to job specifications and size requirements and used according to OHS practices.
3.2 Pressures on press are adjusted to knife sizes and shapes.
3.3 Work ticket specifications are followed according to pairs and pieces.
3.4 Parts are cut to workplace quality standards in relation to materials flaws.
3.5 Individual pairs are selected, colour and grain matched to workplace quality standards.
3.6 Pairs are cut to achieve best yield according to appropriate allowance.
3.7 Distortions and defects on press cutting knives, dies and cutting boards are identified and appropriate action taken.
3.8 Work is carried out according to OHS practices.
 


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

Students will participate in an integrated learning system, consisting of theory and practical components. They will also contribute to practical workshops demonstrating their skills and required knowledge for cutting printed materials either by machine or hand, in the production of Footwear. 


Teaching Schedule

Practical workshops for Cut printed leather by machine will be conducted in conjunction with other practical based learning. Workshops will including demonstration of techniques and students will be required to demonstrate their practical skills required to cut printed leather by machine or Hand.

Learning will include identifying and using appropriate equipment (including clicking press) or knives. Safe set-up of equipment/machinery & working with a range of materials and components used in footwear manufacture. Work for this unit will be carried out during the development of the following pairs of shoes:
Week 1-9 Development of Court Shoe - 1Pair
Week 5-12 Development of Derby Shoe - 1Pair
Week 10-16 Development of Oxford Shoe - 1Pair


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Bespoke Shoemaking: a comprehensive guide to hand made footwear – Skyrme, Tim


References


Other Resources

  • Assorted Hand Tools
  • Footwear components


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the semester and will consist of both theory and practical based exercises, predominantly in class but some out of class research and information formatting is required as well. Feedback will be provided throughout the semester on all assessment tasks.

All assessment tasks must be completed before competency can be achieved. Tasks that have not be authenticated in class as the student’s own work will not be considered for assessment. Regular attendance is encouraged.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment
 


Assessment Tasks

Student will submit for assessment sample pieces produced during class in addition to a pair of Derby and a pair of Oxford styled shoes. Shoes to be produced are to be at an industry standard. Included in the production of these shoes, student will demonstrate how they cut materials by machine using safe & efficient methods.
Student will demonstrate and answer relevant questions regarding the knowledge and skills required to cut material by machine to a competent standard.

Assessment One: Week 4:  Complete and submit Clicking exercises.

Assessment Two: Week 9:  Submission of a pair of Court styled Shoes.

 Assessment Three: Week 16: Submission of a pair of Oxford styled Shoes.


Assessment Matrix

 

Assessment  1.

Clicking exercises

Assessment  2.

Submission of a pair of Court styled Shoes

Assessment 3.

Submission of a pair of Oxford styled Shoes

1. Assess different qualities and types of materials            X          X
2. Start up, shut down cutting machine/s, adjust and carry out minor maintenance with safety           X          X
3. Cut linings and components from materials by press or hand                  X            X
4. Check finished product         X          X             X

  
 

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