Course Title: Quality Standards

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5166

Course Title: Quality Standards

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2008

Course Contact: Rhonda Ingwersen

Course Contact Phone: 9925 9248

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to apply quality standards to work operations in a TCF enterprise.

1. Quality assurance: practical activities relating to the role of quality standards: exploration of quality issues related to clothing manufacture
2. Maintaining quality standard: identification of individual and group responsibilities in maintaining quality standards
3. Interpretation of work instructions and specifications through examination of examples of quality standards
4. Types of faults; recognising deviations from quality standards by means of demonstrations and research activities
5. Methods of inspection: simulations or industry visits
6. Giving and receiving information on quality. Activities related to the identification of improvements and making recommendations. Examples of oral or written report

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-requisites Production 1, 2 and 3
Co-requisites Sew Garments

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTQAGN01A Apply Quality Standards


LMTQAGN01A/01 Assess own work

LMTQAGN01A/02 Assess quality of received component parts

LMTQAGN01A/03 Measure parts

LMTQAGN01A/04 Record information on production indicator

LMTQAGN01A/05 Investigate causes of quality deviations

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Learners need to demonstrate by means of a range of assessment tasks (such as written or oral tests and activities) that they can:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of how work activities in clothing production effect each other in relation to the quality of the final product.
2. Correctly follow instructions to produce work according to given quality specifications
3. Carry out inspections on own work and the work of others by checking work against specifications, samples or established quality standards.
4. Locate, name and note down types of faults found on garments
5. Investigate and report on the causes of faults by completing appropriate report work
6. Recommend suitable action to fix faults according to given procedures.
Assessment timeline: Progressive assessments