Course Title: Sew Garments

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5166

Course Title: Sew Garments

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 100.0

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: +61 3 9925 9248

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to assemble and sew complex whole garments from written specifications and/or patterns.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-requisites Production 1, 2, and 3, Pattern Development A, DesignConcepts & Dev A
Co-requisites Pattern Development B, Materials and Fibres B, Design Concepts & Development B

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTPRCL01DA Sew Garments 4


LMTPRCL01DA/01 Prepare work pieces

LMTPRCL01DA/02 Prepare workstation

LMTPRCL01DA/03 Identify poor machine performance

LMTPRCL01DA/04 Sew garments

LMTPRCL01DA/05 Despatch completed work

LMTPRCL01DA/06 Implement workplace health and safety practices

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Tasks that have not been authenticated in class as the student’s own work will not be considered for assessment. Regular attendance is necessary to demonstrate that you can:
1. Set-up and carry out work according to safety standards
2. Develop and carry out assembly plans for garments to show an understanding of the stages involved in whole garments assembly
3. Plan, set-up and carry out own work according to given specifications and time-lines
4. Carry out correct garment assembly operations and techniques by constructing a small range of garments, using given materials (including interlinings and fastenings), equipment and different machine types
5. Efficiently produce complex whole garments according to make and quality specifications.
Assessment time-line: Progressive assessments, unit tests, and assessment of completed garments.