Course Title: Specifications A

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5166

Course Title: Specifications A

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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


Term1 2007,
Term1 2008,
Term2 2008

Course Contact: Rhonda Ingwersen

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9214

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The course will include:
1. Exploration of specifications through identification, research and analysis of standard processes used in the design through to the production of garments.
2. Activities related to methods used to develop specifications by means of comparison, selection and use of different formats in areas such as design, fabric, grading and sizing, assembly and quality inspection.
3. Revision of specifications by means of evaluation and modification in order to improve effectiveness of instructions, diagrams or format used within the specification.
4. Giving and receiving information: through basic use of information technology, use of correct terms, interpreting of instructions (oral or written)

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTMTGN01A Prepare procedures and specifications


LMTMTGN01A/01 Identify relevant requirements

LMTMTGN01A/01 Identify relevant requirements

LMTMTGN01A/02 Prepare specifications

LMTMTGN01A/02 Prepare specifications

LMTMTGN01A/03 Prepare standard operating procedures and/or manuals

LMTMTGN01A/03 Prepare standard operating procedures and/or manuals

LMTMTGN01A/04 Review procedures and specifications against standards

LMTMTGN01A/04 Review procedures and specifications against standards

LMTMTGN01A/05 Maintain records

LMTMTGN01A/05 Maintain records

Learning Outcomes

Refer to Part B of the guide.

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. Follow correct Occupational Health and Safety procedures
2. Collect information for use in the preparation of specifications through correct application of research methods
3. Develop a range of specification and procedures by producing specifications for areas such as: fabric and design, pattern and block development, sizing and grading, assembly.
4. Use a variety of means (including information technology) to develop basic specification formats.
5. Inspect work against specifications to ensure the effectiveness of specifications and if necessary make changes to improve specification content and format.
6. Maintain records and appropriate documentation.

Assessment Criteria:
Completed class exercises and assessment tasks 100%