Course Title: Workplacement 2

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5166

Course Title: Workplacement 2

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 45.0

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

Term2 2008,
Term1 2009

Course Contact: Rhonda Ingwersen

Course Contact Phone: +(61 3) 9925 9248

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course students attain practical experience in a work placement situation, either in a small or large volume manufacturer.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Successful completition of Workplacement 1

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSXFMI504A Participate in, lead and facilitate work teams


BSXFMI504A/01 Participate in team planning

BSXFMI504A/02 Develop team commitment and co-operation

BSXFMI504A/03 Manage and develop team performance

BSXFMI504A/04 Participate in, and facilitate the work team

National Element Code & Title:

LMTMTGN01A Prepare procedures and specifications


LMTMTGN01A/01 Identify relevant requirements

LMTMTGN01A/02 Prepare specifications

LMTMTGN01A/03 Prepare standard operating procedures and/or manuals

LMTMTGN01A/04 Review procedures and specifications against standards

LMTMTGN01A/05 Maintain records

National Element Code & Title:

LMTPRCL14A Assemble/fit custom-made/bespoke garments


LMTPRCL14A/01 Prepare garment pieces

LMTPRCL14A/02 Assemble garment

LMTPRCL14A/03 Finish garment

LMTPRCL14A/04 Conduct final fitting

LMTPRCL14A/05 Maintain document

Learning Outcomes

This will enable learners to develop skills and knowledge required to:
1. Communicate and interact effectively with individuals, work groups and supervisors and adapt to cultural differences in the workplace
2. Understand workplace procedures and reporting processes
3. Apply workplace health & safety policies in work operations
4. Interpret and carry out duties as requested
5. Give and receive information: through basic use of information technology, use of correct terms, interpreting of instructions (oral or written)
6. Foster active participation in the workplace
7. Develop team commitment and co-operation

Overview of Assessment

1. Complete a set period of work placement at a company within the clothing industry, complying with all necessary job demands

2. Report on the structure of the workplace including the manufacturing and distribution procedures. Identify the business strengths - what do they produce, who are their customers?

3. Keep a work journal during your placement outlining your work requirements during your placement.