Course Title: Identify fabric performance and handling requirements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5202

Course Title: Identify fabric performance and handling requirements

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2008,
Term1 2009

Course Contact: Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259202

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to identify fabric performance and handling requirements.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

LMTCL2003A Identify fibres and fabrics

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTCL3001A Identify fabric performance and handling requirements


1. Identify fibres and fabrics

2. Identify fabric performance characteristics

3. Identify fabric handling requirements

4. Identify cleaning and labelling requirements

Learning Outcomes

The unit applies to fabrics used to produce garments and accessories and includes skills and knowledge required to guide the use and handling of fabrics. It includes sourcing information from reference material and industry specialists as well as conducting simple tests to identify fabric types and properties. Identification methods and tests covered by this unit are those where the procedure has already been determined and the range of outcomes established.

Overview of Assessment

Tasks that have not be authenticated in class as the student’s own work will not be considered for assessment. Regular attendance is necessary. Assessment 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.
You will be given further information about the assessment tasks in class.