Course Title: Cut fabrics for prototype designs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5202

Course Title: Cut fabrics for prototype designs

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


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 to lay up, make marker and cut work for sample designs where only a couple of garments would be cut out at a time, as required to test design or pattern or make final samples of garment.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

LMTCL2001A Use a Sewing Machine (P)
LMTCL2004A Sew Components (P)
LMTGN2001A Follow defined OH&S policies and Procedures (P)
LMTFD4016A Sew Design Prototypes (CO)
LMTFD4007A Conduct Quality Assurance for Pattern and Garments (CO)

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD4011A Cut fabrics for prototype designs


1. Prepare workstation

2. Lay up fabric

3. Draft lay marker

4. Copy marker

5. Position marker 

6. Cut work

7. Complete work

Learning Outcomes

This course is integrated with LMTFD4016A Sew Design Prototypes and LMTFD4007A Conduct Quality assurance for Pattern and Garments, to meet customer specifications to form a cluster called ‘Production Prototypes.’ 

Students will learn a range of skills in a simulated work environment. Including the skills and knowledge to lay up, make markers and cutwork for sample designs. the work from this course will be used to further develop your skills in the aother two courses being taught as part of this cluster 

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is based on observation of class work and practical exercises with students demonstrating skills to cut a range of different garments, including the skill to:
• Use and maintain equipment in appropriate and safe manner.
• Mark out patterns as per industry process
• Conduct checks throughout process to ensure everything is correct
• Cut and bundle work as appropriate
• Complete all relevant paperwork related to the cutting of garment/s and file finished work and pattern as appropriate.